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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 698 691 690
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 226 275 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.29% 1.49% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 181 221 264
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%

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
17502 18515 19375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.03% 16.73% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15188 15536 16408
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 +26 218 £50,000 - 23
London +59 112 £57,500 +15.00% 11
South East +46 41 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +30 25 £45,000 -10.00% 2
East of England +34 24 £65,000 +1.96%
Yorkshire +25 19 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Bracknell - 15 £45,000 -
South West +26 14 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Bedfordshire +17 13 £65,000 -24.41%
Gloucestershire - 11 £45,000 - 1
City of London +21 10 £45,000 -
Leeds +26 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +26 9 £43,250 +13.81%
West Yorkshire +2 9 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Luton - 8 £65,000 -
Scotland +2 7 £70,000 +101.43% 2
Sheffield +25 6 £35,000 -7.89%
Watford +15 6 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire +12 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Marlow - 6 - - 1
Reading +15 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh +14 5 £70,000 +59.09% 1
Essex - 5 £40,000 -
Kent +13 4 £47,500 +69.64%
Gloucester - 4 £42,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £45,000 -
Bournemouth +21 3 £85,000 +47.82%
Dorset +16 3 £85,000 +47.82%
Northamptonshire +4 3 £36,000 -20.00%

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 240 (56.74%) Java
2 227 (53.66%) Performance Testing
3 216 (51.06%) JMeter
4 211 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (35.93%) HP
6 140 (33.10%) Non-Functional Testing
7 135 (31.91%) Finance
8 130 (30.73%) QA
9 121 (28.61%) Selenium
10 114 (26.95%) SQL
11 108 (25.53%) JIRA
12 103 (24.35%) Test Scripting
13 95 (22.46%) ISEB
14 91 (21.51%) HP UFT
14 91 (21.51%) Test Automation
15 88 (20.80%) Unix
16 86 (20.33%) HP Quality Center
16 86 (20.33%) ISTQB
17 77 (18.20%) Scrum
18 73 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
19 71 (16.78%) Functional Testing
19 71 (16.78%) Test Strategy
19 71 (16.78%) Software Testing
20 68 (16.08%) C#
21 65 (15.37%) Degree
22 62 (14.66%) .NET
23 59 (13.95%) Test Management
24 57 (13.48%) Open Source
24 57 (13.48%) Waterfall
25 53 (12.53%) Gatling

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 (4.96%) Tomcat
2 17 (4.02%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.02%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.31%) CMS
3 14 (3.31%) IIS
4 11 (2.60%) Apache
5 7 (1.65%) JBoss
6 6 (1.42%) Documentum
6 6 (1.42%) Jetty
7 4 (0.95%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (4.73%) MS Office
2 16 (3.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.67%) Internet
2 19 (4.49%) DNS
2 19 (4.49%) LAN
2 19 (4.49%) WAN
3 18 (4.26%) LDAP
3 18 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.02%) Firewall
5 14 (3.31%) HTTP
6 2 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.24%) SNMP
7 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.49%) MongoDB
3 18 (4.26%) Big Data
4 17 (4.02%) MySQL
5 13 (3.07%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.13%) DB2
7 8 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.95%) DbVisualizer
9 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 216 (51.06%) JMeter
2 121 (28.61%) Selenium
3 108 (25.53%) JIRA
4 91 (21.51%) HP UFT
5 53 (12.53%) Gatling
6 47 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 45 (10.64%) Cucumber
8 42 (9.93%) JUnit
8 42 (9.93%) SoapUI
9 35 (8.27%) Git (software)
10 29 (6.86%) Jenkins
10 29 (6.86%) TestNG
11 26 (6.15%) ClearQuest
12 21 (4.96%) WebLOAD
13 19 (4.49%) Hudson
14 18 (4.26%) SpecFlow
15 17 (4.02%) LoadUI
15 17 (4.02%) RSpec
16 16 (3.78%) WebDriver
17 15 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 135 (31.91%) Finance
2 34 (8.04%) Banking
3 19 (4.49%) Retail
4 16 (3.78%) Games
5 14 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.60%) Publishing
7 10 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.18%) Billing
9 5 (1.18%) Legal
10 4 (0.95%) Law
10 4 (0.95%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 138 (32.62%) Analyst
2 125 (29.55%) Test Analyst
3 123 (29.08%) Tester
4 63 (14.89%) Performance Tester
5 43 (10.17%) Senior Tester
6 37 (8.75%) Performance Analyst
7 36 (8.51%) Test Manager
8 34 (8.04%) Test Engineer
8 34 (8.04%) Test Leader
9 33 (7.80%) QA Analyst
10 32 (7.57%) Performance Test Analyst
11 31 (7.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
12 29 (6.86%) Performance Engineer
13 26 (6.15%) LoadRunner Tester
13 26 (6.15%) QA Test Analyst
14 25 (5.91%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
15 23 (5.44%) Performance Test Leader
16 22 (5.20%) Automation Tester
16 22 (5.20%) Senior Performance Tester
17 21 (4.96%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.66%) .NET
2 50 (11.82%) HTML
3 34 (8.04%) Ajax
4 30 (7.09%) SOAP
5 28 (6.62%) Web Services
6 21 (4.96%) XML
7 19 (4.49%) HTML5
8 16 (3.78%) JDBC
9 15 (3.55%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.07%) Gherkin
11 11 (2.60%) J2EE
12 10 (2.36%) LAMP
13 9 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (1.89%) Middleware
15 7 (1.65%) Hibernate
15 7 (1.65%) REST
15 7 (1.65%) Spring
16 6 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
16 6 (1.42%) Java EE
16 6 (1.42%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 21 (4.96%) Fintech
4 13 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.60%) PKI
6 10 (2.36%) NHS
7 9 (2.13%) User Experience
8 8 (1.89%) Internet of Things
9 7 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.65%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.42%) Cybercrime
11 5 (1.18%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.71%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.71%) Social Media
12 3 (0.71%) Tandem
13 2 (0.47%) iPad
13 2 (0.47%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 88 (20.80%) Unix
2 44 (10.40%) Linux
3 39 (9.22%) Windows
4 6 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.42%) Solaris
5 5 (1.18%) Android
6 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) AIX
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (53.66%) Performance Testing
2 211 (49.88%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (33.10%) Non-Functional Testing
4 103 (24.35%) Test Scripting
5 91 (21.51%) Test Automation
6 77 (18.20%) Scrum
7 73 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (16.78%) Functional Testing
8 71 (16.78%) Software Testing
8 71 (16.78%) Test Strategy
9 59 (13.95%) Test Management
10 57 (13.48%) Open Source
10 57 (13.48%) Waterfall
11 52 (12.29%) TDD
12 44 (10.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (9.93%) SDLC
14 40 (9.46%) Defect Management
15 36 (8.51%) Automated Testing
16 35 (8.27%) Kanban
17 34 (8.04%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (56.74%) Java
2 114 (26.95%) SQL
3 68 (16.08%) C#
4 52 (12.29%) Shell Script
5 50 (11.82%) JavaScript
6 43 (10.17%) Ruby
7 37 (8.75%) VB
8 33 (7.80%) Python
9 26 (6.15%) C++
9 26 (6.15%) Groovy
10 22 (5.20%) Perl
11 17 (4.02%) C
12 16 (3.78%) VBScript
13 12 (2.84%) Scala
14 11 (2.60%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.13%) VBA
16 8 (1.89%) PHP
17 7 (1.65%) VB.NET
18 5 (1.18%) ANSI C
19 3 (0.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 95 (22.46%) ISEB
2 86 (20.33%) ISTQB
3 65 (15.37%) Degree
4 44 (10.40%) Security Cleared
5 36 (8.51%) DV Cleared
6 34 (8.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 21 (4.96%) SC Cleared
8 15 (3.55%) HP ASE
9 2 (0.47%) CCNA
9 2 (0.47%) CCNP
9 2 (0.47%) CCSA
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (30.73%) QA
2 10 (2.36%) SLA
3 3 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 86 (20.33%) HP Quality Center
2 34 (8.04%) HP SiteScope
3 13 (3.07%) CA Wily
4 8 (1.89%) CA Service Virtualization
5 7 (1.65%) Nagios
6 6 (1.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 6 (1.42%) MOM
7 5 (1.18%) Grafana
8 4 (0.95%) Graphite
9 2 (0.47%) Control-M
10 1 (0.24%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.24%) SCCM
10 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (35.93%) HP
2 51 (12.06%) Oracle
3 41 (9.69%) Citrix
4 33 (7.80%) Microsoft
5 27 (6.38%) IBM
6 20 (4.73%) SAP
7 19 (4.49%) Dynatrace
8 12 (2.84%) CA
8 12 (2.84%) WorldPay
9 11 (2.60%) AppDynamics
10 9 (2.13%) VMware
11 7 (1.65%) Borland
12 6 (1.42%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.71%) BMC
13 3 (0.71%) F5
13 3 (0.71%) Qualys
14 2 (0.47%) Cisco
14 2 (0.47%) Compuware
14 2 (0.47%) Juniper
15 1 (0.24%) Sun
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