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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 650 751 691
Rank change year-on-year
+101 -60
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 264 219 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 1.17% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 210 179 217
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £34,620
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,400
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
18067 18792 18544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.50% 17.46% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15740 15945 15366
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +90 261 £47,500 +5.55% 19
London +79 119 £50,000 - 8
South East +44 65 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Berkshire +35 36 £45,000 -14.28%
East of England +52 30 £57,500 - 2
City of London +50 27 £45,000 -12.19% 5
Hertfordshire +33 15 £52,250 - 1
Buckinghamshire +28 14 £60,000 +26.31% 2
North West +21 14 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Bracknell - 13 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +23 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South West +2 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Gloucestershire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Reading +12 10 £50,000 -4.76%
Watford +27 9 £50,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 9 £60,000 -
Leeds +25 8 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Yorkshire +20 8 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Gloucester - 8 £41,250 - 1
Kent +15 7 £47,500 +79.24%
Manchester -2 7 £37,250 -25.50% 3
West Midlands -14 6 £31,500 -25.88% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £58,000 -
Essex - 6 £57,500 -
Merseyside - 5 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 5 £37,500 -
Surrey +30 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham -27 4 £31,250 -3.84%
Scotland +11 3 £40,000 +14.28%
South Yorkshire +4 3 £50,000 +66.66%

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 298 (62.08%) Java
2 284 (59.17%) Performance Testing
3 263 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
4 246 (51.25%) JMeter
5 203 (42.29%) Finance
6 179 (37.29%) HP
7 177 (36.88%) Non-Functional Testing
8 169 (35.21%) QA
8 169 (35.21%) Selenium
9 148 (30.83%) Test Scripting
10 142 (29.58%) SQL
11 111 (23.13%) Test Automation
12 110 (22.92%) Unix
13 103 (21.46%) Scrum
13 103 (21.46%) JIRA
14 101 (21.04%) ISEB
15 100 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
16 99 (20.63%) Functional Testing
17 97 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
18 92 (19.17%) Degree
19 91 (18.96%) HTML
20 90 (18.75%) C#
20 90 (18.75%) Software Testing
21 86 (17.92%) ISTQB
22 80 (16.67%) .NET
23 77 (16.04%) HP UFT
24 72 (15.00%) Visual Studio
24 72 (15.00%) Banking
24 72 (15.00%) SoapUI
25 71 (14.79%) Waterfall

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 25 (5.21%) CMS
2 22 (4.58%) WebLogic
3 14 (2.92%) IIS
4 13 (2.71%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.71%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.29%) Apache
6 6 (1.25%) Documentum
6 6 (1.25%) Jetty
7 3 (0.63%) CICS
7 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 26 (5.42%) MS Office
3 8 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.25%) SaaS
2 5 (1.04%) Google Apps
2 5 (1.04%) Office 365
2 5 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.08%) Internet
2 33 (6.88%) TCP/IP
3 31 (6.46%) DNS
4 30 (6.25%) Firewall
5 23 (4.79%) LDAP
5 23 (4.79%) WAN
6 20 (4.17%) HTTP
6 20 (4.17%) LAN
7 4 (0.83%) SAN
8 3 (0.63%) FTP
8 3 (0.63%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.42%) IMAP
9 2 (0.42%) NAS
9 2 (0.42%) SMTP
10 1 (0.21%) Intranet
10 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.96%) MySQL
3 17 (3.54%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.71%) DB2
5 12 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.88%) Big Data
8 6 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.63%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (0.63%) MS Access
10 3 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.21%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 246 (51.25%) JMeter
2 169 (35.21%) Selenium
3 103 (21.46%) JIRA
4 77 (16.04%) HP UFT
5 72 (15.00%) SoapUI
5 72 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 71 (14.79%) Gatling
7 60 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 45 (9.38%) JUnit
9 41 (8.54%) LoadUI
10 40 (8.33%) Jenkins
11 37 (7.71%) Git (software)
12 35 (7.29%) TestNG
13 27 (5.63%) Hudson
14 22 (4.58%) ClearQuest
14 22 (4.58%) WebDriver
15 21 (4.38%) RSpec
16 20 (4.17%) WebLOAD
17 17 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (3.33%) WATIR
General
1 203 (42.29%) Finance
2 72 (15.00%) Banking
3 30 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 23 (4.79%) Retail
5 16 (3.33%) Billing
6 15 (3.13%) Games
7 13 (2.71%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.04%) Law
9 4 (0.83%) Legal
9 4 (0.83%) Publishing
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (32.92%) Analyst
2 146 (30.42%) Test Analyst
3 143 (29.79%) Tester
4 67 (13.96%) Performance Tester
5 60 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 51 (10.63%) Senior Tester
7 48 (10.00%) QA Analyst
8 41 (8.54%) Automation Tester
8 41 (8.54%) QA Test Analyst
9 40 (8.33%) Test Engineer
10 39 (8.13%) Performance Analyst
11 38 (7.92%) Performance Engineer
11 38 (7.92%) Performance Test Analyst
12 36 (7.50%) Test Leader
13 35 (7.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
14 33 (6.88%) Selenium Tester
15 31 (6.46%) Senior Automation Tester
16 29 (6.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 29 (6.04%) Senior Analyst
17 28 (5.83%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (18.96%) HTML
2 80 (16.67%) .NET
3 55 (11.46%) Web Services
4 49 (10.21%) Ajax
5 41 (8.54%) HTML5
6 38 (7.92%) ASP.NET
7 35 (7.29%) SOAP
8 20 (4.17%) Gherkin
8 20 (4.17%) XML
9 11 (2.29%) JDBC
10 10 (2.08%) Middleware
11 9 (1.88%) LAMP
12 8 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (1.67%) Spring
13 7 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (1.46%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.46%) JMS
13 7 (1.46%) REST
14 6 (1.25%) Java RMI
14 6 (1.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 15 (3.13%) Fintech
5 14 (2.92%) PKI
6 12 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.08%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.25%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.25%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.83%) Tandem
12 3 (0.63%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.63%) NHS
12 3 (0.63%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.63%) VSAM
13 2 (0.42%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 110 (22.92%) Unix
2 46 (9.58%) Linux
3 36 (7.50%) Windows
4 12 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.29%) Android
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.42%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (59.17%) Performance Testing
2 263 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (36.88%) Non-Functional Testing
4 148 (30.83%) Test Scripting
5 111 (23.13%) Test Automation
6 103 (21.46%) Scrum
7 99 (20.63%) Functional Testing
8 97 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (18.75%) Software Testing
10 71 (14.79%) Open Source
10 71 (14.79%) Waterfall
11 70 (14.58%) Regression Testing
12 67 (13.96%) Test Strategy
13 66 (13.75%) Defect Management
14 64 (13.33%) SDLC
15 60 (12.50%) Automated Testing
16 59 (12.29%) TDD
17 58 (12.08%) Kanban
18 55 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
19 52 (10.83%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 298 (62.08%) Java
2 142 (29.58%) SQL
3 90 (18.75%) C#
4 67 (13.96%) Shell Script
5 63 (13.13%) JavaScript
6 54 (11.25%) VB
7 46 (9.58%) Perl
8 44 (9.17%) Python
9 40 (8.33%) Ruby
10 37 (7.71%) C++
11 35 (7.29%) VBScript
12 32 (6.67%) Groovy
13 15 (3.13%) Scala
14 12 (2.50%) Bash Shell
15 11 (2.29%) C
16 10 (2.08%) COBOL
16 10 (2.08%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.88%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.67%) PHP
19 7 (1.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (21.04%) ISEB
2 92 (19.17%) Degree
3 86 (17.92%) ISTQB
4 46 (9.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 36 (7.50%) DV Cleared
7 19 (3.96%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.08%) HP ASE
8 10 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (35.21%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) SDET
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 100 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 41 (8.54%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (1.67%) CA Service Virtualization
3 8 (1.67%) Nagios
4 6 (1.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (1.25%) MOM
5 5 (1.04%) Grafana
5 5 (1.04%) Graphite
6 4 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.63%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 179 (37.29%) HP
2 55 (11.46%) Oracle
3 42 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 30 (6.25%) Citrix
5 18 (3.75%) SAP
6 13 (2.71%) IBM
7 9 (1.88%) AppDynamics
7 9 (1.88%) Dynatrace
8 8 (1.67%) Cognizant
9 7 (1.46%) Borland
9 7 (1.46%) CA
10 6 (1.25%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.04%) Google
12 4 (0.83%) SOASTA, Inc
12 4 (0.83%) Sun
13 3 (0.63%) Qualys
14 2 (0.42%) VMware
14 2 (0.42%) WorldPay
15 1 (0.21%) New Relic
15 1 (0.21%) webMethods
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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