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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 539 502 438
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -64
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 104 128 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 1.56% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 93 114 173
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
7078 8197 7386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.02% 17.36% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5893 6737 6363
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 April 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 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
City of London -8 14 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Wimbledon - 7 £50,000 -
Sidcup - 2 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 107 (50.71%) Performance Testing
2 101 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (42.18%) HP
4 88 (41.71%) JMeter
5 69 (32.70%) Test Strategy
6 67 (31.75%) QA
7 62 (29.38%) Finance
8 60 (28.44%) Test Scripting
9 59 (27.96%) SQL
10 55 (26.07%) QuickTest Pro
11 54 (25.59%) Java
12 53 (25.12%) Selenium
13 51 (24.17%) ISEB
14 46 (21.80%) Scrum
15 45 (21.33%) BDD
16 42 (19.91%) ISTQB
17 41 (19.43%) Test Automation
18 39 (18.48%) Web Services
18 39 (18.48%) Test Management
19 36 (17.06%) HP Quality Center
20 33 (15.64%) JIRA
21 31 (14.69%) TDD
21 31 (14.69%) Automated Testing
21 31 (14.69%) Open Source
22 30 (14.22%) Degree
23 29 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
24 28 (13.27%) Oracle
24 28 (13.27%) Jenkins
25 27 (12.80%) E-Commerce
26 26 (12.32%) Computer Science

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 14 (6.64%) IIS
2 8 (3.79%) Apache
3 3 (1.42%) Drupal
4 1 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) SAP HR
1 5 (2.37%) SAP SD
1 5 (2.37%) SAP FI
1 5 (2.37%) SAP MM
1 5 (2.37%) SAP CRM
1 5 (2.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (2.37%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) LAN
2 2 (0.95%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.95%) Relational Database
2 19 (9.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 88 (41.71%) JMeter
2 55 (26.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 53 (25.12%) Selenium
4 33 (15.64%) JIRA
5 28 (13.27%) Jenkins
6 23 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 22 (10.43%) Rational Performance Tester
8 19 (9.00%) TeamCity
9 18 (8.53%) WebDriver
10 16 (7.58%) Facilita Forecast
11 15 (7.11%) WebLOAD
12 14 (6.64%) Git (software)
12 14 (6.64%) Cucumber
12 14 (6.64%) SpecFlow
13 12 (5.69%) SilkPerformer
13 12 (5.69%) Bugzilla
14 11 (5.21%) JUnit
15 9 (4.27%) SoapUI
16 8 (3.79%) JBehave
16 8 (3.79%) NUnit
General
1 62 (29.38%) Finance
2 25 (11.85%) Banking
3 16 (7.58%) Retail
4 11 (5.21%) Games
5 8 (3.79%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.84%) Advertising
7 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (29.38%) Test Manager
2 44 (20.85%) Consultant
3 41 (19.43%) Tester
4 31 (14.69%) Test Consultant
5 26 (12.32%) Test Leader
6 24 (11.37%) Performance Tester
7 22 (10.43%) Analyst
8 21 (9.95%) Performance Test Leader
9 20 (9.48%) Performance Manager
9 20 (9.48%) Performance Test Consultant
9 20 (9.48%) Performance Test Manager
9 20 (9.48%) Performance Consultant
10 17 (8.06%) Test Engineer
11 16 (7.58%) Test Analyst
12 11 (5.21%) QA Tester
13 9 (4.27%) Automation Tester
14 8 (3.79%) Senior Test Engineer
14 8 (3.79%) Senior Tester
14 8 (3.79%) Senior Consultant
14 8 (3.79%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.48%) Web Services
2 21 (9.95%) .NET
3 19 (9.00%) SOAP
4 16 (7.58%) REST
5 14 (6.64%) HTML
6 12 (5.69%) WCF
6 12 (5.69%) Middleware
7 7 (3.32%) XSL
8 6 (2.84%) Ajax
9 5 (2.37%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.90%) J2EE
10 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.42%) JSP
11 3 (1.42%) Django
11 3 (1.42%) RabbitMQ
12 2 (0.95%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.95%) LAMP
13 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.69%) Open Source
2 26 (12.32%) Computer Science
3 21 (9.95%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.21%) N-Tier
5 10 (4.74%) Online Games
6 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.32%) Over-the-Top Content
7 7 (3.32%) IPTV
7 7 (3.32%) Video on Demand
7 7 (3.32%) Blackberry
8 6 (2.84%) GIS
9 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.90%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.90%) DTCC
11 3 (1.42%) Tandem
11 3 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.43%) Windows
2 19 (9.00%) UNIX
3 16 (7.58%) Linux
4 9 (4.27%) Android
5 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.79%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.79%) Windows 8
5 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.79%) Windows XP
5 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.79%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.71%) Performance Testing
2 101 (47.87%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (32.70%) Test Strategy
4 60 (28.44%) Test Scripting
5 46 (21.80%) Scrum
6 45 (21.33%) BDD
7 41 (19.43%) Test Automation
8 39 (18.48%) Test Management
9 31 (14.69%) TDD
9 31 (14.69%) Automated Testing
10 29 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (12.80%) E-Commerce
12 25 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (11.37%) Software Testing
14 23 (10.90%) Waterfall
15 22 (10.43%) Manual Testing
16 19 (9.00%) Load Testing
16 19 (9.00%) Mentoring
17 18 (8.53%) Non-Functional Testing
18 17 (8.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.96%) SQL
2 54 (25.59%) Java
3 22 (10.43%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.48%) C#
5 15 (7.11%) C++
6 11 (5.21%) Python
6 11 (5.21%) C
7 9 (4.27%) VB
7 9 (4.27%) Ruby
8 4 (1.90%) PHP
9 3 (1.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.42%) VBScript
9 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.95%) Korn
11 1 (0.47%) Groovy
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (24.17%) ISEB
2 42 (19.91%) ISTQB
3 30 (14.22%) Degree
4 15 (7.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.27%) PMP
5 9 (4.27%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.79%) HP ASE
7 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.42%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (31.75%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (3.32%) vSphere
2 3 (1.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 36 (17.06%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (4.74%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (2.84%) OpenView
3 6 (2.84%) Nagios
4 3 (1.42%) Puppet
4 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.42%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.95%) SCOM
6 1 (0.47%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 89 (42.18%) HP
2 28 (13.27%) Oracle
3 19 (9.00%) IBM
4 17 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.06%) SAP
5 9 (4.27%) VMware
6 7 (3.32%) TIBCO
6 7 (3.32%) Siebel
6 7 (3.32%) Citrix
6 7 (3.32%) Green Hat
6 7 (3.32%) SOASTA, Inc
6 7 (3.32%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.42%) CA
7 3 (1.42%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.42%) Pega
7 3 (1.42%) Coverity
8 2 (0.95%) Nimsoft
8 2 (0.95%) Remedy
8 2 (0.95%) BMC
9 1 (0.47%) EMC
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago