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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 302 294 280
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 12 43 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 2.15% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 39
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
1399 1998 1612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.26% 16.09% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1731 1402
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 23 (58.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (56.41%) Performance Testing
3 21 (53.85%) Finance
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 18 (46.15%) JMeter
6 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
7 14 (35.90%) QA
8 13 (33.33%) HP
9 12 (30.77%) Scrum
10 11 (28.21%) Validation
10 11 (28.21%) SQL
10 11 (28.21%) Oracle
10 11 (28.21%) BDD
11 10 (25.64%) Test Management
12 9 (23.08%) SilkPerformer
12 9 (23.08%) Selenium
12 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
13 8 (20.51%) PMP
13 8 (20.51%) PMI Certification
13 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
13 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
14 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (15.38%) UNIX
15 6 (15.38%) C#
15 6 (15.38%) Web Services
16 5 (12.82%) Siebel
16 5 (12.82%) .NET
16 5 (12.82%) WinRunner
16 5 (12.82%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (46.15%) JMeter
3 9 (23.08%) SilkPerformer
3 9 (23.08%) Selenium
4 8 (20.51%) SpecFlow
5 5 (12.82%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (12.82%) WinRunner
6 3 (7.69%) WebLOAD
6 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.13%) Calabash
7 2 (5.13%) LoadUI
7 2 (5.13%) Appium
7 2 (5.13%) JBehave
7 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.13%) NUnit
7 2 (5.13%) Rational Robot
7 2 (5.13%) JUnit
General
1 21 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Test Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Performance Manager
2 10 (25.64%) Performance Test Manager
3 9 (23.08%) Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Test Consultant
5 7 (17.95%) Test Leader
6 6 (15.38%) Tester
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Test Leader
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Test Consultant
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Consultant
9 3 (7.69%) Performance Tester
10 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
10 2 (5.13%) Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) Performance Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) Agile Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) Technical Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 5 (12.82%) Ajax
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 4 (10.26%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) JSP
5 1 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (2.56%) LAMP
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) GIS
2 5 (12.82%) Open Source
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) UNIX
2 4 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.56%) AIX
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Performance Testing
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 15 (38.46%) Test Strategy
5 12 (30.77%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) Validation
6 11 (28.21%) BDD
7 10 (25.64%) Test Management
8 9 (23.08%) PRINCE2
9 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
10 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
11 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.26%) TDD
11 4 (10.26%) Performance Engineering
12 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.69%) SOA
12 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) Korn
4 2 (5.13%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Groovy
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) PMP
1 8 (20.51%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) CA LISA
2 1 (2.56%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) HP
2 11 (28.21%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Siebel
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.56%) Sun
5 1 (2.56%) BMC
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Pega
5 1 (2.56%) Coverity
5 1 (2.56%) AppDynamics