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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 518 464 467
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +3
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 105 163 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 2.27% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 84 136 166
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £39,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
7980 7192 7405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.95% 16.30% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6729 6115 6464
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -26 23 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Docklands, London -5 3 £107,500 +115.00%
Greenford - 3 - -
Chessington - 1 £50,000 -
Ealing - 1 £56,500 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 166 (62.17%) Performance Testing
2 139 (52.06%) HP
3 123 (46.07%) QuickTest Pro
4 115 (43.07%) Finance
5 94 (35.21%) Selenium
6 90 (33.71%) Test Scripting
7 76 (28.46%) ISEB
8 73 (27.34%) QA
9 68 (25.47%) HP Quality Center
10 65 (24.34%) JMeter
11 50 (18.73%) Java
12 48 (17.98%) Banking
13 43 (16.10%) Test Strategy
14 42 (15.73%) Test Automation
15 41 (15.36%) .NET
16 40 (14.98%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (14.61%) SQL
18 38 (14.23%) Scrum
19 37 (13.86%) Software Testing
19 37 (13.86%) ISTQB
20 36 (13.48%) C#
21 35 (13.11%) Automated Testing
21 35 (13.11%) Retail
22 30 (11.24%) Visual Studio
23 29 (10.86%) Microsoft
24 28 (10.49%) Security Cleared
24 28 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
25 26 (9.74%) SC Cleared
25 26 (9.74%) UNIX
25 26 (9.74%) E-Commerce

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 18 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.12%) LiveLink
2 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.12%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.37%) Confluence
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (4.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (5.62%) SAP SD
1 15 (5.62%) SAP MM
2 10 (3.75%) SAP HR
2 10 (3.75%) SAP FI
2 10 (3.75%) SAP CRM
2 10 (3.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (3.75%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.87%) SAP APO
3 5 (1.87%) SAP PP
3 5 (1.87%) SAP WM
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.62%) HTTP
2 5 (1.87%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.12%) Internet
3 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.12%) LAN
3 3 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.12%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (1.12%) DB2
6 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 123 (46.07%) QuickTest Pro
2 94 (35.21%) Selenium
3 65 (24.34%) JMeter
4 30 (11.24%) Visual Studio
5 22 (8.24%) WebDriver
6 15 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (5.62%) SilkPerformer
7 14 (5.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (5.24%) NeoLoad
8 10 (3.75%) Rational Performance Tester
8 10 (3.75%) WinRunner
9 9 (3.37%) JUnit
9 9 (3.37%) JIRA
9 9 (3.37%) Facilita Forecast
9 9 (3.37%) LoadUI
10 7 (2.62%) NUnit
10 7 (2.62%) TestDirector
10 7 (2.62%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.25%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.25%) WebLOAD
General
1 115 (43.07%) Finance
2 48 (17.98%) Banking
3 35 (13.11%) Retail
4 24 (8.99%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.62%) Front Office
6 12 (4.49%) Law
7 10 (3.75%) Investment Banking
8 8 (3.00%) Back Office
9 6 (2.25%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.25%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.12%) Publishing
10 3 (1.12%) Games
11 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (35.58%) Tester
2 66 (24.72%) Consultant
3 44 (16.48%) Test Consultant
4 42 (15.73%) Test Analyst
4 42 (15.73%) Analyst
4 42 (15.73%) Performance Tester
5 35 (13.11%) Performance Test Consultant
5 35 (13.11%) Performance Consultant
6 31 (11.61%) Test Manager
7 30 (11.24%) Test Leader
8 19 (7.12%) Performance Test Leader
9 16 (5.99%) Technical Tester
10 15 (5.62%) Senior Tester
10 15 (5.62%) SAP Consultant
10 15 (5.62%) Development Manager
10 15 (5.62%) Performance Analyst
10 15 (5.62%) Performance Test Analyst
11 10 (3.75%) Senior Performance Tester
12 9 (3.37%) Non-Functional Tester
13 8 (3.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.36%) .NET
2 18 (6.74%) HTML
3 16 (5.99%) .NET Framework
4 15 (5.62%) jQuery
4 15 (5.62%) ASP.NET
5 14 (5.24%) CSS
5 14 (5.24%) WCF
5 14 (5.24%) LINQ
5 14 (5.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 14 (5.24%) CSS3
6 10 (3.75%) Web Services
7 4 (1.50%) SOAP
7 4 (1.50%) J2EE
7 4 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (1.50%) Ajax
8 3 (1.12%) Middleware
8 3 (1.12%) XML
8 3 (1.12%) Flash
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.37%) Open Source
2 11 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.25%) Credit Risk
6 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.50%) Equities
7 4 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.12%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.75%) Handset
9 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.37%) GIS
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) Derivative
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
10 1 (0.37%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.74%) UNIX
2 18 (6.74%) Windows
3 13 (4.87%) Linux
4 12 (4.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (62.17%) Performance Testing
2 90 (33.71%) Test Scripting
3 43 (16.10%) Test Strategy
4 42 (15.73%) Test Automation
5 40 (14.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (14.23%) Scrum
7 37 (13.86%) Software Testing
8 35 (13.11%) Automated Testing
9 28 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (9.74%) E-Commerce
11 25 (9.36%) Test Management
12 24 (8.99%) TDD
13 23 (8.61%) Regression Testing
13 23 (8.61%) Automation Testing
14 22 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.74%) Waterfall
16 16 (5.99%) BDD
16 16 (5.99%) Configuration Management
17 15 (5.62%) Load Testing
17 15 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.73%) Java
2 39 (14.61%) SQL
3 36 (13.48%) C#
4 17 (6.37%) C++
4 17 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.25%) C
6 4 (1.50%) VBA
6 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.50%) Korn
7 3 (1.12%) Python
7 3 (1.12%) VBScript
7 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.12%) Ruby
8 2 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) VB
9 1 (0.37%) sed
9 1 (0.37%) AWK
Qualifications
1 76 (28.46%) ISEB
2 37 (13.86%) ISTQB
3 28 (10.49%) Security Cleared
4 26 (9.74%) SC Cleared
5 25 (9.36%) Degree
6 24 (8.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (3.75%) HP ASE
8 9 (3.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (2.62%) Brainbench
10 3 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.37%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (27.34%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) vSphere
1 1 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 68 (25.47%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.49%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 139 (52.06%) HP
2 29 (10.86%) Microsoft
3 26 (9.74%) Oracle
4 24 (8.99%) SAP
5 12 (4.49%) Altiris
6 10 (3.75%) IBM
7 8 (3.00%) Cognos
8 6 (2.25%) Adobe
9 5 (1.87%) Siebel
10 4 (1.50%) Citrix
11 3 (1.12%) Seapine
11 3 (1.12%) SOASTA, Inc
12 1 (0.37%) Algorithmics
12 1 (0.37%) Sun
12 1 (0.37%) Fidessa
South West London
Nuepc
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Arsenal Football Club
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago