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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 702 774 747
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -27
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 179 200 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 1.06% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 137 135 156
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £48,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +13.52%

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
17171 18840 18022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.12% 17.70% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14620 15981 15201
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +56 164 £50,000 -4.76% 14
London +20 44 £52,500 -8.69% 4
South East +73 39 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +13 30 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +28 26 £47,500 +39.70% 1
West Yorkshire +38 24 £47,500 +39.70% 1
Leeds +36 22 £47,500 +39.70% 1
Essex +19 18 £55,000 - 1
South West +6 13 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Berkshire +51 12 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Kent +24 11 £47,500 -20.83%
Buckinghamshire +23 9 £57,500 -
Reading +38 8 £52,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +3 8 £48,750 +21.87%
Gloucestershire -14 8 £40,000 +6.66% 3
High Wycombe - 7 £58,750 -
Dover - 6 £47,500 -
Watford - 6 £47,500 -
Basildon +19 5 £56,250 +7.14%
North West -21 5 £40,500 +32.78% 3
Scotland +25 4 £46,000 - 1
Colchester +8 4 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Bedfordshire +8 4 £50,000 -30.55%
Gloucester -13 4 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Reigate - 4 £47,500 -
Jersey - 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
Channel Islands - 4 - -
North East +10 3 £34,400 -34.47% 1
West Midlands -3 3 £37,500 -14.28%

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 268 (60.22%) Performance Testing
2 216 (48.54%) Java
3 202 (45.39%) HP
4 199 (44.72%) JMeter
5 195 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
6 159 (35.73%) Finance
7 150 (33.71%) Selenium
8 141 (31.69%) Test Scripting
9 138 (31.01%) Non-Functional Testing
10 123 (27.64%) QA
11 119 (26.74%) SQL
12 107 (24.04%) ISTQB
13 100 (22.47%) HP Quality Center
14 99 (22.25%) ISEB
15 92 (20.67%) Test Strategy
16 91 (20.45%) Software Testing
17 87 (19.55%) JIRA
18 83 (18.65%) C#
19 78 (17.53%) Cucumber
20 77 (17.30%) Test Automation
21 70 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
22 67 (15.06%) Functional Testing
22 67 (15.06%) HTML
22 67 (15.06%) Degree
22 67 (15.06%) Banking
23 65 (14.61%) Scrum
23 65 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
24 63 (14.16%) HP UFT
25 61 (13.71%) Test Management
25 61 (13.71%) SoapUI

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 29 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 15 (3.37%) IIS
3 13 (2.92%) CMS
4 8 (1.80%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.12%) Apache
5 5 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.90%) CICS
6 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.67%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.45%) Confluence
8 2 (0.45%) JBoss
8 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.72%) MS Office
3 11 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.90%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.22%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.47%) G Suite
1 11 (2.47%) Office 365
1 11 (2.47%) Slack
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 19 (4.27%) Firewall
3 16 (3.60%) HTTP
3 16 (3.60%) Internet
4 14 (3.15%) DNS
5 12 (2.70%) WAN
6 8 (1.80%) LAN
6 8 (1.80%) LDAP
7 4 (0.90%) FTP
8 3 (0.67%) IMAP
8 3 (0.67%) NAS
8 3 (0.67%) SAN
8 3 (0.67%) SMTP
8 3 (0.67%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.70%) DB2
4 8 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.90%) MS Access
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.67%) MySQL
9 2 (0.45%) Big Data
9 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.22%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 199 (44.72%) JMeter
2 150 (33.71%) Selenium
3 87 (19.55%) JIRA
4 78 (17.53%) Cucumber
5 63 (14.16%) HP UFT
6 61 (13.71%) SoapUI
7 55 (12.36%) Jenkins
8 51 (11.46%) Visual Studio
9 46 (10.34%) Gatling
10 39 (8.76%) LoadUI
11 29 (6.52%) Git (software)
12 24 (5.39%) JUnit
13 23 (5.17%) TestNG
14 21 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (4.72%) WebLOAD
15 20 (4.49%) WebDriver
16 16 (3.60%) Hudson
16 16 (3.60%) Maven
17 15 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 13 (2.92%) RSpec
General
1 159 (35.73%) Finance
2 67 (15.06%) Banking
3 30 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 24 (5.39%) Retail
5 18 (4.04%) Billing
6 14 (3.15%) Legal
7 13 (2.92%) Law
8 10 (2.25%) Games
9 7 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.67%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Marketing
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (33.48%) Analyst
2 135 (30.34%) Test Analyst
3 115 (25.84%) Tester
4 72 (16.18%) Test Manager
5 65 (14.61%) Test Leader
6 63 (14.16%) Performance Tester
7 40 (8.99%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (8.54%) Performance Analyst
9 37 (8.31%) Senior Test Analyst
10 34 (7.64%) Performance Test Analyst
11 31 (6.97%) Performance Engineer
12 30 (6.74%) Performance Manager
12 30 (6.74%) Performance Test Manager
12 30 (6.74%) Senior Tester
12 30 (6.74%) Test Engineer
13 28 (6.29%) Automation Tester
14 24 (5.39%) QA Analyst
15 20 (4.49%) QA Test Analyst
15 20 (4.49%) Senior Automation Tester
16 19 (4.27%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.06%) HTML
2 56 (12.58%) .NET
3 52 (11.69%) Web Services
4 29 (6.52%) ASP.NET
4 29 (6.52%) HTML5
5 28 (6.29%) Ajax
6 25 (5.62%) SOAP
7 23 (5.17%) XML
8 12 (2.70%) Gherkin
9 9 (2.02%) REST
9 9 (2.02%) RESTful
10 7 (1.57%) Spring
11 6 (1.35%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.12%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.90%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 4 (0.90%) J2EE
13 4 (0.90%) WSDL
14 3 (0.67%) MAPI
14 3 (0.67%) Middleware
14 3 (0.67%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.70%) Mainframe
6 9 (2.02%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.57%) Fintech
9 5 (1.12%) PKI
10 4 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.90%) VSAM
11 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.67%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.67%) Tandem
12 2 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.45%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.45%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 59 (13.26%) Unix
2 28 (6.29%) Linux
3 23 (5.17%) Windows
4 12 (2.70%) Android
4 12 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.67%) Solaris
7 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (60.22%) Performance Testing
2 195 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (31.69%) Test Scripting
4 138 (31.01%) Non-Functional Testing
5 92 (20.67%) Test Strategy
6 91 (20.45%) Software Testing
7 77 (17.30%) Test Automation
8 70 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 67 (15.06%) Functional Testing
10 65 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (14.61%) Scrum
11 61 (13.71%) Test Management
12 58 (13.03%) SDLC
13 50 (11.24%) Automated Testing
14 46 (10.34%) Mentoring
14 46 (10.34%) Open Source
14 46 (10.34%) Regression Testing
15 45 (10.11%) Automation Testing
15 45 (10.11%) Waterfall
16 44 (9.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 216 (48.54%) Java
2 119 (26.74%) SQL
3 83 (18.65%) C#
4 43 (9.66%) Shell Script
5 41 (9.21%) C++
5 41 (9.21%) JavaScript
6 40 (8.99%) Python
7 37 (8.31%) Perl
8 32 (7.19%) VB
9 30 (6.74%) VBScript
10 20 (4.49%) Ruby
11 17 (3.82%) C
11 17 (3.82%) Scala
12 14 (3.15%) Groovy
13 12 (2.70%) AWK
14 9 (2.02%) COBOL
14 9 (2.02%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.57%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.57%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (24.04%) ISTQB
2 99 (22.25%) ISEB
3 67 (15.06%) Degree
4 39 (8.76%) Security Cleared
5 33 (7.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 31 (6.97%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.27%) SC Cleared
8 17 (3.82%) ISEB Practitioner
8 17 (3.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.45%) MBCS
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (27.64%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.90%) VMware ESX
1 4 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (22.47%) HP Quality Center
2 39 (8.76%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (1.12%) Nagios
3 5 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.12%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.90%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.67%) Grafana
5 3 (0.67%) Graphite
6 1 (0.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 202 (45.39%) HP
2 53 (11.91%) Oracle
3 30 (6.74%) Microsoft
4 25 (5.62%) Citrix
5 21 (4.72%) SAP
6 12 (2.70%) IBM
7 11 (2.47%) Cognizant
7 11 (2.47%) Dynatrace
7 11 (2.47%) Google
8 8 (1.80%) AppDynamics
8 8 (1.80%) Sun
9 7 (1.57%) SOASTA, Inc
10 4 (0.90%) VMware
11 2 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.45%) Qualys
12 1 (0.22%) CA Agile Central
12 1 (0.22%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.22%) New Relic
12 1 (0.22%) Splunk
12 1 (0.22%) VocaLink
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package & bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50-55K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 13 days ago
Northwich
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago