The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 298 292 269
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 33 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 1.80% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 61
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £83,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.13%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1887 1829 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.33% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1632 1441
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
London

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 31 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in the City of London

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 50 (64.10%) Performance Testing
2 40 (51.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 37 (47.44%) HP
4 34 (43.59%) Selenium
5 28 (35.90%) Test Scripting
6 23 (29.49%) Finance
7 22 (28.21%) QA
7 22 (28.21%) SQL
8 21 (26.92%) Java
9 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (24.36%) JMeter
11 18 (23.08%) C#
11 18 (23.08%) WebDriver
12 17 (21.79%) .NET
13 15 (19.23%) Scrum
14 14 (17.95%) TDD
14 14 (17.95%) ISEB
15 13 (16.67%) Banking
16 12 (15.38%) Oracle
16 12 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
17 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
17 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
17 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
17 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
18 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
18 10 (12.82%) UNIX
18 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
18 10 (12.82%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.56%) LAN
1 2 (2.56%) WAN
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (51.28%) QuickTest Pro
2 34 (43.59%) Selenium
3 19 (24.36%) JMeter
4 18 (23.08%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
6 9 (11.54%) Rational Performance Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (8.97%) JUnit
8 5 (6.41%) LoadUI
8 5 (6.41%) NUnit
8 5 (6.41%) SilkPerformer
8 5 (6.41%) WinRunner
9 4 (5.13%) JIRA
9 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.85%) WebLOAD
10 3 (3.85%) Calabash
10 3 (3.85%) Facilita Forecast
10 3 (3.85%) WATIR
10 3 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 6 (7.69%) Front Office
4 2 (2.56%) Polish Language
4 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Tester
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
2 14 (17.95%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 12 (15.38%) Performance Tester
5 11 (14.10%) Test Leader
6 10 (12.82%) Performance Test Leader
7 8 (10.26%) QA Tester
7 8 (10.26%) Development Manager
7 8 (10.26%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Tester
8 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.26%) jQuery
4 7 (8.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (8.97%) WCF
4 7 (8.97%) LINQ
4 7 (8.97%) CSS
4 7 (8.97%) HTML
5 6 (7.69%) CSS3
6 5 (6.41%) Web Services
7 3 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.56%) Middleware
8 2 (2.56%) Ajax
8 2 (2.56%) RESTful
9 1 (1.28%) REST
9 1 (1.28%) JMS
9 1 (1.28%) SOAP
9 1 (1.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Open Source
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.85%) Equities
3 3 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Handset
5 1 (1.28%) RIA
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) UNIX
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) Performance Testing
2 28 (35.90%) Test Scripting
3 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) TDD
6 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
7 11 (14.10%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
8 10 (12.82%) BDD
9 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
11 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.69%) Project Management
12 6 (7.69%) Fault Management
12 6 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) SQL
2 21 (26.92%) Java
3 18 (23.08%) C#
4 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Korn
6 3 (3.85%) VBScript
6 3 (3.85%) VBA
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) ISEB
2 9 (11.54%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
6 2 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.21%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (47.44%) HP
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle
3 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.54%) IBM
5 3 (3.85%) Cognos
6 2 (2.56%) Siebel
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Altiris
7 1 (1.28%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 3 days ago