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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 286 271 274
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 46 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.25% 2.77% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 60
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -1.16%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
2044 1626 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.21% 13.86% 10.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1760 1417 1439
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 49 (68.06%) Performance Testing
2 40 (55.56%) HP
3 26 (36.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (36.11%) Finance
4 24 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 23 (31.94%) Selenium
6 22 (30.56%) Rational Performance Tester
7 21 (29.17%) IBM
8 19 (26.39%) ISEB
9 18 (25.00%) C#
9 18 (25.00%) SQL
10 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (22.22%) Java
11 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (20.83%) Oracle
13 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
14 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 12 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (15.28%) Banking
16 10 (13.89%) Scrum
16 10 (13.89%) JMeter
16 10 (13.89%) QA
16 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
16 10 (13.89%) Cognos
16 10 (13.89%) WebDriver
17 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
17 9 (12.50%) ETL
17 9 (12.50%) Toad

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (18.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.94%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) HTTP
1 2 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) LAN
2 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.56%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (31.94%) Selenium
3 22 (30.56%) Rational Performance Tester
4 10 (13.89%) WebDriver
4 10 (13.89%) JMeter
5 9 (12.50%) Toad
6 8 (11.11%) JUnit
6 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 8 (11.11%) NUnit
7 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (8.33%) WebLOAD
8 6 (8.33%) WinRunner
9 5 (6.94%) PVCS
10 4 (5.56%) Subversion
11 3 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
11 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.17%) JDeveloper
11 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
12 2 (2.78%) Facilita Forecast
12 2 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.39%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Test Manager
2 20 (27.78%) Tester
3 13 (18.06%) Test Leader
4 10 (13.89%) Performance Test Leader
5 9 (12.50%) Performance Tester
6 8 (11.11%) Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 8 (11.11%) Analyst
6 8 (11.11%) Test Consultant
7 7 (9.72%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
9 5 (6.94%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (4.17%) Performance Test Analyst
11 2 (2.78%) Performance Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Business Manager
11 2 (2.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 8 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (9.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (9.72%) WCF
3 7 (9.72%) LINQ
3 7 (9.72%) jQuery
3 7 (9.72%) CSS
4 6 (8.33%) CSS3
5 5 (6.94%) Web Services
6 2 (2.78%) Middleware
6 2 (2.78%) RESTful
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) REST
7 1 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.39%) Ajax
7 1 (1.39%) XML
7 1 (1.39%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.17%) Open Source
3 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) Handset
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) RIA
4 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) UNIX
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) Performance Testing
2 24 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 10 (13.89%) Scrum
7 9 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 9 (12.50%) TDD
7 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 9 (12.50%) ETL
8 8 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
10 6 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 6 (8.33%) Project Management
10 6 (8.33%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) C#
1 18 (25.00%) SQL
2 16 (22.22%) Java
3 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.56%) Ruby
4 4 (5.56%) Python
4 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.56%) VBScript
5 3 (4.17%) PHP
5 3 (4.17%) C++
6 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.39%) Perl
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) ISEB
2 6 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (1.39%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) HP
2 21 (29.17%) IBM
3 15 (20.83%) Oracle
4 10 (13.89%) Cognos
5 4 (5.56%) Informatica
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) Siebel
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.39%) Cerillion
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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