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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 265 300 296
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 43 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 1.80% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 33
Average salary £48,250 £56,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.22% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £87,750 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
1595 1888 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.31% 15.25% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1650 1628
Average salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 (72.73%) JMeter
2 34 (61.82%) HP UFT
2 34 (61.82%) Selenium
3 33 (60.00%) Finance
4 32 (58.18%) Automated Testing
5 28 (50.91%) WebDriver
5 28 (50.91%) Java
6 27 (49.09%) WinRunner
7 25 (45.45%) Test Management
8 22 (40.00%) Performance Testing
9 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
11 15 (27.27%) Load Testing
12 14 (25.45%) QA
12 14 (25.45%) BDD
13 13 (23.64%) Functional Testing
13 13 (23.64%) TDD
13 13 (23.64%) HP
13 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
14 11 (20.00%) Scrum
14 11 (20.00%) API Testing
14 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
15 10 (18.18%) Web Services
16 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
16 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
16 9 (16.36%) SQL
16 9 (16.36%) Automation Testing
17 8 (14.55%) Non-Functional Testing
17 8 (14.55%) SDLC
17 8 (14.55%) WebLOAD

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (7.27%) Drupal
2 1 (1.82%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) MySQL
1 7 (12.73%) Hadoop
1 7 (12.73%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (72.73%) JMeter
2 34 (61.82%) HP UFT
2 34 (61.82%) Selenium
3 28 (50.91%) WebDriver
4 27 (49.09%) WinRunner
5 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (14.55%) WebLOAD
7 5 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
8 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.27%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.82%) JUnit
9 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.82%) Appium
9 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.82%) JIRA
9 1 (1.82%) WATIR
General
1 33 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.73%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (52.73%) Test Leader
2 10 (18.18%) Performance Test Leader
3 9 (16.36%) Test Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) QA Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Senior QA Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Penetration Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Non-Functional Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) Web Services
2 8 (14.55%) .NET
2 8 (14.55%) SOAP
3 6 (10.91%) Middleware
4 4 (7.27%) LAMP
4 4 (7.27%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (7.27%) Django
5 1 (1.82%) REST
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Tandem
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 5 (9.09%) UNIX
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Automated Testing
2 25 (45.45%) Test Management
3 22 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) Test Strategy
6 15 (27.27%) Load Testing
7 14 (25.45%) BDD
8 13 (23.64%) Functional Testing
8 13 (23.64%) TDD
9 11 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (20.00%) API Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Automation Testing
10 9 (16.36%) PRINCE2
10 9 (16.36%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.55%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (14.55%) SDLC
12 7 (12.73%) Stress Testing
12 7 (12.73%) ATDD
12 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
13 5 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) Ruby
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) PMP
1 5 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.27%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) HP
2 4 (7.27%) CA
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) IBM
2 4 (7.27%) Pega
2 4 (7.27%) Coverity
2 4 (7.27%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.82%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) Fundtech