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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 645 670 618
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -52
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 225 205 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 1.31% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 142 171 235
Average salary £48,750 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.51% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,900 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
16914 15670 16727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.01% 15.31% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14377 13214 14834
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +15 103 £55,000 +3.77% 11
South East +24 65 £37,000 -22.10% 5
East of England -22 21 £67,500 +78.21% 3
North East - 17 £42,500 -
North West -11 7 £48,750 +5.97% 2
West Midlands -20 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -25 3 £36,500 +7.35%
East Midlands +8 1 - -
South West -25 1 £35,000 -7.28% 1
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 216 (46.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 199 (43.07%) Performance Testing
3 180 (38.96%) HP
4 161 (34.85%) ISEB
5 152 (32.90%) HP Quality Center
6 149 (32.25%) Test Scripting
7 137 (29.65%) Finance
8 128 (27.71%) ISTQB
9 126 (27.27%) SQL
9 126 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (25.11%) Selenium
11 115 (24.89%) QA
12 114 (24.68%) JMeter
13 109 (23.59%) Windows
14 107 (23.16%) Java
15 100 (21.65%) Test Strategy
16 89 (19.26%) Security Cleared
17 87 (18.83%) Test Automation
18 80 (17.32%) Test Management
19 77 (16.67%) Oracle
20 76 (16.45%) UNIX
20 76 (16.45%) Regression Testing
21 74 (16.02%) Degree
21 74 (16.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 71 (15.37%) Linux
23 63 (13.64%) C#
24 61 (13.20%) SQL Server
25 60 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
26 59 (12.77%) Retail
27 55 (11.90%) SC Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 21 (4.55%) IIS
2 11 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.16%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.95%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
2 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) SAP MM
1 6 (1.30%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.08%) SAP APO
2 5 (1.08%) SAP PP
2 5 (1.08%) SAP WM
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.66%) LAN
1 40 (8.66%) WAN
2 32 (6.93%) HTTP
3 17 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.38%) SAN
5 7 (1.52%) Internet
5 7 (1.52%) SSL
5 7 (1.52%) DNS
6 4 (0.87%) SNMP
7 3 (0.65%) IMAP
7 3 (0.65%) NAS
7 3 (0.65%) SMTP
7 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.43%) Wireless
9 1 (0.22%) FCoE
9 1 (0.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.20%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.16%) DB2
5 9 (1.95%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.65%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.65%) IDOL
8 2 (0.43%) MySQL
9 1 (0.22%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 216 (46.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 116 (25.11%) Selenium
3 114 (24.68%) JMeter
4 49 (10.61%) JIRA
5 43 (9.31%) Facilita Forecast
6 38 (8.23%) SilkPerformer
7 32 (6.93%) WebDriver
8 29 (6.28%) Visual Studio
9 26 (5.63%) WebLOAD
9 26 (5.63%) LoadUI
9 26 (5.63%) Cucumber
10 25 (5.41%) NUnit
11 23 (4.98%) SoapUI
12 21 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (4.55%) Git (software)
13 19 (4.11%) JUnit
14 17 (3.68%) Rational Performance Tester
14 17 (3.68%) WinRunner
15 16 (3.46%) Bugzilla
16 15 (3.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 137 (29.65%) Finance
2 59 (12.77%) Retail
3 41 (8.87%) Banking
4 30 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.03%) Legal
6 11 (2.38%) Games
7 9 (1.95%) Military
8 8 (1.73%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.73%) Law
8 8 (1.73%) Advertising
9 7 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.87%) Publishing
10 4 (0.87%) Front Office
10 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.87%) Marketing
11 3 (0.65%) Back Office
11 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (28.79%) Tester
2 100 (21.65%) Analyst
3 91 (19.70%) Test Analyst
4 84 (18.18%) Performance Tester
5 69 (14.94%) Consultant
6 58 (12.55%) Test Manager
7 51 (11.04%) Test Consultant
8 43 (9.31%) Test Leader
9 37 (8.01%) Performance Test Leader
10 32 (6.93%) Test Engineer
11 28 (6.06%) Performance Consultant
12 27 (5.84%) Performance Test Consultant
13 26 (5.63%) Performance Analyst
14 19 (4.11%) Performance Test Analyst
15 18 (3.90%) Architect
16 17 (3.68%) Test Architect
16 17 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
17 16 (3.46%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
18 15 (3.25%) Performance Test Manager
18 15 (3.25%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.58%) .NET
2 33 (7.14%) SOAP
3 30 (6.49%) Web Services
4 27 (5.84%) HTML
5 14 (3.03%) J2EE
5 14 (3.03%) XML
5 14 (3.03%) Gherkin
6 13 (2.81%) Ajax
7 12 (2.60%) WCF
7 12 (2.60%) REST
8 9 (1.95%) Flash
9 8 (1.73%) XSL
10 5 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (1.08%) Middleware
11 3 (0.65%) MAPI
11 3 (0.65%) JSP
12 2 (0.43%) SAP Basis
12 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.43%) JMS
13 1 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.44%) Open Source
2 35 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.36%) Mobile App
4 26 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.16%) Online Games
8 9 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (1.52%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (1.52%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.52%) Statistics
10 7 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.52%) IPTV
10 7 (1.52%) Replication
10 7 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.08%) GIS
12 4 (0.87%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 109 (23.59%) Windows
2 76 (16.45%) UNIX
3 71 (15.37%) Linux
4 60 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 55 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 52 (11.26%) Windows XP
7 51 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.60%) Solaris
9 10 (2.16%) Android
10 9 (1.95%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.87%) AIX
13 3 (0.65%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (43.07%) Performance Testing
2 149 (32.25%) Test Scripting
3 126 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (21.65%) Test Strategy
5 87 (18.83%) Test Automation
6 80 (17.32%) Test Management
7 76 (16.45%) Regression Testing
8 51 (11.04%) Migration
9 50 (10.82%) Software Testing
10 46 (9.96%) BDD
10 46 (9.96%) Scrum
11 45 (9.74%) Automated Testing
12 43 (9.31%) TDD
13 42 (9.09%) Load Testing
13 42 (9.09%) Automation Testing
14 41 (8.87%) Non-Functional Testing
14 41 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (7.79%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.79%) E-Commerce
16 30 (6.49%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 126 (27.27%) SQL
2 107 (23.16%) Java
3 63 (13.64%) C#
4 42 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.36%) C++
6 30 (6.49%) Python
7 26 (5.63%) Shell Script
8 22 (4.76%) C
9 21 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 15 (3.25%) VB
10 15 (3.25%) PHP
11 8 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.52%) Korn
13 5 (1.08%) Perl
14 4 (0.87%) VBScript
14 4 (0.87%) VBA
15 3 (0.65%) Tcl
16 2 (0.43%) Ruby
16 2 (0.43%) ABAP
17 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 161 (34.85%) ISEB
2 128 (27.71%) ISTQB
3 89 (19.26%) Security Cleared
4 74 (16.02%) Degree
4 74 (16.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 55 (11.90%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.68%) DV Cleared
6 17 (3.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (2.38%) HP ASE
8 7 (1.52%) Brainbench
9 3 (0.65%) HP AIS
10 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.43%) CSQA
11 1 (0.22%) PMP
11 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (24.89%) QA
2 13 (2.81%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.52%) HL7
4 2 (0.43%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 30 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.19%) VMware ESX
3 18 (3.90%) vSphere
4 11 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 152 (32.90%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.73%) Netcool
2 8 (1.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (1.73%) SCCM
3 7 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (1.30%) OpenView
4 6 (1.30%) Nagios
5 3 (0.65%) PureDisk
5 3 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.65%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.43%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) BMC Performance Manager
7 1 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 180 (38.96%) HP
2 77 (16.67%) Oracle
3 40 (8.66%) VMware
4 32 (6.93%) IBM
5 30 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 29 (6.28%) SAP
7 18 (3.90%) Fujitsu
8 13 (2.81%) SOASTA, Inc
9 11 (2.38%) NetApp
10 9 (1.95%) EMC
10 9 (1.95%) Siebel
11 8 (1.73%) Altiris
11 8 (1.73%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.30%) Citrix
13 3 (0.65%) Seapine
13 3 (0.65%) Telerik
13 3 (0.65%) Meridio
14 2 (0.43%) ION Trading
14 2 (0.43%) Cognos
14 2 (0.43%) CA
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon, South West
Met Office
Salary: £26,988 per annum and up to £30,194 for exceptional candidates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum and Bonus (10% plus) and health and
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
UK - London, Manchester, Preston, Bristol
Guru Careers
Salary: £35 - 45k (DOE) + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Ealing, London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Tadworth, Surrey
LEGAL AND GENERAL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 27 days ago