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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 639 637 542
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -95
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 240 281 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 1.55% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 182 224 272
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% +11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £35,550 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +12.35%
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
16926 18186 15819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.38% 16.17% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14336 15079 13641
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 -26 99 £57,500 +7.47% 4
South East +5 61 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East of England +59 37 £67,500 -10.00% 3
North West -1 14 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire -2 12 £52,500 +21.63%
West Midlands -16 6 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East Midlands +15 4 £34,000 +8.80% 1
South West -28 3 £57,500 +27.77%
North East -9 1 - -
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 220 (45.74%) Performance Testing
2 211 (43.87%) HP
3 167 (34.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 154 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (31.19%) Finance
5 150 (31.19%) ISEB
6 145 (30.15%) Java
7 143 (29.73%) SQL
8 139 (28.90%) Test Scripting
9 132 (27.44%) JMeter
10 130 (27.03%) Test Strategy
11 127 (26.40%) Selenium
12 121 (25.16%) ISTQB
12 121 (25.16%) HP Quality Center
13 119 (24.74%) QA
14 96 (19.96%) Oracle
15 92 (19.13%) Windows
16 81 (16.84%) Test Management
17 77 (16.01%) Automated Testing
18 75 (15.59%) Degree
19 73 (15.18%) IBM
20 69 (14.35%) Test Automation
21 63 (13.10%) Software Testing
22 61 (12.68%) Scrum
23 60 (12.47%) SQL Server
23 60 (12.47%) C#
23 60 (12.47%) BDD
24 59 (12.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 58 (12.06%) UNIX
26 56 (11.64%) Security Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (4.37%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.53%) IIS
3 16 (3.33%) Apache
3 16 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.70%) MQSeries
5 12 (2.49%) JBoss
5 12 (2.49%) Drupal
6 8 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.66%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Magento
2 5 (1.04%) SAP HR
2 5 (1.04%) SAP SD
2 5 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.04%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.04%) SAP CRM
2 5 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (1.04%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.44%) HTTP
2 20 (4.16%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.33%) LAN
3 16 (3.33%) WAN
4 10 (2.08%) SAN
4 10 (2.08%) Internet
5 9 (1.87%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.25%) DNS
7 4 (0.83%) Wireless
8 3 (0.62%) FCoE
8 3 (0.62%) Firewall
8 3 (0.62%) SNMP
9 2 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (12.47%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.41%) DB2
3 25 (5.20%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.37%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.62%) MySQL
9 2 (0.42%) IDOL
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 167 (34.72%) QuickTest Pro
2 132 (27.44%) JMeter
3 127 (26.40%) Selenium
4 48 (9.98%) JIRA
5 41 (8.52%) WebDriver
6 37 (7.69%) Rational Performance Tester
7 34 (7.07%) Jenkins
8 33 (6.86%) Cucumber
9 26 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (4.78%) WinRunner
11 22 (4.57%) WebLOAD
12 21 (4.37%) JUnit
12 21 (4.37%) NUnit
13 20 (4.16%) Visual Studio
13 20 (4.16%) TestDirector
13 20 (4.16%) TeamCity
14 19 (3.95%) SoapUI
14 19 (3.95%) Facilita Forecast
14 19 (3.95%) LoadUI
15 18 (3.74%) Bugzilla
General
1 150 (31.19%) Finance
2 41 (8.52%) Retail
3 37 (7.69%) Banking
4 22 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.95%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.29%) Legal
6 11 (2.29%) Games
7 9 (1.87%) Military
8 7 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.25%) Advertising
9 6 (1.25%) Marketing
10 5 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.62%) Electronics
12 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 127 (26.40%) Test Manager
2 104 (21.62%) Tester
3 100 (20.79%) Analyst
4 82 (17.05%) Test Analyst
5 60 (12.47%) Consultant
6 58 (12.06%) Performance Tester
7 44 (9.15%) Performance Manager
7 44 (9.15%) Performance Test Manager
8 43 (8.94%) Test Consultant
8 43 (8.94%) Test Leader
9 34 (7.07%) Performance Test Leader
10 32 (6.65%) Test Engineer
11 26 (5.41%) Performance Consultant
12 21 (4.37%) Architect
13 20 (4.16%) Senior Analyst
13 20 (4.16%) Performance Analyst
13 20 (4.16%) Performance Test Consultant
14 19 (3.95%) Test Architect
15 17 (3.53%) Automation Tester
15 17 (3.53%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.40%) .NET
2 49 (10.19%) HTML
3 46 (9.56%) Web Services
4 34 (7.07%) J2EE
5 30 (6.24%) SOAP
6 24 (4.99%) Middleware
7 19 (3.95%) REST
8 18 (3.74%) XML
9 15 (3.12%) Flash
10 13 (2.70%) Ajax
11 12 (2.49%) WCF
12 10 (2.08%) Gherkin
12 10 (2.08%) ODBC
13 9 (1.87%) XSL
14 8 (1.66%) CSS
15 7 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
16 6 (1.25%) ASP.NET
17 5 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
18 4 (0.83%) Django
19 3 (0.62%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.19%) Open Source
2 40 (8.32%) Computer Science
3 39 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.12%) Replication
6 13 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.70%) N-Tier
6 13 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.08%) Online Games
8 9 (1.87%) Statistics
9 8 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.46%) IPTV
10 7 (1.46%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.46%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (1.46%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.25%) GIS
12 5 (1.04%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.83%) DTCC
13 4 (0.83%) SWIFT
14 3 (0.62%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 92 (19.13%) Windows
2 58 (12.06%) UNIX
3 43 (8.94%) Linux
4 34 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (6.03%) Windows XP
6 22 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.74%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.29%) Android
9 10 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 10 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 10 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.87%) AIX
11 8 (1.66%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.83%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.42%) CentOS
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (45.74%) Performance Testing
2 154 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (28.90%) Test Scripting
4 130 (27.03%) Test Strategy
5 81 (16.84%) Test Management
6 77 (16.01%) Automated Testing
7 69 (14.35%) Test Automation
8 63 (13.10%) Software Testing
9 61 (12.68%) Scrum
10 60 (12.47%) BDD
11 53 (11.02%) Regression Testing
12 51 (10.60%) TDD
13 45 (9.36%) E-Commerce
13 45 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (7.90%) Load Testing
15 38 (7.90%) Test Planning
16 35 (7.28%) Manual Testing
17 34 (7.07%) Non-Functional Testing
18 33 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (30.15%) Java
2 143 (29.73%) SQL
3 60 (12.47%) C#
4 52 (10.81%) C
5 45 (9.36%) JavaScript
6 35 (7.28%) C++
7 28 (5.82%) Python
8 25 (5.20%) Shell Script
9 24 (4.99%) PHP
9 24 (4.99%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.95%) VB
11 16 (3.33%) Ruby
11 16 (3.33%) Perl
12 15 (3.12%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.66%) AWK
14 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.04%) Tcl
15 4 (0.83%) VBScript
16 2 (0.42%) COBOL
16 2 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 150 (31.19%) ISEB
2 121 (25.16%) ISTQB
3 75 (15.59%) Degree
4 59 (12.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 56 (11.64%) Security Cleared
6 31 (6.44%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.87%) PMP
8 9 (1.87%) PMI Certification
9 8 (1.66%) HP ASE
9 8 (1.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.83%) CSQA
10 4 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.62%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (24.74%) QA
2 8 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (4.78%) vSphere
2 12 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.83%) Varnish
4 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 121 (25.16%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.08%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (1.66%) Netcool
3 8 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (1.25%) Nagios
4 6 (1.25%) OpenView
5 4 (0.83%) Puppet
5 4 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.83%) CA LISA
6 3 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.62%) WMI
7 2 (0.42%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 211 (43.87%) HP
2 96 (19.96%) Oracle
3 73 (15.18%) IBM
4 32 (6.65%) Microsoft
5 31 (6.44%) SAP
6 26 (5.41%) VMware
7 10 (2.08%) Citrix
7 10 (2.08%) AppDynamics
8 9 (1.87%) Sun
8 9 (1.87%) EMC
9 8 (1.66%) SOASTA, Inc
10 7 (1.46%) Green Hat
10 7 (1.46%) TIBCO
10 7 (1.46%) Siebel
11 6 (1.25%) Capita
12 4 (0.83%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.83%) Pega
12 4 (0.83%) CA
12 4 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.62%) ION Trading
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year + bonus + package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago