The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 757 651 733
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +82
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 191 297 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 1.72% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 129 188 180
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £67,500 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%

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
18129 17280 16952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 16.21% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15580 14656 13906
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the UK over the 3 months to 9 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
(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
England -38 181 £55,000 - 24
East of England +18 51 £60,000 -11.11% 2
London -60 49 £60,000 +4.34% 10
Essex +16 25 £57,500 +15.00%
Yorkshire +41 24 £34,500 -29.94% 6
South East -39 24 £52,500 +36.36%
Hertfordshire +15 22 £60,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +20 16 £32,250 -38.57% 5
Colchester - 14 £55,000 -
City of London +43 11 £72,500 +31.81% 5
South West -4 9 £45,000 -21.73% 3
North Yorkshire - 8 £53,750 - 1
York - 8 £53,750 - 1
North West +24 7 £38,250 -41.15% 1
Manchester +21 7 £38,250 -41.15%
Leeds +6 7 £34,000 -35.23% 4
Watford +4 7 £60,000 -
Bingley - 7 £55,000 -
West Midlands -8 6 £45,000 -14.28%
Berkshire -34 6 £41,250 -2.94%
Surrey +3 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Birmingham -4 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Gloucestershire - 5 £46,250 - 1
Reigate - 5 £55,000 -
East Sussex +15 4 - -
Brighton +7 4 - -
Reading -11 4 £47,500 +30.13%
Basildon - 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire +9 3 - -
Dorset +7 3 - -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 232 (56.72%) HP
2 224 (54.77%) Performance Testing
3 159 (38.88%) JMeter
4 150 (36.67%) HP UFT
5 145 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (32.27%) ISTQB
7 126 (30.81%) Java
8 125 (30.56%) ISEB
9 117 (28.61%) Test Strategy
10 113 (27.63%) Test Scripting
11 103 (25.18%) Test Management
11 103 (25.18%) QA
12 102 (24.94%) HP Quality Center
13 100 (24.45%) Selenium
14 96 (23.47%) Non-Functional Testing
15 94 (22.98%) SQL
16 89 (21.76%) Finance
17 87 (21.27%) Oracle
18 86 (21.03%) Test Automation
19 79 (19.32%) Citrix
20 69 (16.87%) .NET
21 65 (15.89%) Degree
22 64 (15.65%) Functional Testing
23 62 (15.16%) JIRA
24 58 (14.18%) Security Cleared
24 58 (14.18%) SAP
25 56 (13.69%) Computer Science
26 53 (12.96%) SDLC
27 52 (12.71%) Software Testing
28 51 (12.47%) SC Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 21 (5.13%) IIS
2 19 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.16%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.42%) JBoss
5 10 (2.44%) Confluence
6 9 (2.20%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.49%) Documentum
9 2 (0.49%) MTS
10 1 (0.24%) Apache
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Drupal
10 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.20%) MS Office
4 7 (1.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.49%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.49%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.49%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.47%) GitHub
2 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.65%) HTTP
2 12 (2.93%) Wireshark
3 8 (1.96%) SNMP
4 6 (1.47%) Internet
5 4 (0.98%) LAN
5 4 (0.98%) WAN
5 4 (0.98%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.49%) Firewall
6 2 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) 3G
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.62%) Oracle Reports
2 19 (4.65%) Big Data
3 18 (4.40%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.93%) DB2
5 7 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.22%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.98%) MS Access
8 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.49%) MySQL
9 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.24%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 159 (38.88%) JMeter
2 150 (36.67%) HP UFT
3 100 (24.45%) Selenium
4 62 (15.16%) JIRA
5 50 (12.22%) Jenkins
6 41 (10.02%) Cucumber
7 31 (7.58%) Visual Studio
8 24 (5.87%) JUnit
9 21 (5.13%) Git (software)
10 17 (4.16%) Eclipse
10 17 (4.16%) Hudson
10 17 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (3.91%) Introscope
12 15 (3.67%) WebDriver
13 14 (3.42%) SoapUI
14 13 (3.18%) WebLOAD
15 12 (2.93%) NeoLoad
15 12 (2.93%) Subversion
16 10 (2.44%) CruiseControl
16 10 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
General
1 89 (21.76%) Finance
2 28 (6.85%) Banking
3 16 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.67%) Retail
5 13 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.44%) Law
6 10 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.96%) Games
9 6 (1.47%) Legal
10 5 (1.22%) Publishing
11 4 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.73%) Marketing
13 2 (0.49%) Local Government
13 2 (0.49%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 121 (29.58%) Tester
2 81 (19.80%) Analyst
3 71 (17.36%) Test Analyst
4 68 (16.63%) Performance Tester
5 67 (16.38%) Test Leader
6 46 (11.25%) Consultant
6 46 (11.25%) Performance Test Leader
7 41 (10.02%) Performance Consultant
8 38 (9.29%) Test Engineer
9 36 (8.80%) Test Consultant
10 35 (8.56%) Performance Engineer
11 34 (8.31%) Test Manager
12 33 (8.07%) Performance Test Consultant
13 28 (6.85%) Performance Analyst
14 24 (5.87%) Senior Penetration Tester
14 24 (5.87%) Senior Tester
14 24 (5.87%) Team Leader
15 21 (5.13%) LoadRunner Tester
15 21 (5.13%) Performance Test Analyst
15 21 (5.13%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (16.87%) .NET
2 45 (11.00%) XML
3 32 (7.82%) HTML
4 30 (7.33%) Web Services
5 17 (4.16%) J2EE
6 14 (3.42%) Ajax
7 12 (2.93%) DCOM
7 12 (2.93%) HTML5
7 12 (2.93%) Middleware
7 12 (2.93%) SOAP
8 10 (2.44%) JSON
9 9 (2.20%) XML Messaging
10 6 (1.47%) .NET Framework
11 5 (1.22%) CSS
11 5 (1.22%) JMS
12 4 (0.98%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.98%) JDBC
12 4 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
13 2 (0.49%) JPA
13 2 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.69%) Computer Science
2 48 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.85%) Mainframe
4 24 (5.87%) Management Information System
5 23 (5.62%) User Experience
6 15 (3.67%) Fintech
7 8 (1.96%) PKI
8 7 (1.71%) Social Media
9 6 (1.47%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.22%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.73%) Online Games
13 2 (0.49%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.49%) NHS
13 2 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
14 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.25%) Unix
2 30 (7.33%) Windows
3 23 (5.62%) Linux
4 9 (2.20%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.96%) Android
5 8 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (54.77%) Performance Testing
2 145 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (28.61%) Test Strategy
4 113 (27.63%) Test Scripting
5 103 (25.18%) Test Management
6 96 (23.47%) Non-Functional Testing
7 86 (21.03%) Test Automation
8 64 (15.65%) Functional Testing
9 53 (12.96%) SDLC
10 52 (12.71%) Software Testing
11 48 (11.74%) TDD
12 47 (11.49%) Load Testing
13 46 (11.25%) Open Source
14 45 (11.00%) Automated Testing
14 45 (11.00%) Scrum
15 42 (10.27%) Automation Testing
15 42 (10.27%) Performance Engineering
16 36 (8.80%) Regression Testing
17 34 (8.31%) Mentoring
18 33 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 126 (30.81%) Java
2 94 (22.98%) SQL
3 50 (12.22%) C#
4 38 (9.29%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.07%) C
6 31 (7.58%) VB
7 28 (6.85%) Ruby
8 26 (6.36%) Python
9 21 (5.13%) C++
10 18 (4.40%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.96%) Perl
12 7 (1.71%) COBOL
13 6 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.47%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.22%) VBA
15 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.98%) Scala
16 3 (0.73%) VBScript
17 2 (0.49%) PHP
17 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 132 (32.27%) ISTQB
2 125 (30.56%) ISEB
3 65 (15.89%) Degree
4 58 (14.18%) Security Cleared
5 51 (12.47%) SC Cleared
6 25 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 11 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (2.69%) HP ASE
8 9 (2.20%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.47%) SAP Certification
10 5 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.73%) CSQA
12 2 (0.49%) CCNA
12 2 (0.49%) CCNP
12 2 (0.49%) CCSA
12 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.49%) CITP
12 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (25.18%) QA
2 12 (2.93%) ISO 9001
3 9 (2.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 102 (24.94%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (5.87%) HP SiteScope
3 18 (4.40%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.47%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (1.22%) nmon
5 5 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.98%) DameWare
6 4 (0.98%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.49%) Nagios
7 2 (0.49%) OpenView
8 1 (0.24%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.24%) Grafana
8 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.24%) Puppet
8 1 (0.24%) SCCM
8 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 232 (56.72%) HP
2 87 (21.27%) Oracle
3 79 (19.32%) Citrix
4 58 (14.18%) SAP
5 39 (9.54%) IBM
6 32 (7.82%) Dynatrace
7 17 (4.16%) Microsoft
8 15 (3.67%) VMware
9 9 (2.20%) AppDynamics
10 7 (1.71%) WorldPay
11 6 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 5 (1.22%) CA
12 5 (1.22%) Capita
12 5 (1.22%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.98%) LexisNexis
14 2 (0.49%) F5
14 2 (0.49%) Guidewire
14 2 (0.49%) Juniper
14 2 (0.49%) Splunk
14 2 (0.49%) Temenos
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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City, London
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City, London
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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