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 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 613 539 569
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +30
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 266 332 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.50% 2.13% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 202 274 286
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,900 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
17753 15583 16242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.23% 15.32% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14813 13380 14150
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -51 116 £47,500 -5.00% 6
South East -12 56 £48,000 +1.05% 3
South West -7 20 £38,000 -24.00% 1
North East - 19 £37,000 -
East of England +4 17 £45,000 +22.44%
North West -20 17 £60,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands -26 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -63 6 £39,412 +12.60% 3
East Midlands -22 3 £49,000 +50.76%
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 324 (56.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 297 (51.74%) Performance Testing
3 230 (40.07%) HP
4 198 (34.49%) Finance
5 196 (34.15%) Selenium
6 173 (30.14%) HP Quality Center
7 170 (29.62%) ISEB
8 161 (28.05%) Test Scripting
9 139 (24.22%) QA
10 127 (22.13%) JMeter
11 121 (21.08%) SQL
12 112 (19.51%) Test Strategy
13 103 (17.94%) Java
14 102 (17.77%) Security Cleared
15 100 (17.42%) Oracle
16 98 (17.07%) ISTQB
17 85 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 83 (14.46%) Degree
19 80 (13.94%) Automated Testing
20 75 (13.07%) Software Testing
21 74 (12.89%) Banking
22 73 (12.72%) Retail
23 71 (12.37%) Test Automation
24 69 (12.02%) SC Cleared
25 67 (11.67%) UNIX
26 65 (11.32%) Windows
27 64 (11.15%) Automation Testing
28 59 (10.28%) C#
28 59 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
29 58 (10.10%) .NET

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.39%) IIS
3 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.52%) LiveLink
5 3 (0.52%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.22%) MS Project
3 4 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.61%) SAP SD
1 15 (2.61%) SAP MM
2 13 (2.26%) SAP HR
3 10 (1.74%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.74%) SAP CRM
3 10 (1.74%) SAP CO
3 10 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.87%) SAP APO
4 5 (0.87%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.87%) SAP WM
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.05%) HTTP
2 28 (4.88%) LAN
2 28 (4.88%) WAN
3 18 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.92%) Internet
5 10 (1.74%) SAN
6 8 (1.39%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.39%) SSL
7 5 (0.87%) DNS
8 4 (0.70%) NAS
8 4 (0.70%) SMTP
8 4 (0.70%) SNMP
8 4 (0.70%) IMAP
9 3 (0.52%) FTP
10 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.23%) Oracle Database
2 43 (7.49%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.22%) DB2
5 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.05%) IDOL
5 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.52%) Informix
8 3 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.17%) MySQL
10 1 (0.17%) Adabas
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.17%) Big Data
10 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 324 (56.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 196 (34.15%) Selenium
3 127 (22.13%) JMeter
4 53 (9.23%) SilkPerformer
5 52 (9.06%) Visual Studio
6 36 (6.27%) WinRunner
7 33 (5.75%) WebDriver
8 32 (5.57%) JUnit
9 28 (4.88%) NeoLoad
9 28 (4.88%) Facilita Forecast
10 25 (4.36%) QALoad
10 25 (4.36%) JIRA
11 24 (4.18%) TestPartner
11 24 (4.18%) jMock
11 24 (4.18%) EasyMock
12 15 (2.61%) TestDirector
12 15 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (2.61%) eggPlant
13 14 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (2.26%) WATIR
General
1 198 (34.49%) Finance
2 74 (12.89%) Banking
3 73 (12.72%) Retail
4 46 (8.01%) Telecoms
5 29 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.48%) Back Office
7 15 (2.61%) Front Office
8 14 (2.44%) Retail Banking
9 12 (2.09%) Law
10 8 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.22%) Legal
11 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.52%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.35%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 181 (31.53%) Tester
2 123 (21.43%) Analyst
3 122 (21.25%) Test Analyst
4 92 (16.03%) Performance Tester
5 90 (15.68%) Test Manager
6 80 (13.94%) Consultant
7 57 (9.93%) Test Consultant
7 57 (9.93%) Test Leader
8 47 (8.19%) Performance Consultant
9 46 (8.01%) Performance Test Analyst
9 46 (8.01%) Performance Analyst
9 46 (8.01%) Performance Test Consultant
10 35 (6.10%) Senior Tester
11 32 (5.57%) Technical Tester
12 27 (4.70%) Performance Manager
12 27 (4.70%) Performance Test Leader
13 24 (4.18%) Performance Test Manager
14 23 (4.01%) Senior Test Analyst
14 23 (4.01%) Senior Analyst
15 22 (3.83%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.10%) .NET
2 28 (4.88%) HTML
3 17 (2.96%) Web Services
4 16 (2.79%) .NET Framework
5 15 (2.61%) ASP.NET
5 15 (2.61%) jQuery
6 14 (2.44%) CSS3
6 14 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (2.44%) LINQ
6 14 (2.44%) WCF
6 14 (2.44%) CSS
7 13 (2.26%) SOAP
7 13 (2.26%) Ajax
8 6 (1.05%) Gherkin
8 6 (1.05%) XML
8 6 (1.05%) J2EE
8 6 (1.05%) Middleware
9 4 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.70%) MAPI
10 3 (0.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.89%) Open Source
2 34 (5.92%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.26%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.09%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.92%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.05%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.05%) PKI
9 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.70%) Equities
11 3 (0.52%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.52%) RIA
11 3 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.35%) GIS
12 2 (0.35%) Handset
12 2 (0.35%) Statistics
13 1 (0.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.67%) UNIX
2 65 (11.32%) Windows
3 56 (9.76%) Linux
4 30 (5.23%) Windows 7
5 25 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (4.01%) Windows XP
7 18 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.74%) Solaris
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
10 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Android
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (51.74%) Performance Testing
2 161 (28.05%) Test Scripting
3 112 (19.51%) Test Strategy
4 85 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 80 (13.94%) Automated Testing
6 75 (13.07%) Software Testing
7 71 (12.37%) Test Automation
8 64 (11.15%) Automation Testing
9 59 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (9.93%) Test Management
11 47 (8.19%) Regression Testing
12 45 (7.84%) Scrum
13 32 (5.57%) Migration
13 32 (5.57%) Load Testing
14 29 (5.05%) E-Commerce
14 29 (5.05%) TDD
14 29 (5.05%) Manual Testing
15 25 (4.36%) Waterfall
16 23 (4.01%) ITIL
17 22 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 121 (21.08%) SQL
2 103 (17.94%) Java
3 59 (10.28%) C#
4 34 (5.92%) C++
5 33 (5.75%) PL/SQL
6 30 (5.23%) Python
7 29 (5.05%) C
8 25 (4.36%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.36%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.96%) VB
10 6 (1.05%) VBScript
10 6 (1.05%) PHP
11 4 (0.70%) VBA
12 3 (0.52%) Korn
12 3 (0.52%) Ruby
13 2 (0.35%) Perl
14 1 (0.17%) AWK
14 1 (0.17%) COBOL
14 1 (0.17%) ABAP
14 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 170 (29.62%) ISEB
2 102 (17.77%) Security Cleared
3 98 (17.07%) ISTQB
4 83 (14.46%) Degree
5 69 (12.02%) SC Cleared
6 48 (8.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (2.61%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.57%) HP ASE
10 8 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (1.22%) Brainbench
12 1 (0.17%) CSQA
12 1 (0.17%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (24.22%) QA
2 11 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.22%) HL7
4 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (2.61%) VMware ESX
2 10 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 173 (30.14%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.09%) SCCM
3 6 (1.05%) Netcool
3 6 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.70%) PureDisk
4 4 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.70%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.52%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.52%) nmon
6 2 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 230 (40.07%) HP
2 100 (17.42%) Oracle
3 45 (7.84%) SAP
4 34 (5.92%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.14%) IBM
6 15 (2.61%) VMware
6 15 (2.61%) SOASTA, Inc
7 12 (2.09%) Fujitsu
7 12 (2.09%) Altiris
8 10 (1.74%) Cognos
9 8 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.22%) Citrix
11 6 (1.05%) Siebel
11 6 (1.05%) EMC
11 6 (1.05%) NetApp
11 6 (1.05%) Adobe
11 6 (1.05%) Meridio
12 3 (0.52%) Seapine
12 3 (0.52%) Green Hat
13 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 33k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Arsenal Football Club
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 25 days ago