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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 663 757 720
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -37
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 258 207 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 1.08% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 197 171 186
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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.25%

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
18005 19222 18411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.82% 17.76% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 16390 15194
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 £30,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +105 254 £47,500 +5.55% 20
London +71 95 £50,000 +5.26% 6
South East +48 62 £48,750 +8.33% 2
East of England +59 42 £55,000 -37.14% 4
Berkshire +31 28 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Hertfordshire +28 23 £52,250 -40.28% 1
City of London +59 21 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Buckinghamshire +32 16 £58,750 +23.68%
Yorkshire +14 16 £40,000 +14.28%
North West +25 15 £37,500 -25.00% 2
South West -16 14 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Watford - 14 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +16 12 £40,000 -
Leeds +21 11 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire -5 11 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Essex - 11 £57,500 - 1
Bracknell - 11 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 11 £60,000 -
Kent +19 9 £50,000 +81.81%
Manchester -3 9 £37,250 -17.22% 1
Reading +16 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Gloucester +8 7 £40,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -13 7 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Birmingham -30 5 £34,375 +5.76%
Bedfordshire - 5 £54,000 - 1
Basildon - 5 £57,500 -
Surrey +19 4 £52,500 -
South Yorkshire +7 4 - -
Stockport - 4 £37,250 -
Liverpool - 4 £37,500 -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 296 (61.54%) Java
2 294 (61.12%) Performance Testing
3 254 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (47.61%) JMeter
5 210 (43.66%) Finance
6 200 (41.58%) HP
7 179 (37.21%) Non-Functional Testing
8 163 (33.89%) QA
9 160 (33.26%) Selenium
10 152 (31.60%) Test Scripting
11 144 (29.94%) SQL
12 103 (21.41%) Unix
12 103 (21.41%) Test Automation
13 102 (21.21%) Software Testing
14 101 (21.00%) ISEB
15 98 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
16 97 (20.17%) Scrum
17 95 (19.75%) Degree
17 95 (19.75%) Functional Testing
18 94 (19.54%) HTML
19 93 (19.33%) JIRA
19 93 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
20 92 (19.13%) ISTQB
21 88 (18.30%) C#
22 78 (16.22%) Banking
23 76 (15.80%) .NET
23 76 (15.80%) HP UFT
23 76 (15.80%) SoapUI
24 71 (14.76%) Test Strategy
25 70 (14.55%) Shell Script

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 27 (5.61%) WebLogic
2 26 (5.41%) CMS
3 14 (2.91%) IIS
4 12 (2.49%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.66%) Apache
5 8 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (0.62%) CICS
7 3 (0.62%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.42%) Documentum
8 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.42%) Jetty
8 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.99%) MS Office
3 9 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.12%) 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 8 (1.66%) Google Apps
1 8 (1.66%) Office 365
1 8 (1.66%) Slack
2 7 (1.46%) SaaS
3 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.07%) Internet
1 34 (7.07%) TCP/IP
2 32 (6.65%) DNS
3 31 (6.44%) Firewall
4 23 (4.78%) LDAP
5 21 (4.37%) HTTP
5 21 (4.37%) WAN
6 17 (3.53%) LAN
7 4 (0.83%) SAN
8 3 (0.62%) FTP
8 3 (0.62%) 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 39 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.12%) MySQL
3 14 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.49%) DB2
5 11 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.66%) Big Data
7 6 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.62%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (0.62%) MS Access
11 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
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
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 229 (47.61%) JMeter
2 160 (33.26%) Selenium
3 93 (19.33%) JIRA
4 76 (15.80%) HP UFT
4 76 (15.80%) SoapUI
5 69 (14.35%) Visual Studio
6 67 (13.93%) Gatling
7 58 (12.06%) Cucumber
8 39 (8.11%) Jenkins
8 39 (8.11%) LoadUI
9 38 (7.90%) Git (software)
10 36 (7.48%) JUnit
11 35 (7.28%) TestNG
12 24 (4.99%) Hudson
13 20 (4.16%) RSpec
13 20 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (3.95%) WebDriver
14 19 (3.95%) WebLOAD
15 18 (3.74%) ClearQuest
15 18 (3.74%) NeoLoad
General
1 210 (43.66%) Finance
2 78 (16.22%) Banking
3 31 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 26 (5.41%) Retail
5 16 (3.33%) Billing
6 15 (3.12%) Games
7 13 (2.70%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.04%) Law
9 4 (0.83%) Legal
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (33.89%) Analyst
2 150 (31.19%) Test Analyst
3 137 (28.48%) Tester
4 65 (13.51%) Performance Tester
5 62 (12.89%) Test Manager
6 51 (10.60%) Senior Tester
7 48 (9.98%) Test Leader
8 47 (9.77%) QA Analyst
9 42 (8.73%) Automation Tester
10 41 (8.52%) QA Test Analyst
11 40 (8.32%) Performance Analyst
12 37 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
13 36 (7.48%) Test Engineer
14 34 (7.07%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
15 33 (6.86%) Performance Engineer
15 33 (6.86%) Senior Automation Tester
16 32 (6.65%) Selenium Tester
17 30 (6.24%) Senior Analyst
18 29 (6.03%) Senior Test Analyst
19 28 (5.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (19.54%) HTML
2 76 (15.80%) .NET
3 58 (12.06%) Web Services
4 49 (10.19%) Ajax
5 41 (8.52%) HTML5
6 39 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 32 (6.65%) SOAP
8 18 (3.74%) XML
9 15 (3.12%) Gherkin
10 8 (1.66%) JDBC
11 7 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (1.25%) Middleware
12 6 (1.25%) ODBC
12 6 (1.25%) RESTful
13 5 (1.04%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.04%) J2EE
13 5 (1.04%) LAMP
13 5 (1.04%) Spring
14 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 4 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.24%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (3.12%) Client/Server
5 14 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (2.91%) PKI
6 12 (2.49%) Fintech
6 12 (2.49%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.04%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.62%) Biometrics
9 3 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.62%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (0.62%) Tandem
9 3 (0.62%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.62%) VSAM
10 2 (0.42%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 103 (21.41%) Unix
2 39 (8.11%) Linux
3 31 (6.44%) Windows
4 11 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.08%) Android
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (61.12%) Performance Testing
2 254 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (37.21%) Non-Functional Testing
4 152 (31.60%) Test Scripting
5 103 (21.41%) Test Automation
6 102 (21.21%) Software Testing
7 97 (20.17%) Scrum
8 95 (19.75%) Functional Testing
9 93 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (14.76%) Test Strategy
11 68 (14.14%) Defect Management
12 66 (13.72%) Open Source
13 65 (13.51%) Regression Testing
14 63 (13.10%) SDLC
14 63 (13.10%) Waterfall
15 60 (12.47%) Kanban
16 55 (11.43%) Automated Testing
17 54 (11.23%) TDD
17 54 (11.23%) User Acceptance Testing
18 53 (11.02%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (61.54%) Java
2 144 (29.94%) SQL
3 88 (18.30%) C#
4 70 (14.55%) Shell Script
5 66 (13.72%) JavaScript
6 54 (11.23%) Perl
7 53 (11.02%) VB
8 49 (10.19%) Python
9 40 (8.32%) VBScript
10 38 (7.90%) C++
11 33 (6.86%) Ruby
12 28 (5.82%) Groovy
13 16 (3.33%) Scala
14 13 (2.70%) C
15 11 (2.29%) Bash Shell
16 10 (2.08%) AWK
16 10 (2.08%) VB.NET
17 9 (1.87%) COBOL
17 9 (1.87%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (21.00%) ISEB
2 95 (19.75%) Degree
3 92 (19.13%) ISTQB
4 46 (9.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 38 (7.90%) Security Cleared
6 31 (6.44%) DV Cleared
7 18 (3.74%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.87%) HP ASE
9 9 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (33.89%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.42%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 98 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (8.73%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (1.66%) CA Service Virtualization
3 8 (1.66%) Nagios
4 6 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (1.04%) Grafana
5 5 (1.04%) Graphite
6 3 (0.62%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.42%) MOM
Vendors
1 200 (41.58%) HP
2 57 (11.85%) Oracle
3 40 (8.32%) Microsoft
4 33 (6.86%) Citrix
5 18 (3.74%) SAP
6 11 (2.29%) AppDynamics
6 11 (2.29%) IBM
7 10 (2.08%) Cognizant
8 8 (1.66%) Dynatrace
8 8 (1.66%) Google
9 7 (1.46%) Borland
10 6 (1.25%) CA
10 6 (1.25%) Sun
11 5 (1.04%) SOASTA, Inc
12 2 (0.42%) Qualys
12 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.42%) VMware
13 1 (0.21%) CollabNet
13 1 (0.21%) New Relic
13 1 (0.21%) VocaLink
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000- £65,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + learn Load Testing
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000- £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Holidays, Pension and Discounts.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bonobo
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: c
Posted: 24 days ago