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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 622 537 546
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +9
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 291 351 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.32% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 2.11% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 227 290 318
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%

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
18611 16606 17190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.22% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15454 14163 14875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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 -67 262 £45,000 - 20
London -53 116 £47,500 -5.00% 9
South East +7 55 £48,000 +12.28% 2
City of London -22 25 £52,500 -8.69% 3
South West -2 20 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Tyne and Wear - 19 £37,000 - 1
North East - 19 £37,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £37,000 - 1
Surrey +8 18 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -1 17 £45,000 +22.44%
North West -14 17 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Berkshire -22 17 £60,000 +71.42%
Scotland -8 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 10 £45,000 +21.21%
Cheshire -7 10 - -
Reading -19 10 £60,000 +20.00%
Warrington - 10 - -
West Midlands -15 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £38,000 -17.39%
Bracknell +1 7 - -
Bedfordshire -2 7 £67,500 +83.67%
Glasgow -7 7 £37,500 -6.25%
Bristol - 7 - - 1
Birmingham 0 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Dorset -7 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire - 6 £35,000 - 2
Kent 0 5 £27,000 -33.33%
Edinburgh -10 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Manchester -16 5 £35,400 +22.06% 2
Southampton - 5 £35,000 - 2

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 347 (55.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 331 (52.71%) Performance Testing
3 260 (41.40%) HP
4 206 (32.80%) Finance
5 203 (32.32%) Selenium
6 181 (28.82%) HP Quality Center
7 173 (27.55%) ISEB
8 168 (26.75%) Test Scripting
9 148 (23.57%) QA
10 130 (20.70%) JMeter
11 127 (20.22%) SQL
12 123 (19.59%) Java
13 122 (19.43%) Test Strategy
14 107 (17.04%) Security Cleared
15 103 (16.40%) ISTQB
16 102 (16.24%) Oracle
17 94 (14.97%) Automated Testing
18 87 (13.85%) Degree
19 85 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
20 77 (12.26%) Software Testing
21 75 (11.94%) Retail
21 75 (11.94%) Test Automation
22 74 (11.78%) SC Cleared
22 74 (11.78%) Banking
23 69 (10.99%) UNIX
24 67 (10.67%) Automation Testing
25 65 (10.35%) Windows
26 63 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
27 62 (9.87%) .NET
28 60 (9.55%) C#

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 24 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.43%) IIS
4 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (0.64%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.48%) MQSeries
5 3 (0.48%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.16%) Apache
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.11%) MS Project
3 4 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.39%) SAP SD
1 15 (2.39%) SAP MM
2 13 (2.07%) SAP HR
3 10 (1.59%) SAP FI
3 10 (1.59%) SAP CRM
3 10 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (1.59%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.80%) SAP APO
4 5 (0.80%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.80%) SAP WM
5 4 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.46%) LAN
1 28 (4.46%) WAN
1 28 (4.46%) HTTP
2 18 (2.87%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.75%) Internet
4 10 (1.59%) SAN
5 9 (1.43%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.27%) SSL
7 5 (0.80%) DNS
8 4 (0.64%) SNMP
8 4 (0.64%) SMTP
8 4 (0.64%) IMAP
8 4 (0.64%) NAS
9 3 (0.48%) FTP
10 2 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.60%) Oracle Database
2 45 (7.17%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.11%) DB2
5 6 (0.96%) IDOL
5 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.48%) Informix
7 3 (0.48%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.32%) MySQL
8 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.16%) Adabas
9 1 (0.16%) Big Data
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 347 (55.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 203 (32.32%) Selenium
3 130 (20.70%) JMeter
4 54 (8.60%) Visual Studio
4 54 (8.60%) SilkPerformer
5 38 (6.05%) WinRunner
6 35 (5.57%) JUnit
7 33 (5.25%) WebDriver
8 29 (4.62%) Facilita Forecast
9 28 (4.46%) NeoLoad
9 28 (4.46%) JIRA
10 26 (4.14%) QALoad
11 25 (3.98%) jMock
11 25 (3.98%) EasyMock
11 25 (3.98%) TestPartner
12 15 (2.39%) eggPlant
12 15 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (2.23%) TestDirector
13 14 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (2.23%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 206 (32.80%) Finance
2 75 (11.94%) Retail
3 74 (11.78%) Banking
4 49 (7.80%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.78%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.18%) Back Office
7 15 (2.39%) Front Office
7 15 (2.39%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.75%) Law
9 9 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.11%) Legal
12 4 (0.64%) Publishing
13 3 (0.48%) Games
14 2 (0.32%) Polish Language
15 1 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 209 (33.28%) Tester
2 139 (22.13%) Analyst
3 138 (21.97%) Test Analyst
4 112 (17.83%) Performance Tester
5 101 (16.08%) Test Manager
6 90 (14.33%) Consultant
7 67 (10.67%) Test Consultant
8 61 (9.71%) Performance Analyst
8 61 (9.71%) Performance Test Analyst
9 58 (9.24%) Test Leader
10 47 (7.48%) Performance Consultant
11 46 (7.32%) Performance Test Consultant
12 35 (5.57%) Senior Tester
13 32 (5.10%) Technical Tester
14 30 (4.78%) Performance Manager
15 28 (4.46%) Performance Test Leader
16 27 (4.30%) Performance Test Manager
17 25 (3.98%) Software Tester
18 24 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
18 24 (3.82%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.87%) .NET
2 28 (4.46%) HTML
3 18 (2.87%) Web Services
4 16 (2.55%) ASP.NET
4 16 (2.55%) .NET Framework
5 15 (2.39%) CSS
5 15 (2.39%) WCF
5 15 (2.39%) jQuery
6 14 (2.23%) LINQ
6 14 (2.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 14 (2.23%) CSS3
7 13 (2.07%) Ajax
8 12 (1.91%) SOAP
9 6 (0.96%) Middleware
9 6 (0.96%) J2EE
9 6 (0.96%) Gherkin
10 5 (0.80%) XML
11 4 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.64%) MAPI
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.44%) Open Source
2 34 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.27%) Mathematics
8 6 (0.96%) PKI
8 6 (0.96%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.80%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.64%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.64%) Equities
11 3 (0.48%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.48%) RIA
11 3 (0.48%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.32%) GIS
12 2 (0.32%) Handset
13 1 (0.16%) EPoS
13 1 (0.16%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 69 (10.99%) UNIX
2 65 (10.35%) Windows
3 57 (9.08%) Linux
4 29 (4.62%) Windows 7
5 25 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (3.66%) Windows XP
7 18 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.59%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (52.71%) Performance Testing
2 168 (26.75%) Test Scripting
3 122 (19.43%) Test Strategy
4 94 (14.97%) Automated Testing
5 85 (13.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 77 (12.26%) Software Testing
7 75 (11.94%) Test Automation
8 67 (10.67%) Automation Testing
9 63 (10.03%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (9.39%) Test Management
11 46 (7.32%) Regression Testing
12 45 (7.17%) Scrum
13 33 (5.25%) Migration
13 33 (5.25%) Load Testing
14 31 (4.94%) TDD
15 30 (4.78%) SOA
16 29 (4.62%) E-Commerce
16 29 (4.62%) Manual Testing
17 27 (4.30%) Waterfall
18 25 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 127 (20.22%) SQL
2 123 (19.59%) Java
3 60 (9.55%) C#
4 34 (5.41%) C++
5 33 (5.25%) PL/SQL
6 32 (5.10%) Python
7 28 (4.46%) C
8 27 (4.30%) JavaScript
9 25 (3.98%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.55%) VB
11 7 (1.11%) VBScript
12 6 (0.96%) PHP
13 4 (0.64%) VBA
14 3 (0.48%) Ruby
14 3 (0.48%) Korn
15 2 (0.32%) Perl
16 1 (0.16%) COBOL
16 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.16%) sed
16 1 (0.16%) AWK
Qualifications
1 173 (27.55%) ISEB
2 107 (17.04%) Security Cleared
3 103 (16.40%) ISTQB
4 87 (13.85%) Degree
5 74 (11.78%) SC Cleared
6 50 (7.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (2.39%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (1.27%) HP ASE
11 7 (1.11%) Brainbench
12 1 (0.16%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (23.57%) QA
2 12 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.96%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.80%) HL7
5 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.32%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 15 (2.39%) VMware ESX
2 10 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 181 (28.82%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.75%) SCCM
3 6 (0.96%) Netcool
3 6 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.64%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.64%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.64%) PureDisk
5 3 (0.48%) nmon
5 3 (0.48%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.32%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) Foglight
Vendors
1 260 (41.40%) HP
2 102 (16.24%) Oracle
3 60 (9.55%) SAP
4 36 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.03%) IBM
6 15 (2.39%) VMware
6 15 (2.39%) SOASTA, Inc
7 12 (1.91%) Fujitsu
8 11 (1.75%) Altiris
9 10 (1.59%) Cognos
10 8 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.27%) Citrix
11 6 (0.96%) EMC
11 6 (0.96%) Adobe
11 6 (0.96%) Meridio
11 6 (0.96%) NetApp
12 5 (0.80%) Siebel
13 3 (0.48%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.48%) Informatica
13 3 (0.48%) Green Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirlingshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £30k - 33k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Arsenal Football Club
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Bradford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 23 days ago