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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / South East
Rank 358 433 390
Rank change year-on-year +75 -43  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 37 22 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.11% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 0.65% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 35
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,050 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.29% +8.00%  

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 2826 3359 3585
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.10% 17.44% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2474 3056 3043
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Hampshire +43 12 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey +41 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Kent +28 9 £47,500 -20.83%
West Sussex +18 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Berkshire +33 1 £62,500 +42.04%
Buckinghamshire +13 1 £47,500 -9.52% 1
East Sussex +5 1 £29,000 -38.94%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 49 (59.04%) HP
2 47 (56.63%) Selenium
3 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (54.22%) ISTQB
5 44 (53.01%) Performance Testing
6 41 (49.40%) Test Strategy
7 39 (46.99%) Software Testing
8 38 (45.78%) HP UFT
9 37 (44.58%) JMeter
10 36 (43.37%) Test Automation
11 34 (40.96%) HP Quality Center
11 34 (40.96%) JIRA
12 32 (38.55%) Java
13 26 (31.33%) Degree
14 25 (30.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (26.51%) SoapUI
15 22 (26.51%) Mentoring
16 21 (25.30%) Automated Testing
17 20 (24.10%) Test Management
18 19 (22.89%) Finance
18 19 (22.89%) SQL
18 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
19 17 (20.48%) Manual Testing
20 16 (19.28%) Process Improvement
20 16 (19.28%) Web Services
20 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
21 15 (18.07%) Eclipse
21 15 (18.07%) IntelliJ
21 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
21 15 (18.07%) People Management

LoadRunner
Top Related 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 (4.82%) Confluence
2 2 (2.41%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) Apache
3 1 (1.20%) JBoss
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.61%) MS Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) G Suite
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
1 2 (2.41%) Slack
2 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) IMAP
1 2 (2.41%) NAS
1 2 (2.41%) SAN
1 2 (2.41%) SMTP
1 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (56.63%) Selenium
2 38 (45.78%) HP UFT
3 37 (44.58%) JMeter
4 34 (40.96%) JIRA
5 22 (26.51%) SoapUI
6 19 (22.89%) Visual Studio
7 15 (18.07%) Eclipse
7 15 (18.07%) IntelliJ
7 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
8 13 (15.66%) JIRA Agile
9 12 (14.46%) Cucumber
10 11 (13.25%) WebLOAD
11 9 (10.84%) Zephyr
12 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
13 4 (4.82%) WinRunner
14 3 (3.61%) Maven
14 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (2.41%) AQtime
15 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
15 2 (2.41%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Legal
2 8 (9.64%) Marketing
3 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Test Manager
2 21 (25.30%) Test Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Tester
4 11 (13.25%) Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Test Analyst
4 11 (13.25%) Test Leader
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (10.84%) Performance Tester
7 8 (9.64%) Performance Manager
7 8 (9.64%) Performance Test Manager
8 6 (7.23%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Performance Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Performance Tester
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.82%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.28%) Web Services
2 10 (12.05%) JMS
3 5 (6.02%) HTML
4 4 (4.82%) .NET
5 2 (2.41%) MAPI
5 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 1 (1.20%) J2EE
6 1 (1.20%) ODBC
6 1 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) iPad
3 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Unix
3 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (53.01%) Performance Testing
3 41 (49.40%) Test Strategy
4 39 (46.99%) Software Testing
5 36 (43.37%) Test Automation
6 25 (30.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (26.51%) Mentoring
8 21 (25.30%) Automated Testing
9 20 (24.10%) Test Management
10 17 (20.48%) Manual Testing
11 16 (19.28%) Process Improvement
11 16 (19.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (18.07%) People Management
13 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
14 13 (15.66%) Waterfall
15 12 (14.46%) Line Management
16 11 (13.25%) Kanban
16 11 (13.25%) Scrum
17 10 (12.05%) Project Management
17 10 (12.05%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) Java
2 19 (22.89%) SQL
3 14 (16.87%) C
4 8 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.23%) C++
6 5 (6.02%) C#
7 4 (4.82%) Python
7 4 (4.82%) Ruby
7 4 (4.82%) VB
7 4 (4.82%) VBScript
8 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (54.22%) ISTQB
2 26 (31.33%) Degree
3 14 (16.87%) ISEB
3 14 (16.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.82%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
1 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (40.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.61%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.20%) Grafana
3 1 (1.20%) Graphite
3 1 (1.20%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (59.04%) HP
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Dynatrace
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle
5 4 (4.82%) AppDynamics
5 4 (4.82%) IBM
5 4 (4.82%) VMware
6 2 (2.41%) Google
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.41%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.20%) CA
7 1 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago