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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
UK
Rank 660 745 672
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -73
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 185 184 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 1.04% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 146 122 179
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%

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
15961 17670 16976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.23% 17.70% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 13601 15125 14362
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +88 172 £47,500 -13.63% 12
London +61 50 £55,000 -5.17% 3
South East +85 44 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Leeds +44 21 £46,250 +36.02% 1
West Yorkshire +35 21 £46,250 +36.02% 1
South West +35 21 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +28 21 £46,250 +36.02% 1
Kent +27 16 £47,500 -20.83%
Berkshire +54 14 £53,750 +34.37% 1
Gloucestershire -2 14 £40,000 -
North West -3 13 £38,750 +27.04%
Reading +43 11 £52,500 - 1
City of London +41 11 £52,500 +66.66% 1
Gloucester -6 11 £40,000 -
East of England -11 11 £52,500 -12.50%
Dover - 9 £47,500 -
Hampshire +23 8 £45,000 - 2
Manchester -11 7 £37,500 +22.95%
Wales +14 5 £31,500 - 2
East Midlands +9 5 £46,250 -28.84%
Essex +6 5 £55,000 -4.34%
Watford +1 5 £50,000 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -4 5 £50,000 -16.66%
West Midlands +10 4 £37,000 -26.00% 1
Birmingham -3 4 £37,000 -26.00% 1
New Quay - 4 - - 2
Portsmouth - 4 - -
Newquay - 4 - - 2
Jersey - 4 - -
Cornwall - 4 - - 2

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 228 (55.21%) Performance Testing
2 197 (47.70%) HP
3 175 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (42.13%) JMeter
5 160 (38.74%) Java
6 147 (35.59%) Selenium
7 145 (35.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 139 (33.66%) ISTQB
9 131 (31.72%) Finance
10 126 (30.51%) Test Scripting
11 113 (27.36%) SQL
12 105 (25.42%) ISEB
13 100 (24.21%) JIRA
14 99 (23.97%) HP Quality Center
15 89 (21.55%) Software Testing
15 89 (21.55%) C#
16 88 (21.31%) Cucumber
16 88 (21.31%) Test Strategy
17 82 (19.85%) QA
18 74 (17.92%) Test Management
19 73 (17.68%) Test Automation
20 71 (17.19%) HP UFT
20 71 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
21 58 (14.04%) Degree
22 56 (13.56%) Scrum
23 54 (13.08%) C++
23 54 (13.08%) Security Cleared
24 53 (12.83%) Functional Testing
24 53 (12.83%) Visual Studio
25 51 (12.35%) .NET

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 31 (7.51%) WebLogic
2 11 (2.66%) IIS
3 8 (1.94%) CMS
4 7 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (0.97%) Apache
6 4 (0.97%) CICS
6 4 (0.97%) IBM Domino
6 4 (0.97%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.73%) Confluence
7 3 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.48%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.87%) MS Office
3 6 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.24%) Lorenzo
2 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.15%) G Suite
1 13 (3.15%) Office 365
1 13 (3.15%) Slack
2 1 (0.24%) GitHub
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 15 (3.63%) Firewall
3 12 (2.91%) HTTP
4 11 (2.66%) Internet
5 9 (2.18%) DNS
6 7 (1.69%) WAN
7 5 (1.21%) LDAP
8 4 (0.97%) IMAP
8 4 (0.97%) NAS
8 4 (0.97%) SAN
8 4 (0.97%) SMTP
8 4 (0.97%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.73%) FTP
9 3 (0.73%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.12%) Oracle Database
3 8 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.21%) DB2
4 5 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (0.73%) MS Access
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 174 (42.13%) JMeter
2 147 (35.59%) Selenium
3 100 (24.21%) JIRA
4 88 (21.31%) Cucumber
5 71 (17.19%) HP UFT
6 53 (12.83%) Visual Studio
7 50 (12.11%) Jenkins
8 39 (9.44%) SoapUI
9 29 (7.02%) Gatling
10 26 (6.30%) Git (software)
11 22 (5.33%) Maven
12 21 (5.08%) JUnit
12 21 (5.08%) TestNG
13 20 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (4.84%) WebDriver
13 20 (4.84%) WebLOAD
14 17 (4.12%) LoadUI
15 12 (2.91%) NeoLoad
16 10 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 10 (2.42%) Hudson
General
1 131 (31.72%) Finance
2 38 (9.20%) Banking
3 28 (6.78%) Legal
4 25 (6.05%) Retail
5 23 (5.57%) Law
6 10 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.94%) Billing
8 7 (1.69%) Games
9 5 (1.21%) Marketing
10 3 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Advertising
11 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (33.66%) Analyst
2 129 (31.23%) Test Analyst
3 75 (18.16%) Tester
4 73 (17.68%) Test Leader
5 68 (16.46%) Test Manager
6 43 (10.41%) Performance Tester
6 43 (10.41%) Test Engineer
7 38 (9.20%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (8.72%) Performance Analyst
9 35 (8.47%) Senior Test Analyst
10 33 (7.99%) Performance Test Analyst
11 27 (6.54%) Performance Engineer
11 27 (6.54%) Performance Manager
11 27 (6.54%) Performance Test Manager
12 22 (5.33%) Senior Tester
13 21 (5.08%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
13 21 (5.08%) Performance Test Leader
14 18 (4.36%) Software Analyst
14 18 (4.36%) Software Test Analyst
15 17 (4.12%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.35%) .NET
2 49 (11.86%) HTML
3 30 (7.26%) Web Services
4 25 (6.05%) SOAP
5 22 (5.33%) ASP.NET
6 21 (5.08%) Ajax
6 21 (5.08%) XML
7 18 (4.36%) HTML5
8 13 (3.15%) REST
9 11 (2.66%) RESTful
10 8 (1.94%) Gherkin
11 7 (1.69%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.69%) Spring
12 6 (1.45%) JMS
13 4 (0.97%) MAPI
13 4 (0.97%) Swagger
13 4 (0.97%) WSDL
14 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 3 (0.73%) J2EE
14 3 (0.73%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 16 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.18%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.97%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.73%) VSAM
9 2 (0.48%) Fintech
9 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) PKI
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.24%) iPad
10 1 (0.24%) Statistics
10 1 (0.24%) Tandem
10 1 (0.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.69%) Unix
2 35 (8.47%) Windows
3 30 (7.26%) Linux
4 6 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.21%) Android
5 5 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.48%) Solaris
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (55.21%) Performance Testing
2 175 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (35.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 126 (30.51%) Test Scripting
5 89 (21.55%) Software Testing
6 88 (21.31%) Test Strategy
7 74 (17.92%) Test Management
8 73 (17.68%) Test Automation
9 71 (17.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 56 (13.56%) Scrum
11 53 (12.83%) Functional Testing
12 45 (10.90%) Mentoring
13 44 (10.65%) Manual Testing
14 41 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (9.69%) User Stories
16 38 (9.20%) SDLC
17 37 (8.96%) Automated Testing
18 36 (8.72%) Kanban
19 34 (8.23%) Automation Testing
20 33 (7.99%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 160 (38.74%) Java
2 113 (27.36%) SQL
3 89 (21.55%) C#
4 54 (13.08%) C++
5 48 (11.62%) Python
6 31 (7.51%) Shell Script
7 30 (7.26%) Perl
8 27 (6.54%) Ruby
9 24 (5.81%) JavaScript
10 22 (5.33%) C
10 22 (5.33%) VBScript
11 19 (4.60%) VB
12 15 (3.63%) Scala
13 12 (2.91%) AWK
14 8 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.94%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.94%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.45%) Groovy
16 5 (1.21%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (33.66%) ISTQB
2 105 (25.42%) ISEB
3 58 (14.04%) Degree
4 54 (13.08%) Security Cleared
5 42 (10.17%) DV Cleared
6 23 (5.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (3.87%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 11 (2.66%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.48%) MBCS
12 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (19.85%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.45%) VMware ESX
1 6 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 99 (23.97%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (3.63%) HP SiteScope
3 7 (1.69%) Perfmon
4 5 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.48%) Grafana
6 2 (0.48%) Graphite
7 1 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.24%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 197 (47.70%) HP
2 48 (11.62%) Oracle
3 31 (7.51%) SAP
4 26 (6.30%) Citrix
4 26 (6.30%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.15%) Google
6 10 (2.42%) Dynatrace
6 10 (2.42%) IBM
7 9 (2.18%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.94%) Sun
9 7 (1.69%) AppDynamics
9 7 (1.69%) SOASTA, Inc
10 6 (1.45%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.45%) VMware
11 1 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.24%) Splunk
11 1 (0.24%) Sybase
11 1 (0.24%) Telerik
11 1 (0.24%) VocaLink
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