The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 726 709 688
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -21
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 215 258 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 1.42% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 155 207 251
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18570 18157 19340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 16.43% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15959 15214 16062
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,375 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Trend

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 within the UK.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in the UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 210 £55,000 +10.00% 24
London +12 86 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East of England +35 40 £65,000 - 3
Yorkshire +24 31 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South East -4 29 £52,500 +16.66% 2
West Yorkshire +11 19 £50,000 -4.76%
Hertfordshire +17 18 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Leeds +19 16 £51,250 -
City of London +64 15 £52,500 -25.00% 3
South West - 15 £51,250 - 2
Gloucestershire - 11 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +7 10 £62,750 -27.03% 1
Essex +18 9 £51,250 -21.15%
Berkshire -3 9 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Watford +4 8 £65,000 - 2
York - 8 £52,500 -
North Yorkshire - 8 £52,500 -
Bracknell - 7 £45,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £55,000 +42.85%
Surrey -10 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Borehamwood 0 5 - -
Gloucester - 5 £52,500 -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £85,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £45,000 - 1
Redhill - 4 £53,750 -
Dorset - 4 £85,000 -
Brighton +20 3 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire +10 3 £39,000 -5.45% 1
East Sussex +7 3 £47,500 -20.83%

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 197 (48.28%) Performance Testing
2 184 (45.10%) JMeter
3 178 (43.63%) Java
4 170 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 164 (40.20%) HP
6 119 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
7 117 (28.68%) Finance
8 114 (27.94%) QA
9 109 (26.72%) ISEB
10 108 (26.47%) HP UFT
11 107 (26.23%) ISTQB
11 107 (26.23%) Test Scripting
12 103 (25.25%) SQL
12 103 (25.25%) Selenium
13 97 (23.77%) HP Quality Center
14 96 (23.53%) JIRA
15 94 (23.04%) Test Strategy
16 83 (20.34%) Test Automation
17 81 (19.85%) Test Management
18 71 (17.40%) Degree
19 66 (16.18%) Unix
20 64 (15.69%) .NET
21 62 (15.20%) Software Testing
22 60 (14.71%) C#
23 59 (14.46%) Citrix
24 58 (14.22%) Scrum
25 57 (13.97%) Oracle
26 54 (13.24%) Open Source
27 52 (12.75%) Functional Testing
27 52 (12.75%) Waterfall

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.15%) WebSphere
2 19 (4.66%) IIS
2 19 (4.66%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 9 (2.21%) Apache
5 8 (1.96%) JBoss
6 7 (1.72%) Documentum
7 6 (1.47%) CMS
7 6 (1.47%) Jetty
8 3 (0.74%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.49%) Node.js
10 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (4.41%) MS Office
2 15 (3.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.98%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.43%) HTTP
1 14 (3.43%) Internet
2 13 (3.19%) LAN
2 13 (3.19%) WAN
3 10 (2.45%) DNS
4 9 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.96%) Firewall
5 8 (1.96%) LDAP
5 8 (1.96%) Wireshark
6 4 (0.98%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.49%) SAN
7 2 (0.49%) SNMP
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.41%) Big Data
1 18 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.92%) DB2
2 16 (3.92%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.68%) MySQL
4 12 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.98%) MS Access
8 3 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.74%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 184 (45.10%) JMeter
2 108 (26.47%) HP UFT
3 103 (25.25%) Selenium
4 96 (23.53%) JIRA
5 37 (9.07%) JUnit
6 36 (8.82%) Visual Studio
7 35 (8.58%) Jenkins
8 34 (8.33%) Cucumber
9 28 (6.86%) Gatling
10 23 (5.64%) ClearQuest
10 23 (5.64%) SoapUI
11 21 (5.15%) Git (software)
11 21 (5.15%) WebLOAD
12 20 (4.90%) Hudson
12 20 (4.90%) WebDriver
13 18 (4.41%) TestNG
14 16 (3.92%) RSpec
15 15 (3.68%) Eclipse
16 14 (3.43%) Introscope
17 13 (3.19%) WATIR
General
1 117 (28.68%) Finance
2 23 (5.64%) Banking
3 15 (3.68%) Retail
4 12 (2.94%) Games
4 12 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.70%) Law
6 10 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.45%) Publishing
7 9 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.72%) Legal
9 4 (0.98%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Electronics
10 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 110 (26.96%) Analyst
2 106 (25.98%) Tester
3 98 (24.02%) Test Analyst
4 57 (13.97%) Performance Tester
5 54 (13.24%) Test Leader
6 37 (9.07%) Test Manager
7 34 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
7 34 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
7 34 (8.33%) Senior Tester
8 32 (7.84%) Test Engineer
9 31 (7.60%) LoadRunner Tester
9 31 (7.60%) Performance Test Leader
10 30 (7.35%) Consultant
10 30 (7.35%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
11 29 (7.11%) Performance Test Analyst
12 28 (6.86%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
13 25 (6.13%) Performance Consultant
14 24 (5.88%) Senior Performance Tester
15 21 (5.15%) Performance Test Consultant
15 21 (5.15%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.69%) .NET
2 32 (7.84%) HTML
3 30 (7.35%) XML
4 24 (5.88%) SOAP
5 23 (5.64%) Ajax
6 22 (5.39%) Web Services
7 18 (4.41%) Middleware
8 14 (3.43%) HTML5
9 12 (2.94%) Gherkin
9 12 (2.94%) JDBC
10 11 (2.70%) J2EE
11 10 (2.45%) JMS
12 9 (2.21%) LAMP
13 8 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (1.96%) REST
14 7 (1.72%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.72%) JPA
14 7 (1.72%) RESTful
15 6 (1.47%) JSF
15 6 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.03%) Computer Science
2 35 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.37%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.90%) Fintech
5 15 (3.68%) Mainframe
6 12 (2.94%) User Experience
7 10 (2.45%) NHS
8 7 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.72%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.72%) Social Media
9 6 (1.47%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.23%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.98%) PKI
12 2 (0.49%) DataPower
12 2 (0.49%) iPad
12 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.49%) Tandem
13 1 (0.25%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.18%) Unix
2 38 (9.31%) Windows
3 36 (8.82%) Linux
4 9 (2.21%) Android
4 9 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.47%) Solaris
6 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (48.28%) Performance Testing
2 170 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
4 107 (26.23%) Test Scripting
5 94 (23.04%) Test Strategy
6 83 (20.34%) Test Automation
7 81 (19.85%) Test Management
8 62 (15.20%) Software Testing
9 58 (14.22%) Scrum
10 54 (13.24%) Open Source
11 52 (12.75%) Functional Testing
11 52 (12.75%) Waterfall
12 49 (12.01%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (12.01%) SDLC
13 47 (11.52%) TDD
14 37 (9.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 33 (8.09%) Automated Testing
16 32 (7.84%) Load Testing
16 32 (7.84%) Release Management
17 31 (7.60%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 178 (43.63%) Java
2 103 (25.25%) SQL
3 60 (14.71%) C#
4 41 (10.05%) JavaScript
4 41 (10.05%) Shell Script
5 37 (9.07%) Ruby
6 32 (7.84%) Python
7 25 (6.13%) VB
8 22 (5.39%) C++
9 20 (4.90%) C
10 13 (3.19%) Groovy
11 11 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.45%) Perl
13 9 (2.21%) PHP
13 9 (2.21%) VBScript
14 8 (1.96%) Scala
14 8 (1.96%) VBA
15 7 (1.72%) COBOL
16 5 (1.23%) ANSI C
16 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (26.72%) ISEB
2 107 (26.23%) ISTQB
3 71 (17.40%) Degree
4 45 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 34 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 28 (6.86%) DV Cleared
6 28 (6.86%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.43%) HP ASE
8 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.49%) CCNA
9 2 (0.49%) CCNP
9 2 (0.49%) CCSA
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (27.94%) QA
2 10 (2.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.74%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 97 (23.77%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (6.13%) HP SiteScope
3 14 (3.43%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (1.47%) CA Service Virtualization
4 6 (1.47%) MOM
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.98%) DameWare
6 4 (0.98%) nmon
6 4 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.74%) Grafana
8 2 (0.49%) Control-M
8 2 (0.49%) Graphite
8 2 (0.49%) Nagios
9 1 (0.25%) BMC Marimba
9 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.25%) SCCM
9 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 164 (40.20%) HP
2 59 (14.46%) Citrix
3 57 (13.97%) Oracle
4 31 (7.60%) IBM
4 31 (7.60%) SAP
5 27 (6.62%) Dynatrace
6 25 (6.13%) Microsoft
7 14 (3.43%) AppDynamics
8 12 (2.94%) WorldPay
9 10 (2.45%) VMware
10 6 (1.47%) CA
10 6 (1.47%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.98%) LexisNexis
12 3 (0.74%) BMC
12 3 (0.74%) Capita
12 3 (0.74%) F5
13 2 (0.49%) Borland
13 2 (0.49%) Juniper
13 2 (0.49%) Qualys
13 2 (0.49%) Splunk
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + Significant bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 7 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Gosport
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago