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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 302 277 265
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 24 43 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.35% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 2.29% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 70
Average salary £51,250 £57,500 £52,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.86% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £89,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1754 1876 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 14.56% 15.48% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1709 1521
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 43 (60.56%) Performance Testing
2 38 (53.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 34 (47.89%) HP
4 33 (46.48%) Selenium
5 28 (39.44%) Test Scripting
6 23 (32.39%) SQL
6 23 (32.39%) QA
7 22 (30.99%) Finance
7 22 (30.99%) Java
8 20 (28.17%) JMeter
9 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
11 17 (23.94%) C#
12 16 (22.54%) .NET
13 14 (19.72%) Scrum
14 13 (18.31%) Banking
14 13 (18.31%) TDD
14 13 (18.31%) ISEB
15 12 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
16 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
16 11 (15.49%) Oracle
16 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
16 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
17 10 (14.08%) UNIX
17 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
17 10 (14.08%) BDD
18 9 (12.68%) ISTQB
18 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) LiveLink
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.41%) LAN
2 1 (1.41%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (53.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 33 (46.48%) Selenium
3 20 (28.17%) JMeter
4 18 (25.35%) WebDriver
5 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
6 7 (9.86%) JUnit
7 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (7.04%) Rational Performance Tester
8 5 (7.04%) LoadUI
8 5 (7.04%) NUnit
8 5 (7.04%) WinRunner
9 4 (5.63%) JIRA
9 4 (5.63%) SilkPerformer
9 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
10 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.23%) Facilita Forecast
10 3 (4.23%) Calabash
10 3 (4.23%) WebLOAD
10 3 (4.23%) WATIR
10 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Banking
3 7 (9.86%) Retail
4 6 (8.45%) Front Office
4 6 (8.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Polish Language
5 2 (2.82%) Games
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Tester
2 13 (18.31%) Analyst
2 13 (18.31%) Test Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Test Manager
4 10 (14.08%) Performance Tester
5 8 (11.27%) QA Tester
5 8 (11.27%) Test Leader
5 8 (11.27%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Test Leader
6 7 (9.86%) Development Manager
7 6 (8.45%) Technical Tester
8 5 (7.04%) Performance Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Performance Test Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Agile Tester
10 3 (4.23%) Architect
11 2 (2.82%) Consultant
11 2 (2.82%) Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.54%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.86%) jQuery
3 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.45%) HTML
4 6 (8.45%) CSS
4 6 (8.45%) Web Services
4 6 (8.45%) WCF
4 6 (8.45%) LINQ
4 6 (8.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (8.45%) CSS3
5 3 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (4.23%) Middleware
6 2 (2.82%) Ajax
6 2 (2.82%) RESTful
7 1 (1.41%) REST
7 1 (1.41%) JMS
7 1 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Open Source
2 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Equities
3 3 (4.23%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Handset
5 1 (1.41%) Derivative
5 1 (1.41%) RIA
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) UNIX
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Performance Testing
2 28 (39.44%) Test Scripting
3 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.72%) Scrum
5 13 (18.31%) TDD
6 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
7 11 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (15.49%) Test Strategy
7 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
8 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
8 10 (14.08%) BDD
9 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
10 8 (11.27%) Software Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.45%) Project Management
12 6 (8.45%) Test Management
12 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 22 (30.99%) Java
3 17 (23.94%) C#
4 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) C++
6 3 (4.23%) Korn
6 3 (4.23%) VBScript
6 3 (4.23%) VBA
7 2 (2.82%) C
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) ISEB
2 9 (12.68%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) HP
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Cognos
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Siebel
7 1 (1.41%) Altiris
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.41%) Algorithmics
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 24 days ago