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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 697 587 576
Rank change year-on-year
-110 -11
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 180 283 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 1.83% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 110 240 243
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 £36,575 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £70,000 £64,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +17.57%
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
16781 15503 15647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.74% 15.22% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14037 13309 13706
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -66 62 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South East -5 50 £38,500 -23.00% 9
North East - 19 £42,500 - 2
North West -15 17 £60,000 +30.43% 1
East of England -31 10 £67,500 +83.67% 1
Yorkshire -31 9 £36,500 +7.35%
West Midlands -56 5 £36,250 -29.40% 2
East Midlands -16 4 £43,250 -15.77%
South West -31 3 £38,000 -24.00% 4
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LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 252 (53.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 228 (48.00%) Performance Testing
3 175 (36.84%) HP
4 162 (34.11%) HP Quality Center
5 158 (33.26%) Finance
6 149 (31.37%) ISEB
7 147 (30.95%) Test Scripting
8 125 (26.32%) Selenium
9 119 (25.05%) JMeter
10 115 (24.21%) QA
11 113 (23.79%) ISTQB
12 107 (22.53%) SQL
13 103 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
14 100 (21.05%) Java
15 97 (20.42%) Test Strategy
16 90 (18.95%) Oracle
17 89 (18.74%) Security Cleared
18 83 (17.47%) Windows
19 78 (16.42%) Test Automation
20 70 (14.74%) Test Management
21 66 (13.89%) Regression Testing
22 65 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
23 63 (13.26%) Degree
23 63 (13.26%) UNIX
24 61 (12.84%) Linux
25 59 (12.42%) SC Cleared
26 55 (11.58%) C#
26 55 (11.58%) Retail
27 54 (11.37%) Banking
28 53 (11.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (3.37%) IIS
2 12 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.21%) Apache
5 1 (0.21%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.63%) MS Project
2 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.68%) SAP MM
1 8 (1.68%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.05%) SAP APO
2 5 (1.05%) SAP PP
2 5 (1.05%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.63%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.63%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.37%) LAN
1 35 (7.37%) WAN
2 29 (6.11%) HTTP
3 15 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.47%) SAN
5 6 (1.26%) Internet
5 6 (1.26%) SSL
6 4 (0.84%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.84%) SNMP
6 4 (0.84%) SMTP
6 4 (0.84%) IMAP
6 4 (0.84%) NAS
7 2 (0.42%) Wireless
7 2 (0.42%) DNS
8 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.26%) DB2
3 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.63%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.63%) IDOL
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.63%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (0.42%) Informix
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Adabas
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.21%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 252 (53.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 125 (26.32%) Selenium
3 119 (25.05%) JMeter
4 37 (7.79%) SilkPerformer
5 34 (7.16%) Visual Studio
6 33 (6.95%) Facilita Forecast
7 31 (6.53%) JIRA
8 29 (6.11%) WebDriver
9 22 (4.63%) Cucumber
10 20 (4.21%) LoadUI
10 20 (4.21%) NeoLoad
10 20 (4.21%) WinRunner
11 18 (3.79%) JUnit
11 18 (3.79%) WebLOAD
12 16 (3.37%) Selenium IDE
13 14 (2.95%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (2.74%) TestDirector
15 11 (2.32%) Git (software)
15 11 (2.32%) SoapUI
16 10 (2.11%) NUnit
General
1 158 (33.26%) Finance
2 55 (11.58%) Retail
3 54 (11.37%) Banking
4 31 (6.53%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.53%) Law
6 11 (2.32%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.11%) Front Office
8 9 (1.89%) Back Office
9 8 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.47%) Legal
11 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.05%) Advertising
11 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.84%) Publishing
13 2 (0.42%) Games
13 2 (0.42%) Marketing
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 149 (31.37%) Tester
2 108 (22.74%) Analyst
3 107 (22.53%) Test Analyst
4 85 (17.89%) Performance Tester
5 68 (14.32%) Consultant
6 63 (13.26%) Test Manager
7 49 (10.32%) Test Consultant
8 48 (10.11%) Test Leader
9 37 (7.79%) Performance Analyst
10 36 (7.58%) Performance Test Analyst
11 34 (7.16%) Performance Test Leader
12 33 (6.95%) Performance Consultant
13 32 (6.74%) Performance Test Consultant
14 28 (5.89%) Senior Tester
15 25 (5.26%) Technical Tester
16 17 (3.58%) Senior Analyst
17 16 (3.37%) Senior Test Analyst
17 16 (3.37%) Test Engineer
17 16 (3.37%) Performance Test Manager
17 16 (3.37%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.63%) .NET
2 20 (4.21%) SOAP
3 15 (3.16%) HTML
4 14 (2.95%) Gherkin
5 13 (2.74%) Web Services
6 9 (1.89%) J2EE
6 9 (1.89%) Ajax
7 7 (1.47%) XML
8 5 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.05%) jQuery
9 4 (0.84%) WCF
9 4 (0.84%) LINQ
9 4 (0.84%) CSS3
9 4 (0.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.84%) CSS
9 4 (0.84%) MAPI
10 3 (0.63%) Flash
10 3 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 33 (6.95%) Open Source
3 24 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.32%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.68%) Statistics
9 7 (1.47%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.47%) User Experience
10 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.84%) Replication
13 3 (0.63%) Equities
13 3 (0.63%) PKI
14 2 (0.42%) IPTV
14 2 (0.42%) GIS
14 2 (0.42%) Over-the-Top Content
14 2 (0.42%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 83 (17.47%) Windows
2 63 (13.26%) UNIX
3 61 (12.84%) Linux
4 50 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 49 (10.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (8.42%) Windows XP
7 39 (8.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.74%) Solaris
9 4 (0.84%) AIX
9 4 (0.84%) Android
9 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (48.00%) Performance Testing
2 147 (30.95%) Test Scripting
3 103 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (20.42%) Test Strategy
5 78 (16.42%) Test Automation
6 70 (14.74%) Test Management
7 66 (13.89%) Regression Testing
8 65 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 52 (10.95%) Automation Testing
10 43 (9.05%) Software Testing
11 42 (8.84%) Automated Testing
12 41 (8.63%) Migration
13 37 (7.79%) TDD
13 37 (7.79%) BDD
14 36 (7.58%) Scrum
15 33 (6.95%) Non-Functional Testing
16 31 (6.53%) Load Testing
17 25 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 25 (5.26%) Manual Testing
18 24 (5.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 107 (22.53%) SQL
2 100 (21.05%) Java
3 55 (11.58%) C#
4 34 (7.16%) PL/SQL
4 34 (7.16%) Python
5 32 (6.74%) C++
6 25 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 24 (5.05%) C
8 23 (4.84%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.37%) VB
10 14 (2.95%) PHP
11 5 (1.05%) Korn
11 5 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.63%) VBA
12 3 (0.63%) VBScript
13 2 (0.42%) ABAP
13 2 (0.42%) Tcl
13 2 (0.42%) Perl
13 2 (0.42%) Ruby
14 1 (0.21%) sed
Qualifications
1 149 (31.37%) ISEB
2 113 (23.79%) ISTQB
3 89 (18.74%) Security Cleared
4 63 (13.26%) Degree
5 59 (12.42%) SC Cleared
6 53 (11.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (2.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (2.53%) HP ASE
8 12 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.47%) Brainbench
10 3 (0.63%) HP AIS
10 3 (0.63%) CSQA
11 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (24.21%) QA
2 12 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.11%) HL7
4 3 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 23 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.32%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 162 (34.11%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.53%) SCCM
3 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.84%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.84%) PureDisk
4 3 (0.63%) Netcool
4 3 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.42%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.42%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 175 (36.84%) HP
2 90 (18.95%) Oracle
3 32 (6.74%) VMware
4 30 (6.32%) SAP
5 29 (6.11%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.79%) Fujitsu
7 12 (2.53%) Altiris
7 12 (2.53%) IBM
8 11 (2.32%) NetApp
8 11 (2.32%) SOASTA, Inc
9 6 (1.26%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.26%) Siebel
10 4 (0.84%) Adobe
10 4 (0.84%) EMC
10 4 (0.84%) Citrix
11 3 (0.63%) Seapine
11 3 (0.63%) Meridio
12 2 (0.42%) Green Hat
12 2 (0.42%) CA
12 2 (0.42%) Sun
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton, Cambridgeshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol; Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
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
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Further Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago