The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 663 726 671
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -55
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 251 245 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 1.30% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 212 188 270
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
17830 18868 19008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.17% 17.11% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15470 15833 16020
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 243 £50,000 +11.11% 25
London +65 126 £50,000 - 9
South East +50 55 £45,000 +2.97% 7
Berkshire +34 32 £45,000 +5.88% 3
City of London +37 20 £42,500 -11.91% 1
East of England +41 19 £58,000 -3.33%
Bracknell - 17 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +29 13 £46,750 +5.05% 3
South West +28 13 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Bedfordshire +30 11 £60,500 +0.83%
Gloucestershire - 11 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £60,000 - 2
North West +22 9 £37,500 -21.05% 1
South Yorkshire +19 8 £41,250 +37.50%
Kent +18 7 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Reading +18 7 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Scotland -1 7 £70,000 +102.89% 4
Sheffield +26 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Gloucester - 6 £42,500 - 1
Leeds +28 5 £46,750 +16.87% 3
West Yorkshire +11 5 £46,750 -10.95% 3
Hertfordshire +11 5 £35,000 -41.66%
Edinburgh +9 5 £70,000 +59.09% 3
Merseyside - 5 £37,500 -
Liverpool - 5 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £60,000 -
Marlow - 5 - -
Luton - 5 £65,000 -
Watford +16 4 £40,000 -
Brentford - 4 £62,500 -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 284 (61.08%) Java
2 254 (54.62%) Performance Testing
3 251 (53.98%) JMeter
4 243 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
5 166 (35.70%) Finance
5 166 (35.70%) HP
6 160 (34.41%) QA
7 158 (33.98%) Selenium
8 153 (32.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 125 (26.88%) SQL
10 122 (26.24%) Test Scripting
11 112 (24.09%) Test Automation
12 111 (23.87%) JIRA
13 110 (23.66%) ISEB
14 100 (21.51%) Unix
15 98 (21.08%) HP Quality Center
16 91 (19.57%) ISTQB
16 91 (19.57%) Scrum
17 89 (19.14%) Functional Testing
18 86 (18.49%) HP UFT
19 84 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (17.85%) Degree
21 82 (17.63%) C#
22 80 (17.20%) Software Testing
23 70 (15.05%) Test Strategy
23 70 (15.05%) Open Source
24 68 (14.62%) Waterfall
24 68 (14.62%) HTML
24 68 (14.62%) Regression Testing
25 66 (14.19%) SoapUI

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (4.52%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.09%) CMS
3 17 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.80%) IIS
5 12 (2.58%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.37%) Apache
7 6 (1.29%) Documentum
7 6 (1.29%) Jetty
8 5 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.22%) CICS
10 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (5.16%) MS Office
2 23 (4.95%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.65%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.24%) Internet
2 24 (5.16%) DNS
2 24 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 24 (5.16%) WAN
3 23 (4.95%) Firewall
3 23 (4.95%) LAN
4 19 (4.09%) LDAP
5 18 (3.87%) HTTP
6 2 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.43%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) FTP
7 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.22%) Intranet
7 1 (0.22%) SNMP
7 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.09%) MongoDB
3 17 (3.66%) MySQL
4 15 (3.23%) DB2
5 13 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.58%) Big Data
7 8 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.08%) DbVisualizer
9 4 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.22%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.22%) MS Access
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 251 (53.98%) JMeter
2 158 (33.98%) Selenium
3 111 (23.87%) JIRA
4 86 (18.49%) HP UFT
5 66 (14.19%) SoapUI
6 61 (13.12%) Gatling
6 61 (13.12%) Visual Studio
7 58 (12.47%) Cucumber
8 49 (10.54%) JUnit
9 36 (7.74%) TestNG
10 35 (7.53%) Git (software)
11 34 (7.31%) Jenkins
11 34 (7.31%) LoadUI
12 25 (5.38%) ClearQuest
13 22 (4.73%) WebDriver
14 21 (4.52%) Hudson
14 21 (4.52%) RSpec
15 20 (4.30%) SpecFlow
16 19 (4.09%) WebLOAD
17 15 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 166 (35.70%) Finance
2 56 (12.04%) Banking
3 27 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.30%) Retail
5 15 (3.23%) Games
6 13 (2.80%) Billing
7 12 (2.58%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.58%) Publishing
8 5 (1.08%) Marketing
9 4 (0.86%) Legal
9 4 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.65%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Advertising
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 153 (32.90%) Analyst
2 144 (30.97%) Tester
3 140 (30.11%) Test Analyst
4 68 (14.62%) Performance Tester
5 48 (10.32%) Senior Tester
6 44 (9.46%) QA Analyst
6 44 (9.46%) Test Manager
7 38 (8.17%) Performance Analyst
7 38 (8.17%) Test Leader
8 37 (7.96%) Test Engineer
9 36 (7.74%) QA Test Analyst
10 34 (7.31%) Automation Tester
10 34 (7.31%) Performance Test Analyst
11 28 (6.02%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
11 28 (6.02%) Performance Engineer
12 27 (5.81%) Selenium Tester
13 26 (5.59%) LoadRunner Tester
14 25 (5.38%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
14 25 (5.38%) Senior Automation Tester
15 24 (5.16%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.62%) HTML
2 65 (13.98%) .NET
3 51 (10.97%) Web Services
4 34 (7.31%) Ajax
4 34 (7.31%) SOAP
5 26 (5.59%) HTML5
6 23 (4.95%) ASP.NET
7 20 (4.30%) XML
8 18 (3.87%) Gherkin
9 17 (3.66%) JDBC
10 10 (2.15%) LAMP
11 9 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (1.72%) Middleware
12 8 (1.72%) Spring
13 7 (1.51%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (1.51%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.51%) REST
14 6 (1.29%) Java EE
14 6 (1.29%) JPA
14 6 (1.29%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.24%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.95%) Fintech
4 15 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (2.58%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.58%) PKI
6 11 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.15%) Mainframe
7 10 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.15%) NHS
8 8 (1.72%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.29%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.86%) Tandem
12 3 (0.65%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (21.51%) Unix
2 47 (10.11%) Linux
3 39 (8.39%) Windows
4 12 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.37%) Android
6 6 (1.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (54.62%) Performance Testing
2 243 (52.26%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (32.90%) Non-Functional Testing
4 122 (26.24%) Test Scripting
5 112 (24.09%) Test Automation
6 91 (19.57%) Scrum
7 89 (19.14%) Functional Testing
8 84 (18.06%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (17.20%) Software Testing
10 70 (15.05%) Open Source
10 70 (15.05%) Test Strategy
11 68 (14.62%) Regression Testing
11 68 (14.62%) Waterfall
12 62 (13.33%) TDD
13 60 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 58 (12.47%) SDLC
15 55 (11.83%) Test Management
16 54 (11.61%) Automated Testing
17 49 (10.54%) Defect Management
18 43 (9.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 284 (61.08%) Java
2 125 (26.88%) SQL
3 82 (17.63%) C#
4 61 (13.12%) JavaScript
5 57 (12.26%) Shell Script
6 45 (9.68%) VB
7 43 (9.25%) Ruby
8 34 (7.31%) Python
9 31 (6.67%) Perl
10 30 (6.45%) C++
11 28 (6.02%) Groovy
12 25 (5.38%) VBScript
13 13 (2.80%) C
14 12 (2.58%) Scala
15 11 (2.37%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.94%) VBA
17 8 (1.72%) COBOL
17 8 (1.72%) PHP
18 7 (1.51%) VB.NET
19 5 (1.08%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 110 (23.66%) ISEB
2 91 (19.57%) ISTQB
3 83 (17.85%) Degree
4 48 (10.32%) Security Cleared
5 42 (9.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 40 (8.60%) DV Cleared
7 24 (5.16%) SC Cleared
8 14 (3.01%) HP ASE
9 8 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.43%) CCNA
11 2 (0.43%) CCNP
11 2 (0.43%) CCSA
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (34.41%) QA
2 10 (2.15%) SLA
3 4 (0.86%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 98 (21.08%) HP Quality Center
2 43 (9.25%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (1.72%) CA Service Virtualization
4 7 (1.51%) Nagios
5 6 (1.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 6 (1.29%) MOM
6 5 (1.08%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.86%) Grafana
7 4 (0.86%) Graphite
8 2 (0.43%) Control-M
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.22%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 166 (35.70%) HP
2 52 (11.18%) Oracle
3 37 (7.96%) Microsoft
4 31 (6.67%) Citrix
5 27 (5.81%) IBM
6 13 (2.80%) SAP
7 12 (2.58%) WorldPay
8 11 (2.37%) Dynatrace
9 10 (2.15%) CA
10 9 (1.94%) AppDynamics
11 7 (1.51%) Borland
12 6 (1.29%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.86%) Qualys
14 3 (0.65%) F5
15 2 (0.43%) BMC
15 2 (0.43%) Cisco
15 2 (0.43%) Cognizant
15 2 (0.43%) Compuware
15 2 (0.43%) Juniper
15 2 (0.43%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scope AT Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k benefits & bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sqs Group (Uk) Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
CGI IT UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
CGI IT UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Montash Associates
Salary: £45 - £50 per annum + 12% Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Dover
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 26 days ago