The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 268 305 280
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -25
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 35 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.21% 1.36% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 44
Average salary £51,250 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.58% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,500 £88,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +11.80%
LoadRunner
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1581 1685 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.34% 14.36% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1492 1686
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the City of London region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the City of London

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in the City of London

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 40 (80.00%) JMeter
2 34 (68.00%) Selenium
3 32 (64.00%) Automated Testing
3 32 (64.00%) Finance
4 29 (58.00%) HP UFT
5 28 (56.00%) WinRunner
5 28 (56.00%) Java
5 28 (56.00%) WebDriver
6 24 (48.00%) Test Management
7 22 (44.00%) Performance Testing
8 15 (30.00%) Load Testing
8 15 (30.00%) HP
8 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
10 13 (26.00%) TDD
10 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
10 13 (26.00%) Functional Testing
11 11 (22.00%) SoapUI
11 11 (22.00%) API Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Web Services
13 9 (18.00%) .NET
13 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
13 9 (18.00%) QA
13 9 (18.00%) Automation Testing
13 9 (18.00%) BDD
14 8 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (16.00%) WebLOAD
14 8 (16.00%) Banking
14 8 (16.00%) C#
14 8 (16.00%) SOAP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
1 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (14.00%) Big Data
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (80.00%) JMeter
2 34 (68.00%) Selenium
3 29 (58.00%) HP UFT
4 28 (56.00%) WinRunner
4 28 (56.00%) WebDriver
5 11 (22.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (16.00%) WebLOAD
7 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (8.00%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.00%) Appium
8 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
8 1 (2.00%) JUnit
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.00%) JIRA
8 1 (2.00%) WATIR
General
1 32 (64.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (16.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Test Leader
2 10 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 9 (18.00%) Test Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) DevOps Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Senior QA Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Test Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Penetration Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Test Consultant
9 1 (2.00%) Developer
9 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) Web Services
2 9 (18.00%) .NET
3 8 (16.00%) SOAP
4 6 (12.00%) Middleware
5 4 (8.00%) LAMP
5 4 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (8.00%) Django
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Tandem
2 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (6.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Automated Testing
2 24 (48.00%) Test Management
3 22 (44.00%) Performance Testing
4 15 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (26.00%) TDD
5 13 (26.00%) Test Strategy
5 13 (26.00%) Functional Testing
6 11 (22.00%) API Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Automation Testing
7 9 (18.00%) BDD
7 9 (18.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (14.00%) Stress Testing
9 7 (14.00%) ATDD
9 7 (14.00%) SDLC
10 6 (12.00%) Scrum
11 5 (10.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby
5 4 (8.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
1 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (8.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) HP
2 5 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (8.00%) Pega
3 4 (8.00%) Coverity
3 4 (8.00%) AppDynamics
3 4 (8.00%) CA
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) Fundtech
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 20 hours ago