The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 536 527 504
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 92 151 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 1.75% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 82 122 108
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
LoadRunner
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7554 8652 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.98% 17.37% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6359 7405 5881
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in London

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the London region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in London

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in London

LoadRunner
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
City of London +30 41 £45,000 -21.73% 4
Docklands, London +8 1 £50,000 -40.29%
Wimbledon - 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 89 (45.88%) JMeter
2 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (40.21%) Java
3 78 (40.21%) Selenium
4 71 (36.60%) Performance Testing
5 70 (36.08%) Finance
6 63 (32.47%) HP
7 61 (31.44%) Automated Testing
8 58 (29.90%) QA
9 57 (29.38%) Test Strategy
9 57 (29.38%) HP UFT
10 45 (23.20%) Test Management
11 43 (22.16%) ISTQB
12 42 (21.65%) Test Scripting
12 42 (21.65%) WebDriver
13 41 (21.13%) BDD
14 35 (18.04%) Oracle
15 33 (17.01%) TDD
15 33 (17.01%) Test Automation
15 33 (17.01%) SDLC
16 32 (16.49%) Waterfall
17 31 (15.98%) WinRunner
17 31 (15.98%) HP Quality Center
17 31 (15.98%) Manual Testing
17 31 (15.98%) Jenkins
18 30 (15.46%) Banking
19 29 (14.95%) Scrum
19 29 (14.95%) Web Services
19 29 (14.95%) Open Source
19 29 (14.95%) Non-Functional Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (4.64%) Drupal
2 5 (2.58%) Apache
3 3 (1.55%) IIS
4 2 (1.03%) Tuxedo
4 2 (1.03%) Documentum
5 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.06%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.06%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.06%) SAP SD
2 4 (2.06%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (2.06%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.06%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) LDAP
1 1 (0.52%) LAN
1 1 (0.52%) WAN
1 1 (0.52%) SNMP
1 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.12%) MySQL
2 7 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.58%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.58%) Big Data
3 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (45.88%) JMeter
2 78 (40.21%) Selenium
3 57 (29.38%) HP UFT
4 42 (21.65%) WebDriver
5 31 (15.98%) Jenkins
5 31 (15.98%) WinRunner
6 27 (13.92%) JIRA
7 15 (7.73%) SoapUI
7 15 (7.73%) Cucumber
8 14 (7.22%) Rational Performance Tester
9 13 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (5.67%) JUnit
10 11 (5.67%) NeoLoad
11 10 (5.15%) WebLOAD
12 9 (4.64%) Git (software)
12 9 (4.64%) SonarQube
13 8 (4.12%) SpecFlow
13 8 (4.12%) TeamCity
14 6 (3.09%) Maven
15 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (36.08%) Finance
2 30 (15.46%) Banking
3 13 (6.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.61%) Retail
5 5 (2.58%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (24.74%) Test Manager
2 40 (20.62%) Test Leader
3 33 (17.01%) Tester
4 32 (16.49%) Consultant
5 20 (10.31%) Analyst
5 20 (10.31%) Test Engineer
6 18 (9.28%) Test Analyst
6 18 (9.28%) Performance Test Leader
7 17 (8.76%) Performance Tester
8 15 (7.73%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (7.73%) Test Consultant
8 15 (7.73%) Performance Manager
8 15 (7.73%) Performance Test Manager
8 15 (7.73%) Performance Consultant
9 14 (7.22%) Performance Test Consultant
10 10 (5.15%) Automation Tester
10 10 (5.15%) Senior Tester
11 9 (4.64%) Selenium Tester
12 8 (4.12%) QA Manager
12 8 (4.12%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.95%) Web Services
2 26 (13.40%) .NET
3 20 (10.31%) SOAP
4 19 (9.79%) Middleware
5 13 (6.70%) REST
6 11 (5.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (4.64%) Django
8 7 (3.61%) LAMP
9 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.06%) Apache Flex
9 4 (2.06%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.03%) JPA
10 2 (1.03%) JRockit
10 2 (1.03%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.52%) Ajax
11 1 (0.52%) SAML
11 1 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.76%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.64%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.12%) Tandem
5 7 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.06%) DTCC
6 4 (2.06%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.52%) GIS
9 1 (0.52%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.28%) Linux
2 12 (6.19%) UNIX
3 11 (5.67%) Windows
4 9 (4.64%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.60%) Performance Testing
3 61 (31.44%) Automated Testing
4 57 (29.38%) Test Strategy
5 45 (23.20%) Test Management
6 42 (21.65%) Test Scripting
7 41 (21.13%) BDD
8 33 (17.01%) Test Automation
8 33 (17.01%) TDD
8 33 (17.01%) SDLC
9 32 (16.49%) Waterfall
10 31 (15.98%) Manual Testing
11 29 (14.95%) Open Source
11 29 (14.95%) Non-Functional Testing
11 29 (14.95%) Scrum
12 25 (12.89%) Automation Testing
13 23 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (9.28%) Load Testing
14 18 (9.28%) Regression Testing
15 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.21%) Java
2 25 (12.89%) SQL
3 19 (9.79%) C#
4 17 (8.76%) C++
5 14 (7.22%) Ruby
6 13 (6.70%) C
7 10 (5.15%) VB
8 9 (4.64%) Python
9 7 (3.61%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.58%) PHP
11 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.06%) VBScript
11 4 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (22.16%) ISTQB
2 25 (12.89%) ISEB
3 23 (11.86%) Degree
4 10 (5.15%) HP ASE
5 8 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.12%) PMP
5 8 (4.12%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (29.90%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (15.98%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.64%) Puppet
2 9 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.64%) CA LISA
3 3 (1.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 63 (32.47%) HP
2 35 (18.04%) Oracle
3 21 (10.82%) IBM
4 18 (9.28%) SAP
5 14 (7.22%) AppDynamics
6 9 (4.64%) Pega
6 9 (4.64%) CA
7 8 (4.12%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.12%) Coverity
8 7 (3.61%) Green Hat
8 7 (3.61%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.03%) Sun
9 2 (1.03%) Capita
10 1 (0.52%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.52%) Fundtech
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix
10 1 (0.52%) BMC
10 1 (0.52%) F5
10 1 (0.52%) Siebel
10 1 (0.52%) Remedy
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Extremely Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago