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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 689 605 596
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -9
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 209 310 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 1.88% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 131 257 259
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £48,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +17.57%

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
17791 16531 16291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.64% 15.16% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14793 14070 14158
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,100 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 31 October 2014 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 31 October 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
(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 -110 180 £45,000 -10.00% 30
London -66 62 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South East -5 50 £38,500 -23.00% 9
Berkshire +20 31 £40,000 -27.60% 2
Scotland +1 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Tyne and Wear - 19 £42,500 - 2
North East - 19 £42,500 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £42,500 - 2
Bracknell +12 18 - -
North West -15 17 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Reading -22 13 £40,000 -33.33% 2
City of London -8 12 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Cheshire 0 11 - -
Warrington - 11 - -
East of England -31 10 £67,500 +83.67% 1
Yorkshire -31 9 £36,500 +7.35%
Hampshire - 9 £35,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +5 8 £67,500 +83.67%
Southampton - 8 £35,000 - 2
Stirling - 8 £48,500 -
Glasgow +5 7 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -18 7 £42,500 +25.00%
Dunstable - 6 £67,500 -
Edinburgh -7 5 £45,000 -11.33% 1
Leeds -26 5 £42,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -56 5 £36,250 -29.40% 2
Docklands, London -8 4 - -
East Midlands -16 4 £43,250 -15.77%
Manchester -21 4 £60,000 +27.65% 1
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 - 2

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

1 278 (52.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 261 (49.43%) Performance Testing
3 198 (37.50%) HP
4 169 (32.01%) HP Quality Center
5 163 (30.87%) Finance
6 155 (29.36%) ISEB
7 153 (28.98%) Test Scripting
8 136 (25.76%) Selenium
9 122 (23.11%) ISTQB
10 121 (22.92%) QA
10 121 (22.92%) JMeter
10 121 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
11 115 (21.78%) SQL
12 113 (21.40%) Java
13 111 (21.02%) Test Strategy
14 94 (17.80%) Security Cleared
15 90 (17.05%) Oracle
16 84 (15.91%) Windows
17 80 (15.15%) Test Automation
18 72 (13.64%) Test Management
19 69 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
20 67 (12.69%) Regression Testing
21 65 (12.31%) UNIX
21 65 (12.31%) Degree
22 64 (12.12%) SC Cleared
23 62 (11.74%) Linux
24 60 (11.36%) Automation Testing
25 59 (11.17%) Automated Testing
25 59 (11.17%) C#
26 57 (10.80%) Retail

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 20 (3.79%) IIS
2 17 (3.22%) WebSphere
3 12 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.57%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.57%) MS Project
2 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.89%) SAP MM
1 10 (1.89%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.33%) SAP APO
2 7 (1.33%) SAP PP
2 7 (1.33%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.57%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.57%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.57%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.57%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.63%) LAN
1 35 (6.63%) WAN
2 30 (5.68%) HTTP
3 15 (2.84%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.33%) SAN
5 6 (1.14%) Internet
5 6 (1.14%) SSL
6 5 (0.95%) DNS
6 5 (0.95%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.76%) SNMP
7 4 (0.76%) SMTP
7 4 (0.76%) NAS
7 4 (0.76%) IMAP
8 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (1.14%) DB2
4 6 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.57%) SAP BW
5 3 (0.57%) IDOL
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.57%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (0.38%) Informix
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.19%) Adabas
7 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 278 (52.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 136 (25.76%) Selenium
3 121 (22.92%) JMeter
4 39 (7.39%) SilkPerformer
5 38 (7.20%) Visual Studio
6 34 (6.44%) Facilita Forecast
7 32 (6.06%) JIRA
8 29 (5.49%) WebDriver
9 22 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 21 (3.98%) NeoLoad
10 21 (3.98%) WinRunner
11 20 (3.79%) LoadUI
12 19 (3.60%) JUnit
13 18 (3.41%) WebLOAD
14 16 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
15 14 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
16 13 (2.46%) TestDirector
17 11 (2.08%) Git (software)
17 11 (2.08%) SoapUI
18 10 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 163 (30.87%) Finance
2 57 (10.80%) Retail
3 55 (10.42%) Banking
4 34 (6.44%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.27%) Law
6 11 (2.08%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.89%) Front Office
7 10 (1.89%) Back Office
8 8 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.33%) Legal
10 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.95%) Advertising
10 5 (0.95%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Games
12 2 (0.38%) Marketing
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 166 (31.44%) Tester
2 123 (23.30%) Analyst
3 119 (22.54%) Test Analyst
4 98 (18.56%) Performance Tester
5 81 (15.34%) Consultant
6 79 (14.96%) Test Manager
7 62 (11.74%) Test Consultant
8 50 (9.47%) Test Leader
9 48 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
10 47 (8.90%) Performance Test Analyst
11 36 (6.82%) Performance Test Leader
12 34 (6.44%) Performance Consultant
13 33 (6.25%) Performance Test Consultant
14 28 (5.30%) Senior Tester
15 25 (4.73%) Technical Tester
16 20 (3.79%) Performance Test Manager
16 20 (3.79%) Performance Manager
16 20 (3.79%) SAP Consultant
17 17 (3.22%) Senior Analyst
18 16 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (8.90%) .NET
2 20 (3.79%) SOAP
3 18 (3.41%) HTML
4 16 (3.03%) Web Services
5 14 (2.65%) Gherkin
6 12 (2.27%) Ajax
7 10 (1.89%) XML
8 9 (1.70%) J2EE
9 8 (1.52%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.52%) CSS
9 8 (1.52%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.52%) jQuery
10 5 (0.95%) JSP
11 4 (0.76%) MAPI
11 4 (0.76%) WCF
11 4 (0.76%) LINQ
11 4 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 4 (0.76%) CSS3
12 3 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 34 (6.44%) Open Source
3 25 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.70%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.52%) Statistics
10 7 (1.33%) User Experience
11 6 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.76%) Replication
14 3 (0.57%) Equities
14 3 (0.57%) PKI
15 2 (0.38%) IPTV
15 2 (0.38%) GIS
15 2 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
15 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 84 (15.91%) Windows
2 65 (12.31%) UNIX
3 62 (11.74%) Linux
4 50 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 49 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (7.58%) Windows XP
7 39 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.46%) Solaris
9 4 (0.76%) AIX
9 4 (0.76%) Android
9 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (49.43%) Performance Testing
2 153 (28.98%) Test Scripting
3 121 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (21.02%) Test Strategy
5 80 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 72 (13.64%) Test Management
7 69 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 67 (12.69%) Regression Testing
9 60 (11.36%) Automation Testing
10 59 (11.17%) Automated Testing
11 45 (8.52%) Software Testing
12 41 (7.77%) Migration
13 39 (7.39%) Scrum
14 38 (7.20%) TDD
14 38 (7.20%) BDD
15 33 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
16 32 (6.06%) Load Testing
17 28 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
18 25 (4.73%) Manual Testing
19 24 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (21.78%) SQL
2 113 (21.40%) Java
3 59 (11.17%) C#
4 35 (6.63%) Python
5 34 (6.44%) PL/SQL
6 32 (6.06%) C++
7 28 (5.30%) JavaScript
8 25 (4.73%) Shell Script
9 24 (4.55%) C
10 17 (3.22%) PHP
11 16 (3.03%) VB
12 6 (1.14%) VBScript
13 5 (0.95%) Korn
13 5 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.57%) VBA
16 2 (0.38%) Ruby
16 2 (0.38%) ABAP
16 2 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 155 (29.36%) ISEB
2 122 (23.11%) ISTQB
3 94 (17.80%) Security Cleared
4 65 (12.31%) Degree
5 64 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 54 (10.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (2.46%) HP ASE
9 12 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.33%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.57%) HP AIS
11 3 (0.57%) CSQA
12 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (22.92%) QA
2 12 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.89%) HL7
4 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.73%) VMware ESX
3 22 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (1.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) HDFS
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 169 (32.01%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.27%) SCCM
3 4 (0.76%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.76%) PureDisk
4 3 (0.57%) Netcool
4 3 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.38%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Foglight
Vendors
1 198 (37.50%) HP
2 90 (17.05%) Oracle
3 44 (8.33%) SAP
4 33 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 32 (6.06%) VMware
6 18 (3.41%) Fujitsu
7 16 (3.03%) IBM
8 12 (2.27%) Altiris
9 11 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
9 11 (2.08%) NetApp
10 8 (1.52%) Business Objects
10 8 (1.52%) Informatica
11 6 (1.14%) Siebel
11 6 (1.14%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.76%) EMC
12 4 (0.76%) Citrix
12 4 (0.76%) Adobe
13 3 (0.57%) Google
13 3 (0.57%) Meridio
13 3 (0.57%) Seapine
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton, Cambridgeshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol; Milton Keynes, UK
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sogeti
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Further Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago