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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 634 647 537
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -110
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 273 304 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 1.57% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 210 236 281
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £35,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.71% +12.35%

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
17985 19358 16791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 16.03% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15110 15921 14279
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 2015 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 17 April 2015. 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 -2 240 £52,500 -0.94% 14
London -26 99 £57,500 +7.47% 4
South East +5 61 £47,500 -5.00% 5
East of England +59 37 £67,500 -10.00% 3
Berkshire -2 17 £55,000 +58.27% 3
Hertfordshire - 17 £60,000 - 1
Scotland +13 16 £45,000 +1.12%
Hampshire - 15 £52,500 -
Surrey 0 14 £40,000 -27.27%
North West -1 14 £50,000 -9.09%
Yorkshire -2 12 £52,500 +21.63%
City of London -6 12 £63,750 +15.90% 2
Bedfordshire - 12 £86,000 - 1
Watford - 11 - -
Glasgow +18 10 £43,750 -2.23%
Reading -16 10 £42,500 +22.30% 1
Dunstable - 10 £86,000 -
East Sussex -6 9 £60,000 +26.31%
West Yorkshire -6 9 £52,500 +21.63%
Wimbledon - 8 £50,000 -
Cheshire +11 7 £47,500 -
Bradford -12 6 £52,500 -
West Midlands -16 6 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Southampton - 6 £60,000 -
Birmingham 0 5 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Manchester -4 5 £52,500 -4.54%
Epsom - 5 £38,500 -
Cambridge +16 4 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands +15 4 £34,000 +8.80% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £50,000 +25.00%

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 270 (48.82%) Performance Testing
2 267 (48.28%) HP
3 202 (36.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 179 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (30.38%) Finance
6 163 (29.48%) ISEB
6 163 (29.48%) Java
7 162 (29.29%) Test Strategy
8 160 (28.93%) HP Quality Center
9 155 (28.03%) SQL
10 147 (26.58%) Test Scripting
11 145 (26.22%) JMeter
12 144 (26.04%) ISTQB
13 138 (24.95%) Selenium
14 132 (23.87%) QA
15 111 (20.07%) Automated Testing
16 99 (17.90%) Oracle
17 95 (17.18%) Test Management
18 92 (16.64%) Windows
19 76 (13.74%) Degree
20 74 (13.38%) Software Testing
21 73 (13.20%) IBM
21 73 (13.20%) Test Automation
22 71 (12.84%) Scrum
23 64 (11.57%) UNIX
23 64 (11.57%) Security Cleared
23 64 (11.57%) BDD
24 63 (11.39%) C#
25 61 (11.03%) SQL Server
26 60 (10.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 28 (5.06%) WebSphere
2 17 (3.07%) IIS
3 16 (2.89%) Apache
3 16 (2.89%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.35%) MQSeries
5 12 (2.17%) JBoss
5 12 (2.17%) Drupal
6 8 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.45%) Magento
2 5 (0.90%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.90%) SAP SD
2 5 (0.90%) SAP FI
2 5 (0.90%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.90%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.90%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.61%) HTTP
2 20 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.89%) LAN
3 16 (2.89%) WAN
4 10 (1.81%) SAN
4 10 (1.81%) Internet
5 9 (1.63%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.08%) DNS
7 4 (0.72%) Wireless
8 3 (0.54%) FCoE
8 3 (0.54%) Firewall
8 3 (0.54%) SNMP
9 2 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.70%) DB2
3 25 (4.52%) Oracle Database
4 23 (4.16%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.35%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.54%) MySQL
9 2 (0.36%) IDOL
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 202 (36.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 145 (26.22%) JMeter
3 138 (24.95%) Selenium
4 56 (10.13%) JIRA
5 41 (7.41%) WebDriver
6 38 (6.87%) Rational Performance Tester
7 37 (6.69%) Cucumber
8 34 (6.15%) Jenkins
9 26 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (4.70%) Visual Studio
10 25 (4.52%) JUnit
10 25 (4.52%) WinRunner
11 24 (4.34%) Facilita Forecast
12 22 (3.98%) LoadUI
12 22 (3.98%) WebLOAD
13 21 (3.80%) TestDirector
13 21 (3.80%) NUnit
14 20 (3.62%) TeamCity
15 19 (3.44%) SoapUI
16 18 (3.25%) SilkPerformer
General
1 168 (30.38%) Finance
2 44 (7.96%) Banking
3 41 (7.41%) Retail
4 22 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.44%) Aerospace
6 13 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.99%) Legal
7 11 (1.99%) Games
8 9 (1.63%) Military
9 6 (1.08%) Advertising
9 6 (1.08%) Marketing
10 5 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.54%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
12 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 133 (24.05%) Test Manager
2 118 (21.34%) Analyst
3 117 (21.16%) Tester
4 98 (17.72%) Test Analyst
5 85 (15.37%) Consultant
6 68 (12.30%) Test Consultant
7 67 (12.12%) Performance Tester
8 53 (9.58%) Test Leader
9 44 (7.96%) Performance Test Manager
9 44 (7.96%) Performance Manager
10 38 (6.87%) Performance Test Leader
11 33 (5.97%) Test Engineer
12 32 (5.79%) Senior Consultant
13 31 (5.61%) Performance Analyst
13 31 (5.61%) Test Specialist
14 28 (5.06%) Performance Consultant
15 27 (4.88%) SAP Consultant
16 24 (4.34%) Senior Test Consultant
17 22 (3.98%) Performance Test Consultant
17 22 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (10.49%) .NET
2 51 (9.22%) HTML
3 48 (8.68%) Web Services
4 34 (6.15%) J2EE
5 30 (5.42%) SOAP
6 24 (4.34%) Middleware
7 20 (3.62%) XML
8 19 (3.44%) REST
9 17 (3.07%) Ajax
10 15 (2.71%) Flash
11 12 (2.17%) WCF
12 10 (1.81%) Gherkin
12 10 (1.81%) ODBC
12 10 (1.81%) CSS
13 9 (1.63%) XSL
14 8 (1.45%) ASP.NET
15 7 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
16 5 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
17 4 (0.72%) .NET Framework
17 4 (0.72%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.76%) Open Source
2 40 (7.23%) Computer Science
3 39 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.71%) N-Tier
5 15 (2.71%) Replication
6 13 (2.35%) Mainframe
6 13 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.81%) Online Games
8 9 (1.63%) Statistics
9 8 (1.45%) Mathematics
9 8 (1.45%) GIS
10 7 (1.27%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.27%) IPTV
10 7 (1.27%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (1.27%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.08%) PMI
12 5 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.72%) DTCC
13 4 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 92 (16.64%) Windows
2 64 (11.57%) UNIX
3 43 (7.78%) Linux
4 34 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (5.24%) Windows XP
6 22 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.25%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.99%) Android
9 10 (1.81%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.81%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.63%) AIX
11 8 (1.45%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.36%) CentOS
14 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (48.82%) Performance Testing
2 179 (32.37%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (29.29%) Test Strategy
4 147 (26.58%) Test Scripting
5 111 (20.07%) Automated Testing
6 95 (17.18%) Test Management
7 74 (13.38%) Software Testing
8 73 (13.20%) Test Automation
9 71 (12.84%) Scrum
10 64 (11.57%) BDD
11 58 (10.49%) TDD
12 53 (9.58%) Regression Testing
13 46 (8.32%) E-Commerce
14 45 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (6.87%) Manual Testing
15 38 (6.87%) Test Planning
15 38 (6.87%) Load Testing
16 34 (6.15%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 163 (29.48%) Java
2 155 (28.03%) SQL
3 63 (11.39%) C#
4 56 (10.13%) C
5 51 (9.22%) JavaScript
6 44 (7.96%) C++
7 28 (5.06%) Python
8 26 (4.70%) PHP
9 25 (4.52%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.34%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.44%) VB
12 16 (2.89%) Perl
12 16 (2.89%) Ruby
13 15 (2.71%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.45%) AWK
15 7 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.08%) VBScript
17 5 (0.90%) Tcl
18 2 (0.36%) COBOL
18 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 163 (29.48%) ISEB
2 144 (26.04%) ISTQB
3 76 (13.74%) Degree
4 64 (11.57%) Security Cleared
5 60 (10.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (7.05%) SC Cleared
7 15 (2.71%) PMI Certification
8 13 (2.35%) DV Cleared
9 10 (1.81%) CSQA
10 9 (1.63%) PMP
11 8 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (1.45%) HP ASE
12 5 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.54%) Sun Certification
14 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (23.87%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (4.16%) vSphere
2 12 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.72%) Varnish
4 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 160 (28.93%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.81%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (1.45%) Netcool
3 8 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (1.08%) Nagios
4 6 (1.08%) OpenView
5 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.72%) CA LISA
5 4 (0.72%) Puppet
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.54%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.54%) WMI
7 2 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.18%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 267 (48.28%) HP
2 99 (17.90%) Oracle
3 73 (13.20%) IBM
4 52 (9.40%) SAP
5 34 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 26 (4.70%) VMware
7 12 (2.17%) Citrix
8 10 (1.81%) SOASTA, Inc
8 10 (1.81%) AppDynamics
9 9 (1.63%) Sun
9 9 (1.63%) EMC
9 9 (1.63%) Siebel
10 7 (1.27%) Green Hat
10 7 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 6 (1.08%) Capita
12 4 (0.72%) Fujitsu
12 4 (0.72%) Pega
12 4 (0.72%) CA
12 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.54%) ION Trading
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Collingwood Associates
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year + bonus + package
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago