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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 279 300 283
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 27 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 2.12% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 39
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1504 1748 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 13.79% 14.75% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1547 1413
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 29 (60.42%) Performance Testing
2 25 (52.08%) QuickTest Pro
3 24 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 23 (47.92%) HP
4 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (47.92%) JMeter
4 23 (47.92%) Finance
5 21 (43.75%) SQL
6 19 (39.58%) Selenium
7 16 (33.33%) Java
8 15 (31.25%) QA
8 15 (31.25%) BDD
9 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
10 13 (27.08%) UNIX
10 13 (27.08%) TDD
11 12 (25.00%) Oracle
11 12 (25.00%) Test Management
11 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
12 11 (22.92%) Banking
13 10 (20.83%) JUnit
13 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
13 10 (20.83%) Scrum
14 9 (18.75%) WebLOAD
14 9 (18.75%) LoadUI
15 8 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
16 7 (14.58%) Appium
16 7 (14.58%) Calabash
16 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
16 7 (14.58%) Rational Robot
16 7 (14.58%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 23 (47.92%) JMeter
3 19 (39.58%) Selenium
4 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (20.83%) JUnit
6 9 (18.75%) WebLOAD
6 9 (18.75%) LoadUI
7 8 (16.67%) Facilita Forecast
8 7 (14.58%) Appium
8 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
8 7 (14.58%) Calabash
8 7 (14.58%) Rational Robot
8 7 (14.58%) NUnit
8 7 (14.58%) SilkPerformer
9 5 (10.42%) WinRunner
10 4 (8.33%) JIRA
11 3 (6.25%) Ant
11 3 (6.25%) JBehave
12 2 (4.17%) NeoLoad
12 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Tester
2 10 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) J2EE
1 4 (8.33%) Ajax
2 3 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) JSP
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
1 7 (14.58%) Mobile Banking
2 6 (12.50%) Open Source
3 4 (8.33%) GIS
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Equities
5 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
6 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Performance Testing
2 24 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) BDD
5 14 (29.17%) Test Automation
6 13 (27.08%) TDD
7 12 (25.00%) Test Management
8 10 (20.83%) Scrum
8 10 (20.83%) Test Strategy
9 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.42%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Load Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.33%) Change Management
11 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (6.25%) SOA
12 3 (6.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (14.58%) C#
3 7 (14.58%) Korn
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) VBA
7 2 (4.17%) C
8 1 (2.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) HP
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Siebel
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.08%) BMC
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy
5 1 (2.08%) Algorithmics
5 1 (2.08%) Altiris
5 1 (2.08%) IBM
5 1 (2.08%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) Fidessa
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago