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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 295 291 274
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 34 27 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.23% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.79% 1.49% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 55
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £80,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £38,000 £43,448
% change year-on-year
+21.71% -12.53%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1896 1810 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.12% 11.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1604 1440
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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 25 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 25 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 52 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 39 (50.00%) HP
2 39 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 31 (39.74%) Selenium
4 28 (35.90%) Test Scripting
5 25 (32.05%) Finance
6 23 (29.49%) SQL
7 21 (26.92%) Java
7 21 (26.92%) QA
8 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (23.08%) JMeter
10 17 (21.79%) C#
10 17 (21.79%) WebDriver
11 16 (20.51%) .NET
12 15 (19.23%) Scrum
13 14 (17.95%) TDD
13 14 (17.95%) ISEB
14 13 (16.67%) Oracle
14 13 (16.67%) Banking
14 13 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
15 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
15 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
16 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
17 10 (12.82%) Rational Performance Tester
17 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
17 10 (12.82%) UNIX
17 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
17 10 (12.82%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.85%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
1 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.56%) LAN
2 2 (2.56%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 39 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 31 (39.74%) Selenium
3 18 (23.08%) JMeter
4 17 (21.79%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.82%) Rational Performance Tester
5 10 (12.82%) Visual Studio
6 7 (8.97%) JUnit
6 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.69%) WinRunner
8 5 (6.41%) LoadUI
8 5 (6.41%) NUnit
8 5 (6.41%) SilkPerformer
9 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
10 3 (3.85%) Calabash
10 3 (3.85%) Facilita Forecast
10 3 (3.85%) JIRA
10 3 (3.85%) WATIR
10 3 (3.85%) WebLOAD
10 3 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 25 (32.05%) Finance
2 13 (16.67%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.69%) Front Office
5 2 (2.56%) Games
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Polish Language
6 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Tester
2 15 (19.23%) Test Manager
3 12 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Performance Tester
4 11 (14.10%) Test Leader
5 10 (12.82%) Performance Test Leader
6 8 (10.26%) Development Manager
7 7 (8.97%) QA Tester
7 7 (8.97%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (7.69%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Tester
8 6 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Agile Tester
9 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.56%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 8 (10.26%) jQuery
3 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 7 (8.97%) CSS
4 7 (8.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 7 (8.97%) WCF
4 7 (8.97%) LINQ
4 7 (8.97%) HTML
5 6 (7.69%) CSS3
5 6 (7.69%) Web Services
6 3 (3.85%) Middleware
6 3 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.56%) RESTful
7 2 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (1.28%) JMS
8 1 (1.28%) SOAP
8 1 (1.28%) J2EE
8 1 (1.28%) REST
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%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.85%) Equities
4 2 (2.56%) Handset
4 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) RIA
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.82%) UNIX
2 4 (5.13%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 28 (35.90%) Test Scripting
3 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.23%) Scrum
5 14 (17.95%) TDD
6 13 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (14.10%) Automated Testing
9 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
9 10 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 9 (11.54%) BDD
11 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.97%) Waterfall
13 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
13 6 (7.69%) Manual Testing
13 6 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.49%) SQL
2 21 (26.92%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) C#
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) VBScript
6 3 (3.85%) VBA
6 3 (3.85%) Korn
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) ISEB
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) 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 21 (26.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) HP
2 13 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (12.82%) IBM
4 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.13%) Cognos
6 2 (2.56%) Siebel
6 2 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithmics
7 1 (1.28%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 16 days ago