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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 679 642 557
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -85
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 230 273 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 1.48% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 188 209 276
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
19015 18416 16079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.43% 16.15% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 15243 13698
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -20 211 £45,000 - 29
London -18 85 £47,500 - 9
South East +10 49 £45,000 +5.88% 5
City of London +45 34 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Hampshire +43 34 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Yorkshire +27 21 £40,000 +1.49% 5
West Midlands 0 12 £42,500 -29.16% 1
South West -17 12 £45,000 +18.42% 1
West Yorkshire +14 11 £40,000 +1.49% 5
East Midlands +4 10 £34,500 -29.59%
North West -16 10 £50,000 -16.66%
Havant - 10 £49,000 -
Nottingham +1 9 £34,000 -
Nottinghamshire -8 9 £34,000 -
South Yorkshire - 9 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 9 £30,000 -
Aldershot - 9 £48,750 -
Leeds +10 8 £40,000 +1.49% 5
Birmingham +3 8 £32,500 -45.83%
Scotland -2 8 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Wiltshire - 8 £48,750 -
Swindon - 8 £48,750 -
Manchester +2 7 £47,500 -20.83%
Glasgow +2 7 £34,500 -16.86% 1
East of England -11 7 £87,500 +94.44% 8
Hertfordshire - 7 £87,500 - 7
Berkshire +9 6 £43,750 -27.08% 1
Andover - 6 £43,700 - 1
Southampton +7 4 - - 1
Coventry -8 4 £55,000 - 1

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 261 (51.28%) Performance Testing
2 250 (49.12%) HP
3 199 (39.10%) HP UFT
4 193 (37.92%) Java
5 175 (34.38%) Finance
6 162 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (31.43%) JMeter
8 153 (30.06%) Selenium
9 150 (29.47%) QA
10 142 (27.90%) Oracle
11 137 (26.92%) Test Scripting
12 136 (26.72%) Automated Testing
13 130 (25.54%) SQL
14 127 (24.95%) HP Quality Center
15 120 (23.58%) ISTQB
16 118 (23.18%) ISEB
17 114 (22.40%) Test Strategy
18 109 (21.41%) Test Management
19 88 (17.29%) UNIX
20 74 (14.54%) Test Automation
21 72 (14.15%) JIRA
22 67 (13.16%) Banking
22 67 (13.16%) Web Services
23 66 (12.97%) SDLC
24 65 (12.77%) Security Cleared
25 64 (12.57%) SAP
25 64 (12.57%) .NET
26 63 (12.38%) C#
27 61 (11.98%) Software Testing
27 61 (11.98%) Non-Functional Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (5.11%) WebSphere
2 22 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.34%) JBoss
4 12 (2.36%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.16%) Drupal
5 11 (2.16%) Confluence
6 9 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (1.77%) CICS
6 9 (1.77%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.18%) NetWeaver
7 6 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.98%) Apache
8 5 (0.98%) Tuxedo
9 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.39%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) Documentum
11 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.36%) MS Office
3 4 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (1.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (1.18%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.59%) Magento
5 3 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.39%) Exstream
6 2 (0.39%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (6.29%) HTTP
2 13 (2.55%) Internet
3 11 (2.16%) FTP
4 10 (1.96%) DNS
5 9 (1.77%) SSL
6 5 (0.98%) Firewall
7 4 (0.79%) Wireshark
7 4 (0.79%) SNMP
7 4 (0.79%) LAN
7 4 (0.79%) WAN
8 3 (0.59%) Broadband
8 3 (0.59%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.39%) SAN
10 1 (0.20%) FCoE
10 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.48%) Oracle Database
3 29 (5.70%) DB2
4 14 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (2.16%) MySQL
6 9 (1.77%) DbVisualizer
6 9 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (1.57%) Big Data
8 7 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.39%) IDOL
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 199 (39.10%) HP UFT
2 160 (31.43%) JMeter
3 153 (30.06%) Selenium
4 72 (14.15%) JIRA
5 51 (10.02%) WebDriver
6 50 (9.82%) WinRunner
7 41 (8.06%) Jenkins
8 38 (7.47%) Cucumber
9 25 (4.91%) Visual Studio
10 21 (4.13%) Git (software)
10 21 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (4.13%) SoapUI
11 18 (3.54%) WebLOAD
11 18 (3.54%) TestDirector
12 17 (3.34%) JUnit
12 17 (3.34%) Hudson
13 14 (2.75%) NeoLoad
14 13 (2.55%) Subversion
15 9 (1.77%) Bugzilla
16 8 (1.57%) SonarQube
General
1 175 (34.38%) Finance
2 67 (13.16%) Banking
3 28 (5.50%) Retail
4 25 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.36%) Marketing
6 10 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.18%) Games
9 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.79%) Law
10 3 (0.59%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 125 (24.56%) Analyst
2 113 (22.20%) Tester
3 96 (18.86%) Test Analyst
4 78 (15.32%) Test Leader
5 69 (13.56%) Consultant
6 67 (13.16%) Test Manager
7 64 (12.57%) Test Engineer
8 58 (11.39%) Performance Tester
9 47 (9.23%) Performance Test Leader
10 46 (9.04%) Test Consultant
11 36 (7.07%) Performance Consultant
12 34 (6.68%) Performance Analyst
13 32 (6.29%) Performance Test Analyst
14 29 (5.70%) QA Analyst
14 29 (5.70%) Performance Engineer
15 28 (5.50%) Senior Consultant
16 27 (5.30%) Senior Tester
17 25 (4.91%) Performance Test Consultant
18 23 (4.52%) Senior Analyst
18 23 (4.52%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.16%) Web Services
2 64 (12.57%) .NET
3 49 (9.63%) HTML
4 40 (7.86%) XML
5 29 (5.70%) J2EE
6 27 (5.30%) SOAP
7 23 (4.52%) Middleware
8 11 (2.16%) CSS
8 11 (2.16%) REST
9 10 (1.96%) JSON
9 10 (1.96%) ODBC
9 10 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (1.77%) Flash
10 9 (1.77%) Java EE
11 8 (1.57%) Django
12 7 (1.38%) LAMP
13 6 (1.18%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.98%) jQuery
15 4 (0.79%) Apache Flex
15 4 (0.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.27%) Mainframe
3 28 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.95%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.77%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.77%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.38%) Tandem
8 6 (1.18%) PMI
9 5 (0.98%) NHS
9 5 (0.98%) Statistics
10 4 (0.79%) PKI
10 4 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.79%) User Experience
11 3 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.59%) DTV
12 2 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.20%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 88 (17.29%) UNIX
2 52 (10.22%) Linux
3 49 (9.63%) Windows
4 8 (1.57%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.59%) AIX
7 3 (0.59%) Android
7 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (51.28%) Performance Testing
2 162 (31.83%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (26.92%) Test Scripting
4 136 (26.72%) Automated Testing
5 114 (22.40%) Test Strategy
6 109 (21.41%) Test Management
7 74 (14.54%) Test Automation
8 66 (12.97%) SDLC
9 61 (11.98%) Non-Functional Testing
9 61 (11.98%) Software Testing
10 54 (10.61%) Automation Testing
11 53 (10.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 48 (9.43%) Scrum
13 47 (9.23%) TDD
14 46 (9.04%) Open Source
15 44 (8.64%) BDD
15 44 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (8.45%) Regression Testing
16 43 (8.45%) Load Testing
16 43 (8.45%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 193 (37.92%) Java
2 130 (25.54%) SQL
3 63 (12.38%) C#
4 47 (9.23%) C
5 44 (8.64%) Ruby
6 39 (7.66%) VB
7 35 (6.88%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.48%) Python
9 32 (6.29%) C++
10 23 (4.52%) PL/SQL
11 16 (3.14%) Perl
11 16 (3.14%) PHP
11 16 (3.14%) Shell Script
12 12 (2.36%) COBOL
13 9 (1.77%) JCL
13 9 (1.77%) REXX
14 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.98%) VBScript
15 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 120 (23.58%) ISTQB
2 118 (23.18%) ISEB
3 65 (12.77%) Security Cleared
4 59 (11.59%) SC Cleared
5 51 (10.02%) Degree
6 28 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.36%) HP ASE
7 12 (2.36%) CSQA
8 11 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (1.96%) SAP Certification
10 6 (1.18%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (29.47%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.77%) RACF
2 8 (1.57%) Varnish
3 5 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 127 (24.95%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.34%) Puppet
2 17 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.77%) CA Endevor
4 8 (1.57%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.39%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.39%) Netcool
5 2 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.20%) WMI
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 250 (49.12%) HP
2 142 (27.90%) Oracle
3 64 (12.57%) SAP
4 49 (9.63%) IBM
5 35 (6.88%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.14%) Citrix
7 13 (2.55%) VMware
8 10 (1.96%) F5
9 9 (1.77%) New Relic
9 9 (1.77%) AppDynamics
9 9 (1.77%) Informatica
10 8 (1.57%) CA
10 8 (1.57%) Pega
11 7 (1.38%) Coverity
12 6 (1.18%) Capita
13 5 (0.98%) SolarWinds
13 5 (0.98%) Sun
13 5 (0.98%) Siebel
14 4 (0.79%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.79%) ServiceNow
City, London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 -£100,000
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K - 80k
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 2 days ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago