The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 395 418
Rank change year-on-year +41 +23  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 40 41 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 1.27% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 36
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £45,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2870 3236 3548
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.67% 17.59% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2524 2934 2989
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the South East

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the South East.

Salary trend for LoadRunner in the South East

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in the South East

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £92,500 +68.18% 1
Hampshire +37 7 £40,000 -
Surrey +44 3 £80,000 +88.23%
East Sussex +17 2 £29,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £29,000 -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 70 (92.11%) Test Automation
2 51 (67.11%) HP
2 51 (67.11%) HP UFT
3 50 (65.79%) ISTQB
3 50 (65.79%) Selenium
4 47 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (57.89%) Java
6 40 (52.63%) JIRA
7 39 (51.32%) Software Testing
7 39 (51.32%) Test Strategy
8 34 (44.74%) Performance Testing
9 33 (43.42%) JMeter
10 30 (39.47%) C
11 29 (38.16%) HP Quality Center
12 28 (36.84%) Test Management
13 27 (35.53%) SoapUI
14 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
15 25 (32.89%) Manual Testing
16 24 (31.58%) SQL
17 21 (27.63%) WebDriver
17 21 (27.63%) Non-Functional Testing
18 20 (26.32%) Web Services
19 19 (25.00%) Eclipse
19 19 (25.00%) IntelliJ
19 19 (25.00%) Finance
19 19 (25.00%) Test Scripting
19 19 (25.00%) Degree
19 19 (25.00%) BDD
20 18 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
21 17 (22.37%) Kanban

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP CAR
1 2 (2.63%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) G Suite
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
1 5 (6.58%) Slack
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.95%) DB2
3 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (67.11%) HP UFT
2 50 (65.79%) Selenium
3 40 (52.63%) JIRA
4 33 (43.42%) JMeter
5 27 (35.53%) SoapUI
6 21 (27.63%) WebDriver
7 19 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 19 (25.00%) IntelliJ
8 17 (22.37%) Visual Studio
9 16 (21.05%) JIRA Agile
10 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
11 12 (15.79%) Zephyr
12 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
13 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
13 4 (5.26%) Maven
13 4 (5.26%) WinRunner
14 3 (3.95%) Gatling
14 3 (3.95%) Protractor
14 3 (3.95%) TestLink
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Retail
3 6 (7.89%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Test Engineer
2 21 (27.63%) Tester
3 13 (17.11%) Senior Tester
3 13 (17.11%) Test Manager
4 10 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (7.89%) Automation Tester
6 6 (7.89%) Head of Testing
7 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.26%) Head of UAT
8 4 (5.26%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) Web Services
2 13 (17.11%) JMS
3 5 (6.58%) SOAP
4 2 (2.63%) .NET
4 2 (2.63%) ODBC
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) REST
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (3.95%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (92.11%) Test Automation
2 47 (61.84%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (51.32%) Software Testing
3 39 (51.32%) Test Strategy
4 34 (44.74%) Performance Testing
5 28 (36.84%) Test Management
6 25 (32.89%) Manual Testing
7 21 (27.63%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (25.00%) BDD
8 19 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 18 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (22.37%) Defect Management
10 17 (22.37%) Kanban
11 16 (21.05%) Functional Testing
11 16 (21.05%) Unit Testing
12 14 (18.42%) Scrum
12 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
13 13 (17.11%) Scenario Testing
14 11 (14.47%) Matrix Organization
14 11 (14.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) C
3 24 (31.58%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) VB
5 11 (14.47%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.53%) C#
6 8 (10.53%) C++
6 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.89%) Python
7 6 (7.89%) Ruby
8 3 (3.95%) COBOL
8 3 (3.95%) REXX
8 3 (3.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (65.79%) ISTQB
2 26 (34.21%) Security Cleared
3 19 (25.00%) Degree
4 12 (15.79%) DV Cleared
4 12 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (14.47%) ISEB
5 11 (14.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.63%) MCP
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.32%) PMP
8 1 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.32%) ACF2
2 1 (1.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 29 (38.16%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (67.11%) HP
2 5 (6.58%) Dynatrace
2 5 (6.58%) Google
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) AppDynamics
4 3 (3.95%) IBM
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.32%) CA
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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