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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 715 683 684
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 218 270 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.22% 1.53% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 164 214 261
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,825 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%

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
17819 17624 19275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.08% 16.53% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15379 14716 16208
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 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 24 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 +16 210 £52,500 +5.00% 25
London +30 91 £57,750 +7.44% 10
East of England +29 36 £65,000 - 2
South East +4 34 £46,250 +2.77% 6
Yorkshire +25 27 £50,000 -4.76% 3
South West +21 15 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Berkshire +17 15 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +12 14 £51,250 -2.38% 3
Leeds +23 13 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Bedfordshire +5 13 £65,000 -24.41% 1
Hertfordshire +5 12 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 11 £45,000 - 3
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 - 1
City of London +43 10 £52,500 -17.64% 1
South Yorkshire +36 8 £39,000 +30.00%
Watford +14 8 £65,000 - 1
Luton - 8 £65,000 -
Essex - 8 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +32 7 £55,000 +42.85%
Sheffield +28 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Scotland -15 6 £70,000 +75.00% 2
Edinburgh +2 5 £70,000 +59.09% 1
Bournemouth +14 4 £85,000 +47.82%
Dorset +8 4 £85,000 +47.82%
Surrey -10 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
North Yorkshire - 4 - -
Gloucester - 4 £52,500 - 2
Cheltenham - 4 £45,000 - 1
York - 4 - -
Marlow - 4 - -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 202 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 190 (47.03%) Java
2 190 (47.03%) JMeter
3 180 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (38.61%) HP
5 127 (31.44%) Finance
6 124 (30.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 118 (29.21%) QA
8 108 (26.73%) Selenium
9 104 (25.74%) HP UFT
9 104 (25.74%) SQL
10 101 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 98 (24.26%) JIRA
12 97 (24.01%) ISTQB
12 97 (24.01%) ISEB
13 91 (22.52%) HP Quality Center
14 84 (20.79%) Test Automation
15 82 (20.30%) Test Strategy
16 74 (18.32%) Unix
17 72 (17.82%) Test Management
18 65 (16.09%) Degree
19 64 (15.84%) Software Testing
20 62 (15.35%) Scrum
21 60 (14.85%) .NET
21 60 (14.85%) C#
22 57 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
23 56 (13.86%) Oracle
24 55 (13.61%) Waterfall
25 54 (13.37%) Functional Testing
25 54 (13.37%) Open Source

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 (5.20%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.21%) WebLogic
4 15 (3.71%) IIS
5 10 (2.48%) Apache
6 9 (2.23%) CMS
7 7 (1.73%) Documentum
7 7 (1.73%) JBoss
8 6 (1.49%) Jetty
9 4 (0.99%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.50%) Node.js
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (5.20%) MS Office
2 17 (4.21%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.99%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.21%) Internet
2 14 (3.47%) HTTP
2 14 (3.47%) LAN
2 14 (3.47%) WAN
3 13 (3.22%) DNS
4 12 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 11 (2.72%) Firewall
5 11 (2.72%) LDAP
6 4 (0.99%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.50%) SAN
7 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 17 (4.21%) Big Data
3 17 (4.21%) MySQL
4 14 (3.47%) DB2
5 13 (3.22%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.99%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (0.99%) MS Access
8 3 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 190 (47.03%) JMeter
2 108 (26.73%) Selenium
3 104 (25.74%) HP UFT
4 98 (24.26%) JIRA
5 42 (10.40%) Visual Studio
6 35 (8.66%) Cucumber
6 35 (8.66%) Gatling
6 35 (8.66%) JUnit
7 32 (7.92%) Jenkins
8 28 (6.93%) SoapUI
9 26 (6.44%) ClearQuest
9 26 (6.44%) Git (software)
10 21 (5.20%) Hudson
10 21 (5.20%) TestNG
10 21 (5.20%) WebLOAD
11 18 (4.46%) RSpec
12 17 (4.21%) WebDriver
13 14 (3.47%) SpecFlow
14 13 (3.22%) Introscope
14 13 (3.22%) WATIR
General
1 127 (31.44%) Finance
2 21 (5.20%) Banking
3 18 (4.46%) Retail
4 13 (3.22%) Games
5 12 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.48%) Publishing
7 9 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.73%) Law
8 7 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.24%) Legal
10 4 (0.99%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 122 (30.20%) Analyst
2 110 (27.23%) Test Analyst
3 105 (25.99%) Tester
4 58 (14.36%) Performance Tester
5 42 (10.40%) Test Leader
6 38 (9.41%) Senior Tester
7 36 (8.91%) Test Manager
8 35 (8.66%) Performance Analyst
9 33 (8.17%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
9 33 (8.17%) Test Engineer
10 31 (7.67%) LoadRunner Tester
11 30 (7.43%) Consultant
11 30 (7.43%) Performance Test Analyst
12 29 (7.18%) Performance Engineer
13 28 (6.93%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
14 26 (6.44%) Performance Test Leader
15 25 (6.19%) Performance Consultant
16 24 (5.94%) Senior Performance Tester
17 21 (5.20%) Performance Test Consultant
18 20 (4.95%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.85%) .NET
2 34 (8.42%) HTML
3 27 (6.68%) Ajax
4 25 (6.19%) SOAP
5 23 (5.69%) XML
6 20 (4.95%) Web Services
7 13 (3.22%) JDBC
8 12 (2.97%) Gherkin
9 11 (2.72%) HTML5
9 11 (2.72%) J2EE
9 11 (2.72%) Middleware
10 10 (2.48%) LAMP
11 9 (2.23%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.23%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (1.73%) Hibernate
12 7 (1.73%) JMS
12 7 (1.73%) JPA
12 7 (1.73%) REST
13 6 (1.49%) JSF
13 6 (1.49%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.20%) Fintech
4 18 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.72%) User Experience
6 10 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 10 (2.48%) NHS
7 9 (2.23%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.73%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.73%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.49%) Cybercrime
9 6 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.24%) PKI
11 4 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.99%) Social Media
12 2 (0.50%) Biometrics
12 2 (0.50%) iPad
12 2 (0.50%) Machine to Machine
12 2 (0.50%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 74 (18.32%) Unix
2 38 (9.41%) Windows
3 37 (9.16%) Linux
4 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.49%) Android
5 6 (1.49%) Solaris
6 2 (0.50%) 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
1 202 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 180 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (30.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 101 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 84 (20.79%) Test Automation
6 82 (20.30%) Test Strategy
7 72 (17.82%) Test Management
8 64 (15.84%) Software Testing
9 62 (15.35%) Scrum
10 57 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (13.61%) Waterfall
12 54 (13.37%) Functional Testing
12 54 (13.37%) Open Source
13 47 (11.63%) TDD
14 43 (10.64%) SDLC
15 39 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 35 (8.66%) Release Management
17 31 (7.67%) Automated Testing
17 31 (7.67%) BDD
18 28 (6.93%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (47.03%) Java
2 104 (25.74%) SQL
3 60 (14.85%) C#
4 47 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 40 (9.90%) JavaScript
5 40 (9.90%) Ruby
6 33 (8.17%) Python
7 29 (7.18%) VB
8 23 (5.69%) C++
9 20 (4.95%) C
10 16 (3.96%) Groovy
11 15 (3.71%) Perl
12 11 (2.72%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.48%) VBScript
14 9 (2.23%) PHP
14 9 (2.23%) Scala
15 8 (1.98%) VBA
16 5 (1.24%) ANSI C
17 4 (0.99%) COBOL
17 4 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (24.01%) ISEB
1 97 (24.01%) ISTQB
2 65 (16.09%) Degree
3 41 (10.15%) Security Cleared
4 34 (8.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 31 (7.67%) DV Cleared
6 21 (5.20%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.96%) HP ASE
8 2 (0.50%) CCNA
8 2 (0.50%) CCNP
8 2 (0.50%) CCSA
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (29.21%) QA
2 10 (2.48%) SLA
3 4 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.99%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 91 (22.52%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (5.69%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (3.22%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (1.49%) MOM
5 4 (0.99%) CA Service Virtualization
5 4 (0.99%) DameWare
5 4 (0.99%) Grafana
5 4 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (0.74%) Graphite
6 3 (0.74%) Nagios
7 2 (0.50%) Control-M
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.25%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.25%) nmon
8 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.25%) SCCM
8 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 156 (38.61%) HP
2 56 (13.86%) Oracle
3 52 (12.87%) Citrix
4 29 (7.18%) IBM
4 29 (7.18%) Microsoft
5 26 (6.44%) SAP
6 19 (4.70%) Dynatrace
7 12 (2.97%) WorldPay
8 11 (2.72%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.23%) VMware
10 7 (1.73%) CA
11 6 (1.49%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.24%) Borland
13 4 (0.99%) LexisNexis
14 3 (0.74%) BMC
14 3 (0.74%) Capita
14 3 (0.74%) F5
15 2 (0.50%) Cisco
15 2 (0.50%) Compuware
15 2 (0.50%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Pension, Holidays
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £130000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Posted: 26 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum
Posted: 26 days ago