The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 665 612 555
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -57
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 216 297 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 1.66% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 164 240 270
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
LoadRunner
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17612 17937 15298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.22% 16.40% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14943 15159 13121
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in England

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the England region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in England

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in England

LoadRunner
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 97 £50,000 - 9
South East -29 35 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +21 21 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +10 17 £40,000 -7.32% 2
East of England +4 13 - -
West Midlands -7 12 £53,750 -10.41%
North West -6 9 £47,500 -20.83%
South West -22 7 £52,500 +38.15% 3
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 196 (42.98%) HP
2 195 (42.76%) Java
3 190 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 173 (37.94%) HP UFT
5 167 (36.62%) Finance
6 154 (33.77%) Selenium
7 151 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (32.02%) JMeter
9 134 (29.39%) QA
10 131 (28.73%) Automated Testing
11 127 (27.85%) Oracle
12 124 (27.19%) SQL
13 118 (25.88%) Test Scripting
14 102 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
15 101 (22.15%) ISEB
16 92 (20.18%) Test Strategy
17 89 (19.52%) Test Management
18 83 (18.20%) ISTQB
19 78 (17.11%) UNIX
20 70 (15.35%) Non-Functional Testing
21 65 (14.25%) .NET
22 64 (14.04%) JIRA
22 64 (14.04%) Test Automation
23 60 (13.16%) WebDriver
24 57 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
24 57 (12.50%) SDLC
24 57 (12.50%) Web Services
25 56 (12.28%) C#
26 54 (11.84%) IBM
27 52 (11.40%) Linux

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 29 (6.36%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.39%) JBoss
3 17 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (3.73%) Drupal
4 13 (2.85%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 10 (2.19%) Apache
6 10 (2.19%) MQSeries
7 9 (1.97%) Confluence
7 9 (1.97%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.97%) CICS
8 6 (1.32%) NetWeaver
8 6 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.10%) Tuxedo
10 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.44%) IIS
11 2 (0.44%) Documentum
12 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.75%) SAP CRM
1 8 (1.75%) Magento
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.44%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.44%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.22%) Exstream
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.80%) HTTP
2 18 (3.95%) Internet
3 10 (2.19%) FTP
3 10 (2.19%) DNS
4 9 (1.97%) SSL
5 8 (1.75%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.32%) Firewall
7 4 (0.88%) LAN
7 4 (0.88%) WAN
8 3 (0.66%) Broadband
8 3 (0.66%) SNMP
8 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.66%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.44%) FCoE
9 2 (0.44%) SAN
10 1 (0.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.68%) DB2
3 32 (7.02%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.41%) MySQL
5 10 (2.19%) DbVisualizer
6 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.75%) Big Data
8 7 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.44%) IDOL
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 173 (37.94%) HP UFT
2 154 (33.77%) Selenium
3 146 (32.02%) JMeter
4 64 (14.04%) JIRA
5 60 (13.16%) WebDriver
6 49 (10.75%) WinRunner
7 42 (9.21%) Jenkins
8 38 (8.33%) Cucumber
9 24 (5.26%) JUnit
10 21 (4.61%) TestDirector
11 18 (3.95%) WebLOAD
11 18 (3.95%) SoapUI
12 17 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (3.73%) Visual Studio
13 15 (3.29%) Hudson
13 15 (3.29%) Git (software)
13 15 (3.29%) NeoLoad
14 9 (1.97%) SonarQube
14 9 (1.97%) Bugzilla
15 8 (1.75%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 167 (36.62%) Finance
2 51 (11.18%) Banking
3 26 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.48%) Retail
5 11 (2.41%) Marketing
6 5 (1.10%) Games
6 5 (1.10%) Retail Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.66%) Electronics
8 3 (0.66%) Law
9 2 (0.44%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (23.90%) Analyst
2 99 (21.71%) Tester
3 86 (18.86%) Test Manager
4 82 (17.98%) Test Analyst
5 61 (13.38%) Test Leader
6 49 (10.75%) Consultant
7 47 (10.31%) Test Engineer
8 46 (10.09%) Performance Tester
9 31 (6.80%) Performance Test Leader
9 31 (6.80%) QA Analyst
9 31 (6.80%) Performance Consultant
10 25 (5.48%) Test Consultant
11 24 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
12 22 (4.82%) Performance Test Consultant
13 21 (4.61%) Performance Test Analyst
13 21 (4.61%) Automation Tester
14 20 (4.39%) Performance Test Manager
14 20 (4.39%) Performance Manager
15 19 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
16 18 (3.95%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (14.25%) .NET
2 57 (12.50%) Web Services
3 44 (9.65%) HTML
4 33 (7.24%) XML
5 30 (6.58%) J2EE
6 29 (6.36%) SOAP
7 27 (5.92%) Middleware
8 13 (2.85%) REST
9 10 (2.19%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (2.19%) CSS
9 10 (2.19%) ODBC
9 10 (2.19%) Flash
10 9 (1.97%) Java EE
10 9 (1.97%) Django
11 7 (1.54%) Gherkin
11 7 (1.54%) LAMP
12 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.88%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.92%) Mainframe
3 25 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.41%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.97%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.75%) Tandem
8 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.10%) NHS
9 4 (0.88%) Statistics
9 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.66%) Replication
10 3 (0.66%) DTV
10 3 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.44%) PKI
11 2 (0.44%) Social Media
11 2 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.44%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.22%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (0.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.11%) UNIX
2 52 (11.40%) Linux
3 51 (11.18%) Windows
4 9 (1.97%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.75%) AIX
6 6 (1.32%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.66%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 151 (33.11%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (28.73%) Automated Testing
4 118 (25.88%) Test Scripting
5 92 (20.18%) Test Strategy
6 89 (19.52%) Test Management
7 70 (15.35%) Non-Functional Testing
8 64 (14.04%) Test Automation
9 57 (12.50%) SDLC
9 57 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 52 (11.40%) Scrum
10 52 (11.40%) BDD
11 50 (10.96%) Regression Testing
12 49 (10.75%) TDD
12 49 (10.75%) Software Testing
13 48 (10.53%) Manual Testing
14 46 (10.09%) Open Source
14 46 (10.09%) Automation Testing
15 37 (8.11%) Load Testing
16 36 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 195 (42.76%) Java
2 124 (27.19%) SQL
3 56 (12.28%) C#
4 42 (9.21%) C
5 36 (7.89%) Ruby
6 34 (7.46%) VB
6 34 (7.46%) C++
7 31 (6.80%) Python
8 30 (6.58%) JavaScript
9 23 (5.04%) PHP
9 23 (5.04%) PL/SQL
10 19 (4.17%) Perl
11 15 (3.29%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.63%) COBOL
13 9 (1.97%) JCL
13 9 (1.97%) REXX
14 8 (1.75%) AWK
15 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 101 (22.15%) ISEB
2 83 (18.20%) ISTQB
3 46 (10.09%) Degree
4 36 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 28 (6.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 27 (5.92%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.63%) HP ASE
8 6 (1.32%) PMP
8 6 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.88%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.44%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (29.39%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.97%) RACF
1 9 (1.97%) Varnish
2 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.88%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 102 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (3.95%) Puppet
2 18 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.97%) CA LISA
3 9 (1.97%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.44%) Netcool
4 2 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (0.44%) WMI
4 2 (0.44%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 196 (42.98%) HP
2 127 (27.85%) Oracle
3 54 (11.84%) IBM
4 38 (8.33%) SAP
5 35 (7.68%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.51%) VMware
7 13 (2.85%) AppDynamics
8 10 (2.19%) F5
8 10 (2.19%) Sun
9 9 (1.97%) Citrix
9 9 (1.97%) CA
9 9 (1.97%) Informatica
9 9 (1.97%) Pega
9 9 (1.97%) Capita
9 9 (1.97%) New Relic
10 8 (1.75%) Coverity
11 5 (1.10%) Siebel
12 4 (0.88%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.88%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.66%) SolarWinds
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