Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 497 487 568
Rank change year-on-year -10 +81 -19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 52 103 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.30% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.69% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 58 88 67
South East median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,625 £42,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £64,875 £61,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6248 6103 7455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.42% 17.60% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5420 5394 6461
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +6 48 £52,500 +10.53%
Berkshire +35 39 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £70,000 +19.15%
Oxfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey -4 2 £71,250 +39.02%
Hampshire +18 1 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Kent +1 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (94.23%) Test Automation
2 37 (71.15%) ISTQB
3 36 (69.23%) Test Management
3 36 (69.23%) Functional Testing
4 35 (67.31%) Test Strategy
5 34 (65.38%) Test Scripting
5 34 (65.38%) HP UFT
6 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (61.54%) Selenium
8 29 (55.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (55.77%) HP
9 28 (53.85%) Performance Testing
10 27 (51.92%) QA
11 26 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (48.08%) Non-Functional Testing
13 24 (46.15%) Java
14 23 (44.23%) Scrum
15 21 (40.38%) Degree
15 21 (40.38%) SQL
15 21 (40.38%) WebDriver
15 21 (40.38%) BDD
16 20 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
17 18 (34.62%) SOAP
18 17 (32.69%) Web Services
19 16 (30.77%) ERP
19 16 (30.77%) SAP
19 16 (30.77%) Software Testing
19 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
19 16 (30.77%) SDLC
20 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (19.23%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.92%) Exstream
3 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
1 9 (17.31%) SQLPlus
2 5 (9.62%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (65.38%) HP UFT
2 32 (61.54%) Selenium
3 21 (40.38%) WebDriver
4 15 (28.85%) JMeter
5 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 10 (19.23%) SoapUI
7 9 (17.31%) eggPlant
7 9 (17.31%) JUnit
7 9 (17.31%) LoadUI
7 9 (17.31%) TestNG
7 9 (17.31%) Toad
8 6 (11.54%) Eclipse
8 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
8 6 (11.54%) IntelliJ
8 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.54%) JIRA
8 6 (11.54%) Maven
8 6 (11.54%) NetBeans
8 6 (11.54%) Subversion
8 6 (11.54%) TestLink
General
1 9 (17.31%) Publishing
2 7 (13.46%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) SAP Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) SAP Test Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Tester
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Tester
5 8 (15.38%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
7 5 (9.62%) QA Manager
7 5 (9.62%) QA Test Manager
7 5 (9.62%) Test Leader
7 5 (9.62%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Test Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Head of Testing
8 4 (7.69%) QC Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Quality Manager
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Manager
8 4 (7.69%) SAP Test Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) SOAP
2 17 (32.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.54%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (94.23%) Test Automation
2 36 (69.23%) Functional Testing
2 36 (69.23%) Test Management
3 35 (67.31%) Test Strategy
4 34 (65.38%) Test Scripting
5 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (55.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 28 (53.85%) Performance Testing
8 25 (48.08%) Non-Functional Testing
9 23 (44.23%) Scrum
10 21 (40.38%) BDD
11 20 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
12 16 (30.77%) ERP
12 16 (30.77%) Mentoring
12 16 (30.77%) SDLC
12 16 (30.77%) Software Testing
13 15 (28.85%) TDD
14 14 (26.92%) Defect Management
14 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
15 12 (23.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) C
5 9 (17.31%) VB
6 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) COBOL
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) Python
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) REXX
8 1 (1.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (71.15%) ISTQB
2 21 (40.38%) Degree
3 15 (28.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 9 (17.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (15.38%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.92%) MCP
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.92%) SAP Certification
7 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (51.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 26 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 29 (55.77%) HP
2 16 (30.77%) SAP
3 5 (9.62%) Ariba
3 5 (9.62%) Concur
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Infor
5 1 (1.92%) JDA
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) RedPrairie