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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
UK
Rank 660 759 681
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -78
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 204 193 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 1.05% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 168 129 179
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,400 £70,250
UK excluding London median salary £46,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
16046 18354 17087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.11% 17.92% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13568 15752 14493
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
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 22 February 2017 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +84 196 £47,500 -13.63% 27
London +70 60 £57,500 -4.16% 9
South East +97 43 £47,500 -13.63% 6
South West +43 31 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Leeds +48 23 £42,500 +21.42% 1
West Yorkshire +33 23 £42,500 +40.49% 1
Yorkshire +26 23 £42,500 +29.77% 1
North West -10 19 £37,500 -18.47% 4
City of London +28 18 £57,500 -9.80% 2
Gloucestershire -3 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Kent +37 16 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Gloucester +4 15 £40,000 -17.94%
East of England -15 12 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Hampshire +27 11 £35,000 - 3
Wales +20 11 £40,000 - 1
Manchester -13 11 £37,500 -18.47% 1
Newquay - 11 £40,000 - 1
New Quay - 11 £40,000 - 1
Cornwall - 11 £40,000 - 2
Ceredigion - 11 £40,000 - 1
Mid Wales - 11 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -5 8 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Dover - 8 £47,500 -
Berkshire +46 7 £52,500 +27.27%
Watford -1 7 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Reading +42 6 £52,500 +10.52%
East Midlands +19 6 £40,000 -38.46%
West Sussex +7 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Portsmouth - 6 £35,000 -
Surrey +54 5 £50,000 -9.09%

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 199 (49.01%) Performance Testing
2 182 (44.83%) HP
3 176 (43.35%) JMeter
4 173 (42.61%) ISTQB
5 169 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
6 159 (39.16%) Selenium
7 144 (35.47%) Java
8 138 (33.99%) Non-Functional Testing
9 118 (29.06%) ISEB
10 116 (28.57%) JIRA
11 114 (28.08%) Test Scripting
12 104 (25.62%) HP Quality Center
13 103 (25.37%) Cucumber
14 102 (25.12%) Finance
15 101 (24.88%) SQL
16 91 (22.41%) Test Strategy
17 89 (21.92%) Test Automation
18 86 (21.18%) HP UFT
19 83 (20.44%) Test Management
20 82 (20.20%) C#
21 81 (19.95%) Software Testing
22 71 (17.49%) User Acceptance Testing
23 69 (17.00%) QA
24 65 (16.01%) Security Cleared
25 56 (13.79%) C++
26 52 (12.81%) Degree
27 49 (12.07%) DV Cleared
27 49 (12.07%) Functional Testing
28 46 (11.33%) SoapUI
28 46 (11.33%) Visual Studio

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 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 8 (1.97%) IIS
3 6 (1.48%) Apache
3 6 (1.48%) Confluence
3 6 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.74%) CICS
5 3 (0.74%) IBM Domino
5 3 (0.74%) JBoss
5 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.71%) MS Office
3 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Magento
1 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.71%) G Suite
1 11 (2.71%) Office 365
1 11 (2.71%) Slack
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.25%) Akamai
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.94%) HTTP
2 9 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.97%) Firewall
4 5 (1.23%) Internet
5 3 (0.74%) FTP
5 3 (0.74%) IMAP
5 3 (0.74%) NAS
5 3 (0.74%) SAN
5 3 (0.74%) SMTP
5 3 (0.74%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.49%) DNS
6 2 (0.49%) LDAP
7 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 6 (1.48%) DB2
4 4 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.49%) MS Access
5 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) Big Data
6 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.25%) MySQL
6 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 176 (43.35%) JMeter
2 159 (39.16%) Selenium
3 116 (28.57%) JIRA
4 103 (25.37%) Cucumber
5 86 (21.18%) HP UFT
6 46 (11.33%) SoapUI
6 46 (11.33%) Visual Studio
7 44 (10.84%) Jenkins
8 30 (7.39%) Git (software)
9 27 (6.65%) Maven
10 23 (5.67%) JUnit
11 22 (5.42%) Gatling
11 22 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (5.42%) WebDriver
12 19 (4.68%) TestNG
13 16 (3.94%) LoadUI
14 13 (3.20%) Ranorex
15 11 (2.71%) Eclipse
15 11 (2.71%) IntelliJ
15 11 (2.71%) WebLOAD
General
1 102 (25.12%) Finance
2 36 (8.87%) Legal
3 31 (7.64%) Law
4 30 (7.39%) Banking
5 25 (6.16%) Retail
6 9 (2.22%) Games
7 8 (1.97%) Marketing
8 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.99%) Billing
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 120 (29.56%) Analyst
2 114 (28.08%) Test Analyst
3 77 (18.97%) Test Leader
4 69 (17.00%) Tester
5 66 (16.26%) Test Engineer
6 60 (14.78%) Test Manager
7 41 (10.10%) Performance Tester
8 33 (8.13%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (7.39%) Senior Test Analyst
10 29 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
10 29 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
11 26 (6.40%) Performance Test Analyst
12 22 (5.42%) Performance Manager
12 22 (5.42%) Performance Test Manager
12 22 (5.42%) Test Automation Engineer
13 20 (4.93%) Consultant
13 20 (4.93%) Performance Test Engineer
13 20 (4.93%) Performance Test Leader
13 20 (4.93%) Technical Leader
14 19 (4.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.62%) .NET
2 32 (7.88%) Web Services
3 29 (7.14%) HTML
4 25 (6.16%) SOAP
5 21 (5.17%) XML
6 13 (3.20%) REST
6 13 (3.20%) RESTful
7 11 (2.71%) Hibernate
7 11 (2.71%) Spring
8 10 (2.46%) Ajax
9 9 (2.22%) JMS
10 8 (1.97%) Gherkin
11 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.48%) Swagger
13 5 (1.23%) HTML5
14 4 (0.99%) J2EE
14 4 (0.99%) WSDL
15 3 (0.74%) MAPI
16 2 (0.49%) CSS
16 2 (0.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.68%) Computer Science
2 15 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.72%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.49%) iPad
8 2 (0.49%) VSAM
9 1 (0.25%) Fintech
9 1 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.25%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.59%) Windows
2 40 (9.85%) Linux
3 27 (6.65%) Unix
4 6 (1.48%) Android
4 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.48%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.49%) AIX
6 2 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (49.01%) Performance Testing
2 169 (41.63%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (33.99%) Non-Functional Testing
4 114 (28.08%) Test Scripting
5 91 (22.41%) Test Strategy
6 89 (21.92%) Test Automation
7 83 (20.44%) Test Management
8 81 (19.95%) Software Testing
9 71 (17.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 49 (12.07%) Functional Testing
11 44 (10.84%) Manual Testing
12 43 (10.59%) Scrum
13 42 (10.34%) User Stories
14 40 (9.85%) Mentoring
15 37 (9.11%) BDD
16 35 (8.62%) Process Improvement
17 34 (8.37%) Automation Testing
18 33 (8.13%) Automated Testing
19 32 (7.88%) TDD
19 32 (7.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 144 (35.47%) Java
2 101 (24.88%) SQL
3 82 (20.20%) C#
4 56 (13.79%) C++
5 41 (10.10%) Python
6 32 (7.88%) Ruby
7 25 (6.16%) C
8 19 (4.68%) JavaScript
9 18 (4.43%) Shell Script
10 16 (3.94%) Perl
11 14 (3.45%) Scala
12 13 (3.20%) VBScript
13 11 (2.71%) VB
14 9 (2.22%) AWK
15 7 (1.72%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.48%) VBA
17 4 (0.99%) Groovy
17 4 (0.99%) PHP
17 4 (0.99%) PowerShell
18 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 173 (42.61%) ISTQB
2 118 (29.06%) ISEB
3 65 (16.01%) Security Cleared
4 52 (12.81%) Degree
5 49 (12.07%) DV Cleared
6 17 (4.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 14 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 13 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 8 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.99%) MBCS
12 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (17.00%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.23%) VMware ESX
1 5 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 104 (25.62%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.22%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (1.48%) Perfmon
4 4 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.49%) Grafana
5 2 (0.49%) Graphite
5 2 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) OpenView
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 182 (44.83%) HP
2 34 (8.37%) Oracle
3 29 (7.14%) SAP
4 16 (3.94%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.69%) Citrix
6 13 (3.20%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.71%) Google
8 10 (2.46%) IBM
9 9 (2.22%) Dynatrace
10 7 (1.72%) Cognizant
11 6 (1.48%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.23%) SOASTA, Inc
12 5 (1.23%) VMware
13 4 (0.99%) Sun
14 1 (0.25%) CA Agile Central
14 1 (0.25%) Splunk
14 1 (0.25%) Sybase
14 1 (0.25%) Telerik
14 1 (0.25%) VocaLink
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