The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 593 556 539
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -17
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 303 312 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 2.04% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 255 267 300
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,448
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -7.93%
Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18082 15306 16168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.44% 15.02% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15325 13136 14091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
LoadRunner
UK

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -26 153 £50,000 - 7
South East -1 65 £50,000 +42.85% 7
South West -22 17 £38,000 -24.00% 2
North East - 15 £37,000 - 1
East of England -9 13 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West -16 13 £60,000 +22.44% 3
Yorkshire -52 12 £43,164 +23.32%
West Midlands +2 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -15 1 - - 2
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 318 (54.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 313 (53.87%) Performance Testing
3 241 (41.48%) HP
4 206 (35.46%) Finance
5 199 (34.25%) Selenium
6 173 (29.78%) ISEB
7 159 (27.37%) Test Scripting
8 153 (26.33%) HP Quality Center
9 143 (24.61%) QA
10 123 (21.17%) JMeter
11 121 (20.83%) SQL
12 109 (18.76%) Oracle
13 99 (17.04%) Test Strategy
14 97 (16.70%) Java
15 94 (16.18%) Security Cleared
16 93 (16.01%) Software Testing
17 92 (15.83%) Automated Testing
17 92 (15.83%) Degree
17 92 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
18 88 (15.15%) ISTQB
19 74 (12.74%) Banking
20 73 (12.56%) Retail
21 69 (11.88%) SC Cleared
22 67 (11.53%) Test Automation
23 64 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
24 63 (10.84%) Oracle Database
25 60 (10.33%) .NET
26 59 (10.15%) Automation Testing
27 56 (9.64%) UNIX
28 53 (9.12%) C#

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 6 (1.03%) LiveLink
3 4 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.52%) IIS
5 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.20%) MS Project
3 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.24%) SAP SD
1 13 (2.24%) SAP MM
2 12 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.07%) SAP HR
3 9 (1.55%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.55%) SAP CRM
3 9 (1.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (1.55%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.69%) SAP APO
4 4 (0.69%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.69%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.13%) HTTP
1 24 (4.13%) LAN
1 24 (4.13%) WAN
2 19 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.72%) SAN
3 10 (1.72%) Internet
4 8 (1.38%) HTTPS
5 6 (1.03%) SSL
6 5 (0.86%) DNS
7 3 (0.52%) NAS
7 3 (0.52%) FTP
7 3 (0.52%) SMTP
7 3 (0.52%) SNMP
7 3 (0.52%) IMAP
8 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.84%) Oracle Database
2 37 (6.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.20%) IDOL
4 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.03%) DB2
5 6 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.52%) Informix
8 2 (0.34%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.34%) Redis
8 2 (0.34%) Riak
9 1 (0.17%) Big Data
9 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) Adabas
9 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 318 (54.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 199 (34.25%) Selenium
3 123 (21.17%) JMeter
4 52 (8.95%) Visual Studio
5 48 (8.26%) SilkPerformer
6 46 (7.92%) WinRunner
7 38 (6.54%) JUnit
8 31 (5.34%) QALoad
8 31 (5.34%) WebDriver
9 30 (5.16%) TestPartner
9 30 (5.16%) jMock
9 30 (5.16%) EasyMock
10 29 (4.99%) NeoLoad
11 26 (4.48%) Facilita Forecast
12 24 (4.13%) JIRA
13 21 (3.61%) Rational Performance Tester
14 16 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (2.58%) eggPlant
16 14 (2.41%) Toad
17 13 (2.24%) WATIR
General
1 206 (35.46%) Finance
2 74 (12.74%) Banking
3 73 (12.56%) Retail
4 39 (6.71%) Telecoms
5 30 (5.16%) Investment Banking
6 26 (4.48%) Back Office
7 15 (2.58%) Front Office
7 15 (2.58%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.55%) Law
9 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.69%) Legal
13 3 (0.52%) Games
14 2 (0.34%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 178 (30.64%) Tester
2 128 (22.03%) Analyst
3 124 (21.34%) Test Analyst
4 96 (16.52%) Test Manager
5 89 (15.32%) Performance Tester
6 83 (14.29%) Consultant
7 63 (10.84%) Test Leader
8 62 (10.67%) Test Consultant
9 43 (7.40%) Performance Consultant
10 42 (7.23%) Performance Test Consultant
10 42 (7.23%) Performance Analyst
10 42 (7.23%) Performance Test Analyst
11 34 (5.85%) Senior Tester
12 29 (4.99%) Software Tester
13 28 (4.82%) Technical Tester
13 28 (4.82%) Performance Manager
13 28 (4.82%) Performance Test Leader
14 27 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (4.30%) Performance Test Manager
15 25 (4.30%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.33%) .NET
2 27 (4.65%) HTML
3 18 (3.10%) .NET Framework
4 17 (2.93%) Web Services
5 16 (2.75%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.75%) jQuery
6 15 (2.58%) LINQ
6 15 (2.58%) WCF
6 15 (2.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 15 (2.58%) CSS
7 14 (2.41%) CSS3
8 13 (2.24%) SOAP
9 11 (1.89%) Ajax
10 8 (1.38%) XML
11 7 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (1.20%) Middleware
12 6 (1.03%) J2EE
13 4 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.52%) Gherkin
14 3 (0.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.78%) Open Source
2 31 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.20%) Credit Risk
8 7 (1.20%) PKI
9 4 (0.69%) Equities
9 4 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.52%) SWIFT
10 3 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Statistics
11 2 (0.34%) GIS
11 2 (0.34%) Handset
11 2 (0.34%) NHS
11 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.34%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 56 (9.64%) UNIX
2 41 (7.06%) Windows
2 41 (7.06%) Linux
3 10 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.20%) Windows XP
6 6 (1.03%) Solaris
7 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (53.87%) Performance Testing
2 159 (27.37%) Test Scripting
3 99 (17.04%) Test Strategy
4 93 (16.01%) Software Testing
5 92 (15.83%) Automated Testing
5 92 (15.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 67 (11.53%) Test Automation
7 64 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (10.15%) Automation Testing
9 44 (7.57%) Scrum
9 44 (7.57%) Test Management
10 33 (5.68%) Load Testing
11 30 (5.16%) Waterfall
11 30 (5.16%) Manual Testing
12 29 (4.99%) ITIL
13 28 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (4.82%) TDD
14 27 (4.65%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.30%) Business Development
16 22 (3.79%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (20.83%) SQL
2 97 (16.70%) Java
3 53 (9.12%) C#
4 31 (5.34%) PL/SQL
5 30 (5.16%) C++
6 29 (4.99%) C
7 28 (4.82%) Python
8 26 (4.48%) Shell Script
9 24 (4.13%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.75%) VB
11 14 (2.41%) VBScript
12 4 (0.69%) VBA
13 3 (0.52%) Korn
13 3 (0.52%) Ruby
14 2 (0.34%) Perl
14 2 (0.34%) PHP
15 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.17%) COBOL
15 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (29.78%) ISEB
2 94 (16.18%) Security Cleared
3 92 (15.83%) Degree
4 88 (15.15%) ISTQB
5 69 (11.88%) SC Cleared
6 42 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (3.10%) DV Cleared
8 13 (2.24%) ISEB Practitioner
9 8 (1.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (1.20%) HP ASE
11 3 (0.52%) Brainbench
12 1 (0.17%) CSQA
12 1 (0.17%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (24.61%) QA
2 17 (2.93%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.86%) HL7
4 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 153 (26.33%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.55%) SCCM
3 7 (1.20%) Netcool
3 7 (1.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.52%) PureDisk
4 3 (0.52%) nmon
4 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.34%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 241 (41.48%) HP
2 109 (18.76%) Oracle
3 40 (6.88%) SAP
4 34 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 22 (3.79%) IBM
6 15 (2.58%) SOASTA, Inc
6 15 (2.58%) Cognos
7 9 (1.55%) Altiris
8 7 (1.20%) EMC
8 7 (1.20%) Meridio
9 6 (1.03%) Fujitsu
9 6 (1.03%) Citrix
9 6 (1.03%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.03%) Adobe
9 6 (1.03%) Siebel
10 5 (0.86%) VMware
11 3 (0.52%) Seapine
11 3 (0.52%) Green Hat
12 2 (0.34%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 33k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago