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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 629 538 547
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +9
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 241 322 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 2.10% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 178 264 297
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
17321 15310 16348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.28% 15.28% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14422 13150 14217
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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 3 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 3 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 -57 101 £47,500 -5.00% 5
South East -29 49 £42,500 -15.00% 5
North West -8 19 £60,000 +114.28% 4
North East - 19 £37,000 -
East of England -18 17 £45,000 +22.44%
South West -16 15 £38,000 -24.00% 1
West Midlands -33 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -72 6 £39,412 +12.60% 3
East Midlands -18 4 £49,000 +11.23%
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 328 (57.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 293 (50.96%) Performance Testing
3 229 (39.83%) HP
4 202 (35.13%) Finance
5 199 (34.61%) Selenium
6 176 (30.61%) HP Quality Center
7 171 (29.74%) ISEB
8 160 (27.83%) Test Scripting
9 140 (24.35%) QA
10 129 (22.43%) JMeter
11 125 (21.74%) SQL
12 112 (19.48%) Test Strategy
13 105 (18.26%) Java
14 101 (17.57%) Oracle
15 99 (17.22%) ISTQB
15 99 (17.22%) Security Cleared
16 89 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 82 (14.26%) Degree
18 79 (13.74%) Automated Testing
19 76 (13.22%) Banking
19 76 (13.22%) Software Testing
20 74 (12.87%) Test Automation
21 71 (12.35%) Retail
22 70 (12.17%) UNIX
23 68 (11.83%) Automation Testing
24 67 (11.65%) Windows
25 66 (11.48%) SC Cleared
26 62 (10.78%) Test Management
26 62 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
27 59 (10.26%) Linux

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 24 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.57%) IIS
3 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.52%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.52%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.22%) MS Project
3 4 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.52%) MS Office
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
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 FI/CO
3 10 (1.74%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.87%) SAP APO
4 5 (0.87%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.87%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.22%) HTTP
2 29 (5.04%) LAN
2 29 (5.04%) WAN
3 18 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.91%) 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%) SNMP
8 4 (0.70%) SMTP
8 4 (0.70%) IMAP
8 4 (0.70%) NAS
9 3 (0.52%) FTP
10 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.04%) Oracle Database
2 46 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.22%) DB2
5 6 (1.04%) IDOL
5 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
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%) Big Data
10 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.17%) MySQL
10 1 (0.17%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 328 (57.04%) QuickTest Pro
2 199 (34.61%) Selenium
3 129 (22.43%) JMeter
4 55 (9.57%) SilkPerformer
5 52 (9.04%) Visual Studio
6 35 (6.09%) WebDriver
7 34 (5.91%) JUnit
7 34 (5.91%) WinRunner
8 27 (4.70%) JIRA
9 26 (4.52%) NeoLoad
9 26 (4.52%) Facilita Forecast
10 25 (4.35%) QALoad
11 24 (4.17%) jMock
11 24 (4.17%) EasyMock
11 24 (4.17%) TestPartner
12 16 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (2.61%) TestDirector
13 15 (2.61%) Cucumber
14 14 (2.43%) LoadUI
14 14 (2.43%) eggPlant
General
1 202 (35.13%) Finance
2 76 (13.22%) Banking
3 71 (12.35%) Retail
4 45 (7.83%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.87%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.13%) Back Office
7 15 (2.61%) Front Office
8 13 (2.26%) 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%) Publishing
12 3 (0.52%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.17%) Marketing
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 181 (31.48%) Tester
2 123 (21.39%) Analyst
3 122 (21.22%) Test Analyst
4 93 (16.17%) Test Manager
5 91 (15.83%) Performance Tester
6 79 (13.74%) Consultant
7 56 (9.74%) Test Consultant
8 54 (9.39%) Test Leader
9 47 (8.17%) Performance Consultant
10 46 (8.00%) Performance Test Consultant
10 46 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
10 46 (8.00%) Performance Test Analyst
11 36 (6.26%) Senior Tester
12 32 (5.57%) Technical Tester
13 26 (4.52%) Performance Test Leader
13 26 (4.52%) Performance Manager
14 25 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
14 25 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
15 23 (4.00%) Performance Test Manager
16 22 (3.83%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.26%) .NET
2 28 (4.87%) HTML
3 17 (2.96%) .NET Framework
3 17 (2.96%) Web Services
4 15 (2.61%) ASP.NET
4 15 (2.61%) jQuery
5 14 (2.43%) WCF
5 14 (2.43%) LINQ
5 14 (2.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 14 (2.43%) CSS3
5 14 (2.43%) CSS
6 13 (2.26%) SOAP
6 13 (2.26%) Ajax
7 8 (1.39%) Gherkin
8 6 (1.04%) Middleware
8 6 (1.04%) J2EE
8 6 (1.04%) XML
9 4 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.70%) MAPI
10 3 (0.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.87%) Open Source
2 33 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.91%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.39%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.04%) PKI
8 6 (1.04%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.87%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.70%) Equities
11 3 (0.52%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.52%) RIA
12 2 (0.35%) GIS
12 2 (0.35%) Handset
12 2 (0.35%) Statistics
13 1 (0.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.17%) UNIX
2 67 (11.65%) Windows
3 59 (10.26%) Linux
4 32 (5.57%) Windows 7
5 27 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 20 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.74%) Solaris
9 2 (0.35%) Android
9 2 (0.35%) AIX
9 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (50.96%) Performance Testing
2 160 (27.83%) Test Scripting
3 112 (19.48%) Test Strategy
4 89 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 79 (13.74%) Automated Testing
6 76 (13.22%) Software Testing
7 74 (12.87%) Test Automation
8 68 (11.83%) Automation Testing
9 62 (10.78%) Test Management
9 62 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (8.70%) Regression Testing
11 49 (8.52%) Manual Testing
12 46 (8.00%) Scrum
13 34 (5.91%) TDD
14 33 (5.74%) Migration
15 32 (5.57%) Load Testing
15 32 (5.57%) Mentoring
16 29 (5.04%) E-Commerce
17 25 (4.35%) Waterfall
18 24 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 125 (21.74%) SQL
2 105 (18.26%) Java
3 59 (10.26%) C#
4 34 (5.91%) C++
5 33 (5.74%) PL/SQL
6 32 (5.57%) Python
7 28 (4.87%) C
8 25 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.96%) VB
10 8 (1.39%) PHP
11 6 (1.04%) VBScript
12 5 (0.87%) Korn
13 4 (0.70%) VBA
14 3 (0.52%) Ruby
15 2 (0.35%) Perl
16 1 (0.17%) COBOL
16 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.17%) AWK
16 1 (0.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 171 (29.74%) ISEB
2 99 (17.22%) ISTQB
2 99 (17.22%) Security Cleared
3 82 (14.26%) Degree
4 66 (11.48%) SC Cleared
5 48 (8.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (2.61%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 10 (1.74%) HP ASE
9 7 (1.22%) Brainbench
9 7 (1.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.17%) CSQA
10 1 (0.17%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (24.35%) QA
2 10 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.22%) HL7
4 6 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 11 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 176 (30.61%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.09%) SCCM
3 6 (1.04%) Netcool
3 6 (1.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.70%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.70%) PureDisk
5 3 (0.52%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.52%) nmon
6 2 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 229 (39.83%) HP
2 101 (17.57%) Oracle
3 44 (7.65%) SAP
4 35 (6.09%) Microsoft
5 17 (2.96%) IBM
6 16 (2.78%) VMware
7 15 (2.61%) SOASTA, Inc
8 12 (2.09%) Fujitsu
8 12 (2.09%) Altiris
9 10 (1.74%) Cognos
10 8 (1.39%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.04%) NetApp
11 6 (1.04%) EMC
11 6 (1.04%) Citrix
11 6 (1.04%) Siebel
11 6 (1.04%) Adobe
11 6 (1.04%) Meridio
12 3 (0.52%) Seapine
12 3 (0.52%) Green Hat
13 2 (0.35%) CA
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
LA International
Salary: £36000 - £57000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + £6,300 Car
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Arsenal Football Club
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago