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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 621 674 537
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -137
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 270 219 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.57% 1.29% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 173 177 248
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.27%

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
17209 16914 16173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 16.05% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14553 13752 13892
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,770 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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 +26 228 £57,500 +15.00% 14
London +11 104 £60,000 +13.20% 7
South East +33 66 £52,500 +10.52% 4
East of England +25 35 £66,250 - 1
Berkshire +31 33 £57,500 +43.75%
City of London 0 26 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Reading +13 21 £38,750 +10.71%
Scotland +9 20 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Hertfordshire +6 14 £67,500 -
Surrey -3 13 £40,500 -32.50% 1
Watford - 13 - -
Essex -5 12 £50,000 -24.52% 1
Edinburgh +3 10 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Hampshire - 10 £60,000 - 1
Glasgow +19 8 £42,125 +5.31% 1
South West -32 8 £57,500 +51.31%
Yorkshire -1 7 £46,000 +6.57% 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £66,250 -
Exeter - 7 - -
Devon - 7 - -
East Sussex -17 6 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Southampton - 6 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 6 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -5 4 £46,250 +7.15% 1
Brentwood -10 4 £45,000 -47.05% 1
West Midlands -16 4 - -
North West -16 4 £65,000 +18.18%
Epsom - 4 £38,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Guildford +7 3 £60,000 -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 253 (50.10%) Performance Testing
2 232 (45.94%) HP
3 213 (42.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 167 (33.07%) ISEB
5 165 (32.67%) HP Quality Center
6 163 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (29.31%) ISTQB
8 138 (27.33%) Finance
9 132 (26.14%) Test Strategy
10 128 (25.35%) SQL
11 127 (25.15%) Test Scripting
12 113 (22.38%) JMeter
13 112 (22.18%) Java
14 109 (21.58%) QA
14 109 (21.58%) Selenium
15 92 (18.22%) Test Management
16 88 (17.43%) Automated Testing
16 88 (17.43%) Windows
17 77 (15.25%) Oracle
18 76 (15.05%) Test Automation
19 71 (14.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 70 (13.86%) Security Cleared
21 67 (13.27%) Degree
21 67 (13.27%) IBM
22 65 (12.87%) Scrum
22 65 (12.87%) Software Testing
23 63 (12.48%) SQL Server
24 62 (12.28%) UNIX
25 56 (11.09%) BDD
26 52 (10.30%) Windows Server 2003

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (5.15%) IIS
2 24 (4.75%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.17%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.38%) MQSeries
4 12 (2.38%) Apache
5 10 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.99%) JBoss
8 4 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) SAP SD
1 7 (1.39%) SAP MM
2 5 (0.99%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.99%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.99%) SAP CO
2 5 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.79%) Magento
3 4 (0.79%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.40%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.40%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.40%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.74%) LAN
1 29 (5.74%) WAN
2 23 (4.55%) HTTP
3 19 (3.76%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.18%) SAN
5 9 (1.78%) DNS
6 6 (1.19%) Internet
7 5 (0.99%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.79%) Wireless
9 2 (0.40%) FCoE
9 2 (0.40%) Firewall
9 2 (0.40%) SSL
9 2 (0.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.56%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.37%) DB2
5 12 (2.38%) DbVisualizer
6 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.59%) IDOL
9 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) MySQL
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 213 (42.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 113 (22.38%) JMeter
3 109 (21.58%) Selenium
4 47 (9.31%) JIRA
5 42 (8.32%) Rational Performance Tester
6 33 (6.53%) Cucumber
7 32 (6.34%) Facilita Forecast
8 29 (5.74%) SilkPerformer
9 27 (5.35%) WebDriver
10 23 (4.55%) WebLOAD
11 22 (4.36%) NUnit
11 22 (4.36%) WinRunner
11 22 (4.36%) LoadUI
12 21 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (3.96%) Jenkins
13 20 (3.96%) JUnit
14 19 (3.76%) Visual Studio
15 18 (3.56%) SoapUI
16 16 (3.17%) SpecFlow
16 16 (3.17%) Git (software)
General
1 138 (27.33%) Finance
2 46 (9.11%) Retail
3 38 (7.52%) Banking
4 26 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.76%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.18%) Games
7 10 (1.98%) Legal
8 9 (1.78%) Military
9 8 (1.58%) Advertising
10 6 (1.19%) Marketing
11 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 110 (21.78%) Test Manager
2 109 (21.58%) Tester
3 106 (20.99%) Analyst
4 90 (17.82%) Test Analyst
5 85 (16.83%) Consultant
6 74 (14.65%) Performance Tester
7 73 (14.46%) Test Consultant
8 45 (8.91%) Test Leader
9 37 (7.33%) Performance Test Manager
9 37 (7.33%) Performance Manager
10 32 (6.34%) Performance Test Leader
11 29 (5.74%) Performance Analyst
12 28 (5.54%) Test Specialist
13 27 (5.35%) Test Engineer
14 26 (5.15%) SAP Consultant
14 26 (5.15%) Senior Consultant
15 21 (4.16%) Senior Test Consultant
16 20 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
17 19 (3.76%) Performance Test Analyst
17 19 (3.76%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (7.13%) HTML
2 34 (6.73%) .NET
2 34 (6.73%) Web Services
3 27 (5.35%) SOAP
4 21 (4.16%) XML
5 20 (3.96%) J2EE
6 19 (3.76%) Middleware
6 19 (3.76%) Ajax
7 14 (2.77%) Flash
8 12 (2.38%) WCF
8 12 (2.38%) Gherkin
9 11 (2.18%) REST
10 9 (1.78%) XSL
11 7 (1.39%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.39%) CSS
11 7 (1.39%) JSP
11 7 (1.39%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.79%) jQuery
12 4 (0.79%) XSD
13 2 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 40 (7.92%) Open Source
2 37 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (6.73%) Computer Science
4 27 (5.35%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.56%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.97%) Statistics
7 14 (2.77%) Replication
8 10 (1.98%) Online Games
9 8 (1.58%) GIS
9 8 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.39%) IPTV
10 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
10 7 (1.39%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.79%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.79%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.79%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.79%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 88 (17.43%) Windows
2 62 (12.28%) UNIX
3 52 (10.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (9.11%) Linux
4 46 (9.11%) Windows XP
5 39 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (6.93%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.18%) Android
8 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.58%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.19%) AIX
10 6 (1.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (50.10%) Performance Testing
2 163 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (26.14%) Test Strategy
4 127 (25.15%) Test Scripting
5 92 (18.22%) Test Management
6 88 (17.43%) Automated Testing
7 76 (15.05%) Test Automation
8 65 (12.87%) Scrum
8 65 (12.87%) Software Testing
9 56 (11.09%) BDD
10 52 (10.30%) Regression Testing
11 46 (9.11%) TDD
12 41 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (7.52%) E-Commerce
13 38 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (6.93%) Load Testing
14 35 (6.93%) Non-Functional Testing
14 35 (6.93%) Validation
15 32 (6.34%) Migration
16 31 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (25.35%) SQL
2 112 (22.18%) Java
3 51 (10.10%) C#
4 49 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 38 (7.52%) C
6 32 (6.34%) C++
7 23 (4.55%) Python
8 20 (3.96%) PHP
8 20 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.57%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.38%) Perl
12 9 (1.78%) VB
13 6 (1.19%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.19%) VBScript
13 6 (1.19%) Ruby
14 5 (0.99%) Tcl
15 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.79%) AWK
16 3 (0.59%) Korn
Qualifications
1 167 (33.07%) ISEB
2 148 (29.31%) ISTQB
3 71 (14.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 70 (13.86%) Security Cleared
5 67 (13.27%) Degree
6 42 (8.32%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.57%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (1.78%) PMP
9 9 (1.78%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.39%) HP ASE
11 6 (1.19%) VCP4
12 4 (0.79%) CSQA
13 3 (0.59%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.40%) HP AIS
15 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (21.58%) QA
2 11 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.59%) HL7
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.36%) vSphere
4 10 (1.98%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 165 (32.67%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.98%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (1.78%) Netcool
3 9 (1.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (1.19%) Nagios
4 6 (1.19%) OpenView
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.59%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.40%) WMI
6 2 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.20%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 232 (45.94%) HP
2 77 (15.25%) Oracle
3 67 (13.27%) IBM
4 49 (9.70%) SAP
5 34 (6.73%) VMware
6 33 (6.53%) Microsoft
7 12 (2.38%) Citrix
7 12 (2.38%) Fujitsu
8 11 (2.18%) Siebel
9 10 (1.98%) EMC
9 10 (1.98%) SOASTA, Inc
10 9 (1.78%) Green Hat
11 7 (1.39%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.19%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.99%) NetApp
13 5 (0.99%) Sun
14 4 (0.79%) Business Objects
14 4 (0.79%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.79%) Capita
15 3 (0.59%) Google
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus + extensive package
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
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