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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 634 638 535
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -103
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 236 246 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.23% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 1.43% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 168 200 266
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £36,400 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +28.00%
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
16458 17173 15234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.31% 16.35% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13934 14203 13146
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -21 99 £57,500 +8.49% 5
South East +26 62 £50,000 -6.97% 6
East of England +48 40 £65,000 -13.33% 2
North West +4 11 £52,500 -4.54%
Yorkshire -9 9 £46,000 +6.57%
West Midlands -27 6 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West -34 6 £57,500 +31.42%
East Midlands +16 2 - - 1
North East -8 1 - -
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 225 (48.08%) Performance Testing
2 203 (43.38%) HP
3 164 (35.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 150 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (31.62%) ISEB
6 141 (30.13%) Finance
7 133 (28.42%) SQL
8 131 (27.99%) Java
9 130 (27.78%) Test Scripting
10 123 (26.28%) Test Strategy
10 123 (26.28%) JMeter
11 121 (25.85%) ISTQB
12 117 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
13 116 (24.79%) Selenium
14 107 (22.86%) QA
15 93 (19.87%) Oracle
16 91 (19.44%) Windows
17 79 (16.88%) Test Management
18 71 (15.17%) IBM
19 70 (14.96%) Automated Testing
20 69 (14.74%) Degree
21 68 (14.53%) Test Automation
22 61 (13.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 60 (12.82%) BDD
23 60 (12.82%) SQL Server
24 59 (12.61%) Scrum
25 58 (12.39%) Software Testing
26 57 (12.18%) UNIX
27 56 (11.97%) C#
27 56 (11.97%) Security Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (4.49%) WebSphere
2 18 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.63%) IIS
4 16 (3.42%) Apache
5 13 (2.78%) MQSeries
6 12 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.35%) JBoss
8 10 (2.14%) Drupal
9 8 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.71%) Magento
2 5 (1.07%) SAP HR
2 5 (1.07%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.07%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.07%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.07%) SAP CRM
2 5 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.07%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.20%) HTTP
2 20 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.06%) LAN
3 19 (4.06%) WAN
4 12 (2.56%) SAN
5 10 (2.14%) Internet
6 9 (1.92%) HTTPS
7 6 (1.28%) DNS
8 4 (0.85%) Wireless
9 3 (0.64%) FCoE
9 3 (0.64%) Firewall
9 3 (0.64%) SNMP
10 2 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 23 (4.91%) DB2
4 21 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.78%) DbVisualizer
6 10 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.85%) IDOL
9 3 (0.64%) MySQL
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 164 (35.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 123 (26.28%) JMeter
3 116 (24.79%) Selenium
4 45 (9.62%) JIRA
5 37 (7.91%) Rational Performance Tester
6 36 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 34 (7.26%) Cucumber
8 30 (6.41%) Jenkins
9 22 (4.70%) Facilita Forecast
9 22 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (4.70%) NUnit
10 20 (4.27%) WinRunner
10 20 (4.27%) JUnit
11 19 (4.06%) WebLOAD
12 18 (3.85%) TeamCity
12 18 (3.85%) TestDirector
12 18 (3.85%) LoadUI
12 18 (3.85%) SoapUI
13 16 (3.42%) Visual Studio
13 16 (3.42%) Bugzilla
General
1 141 (30.13%) Finance
2 41 (8.76%) Retail
3 36 (7.69%) Banking
4 19 (4.06%) Aerospace
5 18 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.35%) Games
7 10 (2.14%) Legal
8 9 (1.92%) Military
9 8 (1.71%) Advertising
10 5 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.85%) Marketing
12 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Back Office
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 116 (24.79%) Test Manager
2 100 (21.37%) Tester
3 93 (19.87%) Analyst
4 78 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 60 (12.82%) Consultant
6 58 (12.39%) Performance Tester
7 46 (9.83%) Test Consultant
8 44 (9.40%) Test Leader
9 43 (9.19%) Performance Test Manager
9 43 (9.19%) Performance Manager
10 36 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
11 29 (6.20%) Test Engineer
12 22 (4.70%) Performance Consultant
13 21 (4.49%) Architect
14 20 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
14 20 (4.27%) Performance Test Consultant
14 20 (4.27%) Test Architect
15 18 (3.85%) Performance Analyst
16 17 (3.63%) Senior Test Analyst
17 15 (3.21%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.04%) HTML
2 41 (8.76%) .NET
3 38 (8.12%) Web Services
4 33 (7.05%) J2EE
5 28 (5.98%) SOAP
6 23 (4.91%) Middleware
7 17 (3.63%) XML
8 15 (3.21%) Flash
8 15 (3.21%) REST
9 13 (2.78%) Ajax
10 12 (2.56%) WCF
10 12 (2.56%) Gherkin
11 9 (1.92%) XSL
12 8 (1.71%) ODBC
12 8 (1.71%) CSS
13 4 (0.85%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (0.64%) JSP
15 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.19%) Open Source
2 39 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.91%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.91%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.21%) Replication
6 12 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.56%) N-Tier
7 11 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.14%) Online Games
9 9 (1.92%) Statistics
10 8 (1.71%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.50%) IPTV
11 7 (1.50%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.50%) Over-the-Top Content
11 7 (1.50%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.28%) GIS
13 5 (1.07%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.85%) PKI
14 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.85%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 91 (19.44%) Windows
2 57 (12.18%) UNIX
3 40 (8.55%) Linux
4 38 (8.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (7.05%) Windows XP
6 24 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (4.27%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.14%) Android
8 10 (2.14%) AIX
9 9 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.71%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.43%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (48.08%) Performance Testing
2 150 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 123 (26.28%) Test Strategy
5 79 (16.88%) Test Management
6 70 (14.96%) Automated Testing
7 68 (14.53%) Test Automation
8 60 (12.82%) BDD
9 59 (12.61%) Scrum
10 58 (12.39%) Software Testing
11 52 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 47 (10.04%) TDD
13 44 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (8.97%) E-Commerce
15 37 (7.91%) Load Testing
16 36 (7.69%) Test Planning
17 35 (7.48%) Non-Functional Testing
17 35 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
19 29 (6.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 133 (28.42%) SQL
2 131 (27.99%) Java
3 56 (11.97%) C#
4 47 (10.04%) C
5 43 (9.19%) JavaScript
6 34 (7.26%) C++
7 25 (5.34%) Python
8 24 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 23 (4.91%) PHP
10 20 (4.27%) PL/SQL
11 19 (4.06%) VB
12 16 (3.42%) Perl
13 14 (2.99%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.14%) Ruby
15 8 (1.71%) AWK
16 5 (1.07%) Tcl
17 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.43%) VBScript
18 2 (0.43%) Korn
19 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 148 (31.62%) ISEB
2 121 (25.85%) ISTQB
3 69 (14.74%) Degree
4 61 (13.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (11.97%) Security Cleared
6 32 (6.84%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.56%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.92%) PMP
8 9 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.71%) HP ASE
10 4 (0.85%) CSQA
11 3 (0.64%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (22.86%) QA
2 12 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (4.91%) vSphere
2 14 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) Varnish
3 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 117 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.14%) Netcool
2 10 (2.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (2.14%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (1.28%) Nagios
3 6 (1.28%) OpenView
4 3 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.64%) WMI
5 2 (0.43%) Puppet
5 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.43%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.43%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 203 (43.38%) HP
2 93 (19.87%) Oracle
3 71 (15.17%) IBM
4 32 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 27 (5.77%) SAP
6 26 (5.56%) VMware
7 11 (2.35%) EMC
8 10 (2.14%) Citrix
9 9 (1.92%) Sun
10 8 (1.71%) SOASTA, Inc
10 8 (1.71%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.50%) Green Hat
11 7 (1.50%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.50%) Siebel
12 6 (1.28%) Fujitsu
13 5 (1.07%) Capita
14 4 (0.85%) Meridio
14 4 (0.85%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.64%) Cognizant
15 3 (0.64%) Cisco
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dover
People Source
Salary: excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 7 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £38,095 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago