The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 500 450 456
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 150 144 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 2.06% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 123 122 162
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8460 6985 7123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.56% 15.75% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7209 5962 6223
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
LoadRunner
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
City of London -8 34 £57,500 -2.12% 3
Greenford - 2 - - 2
Docklands, London -9 1 £107,500 +115.00%
Ealing - 1 £56,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £57,500 -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 182 (63.86%) Performance Testing
2 154 (54.04%) HP
3 127 (44.56%) Finance
4 117 (41.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 91 (31.93%) Selenium
6 89 (31.23%) Test Scripting
7 76 (26.67%) ISEB
8 70 (24.56%) QA
9 69 (24.21%) HP Quality Center
10 59 (20.70%) JMeter
11 47 (16.49%) Java
12 46 (16.14%) Banking
13 44 (15.44%) .NET
14 43 (15.09%) Software Testing
15 42 (14.74%) Security Cleared
15 42 (14.74%) Test Strategy
16 41 (14.39%) Automated Testing
17 40 (14.04%) Retail
18 39 (13.68%) SC Cleared
18 39 (13.68%) Test Automation
18 39 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
19 38 (13.33%) SQL
20 35 (12.28%) C#
21 34 (11.93%) Oracle
21 34 (11.93%) Scrum
22 32 (11.23%) Visual Studio
23 31 (10.88%) ISTQB
24 29 (10.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
25 28 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
25 28 (9.82%) Microsoft

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 22 (7.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.11%) LiveLink
3 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (2.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (4.56%) SAP SD
1 13 (4.56%) SAP MM
2 9 (3.16%) SAP CRM
2 9 (3.16%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (3.16%) SAP FI
2 9 (3.16%) SAP HR
2 9 (3.16%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.40%) SAP PP
4 4 (1.40%) SAP WM
4 4 (1.40%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) HTTPS
1 5 (1.75%) LAN
1 5 (1.75%) WAN
1 5 (1.75%) HTTP
2 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.61%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.70%) DB2
6 2 (0.70%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
7 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 117 (41.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 91 (31.93%) Selenium
3 59 (20.70%) JMeter
4 32 (11.23%) Visual Studio
5 20 (7.02%) NeoLoad
6 19 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 19 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
7 16 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (5.61%) SilkPerformer
7 16 (5.61%) WinRunner
8 11 (3.86%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (3.51%) Toad
9 10 (3.51%) PVCS
10 9 (3.16%) Facilita Forecast
11 8 (2.81%) JIRA
11 8 (2.81%) JUnit
12 6 (2.11%) NUnit
12 6 (2.11%) LoadUI
12 6 (2.11%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.40%) TestDirector
General
1 127 (44.56%) Finance
2 46 (16.14%) Banking
3 40 (14.04%) Retail
4 22 (7.72%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.61%) Back Office
6 15 (5.26%) Front Office
7 10 (3.51%) Investment Banking
8 9 (3.16%) Law
9 6 (2.11%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.05%) Games
12 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.70%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (34.74%) Tester
2 66 (23.16%) Consultant
3 49 (17.19%) Performance Tester
4 46 (16.14%) Test Consultant
5 40 (14.04%) Analyst
5 40 (14.04%) Test Manager
5 40 (14.04%) Test Analyst
6 37 (12.98%) Test Leader
7 33 (11.58%) Performance Test Consultant
7 33 (11.58%) Performance Consultant
8 25 (8.77%) Performance Test Leader
9 16 (5.61%) Performance Test Analyst
9 16 (5.61%) Performance Analyst
9 16 (5.61%) Development Manager
10 13 (4.56%) Technical Tester
10 13 (4.56%) SAP Consultant
10 13 (4.56%) Senior Tester
11 10 (3.51%) Performance Test Manager
11 10 (3.51%) Performance Manager
12 9 (3.16%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.44%) .NET
2 18 (6.32%) .NET Framework
2 18 (6.32%) HTML
3 16 (5.61%) jQuery
3 16 (5.61%) ASP.NET
4 15 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 15 (5.26%) CSS
4 15 (5.26%) LINQ
4 15 (5.26%) WCF
5 14 (4.91%) CSS3
6 8 (2.81%) Web Services
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.40%) Ajax
7 4 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.40%) SOAP
7 4 (1.40%) J2EE
8 3 (1.05%) Middleware
9 2 (0.70%) RESTful
9 2 (0.70%) Flash
9 2 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.96%) Open Source
2 12 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.46%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.11%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.40%) Equities
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.70%) Handset
11 1 (0.35%) New Media
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.35%) GIS
11 1 (0.35%) EPoS
11 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Derivative
11 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.07%) UNIX
2 15 (5.26%) Windows
2 15 (5.26%) Linux
3 9 (3.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (63.86%) Performance Testing
2 89 (31.23%) Test Scripting
3 43 (15.09%) Software Testing
4 42 (14.74%) Test Strategy
5 41 (14.39%) Automated Testing
6 39 (13.68%) Test Automation
6 39 (13.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (11.93%) Scrum
8 28 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (8.42%) TDD
10 24 (8.42%) E-Commerce
11 22 (7.72%) Test Management
12 20 (7.02%) Automation Testing
13 18 (6.32%) Waterfall
14 17 (5.96%) Configuration Management
15 16 (5.61%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (5.26%) Business Development
16 15 (5.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.49%) Java
2 38 (13.33%) SQL
3 35 (12.28%) C#
4 15 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.91%) C++
6 6 (2.11%) C
6 6 (2.11%) VBScript
7 5 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.40%) VBA
9 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.05%) Python
9 3 (1.05%) Ruby
9 3 (1.05%) Korn
10 2 (0.70%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (26.67%) ISEB
2 42 (14.74%) Security Cleared
3 39 (13.68%) SC Cleared
4 31 (10.88%) ISTQB
5 29 (10.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (7.37%) Degree
7 8 (2.81%) HP ASE
8 6 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.40%) Brainbench
11 3 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.35%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (24.56%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) HDFS
1 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 69 (24.21%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (3.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 154 (54.04%) HP
2 34 (11.93%) Oracle
3 28 (9.82%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.07%) SAP
5 18 (6.32%) IBM
6 14 (4.91%) Cognos
7 9 (3.16%) Altiris
8 6 (2.11%) Adobe
9 5 (1.75%) Siebel
10 4 (1.40%) Citrix
11 3 (1.05%) SOASTA, Inc
11 3 (1.05%) Seapine
12 1 (0.35%) Sun
12 1 (0.35%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.35%) Algorithmics
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago