The table below looks at the statistics for the LoadRunner Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
LoadRunner Tester
Rank 931 921 911
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a LoadRunner Tester 12 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 16
Average salary £58,000 £60,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £45,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +38.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

LoadRunner Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

LoadRunner Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LoadRunner Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner Tester within the UK.

LoadRunner Tester Salary Trend in the UK

LoadRunner Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner Tester over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 within the UK.

LoadRunner Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

LoadRunner Tester
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
England +10 12 £58,000 -3.33%
London +6 6 £57,750 -3.75%
Chelmsford - 3 £60,000 -
Essex - 3 £60,000 -
East of England - 3 £60,000 -
Kent - 1 £60,000 -
South East - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Romford - 1 £57,500 -
Tonbridge - 1 £60,000 -

LoadRunner Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited LoadRunner Tester in their job title 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 with LoadRunner Tester in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 14 (63.64%) Citrix
2 14 (63.64%) HP
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) Performance Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Test Management
4 11 (50.00%) JMeter
5 8 (36.36%) ISEB
5 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (36.36%) Open Source
6 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.64%) XML
9 3 (13.64%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
10 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) CRM
10 2 (9.09%) Migration

LoadRunner Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited LoadRunner Tester in their job title 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 with LoadRunner Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 11 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) JBehave
5 1 (4.55%) NeoLoad
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) XML Messaging
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Test Management
3 8 (36.36%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Software Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (9.09%) V-Model
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
1 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Citrix
1 14 (63.64%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian