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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 582 665 571
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -94
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 296 214 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.76% 1.29% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 190 175 262
Average salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +73 250 £52,500 +5.00% 16
London +3 116 £55,000 +3.77% 7
South East +20 70 £36,500 -23.15% 6
Berkshire +27 36 £40,000 - 2
East of England +20 36 £67,500 +35.00% 2
City of London +6 27 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Reading +19 24 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Scotland +10 23 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Surrey -1 12 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Hertfordshire -7 12 £67,500 - 1
Glasgow +19 11 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Edinburgh +7 11 £45,000 +80.00%
Essex -12 11 £50,000 - 1
Watford - 11 - -
South West -21 9 £46,250 +26.71% 1
North West -7 8 £65,000 +18.18%
West Sussex - 8 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £67,500 -
Crawley - 8 £35,000 -
Hampshire -23 7 - - 2
Exeter - 7 - -
Devon - 7 - -
West Midlands -9 6 £48,750 +30.00%
Basingstoke - 6 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 5 - -
Brentwood - 5 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire +7 4 - -
Milton Keynes -1 4 - -
Manchester -7 4 £65,000 +18.18%
Maidenhead - 4 £55,000 -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 257 (51.09%) Performance Testing
2 227 (45.13%) HP
3 215 (42.74%) QuickTest Pro
4 170 (33.80%) ISEB
5 165 (32.80%) HP Quality Center
6 153 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (28.23%) ISTQB
8 139 (27.63%) Finance
9 128 (25.45%) Test Strategy
10 127 (25.25%) SQL
11 125 (24.85%) Test Scripting
12 114 (22.66%) Selenium
13 113 (22.47%) QA
14 108 (21.47%) JMeter
15 104 (20.68%) Java
16 98 (19.48%) Windows
17 90 (17.89%) Test Management
18 84 (16.70%) Security Cleared
19 80 (15.90%) Test Automation
20 73 (14.51%) Automated Testing
21 71 (14.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 69 (13.72%) SQL Server
23 68 (13.52%) Oracle
24 67 (13.32%) UNIX
25 65 (12.92%) Software Testing
26 64 (12.72%) Degree
27 59 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
28 58 (11.53%) Linux
28 58 (11.53%) Regression Testing
28 58 (11.53%) Scrum

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 28 (5.57%) IIS
2 22 (4.37%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.19%) MQSeries
5 9 (1.79%) Apache
6 7 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.39%) SAP SD
1 7 (1.39%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.80%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.80%) SAP HR
2 4 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.80%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.80%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.60%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.60%) SAP WM
3 3 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.60%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.39%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.76%) LAN
1 34 (6.76%) WAN
2 25 (4.97%) HTTP
3 17 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.19%) SAN
5 9 (1.79%) DNS
6 4 (0.80%) SSL
6 4 (0.80%) Wireless
7 3 (0.60%) Internet
8 2 (0.40%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.20%) FCoE
9 1 (0.20%) Firewall
9 1 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.77%) Relational Database
3 19 (3.78%) Oracle Database
4 11 (2.19%) DbVisualizer
4 11 (2.19%) DB2
5 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.60%) IDOL
7 3 (0.60%) MySQL
8 2 (0.40%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 215 (42.74%) QuickTest Pro
2 114 (22.66%) Selenium
3 108 (21.47%) JMeter
4 47 (9.34%) JIRA
5 39 (7.75%) SilkPerformer
6 38 (7.55%) Rational Performance Tester
7 34 (6.76%) Facilita Forecast
8 28 (5.57%) Cucumber
9 24 (4.77%) WebLOAD
9 24 (4.77%) WebDriver
10 23 (4.57%) LoadUI
10 23 (4.57%) NUnit
10 23 (4.57%) Visual Studio
11 21 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (3.98%) SoapUI
13 19 (3.78%) Git (software)
13 19 (3.78%) JUnit
14 16 (3.18%) Bugzilla
14 16 (3.18%) WinRunner
15 14 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 139 (27.63%) Finance
2 50 (9.94%) Retail
3 37 (7.36%) Banking
4 30 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.78%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.19%) Games
6 11 (2.19%) Legal
7 9 (1.79%) Military
8 7 (1.39%) Advertising
9 6 (1.19%) Marketing
10 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.60%) Law
12 2 (0.40%) Back Office
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) Publishing
12 2 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (23.66%) Tester
2 109 (21.67%) Analyst
3 104 (20.68%) Test Manager
4 94 (18.69%) Test Analyst
5 84 (16.70%) Performance Tester
6 82 (16.30%) Consultant
7 70 (13.92%) Test Consultant
8 38 (7.55%) Test Leader
9 36 (7.16%) Performance Analyst
10 31 (6.16%) Performance Manager
10 31 (6.16%) Performance Test Manager
10 31 (6.16%) Performance Test Leader
11 30 (5.96%) Test Engineer
12 26 (5.17%) Performance Test Analyst
12 26 (5.17%) SAP Consultant
12 26 (5.17%) Test Specialist
13 24 (4.77%) Senior Consultant
14 22 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
15 19 (3.78%) Senior Test Consultant
15 19 (3.78%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.76%) Web Services
2 31 (6.16%) HTML
3 30 (5.96%) .NET
4 29 (5.77%) SOAP
5 19 (3.78%) Ajax
5 19 (3.78%) XML
6 17 (3.38%) Middleware
7 15 (2.98%) J2EE
8 13 (2.58%) Flash
9 12 (2.39%) WCF
10 11 (2.19%) REST
11 10 (1.99%) Gherkin
12 9 (1.79%) XSL
13 6 (1.19%) JSP
13 6 (1.19%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.19%) .NET Framework
14 3 (0.60%) jQuery
14 3 (0.60%) CSS
14 3 (0.60%) XSD
15 2 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.55%) Open Source
2 32 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.36%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.16%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.78%) N-Tier
5 16 (3.18%) Statistics
6 12 (2.39%) Replication
7 10 (1.99%) Online Games
8 8 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.39%) Video on Demand
9 7 (1.39%) Over-the-Top Content
9 7 (1.39%) IPTV
9 7 (1.39%) GIS
9 7 (1.39%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.39%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.60%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 98 (19.48%) Windows
2 67 (13.32%) UNIX
3 59 (11.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (11.53%) Linux
5 53 (10.54%) Windows XP
6 48 (9.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (9.34%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.19%) Android
9 10 (1.99%) Apple iOS
9 10 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.79%) Solaris
11 8 (1.59%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.80%) AIX
13 2 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (51.09%) Performance Testing
2 153 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (25.45%) Test Strategy
4 125 (24.85%) Test Scripting
5 90 (17.89%) Test Management
6 80 (15.90%) Test Automation
7 73 (14.51%) Automated Testing
8 65 (12.92%) Software Testing
9 58 (11.53%) Regression Testing
9 58 (11.53%) Scrum
10 47 (9.34%) BDD
11 43 (8.55%) Automation Testing
12 42 (8.35%) TDD
12 42 (8.35%) Migration
13 38 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
14 36 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (6.96%) E-Commerce
16 34 (6.76%) Load Testing
17 32 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (6.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 127 (25.25%) SQL
2 104 (20.68%) Java
3 55 (10.93%) C#
4 47 (9.34%) JavaScript
5 35 (6.96%) C
6 31 (6.16%) C++
7 27 (5.37%) Python
8 24 (4.77%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.38%) PHP
10 16 (3.18%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.59%) VB
12 8 (1.59%) Perl
13 6 (1.19%) Ruby
14 5 (0.99%) Tcl
14 5 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.99%) VBScript
15 4 (0.80%) Korn
16 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 170 (33.80%) ISEB
2 142 (28.23%) ISTQB
3 84 (16.70%) Security Cleared
4 71 (14.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 64 (12.72%) Degree
6 52 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.99%) HP ASE
10 4 (0.80%) CSQA
11 3 (0.60%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.60%) HP AIS
11 3 (0.60%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.60%) PMP
11 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (22.47%) QA
2 13 (2.58%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.99%) HL7
4 2 (0.40%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (5.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.98%) vSphere
4 16 (3.18%) VMware ESX
5 8 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 165 (32.80%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.79%) Netcool
2 9 (1.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (1.19%) Nagios
4 6 (1.19%) OpenView
5 4 (0.80%) CA Wily
6 3 (0.60%) SCCM
6 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.40%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) BMC Performance Manager
8 1 (0.20%) WMI
8 1 (0.20%) Foglight
Vendors
1 227 (45.13%) HP
2 68 (13.52%) Oracle
3 56 (11.13%) IBM
4 50 (9.94%) SAP
5 37 (7.36%) VMware
6 35 (6.96%) Microsoft
7 15 (2.98%) Fujitsu
8 12 (2.39%) Citrix
9 11 (2.19%) Siebel
10 10 (1.99%) EMC
10 10 (1.99%) SOASTA, Inc
11 9 (1.79%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.59%) Informatica
12 8 (1.59%) NetApp
12 8 (1.59%) Green Hat
13 6 (1.19%) TIBCO
13 6 (1.19%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.60%) AppDynamics
14 3 (0.60%) Google
14 3 (0.60%) Telerik
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