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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 531 502 465
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -37
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 97 151 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.25% 1.78% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 81 123 125
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +21.71%
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
7762 8507 6945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.49% 17.59% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6512 7244 5933
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 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 29 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 29 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 +39 43 £48,250 -16.08%
Docklands, London +5 1 £50,000 -53.48%
Osterley - 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 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 92 (48.42%) JMeter
2 90 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (44.74%) Selenium
4 82 (43.16%) Java
5 69 (36.32%) HP
5 69 (36.32%) Finance
5 69 (36.32%) Performance Testing
6 65 (34.21%) Automated Testing
7 60 (31.58%) QA
8 54 (28.42%) HP UFT
9 48 (25.26%) Test Strategy
10 44 (23.16%) WebDriver
10 44 (23.16%) BDD
11 42 (22.11%) Test Scripting
12 40 (21.05%) Oracle
13 39 (20.53%) Test Management
14 38 (20.00%) ISTQB
14 38 (20.00%) TDD
15 36 (18.95%) Scrum
16 34 (17.89%) SQL
16 34 (17.89%) JIRA
16 34 (17.89%) Test Automation
16 34 (17.89%) SDLC
17 33 (17.37%) HP Quality Center
18 32 (16.84%) Manual Testing
18 32 (16.84%) WinRunner
19 31 (16.32%) Banking
20 30 (15.79%) .NET
21 28 (14.74%) Automation Testing
22 27 (14.21%) Jenkins

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.74%) Drupal
2 2 (1.05%) Apache
2 2 (1.05%) Tuxedo
2 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.05%) Documentum
3 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (3.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.05%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.05%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.05%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.05%) Broadband
3 1 (0.53%) LAN
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) SNMP
3 1 (0.53%) DNS
3 1 (0.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.26%) MySQL
2 7 (3.68%) Hadoop
2 7 (3.68%) Big Data
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (48.42%) JMeter
2 85 (44.74%) Selenium
3 54 (28.42%) HP UFT
4 44 (23.16%) WebDriver
5 34 (17.89%) JIRA
6 32 (16.84%) WinRunner
7 27 (14.21%) Jenkins
8 21 (11.05%) Cucumber
9 18 (9.47%) SoapUI
10 16 (8.42%) JUnit
11 15 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (7.37%) Git (software)
13 12 (6.32%) WebLOAD
14 11 (5.79%) NeoLoad
15 9 (4.74%) SonarQube
16 8 (4.21%) TeamCity
17 6 (3.16%) Maven
17 6 (3.16%) SpecFlow
18 5 (2.63%) Appium
18 5 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 69 (36.32%) Finance
2 31 (16.32%) Banking
3 13 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.16%) Retail
5 5 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (22.63%) Test Leader
2 39 (20.53%) Tester
3 31 (16.32%) Test Manager
3 31 (16.32%) Consultant
4 24 (12.63%) Test Engineer
5 20 (10.53%) Analyst
6 19 (10.00%) Performance Test Leader
7 18 (9.47%) Test Analyst
8 17 (8.95%) Performance Tester
8 17 (8.95%) Performance Consultant
9 16 (8.42%) Test Consultant
9 16 (8.42%) Performance Test Consultant
10 15 (7.89%) Senior Test Engineer
11 12 (6.32%) Senior Tester
11 12 (6.32%) Automation Tester
12 10 (5.26%) Performance Test Manager
12 10 (5.26%) Performance Manager
12 10 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
13 8 (4.21%) QA Test Manager
13 8 (4.21%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.79%) .NET
2 27 (14.21%) Web Services
3 20 (10.53%) SOAP
4 13 (6.84%) Middleware
4 13 (6.84%) REST
5 10 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (4.74%) Django
7 7 (3.68%) LAMP
8 4 (2.11%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (2.11%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.58%) JSON
9 3 (1.58%) jQuery
9 3 (1.58%) XML
10 2 (1.05%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.05%) JPA
10 2 (1.05%) JRockit
11 1 (0.53%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.53%) SAML
11 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.21%) Tandem
6 7 (3.68%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.58%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Derivative
9 1 (0.53%) DTCC
9 1 (0.53%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.11%) Linux
2 18 (9.47%) UNIX
3 9 (4.74%) Windows
3 9 (4.74%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.53%) Android
4 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.32%) Performance Testing
3 65 (34.21%) Automated Testing
4 48 (25.26%) Test Strategy
5 44 (23.16%) BDD
6 42 (22.11%) Test Scripting
7 39 (20.53%) Test Management
8 38 (20.00%) TDD
9 36 (18.95%) Scrum
10 34 (17.89%) Test Automation
10 34 (17.89%) SDLC
11 32 (16.84%) Manual Testing
12 28 (14.74%) Automation Testing
13 25 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
14 24 (12.63%) Open Source
14 24 (12.63%) Waterfall
15 21 (11.05%) Regression Testing
16 20 (10.53%) Functional Testing
16 20 (10.53%) Load Testing
17 19 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 82 (43.16%) Java
2 34 (17.89%) SQL
3 22 (11.58%) C#
4 18 (9.47%) C++
5 17 (8.95%) C
6 16 (8.42%) Ruby
7 11 (5.79%) Python
8 10 (5.26%) VB
9 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.63%) PHP
11 4 (2.11%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.11%) VBScript
11 4 (2.11%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 27 (14.21%) ISEB
3 24 (12.63%) Degree
4 12 (6.32%) HP ASE
5 10 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (4.74%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.16%) PMP
7 6 (3.16%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) Varnish
2 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (17.37%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (4.74%) Puppet
2 9 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.74%) CA LISA
3 2 (1.05%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 69 (36.32%) HP
2 40 (21.05%) Oracle
3 15 (7.89%) SAP
3 15 (7.89%) IBM
4 13 (6.84%) AppDynamics
5 9 (4.74%) CA
5 9 (4.74%) Pega
6 8 (4.21%) Coverity
7 6 (3.16%) VMware
8 5 (2.63%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.05%) Sun
9 2 (1.05%) Capita
10 1 (0.53%) CollabNet
10 1 (0.53%) Fundtech
10 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.53%) F5
10 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.53%) Green Hat
10 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.53%) Remedy
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Salary: £40000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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