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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 638 664 550
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -114
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 228 195 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.24% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 141 162 244
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.27%
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
16155 15787 15405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.19% 16.11% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13743 12985 13361
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +11 104 £60,000 +13.20% 7
South East +33 66 £52,500 +10.52% 4
East of England +25 35 £66,250 - 1
South West -32 8 £57,500 +51.31%
Yorkshire -1 7 £46,000 +6.57% 2
West Midlands -16 4 - -
North West -16 4 £65,000 +18.18%
East Midlands +25 1 - -
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 207 (47.05%) Performance Testing
2 184 (41.82%) HP
3 180 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 155 (35.23%) ISEB
5 135 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (30.23%) ISTQB
6 133 (30.23%) HP Quality Center
7 125 (28.41%) Finance
8 121 (27.50%) Test Scripting
9 115 (26.14%) SQL
10 108 (24.55%) Test Strategy
11 102 (23.18%) QA
12 101 (22.95%) JMeter
13 96 (21.82%) Selenium
14 93 (21.14%) Java
15 88 (20.00%) Windows
16 87 (19.77%) Test Management
17 74 (16.82%) Oracle
18 72 (16.36%) Test Automation
19 71 (16.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 67 (15.23%) Degree
21 66 (15.00%) Security Cleared
22 64 (14.55%) IBM
23 59 (13.41%) SQL Server
24 57 (12.95%) UNIX
24 57 (12.95%) Software Testing
25 54 (12.27%) Automated Testing
26 52 (11.82%) Scrum
26 52 (11.82%) Regression Testing
26 52 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (5.23%) IIS
2 16 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.73%) MQSeries
3 12 (2.73%) Apache
4 10 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.14%) JBoss
7 4 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) SAP HR
1 5 (1.14%) SAP SD
1 5 (1.14%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.14%) SAP MM
1 5 (1.14%) SAP CRM
1 5 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (1.14%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.91%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.91%) Magento
3 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.59%) LAN
1 29 (6.59%) WAN
2 23 (5.23%) HTTP
3 19 (4.32%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.50%) SAN
5 6 (1.36%) Internet
5 6 (1.36%) DNS
6 5 (1.14%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.91%) Wireless
8 2 (0.45%) FCoE
8 2 (0.45%) Firewall
8 2 (0.45%) SSL
8 2 (0.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.77%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.09%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.86%) DB2
5 12 (2.73%) DbVisualizer
6 9 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.68%) IDOL
9 2 (0.45%) MySQL
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 180 (40.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 101 (22.95%) JMeter
3 96 (21.82%) Selenium
4 41 (9.32%) Rational Performance Tester
5 40 (9.09%) JIRA
6 29 (6.59%) Cucumber
7 27 (6.14%) WebDriver
7 27 (6.14%) Facilita Forecast
8 24 (5.45%) SilkPerformer
9 23 (5.23%) WebLOAD
10 22 (5.00%) NUnit
11 21 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (4.55%) WinRunner
12 20 (4.55%) Jenkins
13 19 (4.32%) LoadUI
14 18 (4.09%) SoapUI
15 16 (3.64%) SpecFlow
15 16 (3.64%) Git (software)
15 16 (3.64%) JUnit
15 16 (3.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 125 (28.41%) Finance
2 45 (10.23%) Retail
3 38 (8.64%) Banking
4 26 (5.91%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.32%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.50%) Games
7 10 (2.27%) Legal
8 9 (2.05%) Military
9 8 (1.82%) Advertising
10 6 (1.36%) Marketing
11 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Automotive
12 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Publishing
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 102 (23.18%) Test Manager
2 94 (21.36%) Tester
3 91 (20.68%) Analyst
4 79 (17.95%) Test Analyst
5 63 (14.32%) Performance Tester
6 61 (13.86%) Consultant
7 49 (11.14%) Test Consultant
8 41 (9.32%) Test Leader
9 36 (8.18%) Performance Test Manager
9 36 (8.18%) Performance Manager
10 31 (7.05%) Performance Test Leader
11 26 (5.91%) Test Engineer
12 20 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
13 17 (3.86%) Senior Test Analyst
13 17 (3.86%) Performance Test Consultant
13 17 (3.86%) Performance Consultant
14 16 (3.64%) Test Architect
14 16 (3.64%) Architect
15 11 (2.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.27%) HTML
2 30 (6.82%) Web Services
3 27 (6.14%) SOAP
4 25 (5.68%) .NET
5 20 (4.55%) J2EE
6 19 (4.32%) Middleware
7 17 (3.86%) XML
8 14 (3.18%) Flash
9 13 (2.95%) Ajax
10 12 (2.73%) WCF
10 12 (2.73%) Gherkin
11 11 (2.50%) REST
12 9 (2.05%) XSL
13 3 (0.68%) CSS
13 3 (0.68%) JSP
13 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.68%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
14 2 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
14 2 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.95%) Open Source
3 34 (7.73%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 15 (3.41%) Statistics
6 14 (3.18%) N-Tier
6 14 (3.18%) Replication
7 10 (2.27%) Online Games
8 8 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.59%) IPTV
9 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.59%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
9 7 (1.59%) Video on Demand
10 6 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.36%) GIS
11 4 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.91%) DTCC
11 4 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 88 (20.00%) Windows
2 57 (12.95%) UNIX
3 52 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (10.45%) Linux
4 46 (10.45%) Windows XP
5 39 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (7.95%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.50%) Android
8 10 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.27%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.82%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.36%) AIX
10 6 (1.36%) Solaris
11 2 (0.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (47.05%) Performance Testing
2 135 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 108 (24.55%) Test Strategy
5 87 (19.77%) Test Management
6 72 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 57 (12.95%) Software Testing
8 54 (12.27%) Automated Testing
9 52 (11.82%) Regression Testing
9 52 (11.82%) Scrum
9 52 (11.82%) BDD
10 39 (8.86%) TDD
11 38 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 36 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (7.95%) Load Testing
14 35 (7.95%) Non-Functional Testing
15 32 (7.27%) Migration
16 31 (7.05%) Validation
16 31 (7.05%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 115 (26.14%) SQL
2 93 (21.14%) Java
3 47 (10.68%) C#
4 41 (9.32%) JavaScript
5 34 (7.73%) C
6 23 (5.23%) C++
6 23 (5.23%) Python
7 20 (4.55%) Shell Script
8 16 (3.64%) PHP
9 14 (3.18%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.95%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.73%) Perl
12 9 (2.05%) VB
13 6 (1.36%) Ruby
14 5 (1.14%) Tcl
15 4 (0.91%) AWK
16 3 (0.68%) Korn
17 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.45%) VBScript
18 1 (0.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 155 (35.23%) ISEB
2 133 (30.23%) ISTQB
3 71 (16.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 67 (15.23%) Degree
5 66 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 38 (8.64%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.95%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (2.05%) PMP
9 9 (2.05%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.59%) HP ASE
11 6 (1.36%) VCP4
12 4 (0.91%) CSQA
13 3 (0.68%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.45%) HP AIS
15 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (23.18%) QA
2 11 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.68%) HL7
4 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.23%) Active Directory
3 22 (5.00%) vSphere
4 10 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 133 (30.23%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (2.05%) Netcool
3 9 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (1.36%) Nagios
4 6 (1.36%) OpenView
5 3 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.45%) WMI
6 2 (0.45%) SCOM
7 1 (0.23%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 184 (41.82%) HP
2 74 (16.82%) Oracle
3 64 (14.55%) IBM
4 34 (7.73%) VMware
5 29 (6.59%) SAP
6 28 (6.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.73%) Fujitsu
8 10 (2.27%) EMC
8 10 (2.27%) Citrix
9 9 (2.05%) Siebel
9 9 (2.05%) Green Hat
10 8 (1.82%) SOASTA, Inc
11 7 (1.59%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.36%) AppDynamics
13 5 (1.14%) Sun
13 5 (1.14%) NetApp
14 4 (0.91%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.91%) Capita
15 3 (0.68%) ION Trading
15 3 (0.68%) Telerik
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