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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 647 668 610
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -58
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 256 228 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.44% 1.36% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 166 188 236
Average salary £48,750 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
17829 16807 17402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.35% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15072 14009 15309
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +16 224 £50,000 - 20
London +15 104 £55,000 +3.77% 11
South East +39 65 £36,500 -23.15% 3
Berkshire +24 31 £40,000 -17.52%
City of London +21 27 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Scotland +10 21 £45,000 - 2
East of England -12 21 £67,500 +73.07% 2
Reading +19 20 £40,000 -28.88%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 15 £42,500 -
North East - 15 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +3 12 £45,000 +80.00%
Bracknell - 11 - -
West Sussex - 10 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow +8 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey - 9 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -18 8 £40,000 -15.78%
Bedfordshire - 8 £67,500 -
Crawley - 8 £35,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 7 £70,000 - 2
North West -11 7 £48,750 +5.97% 2
West Midlands -16 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Watford - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire +7 5 £33,000 - 1
Milton Keynes +2 5 £33,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -12 5 - -
Dunstable - 5 £67,500 -
Basingstoke - 5 - -
Southampton +8 3 £40,000 -15.78%
Docklands, London -13 3 - -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 249 (47.07%) QuickTest Pro
2 247 (46.69%) Performance Testing
3 218 (41.21%) HP
4 169 (31.95%) HP Quality Center
5 167 (31.57%) ISEB
6 155 (29.30%) Test Scripting
7 152 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (27.60%) Finance
9 140 (26.47%) SQL
10 139 (26.28%) ISTQB
11 129 (24.39%) Selenium
12 126 (23.82%) Java
13 123 (23.25%) Test Strategy
13 123 (23.25%) QA
14 122 (23.06%) JMeter
15 108 (20.42%) Windows
16 95 (17.96%) Security Cleared
17 91 (17.20%) Test Automation
18 84 (15.88%) Test Management
19 81 (15.31%) UNIX
20 79 (14.93%) Oracle
21 76 (14.37%) Regression Testing
21 76 (14.37%) Degree
22 74 (13.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 74 (13.99%) Automated Testing
23 73 (13.80%) Linux
24 67 (12.67%) C#
25 66 (12.48%) SQL Server
26 61 (11.53%) Windows Server 2003
26 61 (11.53%) SC Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (4.73%) IIS
2 23 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 11 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.70%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.95%) Apache
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) MS Project
2 1 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.51%) SAP MM
1 8 (1.51%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.32%) SAP APO
2 7 (1.32%) SAP PP
2 7 (1.32%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.56%) LAN
1 40 (7.56%) WAN
2 32 (6.05%) HTTP
3 17 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.08%) SAN
5 10 (1.89%) DNS
6 7 (1.32%) Internet
6 7 (1.32%) SSL
7 4 (0.76%) SNMP
8 3 (0.57%) SMTP
8 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.57%) Wireless
8 3 (0.57%) IMAP
8 3 (0.57%) NAS
9 1 (0.19%) FCoE
9 1 (0.19%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.16%) Oracle Database
3 19 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.89%) DB2
5 9 (1.70%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.57%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.57%) IDOL
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.38%) MySQL
9 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 249 (47.07%) QuickTest Pro
2 129 (24.39%) Selenium
3 122 (23.06%) JMeter
4 52 (9.83%) JIRA
5 46 (8.70%) Facilita Forecast
6 42 (7.94%) SilkPerformer
7 33 (6.24%) Visual Studio
7 33 (6.24%) WebDriver
8 30 (5.67%) Cucumber
9 27 (5.10%) LoadUI
9 27 (5.10%) WebLOAD
10 26 (4.91%) NUnit
11 23 (4.35%) JUnit
11 23 (4.35%) SoapUI
12 21 (3.97%) Git (software)
12 21 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (3.59%) Rational Performance Tester
14 18 (3.40%) WinRunner
15 16 (3.02%) Bugzilla
16 15 (2.84%) Rational DOORS
General
1 146 (27.60%) Finance
2 60 (11.34%) Retail
3 41 (7.75%) Banking
4 32 (6.05%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.65%) Legal
6 11 (2.08%) Games
7 9 (1.70%) Military
8 8 (1.51%) Advertising
8 8 (1.51%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.13%) Law
11 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.76%) Front Office
11 4 (0.76%) Back Office
11 4 (0.76%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Marketing
12 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (28.73%) Tester
2 116 (21.93%) Analyst
3 104 (19.66%) Test Analyst
4 102 (19.28%) Performance Tester
5 89 (16.82%) Consultant
6 75 (14.18%) Test Manager
7 71 (13.42%) Test Consultant
8 46 (8.70%) Test Leader
9 40 (7.56%) Performance Analyst
10 39 (7.37%) Performance Test Leader
11 34 (6.43%) Test Engineer
12 33 (6.24%) Performance Test Analyst
13 29 (5.48%) Performance Consultant
14 28 (5.29%) Performance Test Consultant
15 24 (4.54%) SAP Consultant
15 24 (4.54%) Test Specialist
16 20 (3.78%) Senior Consultant
17 19 (3.59%) Performance Test Manager
17 19 (3.59%) Performance Manager
18 18 (3.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (8.13%) .NET
2 34 (6.43%) Web Services
3 33 (6.24%) SOAP
4 30 (5.67%) HTML
5 17 (3.21%) XML
5 17 (3.21%) Ajax
6 14 (2.65%) Gherkin
6 14 (2.65%) J2EE
7 12 (2.27%) REST
7 12 (2.27%) WCF
8 9 (1.70%) Flash
9 8 (1.51%) XSL
10 6 (1.13%) JSP
11 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.95%) Middleware
11 5 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.57%) jQuery
13 3 (0.57%) MAPI
13 3 (0.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.94%) Open Source
2 39 (7.37%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.21%) N-Tier
6 12 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.89%) Online Games
8 9 (1.70%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.51%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.32%) Statistics
10 7 (1.32%) IPTV
10 7 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.32%) Replication
10 7 (1.32%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
11 6 (1.13%) GIS
12 4 (0.76%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 108 (20.42%) Windows
2 81 (15.31%) UNIX
3 73 (13.80%) Linux
4 61 (11.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (10.21%) Windows 7
6 53 (10.02%) Windows XP
7 52 (9.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.27%) Solaris
9 10 (1.89%) Android
10 9 (1.70%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.32%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.76%) AIX
12 4 (0.76%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (46.69%) Performance Testing
2 155 (29.30%) Test Scripting
3 152 (28.73%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (23.25%) Test Strategy
5 91 (17.20%) Test Automation
6 84 (15.88%) Test Management
7 76 (14.37%) Regression Testing
8 74 (13.99%) Automated Testing
9 55 (10.40%) Software Testing
9 55 (10.40%) Scrum
10 51 (9.64%) Migration
11 50 (9.45%) BDD
12 49 (9.26%) Automation Testing
13 47 (8.88%) TDD
14 44 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 43 (8.13%) Load Testing
16 41 (7.75%) Non-Functional Testing
17 37 (6.99%) E-Commerce
18 36 (6.81%) Mentoring
19 32 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (26.47%) SQL
2 126 (23.82%) Java
3 67 (12.67%) C#
4 47 (8.88%) JavaScript
5 40 (7.56%) C++
6 32 (6.05%) Python
7 27 (5.10%) Shell Script
8 26 (4.91%) C
9 21 (3.97%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.59%) PHP
11 15 (2.84%) VB
12 8 (1.51%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.32%) Korn
13 7 (1.32%) VBScript
14 6 (1.13%) Perl
15 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.76%) Tcl
15 4 (0.76%) VBA
16 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 167 (31.57%) ISEB
2 139 (26.28%) ISTQB
3 95 (17.96%) Security Cleared
4 76 (14.37%) Degree
5 74 (13.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 61 (11.53%) SC Cleared
7 18 (3.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 17 (3.21%) DV Cleared
9 11 (2.08%) HP ASE
10 7 (1.32%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.57%) HP AIS
11 3 (0.57%) CSQA
12 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.19%) PMP
13 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (23.25%) QA
2 13 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.32%) HL7
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 30 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.54%) VMware ESX
4 18 (3.40%) vSphere
5 11 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 169 (31.95%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.51%) Netcool
2 8 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (1.13%) OpenView
4 6 (1.13%) SCCM
4 6 (1.13%) Nagios
5 5 (0.95%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.57%) PureDisk
6 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.38%) SCOM
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.19%) WMI
8 1 (0.19%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Foglight
Vendors
1 218 (41.21%) HP
2 79 (14.93%) Oracle
3 46 (8.70%) SAP
4 40 (7.56%) VMware
5 36 (6.81%) IBM
5 36 (6.81%) Microsoft
6 18 (3.40%) Fujitsu
7 14 (2.65%) SOASTA, Inc
8 11 (2.08%) NetApp
9 10 (1.89%) Siebel
10 9 (1.70%) EMC
11 8 (1.51%) Informatica
11 8 (1.51%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.51%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.32%) Citrix
13 6 (1.13%) Altiris
14 3 (0.57%) Meridio
14 3 (0.57%) Google
14 3 (0.57%) Seapine
14 3 (0.57%) Telerik
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