Period
to 20 January 2018

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 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 316 311 326
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15 +16
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 19 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 1.57% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 19
South West median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £40,000 £25,547 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,418 2,099 2,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.00% 19.99% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,054 1,775 1,784
South West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
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 West

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

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the South West over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Gloucestershire +23 9 £52,500 +31.25%
Wiltshire - 7 £52,500 -
Devon +14 2 £36,500 +41.86%
Dorset - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 £50,000 -
Bristol -19 1 £42,500 -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 16 (84.21%) JMeter
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 14 (73.68%) Selenium
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
5 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
5 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
5 10 (52.63%) QA
5 10 (52.63%) Scrum
6 9 (47.37%) JIRA
7 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Coaching
7 8 (42.11%) Microservices
8 7 (36.84%) SDLC
8 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
8 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
8 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
8 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
8 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
8 7 (36.84%) C#
9 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (31.58%) BDD
9 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
9 6 (31.58%) Open Source
9 6 (31.58%) DevOps
9 6 (31.58%) Fintech
10 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
10 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) Confluence
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) BlazeMeter
2 3 (15.79%) Slack
2 3 (15.79%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (10.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
1 1 (5.26%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) JMeter
2 14 (73.68%) Selenium
3 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
3 10 (52.63%) WebDriver
4 9 (47.37%) JIRA
5 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
5 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
6 5 (26.32%) GitLab
6 5 (26.32%) Maven
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (15.79%) Gatling
8 3 (15.79%) Jasmine
8 3 (15.79%) Mockito
8 3 (15.79%) Protractor
8 3 (15.79%) Robot Framework
8 3 (15.79%) SpecFlow
8 3 (15.79%) The Grinder
8 3 (15.79%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Team Leader
1 7 (36.84%) Test Team Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Test Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Head of Testing
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Gherkin
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
3 3 (15.79%) Nightwatchjs
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (15.79%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) CSS3
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) JSON
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Fintech
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Test Strategy
4 10 (52.63%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) Coaching
5 8 (42.11%) Microservices
5 8 (42.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Functional Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
6 7 (36.84%) SDLC
6 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (31.58%) BDD
7 6 (31.58%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) Open Source
7 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
8 5 (26.32%) Agile Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) COBOL
4 3 (15.79%) Groovy
4 3 (15.79%) Pascal
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.26%) F#
6 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Google
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) CA
3 3 (15.79%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (15.79%) Micro Focus
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (10.53%) Sitecore
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Software AG
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) webMethods