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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 638 544 550
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 238 329 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 2.16% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 160 277 302
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +23.45%
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
17305 15213 16185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.18% 15.24% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14351 13051 14072
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -92 97 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South East -20 50 £40,000 -20.00% 2
North East - 23 £37,000 - 4
North West -9 19 £60,000 +33.33% 2
East of England -24 16 £45,000 +22.44%
South West -30 10 £38,000 -24.00%
Yorkshire -42 9 £42,500 +21.42% 3
East Midlands -15 5 £43,250 -15.77%
West Midlands -44 5 £60,000 +16.84% 1
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 315 (58.01%) QuickTest Pro
2 269 (49.54%) Performance Testing
3 203 (37.38%) HP
4 188 (34.62%) Finance
5 179 (32.97%) HP Quality Center
6 177 (32.60%) Selenium
7 167 (30.76%) ISEB
8 155 (28.55%) Test Scripting
9 135 (24.86%) QA
10 129 (23.76%) JMeter
11 117 (21.55%) SQL
12 113 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
13 108 (19.89%) Test Strategy
14 107 (19.71%) ISTQB
15 99 (18.23%) Java
16 96 (17.68%) Security Cleared
17 92 (16.94%) Oracle
18 82 (15.10%) User Acceptance Testing
19 79 (14.55%) Test Automation
20 76 (14.00%) Windows
21 75 (13.81%) Degree
22 70 (12.89%) Banking
22 70 (12.89%) UNIX
23 69 (12.71%) Retail
24 68 (12.52%) Automated Testing
24 68 (12.52%) Test Management
25 66 (12.15%) Software Testing
26 63 (11.60%) SC Cleared
27 62 (11.42%) Automation Testing
28 60 (11.05%) Linux

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.21%) IIS
3 7 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.29%) MS Project
3 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.39%) SAP SD
1 13 (2.39%) SAP MM
2 11 (2.03%) SAP HR
3 8 (1.47%) SAP FI
3 8 (1.47%) SAP CRM
3 8 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (1.47%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.92%) SAP APO
4 5 (0.92%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.92%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.89%) HTTP
2 30 (5.52%) LAN
2 30 (5.52%) WAN
3 14 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.66%) SAN
4 9 (1.66%) Internet
5 8 (1.47%) SSL
6 7 (1.29%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.74%) NAS
7 4 (0.74%) IMAP
7 4 (0.74%) SNMP
7 4 (0.74%) SMTP
8 3 (0.55%) DNS
9 2 (0.37%) FTP
10 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (1.29%) DB2
4 5 (0.92%) IDOL
4 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.55%) Informix
6 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.55%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.18%) MySQL
8 1 (0.18%) Adabas
8 1 (0.18%) Big Data
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 315 (58.01%) QuickTest Pro
2 177 (32.60%) Selenium
3 129 (23.76%) JMeter
4 56 (10.31%) SilkPerformer
5 49 (9.02%) Visual Studio
6 31 (5.71%) WebDriver
7 30 (5.52%) WinRunner
8 28 (5.16%) JUnit
8 28 (5.16%) JIRA
9 26 (4.79%) Facilita Forecast
10 25 (4.60%) NeoLoad
11 19 (3.50%) QALoad
12 18 (3.31%) TestPartner
12 18 (3.31%) jMock
12 18 (3.31%) EasyMock
13 16 (2.95%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.95%) TestDirector
13 16 (2.95%) LoadUI
14 14 (2.58%) Selenium IDE
14 14 (2.58%) eggPlant
General
1 188 (34.62%) Finance
2 70 (12.89%) Banking
3 69 (12.71%) Retail
4 45 (8.29%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.24%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.76%) Front Office
6 15 (2.76%) Back Office
7 12 (2.21%) Law
8 11 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.29%) Legal
10 7 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.74%) Publishing
13 3 (0.55%) Games
14 2 (0.37%) Marketing
15 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 171 (31.49%) Tester
2 121 (22.28%) Analyst
2 121 (22.28%) Test Analyst
3 90 (16.57%) Test Manager
4 88 (16.21%) Performance Tester
5 75 (13.81%) Consultant
6 56 (10.31%) Test Consultant
7 49 (9.02%) Performance Analyst
7 49 (9.02%) Performance Test Analyst
8 48 (8.84%) Test Leader
9 42 (7.73%) Performance Consultant
10 41 (7.55%) Performance Test Consultant
11 31 (5.71%) Senior Tester
12 29 (5.34%) Technical Tester
13 26 (4.79%) Performance Test Leader
14 24 (4.42%) Performance Manager
15 22 (4.05%) Performance Test Manager
15 22 (4.05%) Senior Test Analyst
15 22 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
16 18 (3.31%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.94%) .NET
2 24 (4.42%) HTML
3 16 (2.95%) SOAP
3 16 (2.95%) Web Services
4 15 (2.76%) .NET Framework
5 13 (2.39%) jQuery
5 13 (2.39%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.39%) Ajax
6 12 (2.21%) CSS
6 12 (2.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 12 (2.21%) WCF
6 12 (2.21%) LINQ
6 12 (2.21%) CSS3
7 9 (1.66%) Gherkin
8 7 (1.29%) XML
9 6 (1.10%) J2EE
10 5 (0.92%) Middleware
11 4 (0.74%) MAPI
11 4 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.10%) Open Source
2 33 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.03%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.84%) User Experience
8 7 (1.29%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.10%) Statistics
9 6 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.92%) PKI
10 5 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Equities
11 4 (0.74%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.74%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.55%) RIA
13 2 (0.37%) GIS
13 2 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 76 (14.00%) Windows
2 70 (12.89%) UNIX
3 60 (11.05%) Linux
4 42 (7.73%) Windows 7
5 37 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (6.26%) Windows XP
7 30 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.21%) Solaris
9 2 (0.37%) AIX
9 2 (0.37%) Android
9 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (49.54%) Performance Testing
2 155 (28.55%) Test Scripting
3 113 (20.81%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (19.89%) Test Strategy
5 82 (15.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 79 (14.55%) Test Automation
7 68 (12.52%) Test Management
7 68 (12.52%) Automated Testing
8 66 (12.15%) Software Testing
9 62 (11.42%) Automation Testing
10 57 (10.50%) Regression Testing
11 44 (8.10%) Scrum
12 40 (7.37%) Manual Testing
13 38 (7.00%) Migration
14 34 (6.26%) TDD
15 33 (6.08%) Mentoring
16 31 (5.71%) Load Testing
17 29 (5.34%) E-Commerce
18 26 (4.79%) BDD
19 24 (4.42%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (21.55%) SQL
2 99 (18.23%) Java
3 58 (10.68%) C#
4 33 (6.08%) C++
5 30 (5.52%) PL/SQL
5 30 (5.52%) Python
6 26 (4.79%) C
7 21 (3.87%) JavaScript
7 21 (3.87%) Shell Script
8 17 (3.13%) VB
9 9 (1.66%) PHP
10 5 (0.92%) Korn
11 4 (0.74%) VBA
12 3 (0.55%) VBScript
13 2 (0.37%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) ABAP
14 1 (0.18%) sed
14 1 (0.18%) AWK
14 1 (0.18%) COBOL
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (30.76%) ISEB
2 107 (19.71%) ISTQB
3 96 (17.68%) Security Cleared
4 75 (13.81%) Degree
5 63 (11.60%) SC Cleared
6 48 (8.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (2.39%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (2.03%) HP ASE
10 7 (1.29%) Brainbench
11 4 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.37%) HP AIS
13 1 (0.18%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (24.86%) QA
2 10 (1.84%) HL7
3 8 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.24%) VMware ESX
2 14 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (2.58%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.18%) HDFS
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 179 (32.97%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.21%) SCCM
3 5 (0.92%) Netcool
3 5 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.74%) PureDisk
5 3 (0.55%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.37%) nmon
7 1 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 203 (37.38%) HP
2 92 (16.94%) Oracle
3 44 (8.10%) SAP
4 33 (6.08%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.24%) VMware
6 14 (2.58%) Fujitsu
6 14 (2.58%) SOASTA, Inc
7 12 (2.21%) Altiris
7 12 (2.21%) IBM
8 9 (1.66%) NetApp
9 8 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.29%) Siebel
11 6 (1.10%) Adobe
11 6 (1.10%) Citrix
12 5 (0.92%) EMC
12 5 (0.92%) Cognos
12 5 (0.92%) Meridio
13 3 (0.55%) Seapine
14 2 (0.37%) CA
14 2 (0.37%) JD Edwards
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago