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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 492 507 481
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 116 108 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.73% 1.51% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 98 98 132
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,300 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
6691 7156 7369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.19% 16.74% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5557 5881 6388
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 £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -5 27 £55,000 -4.34%
Docklands, London -7 3 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £52,500 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 113 (62.78%) Performance Testing
2 86 (47.78%) HP
3 78 (43.33%) JMeter
4 75 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (35.56%) Finance
6 58 (32.22%) QA
7 55 (30.56%) QuickTest Pro
7 55 (30.56%) ISEB
8 51 (28.33%) SQL
8 51 (28.33%) Test Scripting
9 48 (26.67%) Test Strategy
10 41 (22.78%) Selenium
11 39 (21.67%) Scrum
12 37 (20.56%) Test Automation
13 36 (20.00%) Test Management
14 35 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
15 32 (17.78%) Java
16 31 (17.22%) Degree
17 30 (16.67%) ISTQB
17 30 (16.67%) Web Services
18 29 (16.11%) Banking
19 28 (15.56%) BDD
20 25 (13.89%) JIRA
20 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
21 24 (13.33%) Retail
21 24 (13.33%) Open Source
22 23 (12.78%) Rational Performance Tester
22 23 (12.78%) Computer Science
22 23 (12.78%) Software Testing
22 23 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (9.44%) IIS
2 9 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.56%) JBoss
3 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) SAP SD
1 5 (2.78%) SAP MM
2 4 (2.22%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.22%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.22%) SAP CO
2 4 (2.22%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.67%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.56%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.56%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.56%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.11%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.11%) LAN
2 2 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.67%) Relational Database
2 20 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.56%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 78 (43.33%) JMeter
2 55 (30.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 41 (22.78%) Selenium
4 25 (13.89%) JIRA
5 23 (12.78%) Rational Performance Tester
6 19 (10.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (10.56%) WebLOAD
7 17 (9.44%) Facilita Forecast
8 14 (7.78%) Jenkins
9 13 (7.22%) LoadUI
10 12 (6.67%) TeamCity
10 12 (6.67%) SilkPerformer
10 12 (6.67%) Bugzilla
11 11 (6.11%) Git (software)
11 11 (6.11%) SpecFlow
11 11 (6.11%) SoapUI
12 10 (5.56%) JBehave
12 10 (5.56%) NUnit
13 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
14 7 (3.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (35.56%) Finance
2 29 (16.11%) Banking
3 24 (13.33%) Retail
4 11 (6.11%) Games
5 10 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.44%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.78%) Advertising
8 4 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.67%) Publishing
9 3 (1.67%) Law
10 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (24.44%) Tester
2 42 (23.33%) Test Manager
3 37 (20.56%) Consultant
4 28 (15.56%) Performance Tester
5 25 (13.89%) Test Consultant
6 23 (12.78%) Analyst
7 17 (9.44%) Test Analyst
7 17 (9.44%) Test Engineer
8 16 (8.89%) Test Leader
8 16 (8.89%) Performance Test Consultant
8 16 (8.89%) Performance Consultant
9 15 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
10 12 (6.67%) QA Tester
11 11 (6.11%) Performance Analyst
11 11 (6.11%) Performance Manager
11 11 (6.11%) Performance Test Manager
12 8 (4.44%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
12 8 (4.44%) LoadRunner Tester
13 6 (3.33%) Performance Test Specialist
13 6 (3.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.67%) Web Services
2 15 (8.33%) HTML
2 15 (8.33%) .NET
3 13 (7.22%) SOAP
4 12 (6.67%) WCF
5 10 (5.56%) REST
6 8 (4.44%) Middleware
7 7 (3.89%) XSL
8 6 (3.33%) Ajax
9 5 (2.78%) J2EE
10 3 (1.67%) JSP
11 2 (1.11%) XML
11 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.56%) Flash
12 1 (0.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.33%) Open Source
2 23 (12.78%) Computer Science
3 17 (9.44%) Mobile App
4 13 (7.22%) N-Tier
5 10 (5.56%) Online Games
6 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.89%) Video on Demand
7 7 (3.89%) Over-the-Top Content
7 7 (3.89%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.89%) IPTV
7 7 (3.89%) Statistics
8 6 (3.33%) GIS
9 5 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.78%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.22%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.22%) Mainframe
10 4 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.67%) DTCC
11 3 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.67%) UNIX
1 21 (11.67%) Windows
2 14 (7.78%) Linux
3 11 (6.11%) Windows 7
4 10 (5.56%) Android
5 9 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.56%) AIX
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (62.78%) Performance Testing
2 75 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (28.33%) Test Scripting
4 48 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 39 (21.67%) Scrum
6 37 (20.56%) Test Automation
7 36 (20.00%) Test Management
8 28 (15.56%) BDD
9 23 (12.78%) Software Testing
9 23 (12.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (12.22%) E-Commerce
10 22 (12.22%) Automated Testing
10 22 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (11.67%) Mentoring
12 20 (11.11%) TDD
13 18 (10.00%) Load Testing
14 16 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
15 14 (7.78%) Kanban
16 13 (7.22%) Migration
16 13 (7.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.33%) SQL
2 32 (17.78%) Java
3 22 (12.22%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.67%) C#
5 14 (7.78%) C++
6 8 (4.44%) Python
7 6 (3.33%) Ruby
8 5 (2.78%) C
9 4 (2.22%) Korn
9 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.22%) VB
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) AWK
10 1 (0.56%) Groovy
10 1 (0.56%) sed
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (30.56%) ISEB
2 31 (17.22%) Degree
3 30 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 14 (7.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (3.33%) HP ASE
6 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.22%) Brainbench
8 3 (1.67%) HP AIS
8 3 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.67%) PMP
8 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (32.22%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (3.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.89%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (3.33%) OpenView
3 6 (3.33%) Nagios
4 3 (1.67%) SCCM
5 2 (1.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.56%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 86 (47.78%) HP
2 25 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.44%) Oracle
4 14 (7.78%) SAP
4 14 (7.78%) IBM
5 10 (5.56%) Siebel
6 9 (5.00%) VMware
7 8 (4.44%) Green Hat
8 7 (3.89%) SOASTA, Inc
8 7 (3.89%) Citrix
9 6 (3.33%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.67%) ION Trading
10 3 (1.67%) Altiris
11 2 (1.11%) Nimsoft
12 1 (0.56%) Remedy
12 1 (0.56%) BMC
12 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.56%) EMC
12 1 (0.56%) Sun
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum and Bonus (10% plus) and health and
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 20000 - 35000
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London
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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