The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England / South West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 239 247
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 22 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.24% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.78% 1.27% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 1
Median salary £40,000 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.94% -15.21%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.80% +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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1236 1101 1144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 23.87% 19.13% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 952 985
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in the South West

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Gloucestershire +11 14 £40,000 -15.78%
Cornwall - 8 £40,000 -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 West region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 44 (95.65%) Selenium
2 40 (86.96%) ISTQB
3 31 (67.39%) Java
4 28 (60.87%) ISEB
4 28 (60.87%) JMeter
4 28 (60.87%) DV Cleared
4 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
4 28 (60.87%) Test Automation
5 27 (58.70%) C#
5 27 (58.70%) C++
6 26 (56.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 25 (54.35%) Cucumber
8 22 (47.83%) Test Scripting
9 18 (39.13%) HP
9 18 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (34.78%) Linux
11 16 (34.78%) ITIL
12 15 (32.61%) JIRA
12 15 (32.61%) Atlassian
12 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
12 15 (32.61%) Ranorex
12 15 (32.61%) LoadUI
13 14 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (30.43%) Python
13 14 (30.43%) Windows
14 13 (28.26%) Ruby
14 13 (28.26%) SoapUI
14 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (95.65%) Selenium
2 28 (60.87%) JMeter
3 25 (54.35%) Cucumber
4 15 (32.61%) JIRA
4 15 (32.61%) LoadUI
4 15 (32.61%) Ranorex
5 13 (28.26%) SoapUI
6 12 (26.09%) JUnit
6 12 (26.09%) TestNG
7 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.17%) RSpec
General
1 3 (6.52%) Billing
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Test Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Analyst
2 19 (41.30%) Test Analyst
3 14 (30.43%) Software Analyst
3 14 (30.43%) Software Test Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Test Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
8 1 (2.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 26 (56.52%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (47.83%) Test Scripting
4 18 (39.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (34.78%) ITIL
7 15 (32.61%) Functional Testing
8 14 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (28.26%) Test Strategy
10 12 (26.09%) OpenUP
10 12 (26.09%) User Stories
11 11 (23.91%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (19.57%) Incident Management
12 9 (19.57%) ITSM
12 9 (19.57%) Service Management
13 8 (17.39%) Validation
14 6 (13.04%) Scrum
15 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
16 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
16 4 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) Java
2 27 (58.70%) C#
2 27 (58.70%) C++
3 14 (30.43%) Python
4 13 (28.26%) Ruby
5 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) C
6 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (86.96%) ISTQB
2 28 (60.87%) DV Cleared
2 28 (60.87%) ISEB
2 28 (60.87%) Security Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (15.22%) Degree
5 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) HP
2 15 (32.61%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle
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