The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 582 560 551
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -9
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 315 331 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.66% 2.02% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 256 279 320
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £64,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.13%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18956 16347 16914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 15.08% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15933 13906 14645
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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 -74 291 £47,500 +3.26% 23
London -29 146 £50,000 - 9
South East +15 64 £50,000 +42.85% 3
City of London -10 32 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Surrey +9 24 £50,000 +66.66%
South West -18 18 £38,000 -24.00% 3
Berkshire -5 17 £35,000 - 1
East of England -12 15 £45,000 +20.00%
Tyne and Wear - 15 £37,000 - 1
North East - 15 £37,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £37,000 - 1
Reading -12 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
North West -13 11 £60,000 +23.71% 3
Cambridgeshire +11 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Scotland -4 9 £45,000 +33.33%
West Midlands -5 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire -59 9 £43,164 +23.32%
West Yorkshire -74 9 £43,164 +23.32%
Leeds -62 8 £43,164 +23.32%
Birmingham +13 7 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire +12 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Gloucestershire 0 7 £38,000 -17.39% 2
Guildford - 7 £50,000 -
Kent -5 6 £27,000 -40.00%
Edinburgh -9 6 £45,000 +24.13%
Dorset -12 6 £40,000 -20.00%
Bracknell +2 5 - -
Dover - 5 £27,000 -
Bristol - 5 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £67,500 -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 (54.30%) Performance Testing
2 345 (53.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 272 (42.57%) HP
4 212 (33.18%) Finance
5 204 (31.92%) Selenium
6 183 (28.64%) ISEB
7 173 (27.07%) Test Scripting
7 173 (27.07%) HP Quality Center
8 151 (23.63%) QA
9 132 (20.66%) JMeter
10 124 (19.41%) SQL
11 122 (19.09%) Java
12 115 (18.00%) Test Strategy
13 112 (17.53%) Oracle
14 103 (16.12%) Automated Testing
15 102 (15.96%) Security Cleared
16 100 (15.65%) ISTQB
17 97 (15.18%) Degree
18 94 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
19 91 (14.24%) Software Testing
20 81 (12.68%) Retail
21 78 (12.21%) Test Automation
22 76 (11.89%) Banking
23 73 (11.42%) SC Cleared
24 66 (10.33%) UNIX
25 65 (10.17%) .NET
25 65 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
26 60 (9.39%) Oracle Database
27 59 (9.23%) Automation Testing
27 59 (9.23%) SAP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.94%) IIS
4 4 (0.63%) LiveLink
4 4 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.47%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.10%) MS Project
3 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.03%) SAP MM
1 13 (2.03%) SAP SD
2 12 (1.88%) SAP HR
3 11 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (1.41%) SAP FI
4 9 (1.41%) SAP CO
4 9 (1.41%) SAP CRM
4 9 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.63%) SAP APO
5 4 (0.63%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.63%) SAP WM
6 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.38%) LAN
1 28 (4.38%) WAN
2 25 (3.91%) HTTP
3 18 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.72%) SAN
5 10 (1.56%) Internet
6 8 (1.25%) HTTPS
7 7 (1.10%) SSL
8 5 (0.78%) DNS
9 4 (0.63%) NAS
9 4 (0.63%) IMAP
9 4 (0.63%) SMTP
9 4 (0.63%) SNMP
10 3 (0.47%) FTP
11 2 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.39%) Oracle Database
2 41 (6.42%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.10%) DB2
4 7 (1.10%) IDOL
4 7 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.47%) Informix
7 3 (0.47%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.31%) Redis
8 2 (0.31%) Riak
8 2 (0.31%) MySQL
9 1 (0.16%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.16%) Adabas
9 1 (0.16%) Big Data
9 1 (0.16%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 345 (53.99%) QuickTest Pro
2 204 (31.92%) Selenium
3 132 (20.66%) JMeter
4 53 (8.29%) SilkPerformer
5 52 (8.14%) Visual Studio
6 45 (7.04%) WinRunner
7 39 (6.10%) JUnit
8 33 (5.16%) NeoLoad
9 31 (4.85%) WebDriver
10 30 (4.69%) JIRA
10 30 (4.69%) QALoad
11 29 (4.54%) jMock
11 29 (4.54%) EasyMock
11 29 (4.54%) TestPartner
12 27 (4.23%) Facilita Forecast
13 19 (2.97%) Rational Performance Tester
14 16 (2.50%) SoapUI
15 15 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (2.35%) eggPlant
16 13 (2.03%) TestDirector
General
1 212 (33.18%) Finance
2 81 (12.68%) Retail
3 76 (11.89%) Banking
4 46 (7.20%) Telecoms
5 30 (4.69%) Investment Banking
6 26 (4.07%) Back Office
7 15 (2.35%) Front Office
7 15 (2.35%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.56%) Law
9 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.78%) Legal
11 5 (0.78%) Publishing
12 3 (0.47%) Games
13 2 (0.31%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 214 (33.49%) Tester
2 145 (22.69%) Analyst
3 141 (22.07%) Test Analyst
4 113 (17.68%) Performance Tester
5 96 (15.02%) Test Manager
6 95 (14.87%) Consultant
7 74 (11.58%) Test Consultant
8 64 (10.02%) Test Leader
9 56 (8.76%) Performance Analyst
9 56 (8.76%) Performance Test Analyst
10 47 (7.36%) Performance Consultant
11 46 (7.20%) Performance Test Consultant
12 35 (5.48%) Senior Tester
13 30 (4.69%) Technical Tester
14 29 (4.54%) Performance Test Leader
14 29 (4.54%) Performance Manager
14 29 (4.54%) Software Tester
15 27 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (4.07%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
16 26 (4.07%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (10.17%) .NET
2 27 (4.23%) HTML
3 18 (2.82%) Web Services
4 17 (2.66%) .NET Framework
5 16 (2.50%) WCF
5 16 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.35%) CSS
6 15 (2.35%) jQuery
7 14 (2.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (2.19%) CSS3
7 14 (2.19%) LINQ
7 14 (2.19%) SOAP
8 12 (1.88%) Ajax
9 8 (1.25%) XML
10 7 (1.10%) J2EE
10 7 (1.10%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (0.78%) Middleware
12 4 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.63%) Gherkin
12 4 (0.63%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.45%) Open Source
2 33 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.10%) PKI
8 7 (1.10%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.63%) Equities
9 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.47%) SWIFT
11 2 (0.31%) RIA
11 2 (0.31%) Statistics
11 2 (0.31%) GIS
11 2 (0.31%) Handset
11 2 (0.31%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 66 (10.33%) UNIX
2 52 (8.14%) Windows
3 49 (7.67%) Linux
4 19 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 17 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.35%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.41%) Solaris
7 9 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (54.30%) Performance Testing
2 173 (27.07%) Test Scripting
3 115 (18.00%) Test Strategy
4 103 (16.12%) Automated Testing
5 94 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 91 (14.24%) Software Testing
7 78 (12.21%) Test Automation
8 65 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (9.23%) Automation Testing
10 54 (8.45%) Test Management
11 43 (6.73%) Scrum
12 34 (5.32%) Load Testing
13 31 (4.85%) Waterfall
14 30 (4.69%) SOA
14 30 (4.69%) TDD
14 30 (4.69%) Manual Testing
15 29 (4.54%) E-Commerce
15 29 (4.54%) ITIL
16 28 (4.38%) Regression Testing
17 26 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 124 (19.41%) SQL
2 122 (19.09%) Java
3 59 (9.23%) C#
4 34 (5.32%) C++
5 31 (4.85%) PL/SQL
5 31 (4.85%) Python
6 30 (4.69%) C
7 27 (4.23%) JavaScript
8 26 (4.07%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.35%) VB
10 12 (1.88%) VBScript
11 4 (0.63%) VBA
12 3 (0.47%) PHP
12 3 (0.47%) Ruby
12 3 (0.47%) Korn
13 2 (0.31%) Perl
14 1 (0.16%) COBOL
14 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.16%) AWK
14 1 (0.16%) sed
Qualifications
1 183 (28.64%) ISEB
2 102 (15.96%) Security Cleared
3 100 (15.65%) ISTQB
4 97 (15.18%) Degree
5 73 (11.42%) SC Cleared
6 47 (7.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
9 11 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 9 (1.41%) HP ASE
11 5 (0.78%) Brainbench
12 1 (0.16%) CSQA
12 1 (0.16%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (23.63%) QA
2 16 (2.50%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.78%) HL7
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.31%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.41%) VMware ESX
1 9 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 173 (27.07%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.56%) SCCM
3 7 (1.10%) Netcool
3 7 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.63%) PureDisk
4 4 (0.63%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.47%) nmon
6 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 272 (42.57%) HP
2 112 (17.53%) Oracle
3 59 (9.23%) SAP
4 34 (5.32%) Microsoft
5 22 (3.44%) IBM
6 15 (2.35%) SOASTA, Inc
7 13 (2.03%) Cognos
8 11 (1.72%) VMware
9 10 (1.56%) Altiris
10 9 (1.41%) Citrix
10 9 (1.41%) Fujitsu
11 7 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.10%) EMC
11 7 (1.10%) Meridio
12 6 (0.94%) Siebel
12 6 (0.94%) Adobe
13 3 (0.47%) NetApp
13 3 (0.47%) Capita
13 3 (0.47%) Green Hat
13 3 (0.47%) Seapine
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 21 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 38k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Londonderry, County Londonderry
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits (BONUS)
Posted: 4 days ago
England
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £20000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + Pension + Health etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago