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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 646 624 582
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -42
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 264 329 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.42% 1.73% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 210 272 277
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
18608 18977 16133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.07% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15662 16072 13855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -40 234 £48,250 -3.50% 26
London -38 92 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East -15 45 £40,000 -20.00% 5
City of London +32 42 £46,250 -19.56% 4
East of England +21 25 £63,750 -1.92%
East Midlands - 23 £45,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +19 17 £60,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire -2 15 £52,500 +21.63% 3
Hampshire +6 14 £38,000 - 1
Surrey -4 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Nottinghamshire - 14 £34,000 - 3
Nottingham - 14 £34,000 - 3
West Midlands -8 13 £55,000 -8.33%
Scotland +2 12 £34,500 -27.36% 1
West Yorkshire -3 12 £52,500 +21.63% 1
North West -6 11 £47,500 -20.83% 5
Bradford -18 10 £52,500 -
Glasgow +13 9 £34,250 -
Manchester +1 9 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Kent +1 9 £27,500 +1.85%
Northampton - 9 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 9 £45,000 -
Watford +6 8 - -
Berkshire -14 8 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Bedfordshire +17 7 £86,000 +20.27%
Southampton +6 7 - -
Birmingham -7 7 £50,000 -16.66%
Dunstable +2 6 £86,000 +29.81%
Coventry -10 5 £55,500 +5.71%
Borehamwood - 5 - -

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 250 (46.30%) HP
2 241 (44.63%) Performance Testing
3 215 (39.81%) HP UFT
4 197 (36.48%) Java
5 189 (35.00%) Finance
6 167 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
7 155 (28.70%) Automated Testing
8 151 (27.96%) Selenium
8 151 (27.96%) HP Quality Center
9 145 (26.85%) JMeter
10 144 (26.67%) Test Strategy
11 138 (25.56%) ISEB
12 137 (25.37%) ISTQB
13 133 (24.63%) SQL
14 130 (24.07%) Test Scripting
15 128 (23.70%) QA
16 122 (22.59%) Oracle
17 108 (20.00%) Test Management
18 80 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
19 72 (13.33%) UNIX
20 67 (12.41%) .NET
21 65 (12.04%) IBM
21 65 (12.04%) Banking
22 64 (11.85%) Test Automation
23 61 (11.30%) Software Testing
24 60 (11.11%) JIRA
25 59 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
26 56 (10.37%) WebDriver
26 56 (10.37%) C#
27 55 (10.19%) Windows

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (5.74%) WebSphere
2 20 (3.70%) JBoss
3 17 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (3.15%) Drupal
4 14 (2.59%) MQSeries
5 13 (2.41%) Apache
6 11 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.67%) Confluence
7 9 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.67%) CICS
8 8 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.30%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.30%) IIS
10 6 (1.11%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.74%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.37%) Documentum
13 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.19%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.67%) SAP CRM
2 8 (1.48%) Magento
3 4 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.56%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.56%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.56%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.56%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.19%) Exstream
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.37%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.56%) HTTP
2 18 (3.33%) Internet
3 10 (1.85%) DNS
3 10 (1.85%) FTP
4 9 (1.67%) SSL
5 8 (1.48%) HTTPS
6 6 (1.11%) Firewall
7 5 (0.93%) SAN
7 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.74%) LAN
8 4 (0.74%) WAN
9 3 (0.56%) SNMP
10 2 (0.37%) FCoE
11 1 (0.19%) Wireless
11 1 (0.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.22%) DB2
3 37 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.59%) DbVisualizer
5 9 (1.67%) MySQL
5 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.11%) Big Data
7 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.37%) IDOL
9 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 215 (39.81%) HP UFT
2 151 (27.96%) Selenium
3 145 (26.85%) JMeter
4 60 (11.11%) JIRA
5 56 (10.37%) WebDriver
6 49 (9.07%) WinRunner
7 46 (8.52%) Jenkins
8 29 (5.37%) Cucumber
9 24 (4.44%) TestDirector
10 23 (4.26%) Visual Studio
11 20 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
12 19 (3.52%) JUnit
13 17 (3.15%) WebLOAD
13 17 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (2.78%) Hudson
14 15 (2.78%) SoapUI
14 15 (2.78%) NeoLoad
15 12 (2.22%) LoadUI
16 10 (1.85%) SpecFlow
16 10 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 189 (35.00%) Finance
2 65 (12.04%) Banking
3 32 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.56%) Retail
5 13 (2.41%) Marketing
6 11 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.30%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 138 (25.56%) Analyst
2 119 (22.04%) Test Manager
3 106 (19.63%) Test Analyst
4 100 (18.52%) Tester
5 72 (13.33%) Consultant
6 64 (11.85%) Test Leader
7 51 (9.44%) Performance Tester
8 48 (8.89%) Test Consultant
9 41 (7.59%) Performance Analyst
10 35 (6.48%) Performance Test Analyst
11 31 (5.74%) Performance Manager
11 31 (5.74%) Test Engineer
11 31 (5.74%) Performance Test Manager
12 30 (5.56%) Performance Consultant
13 29 (5.37%) QA Analyst
14 28 (5.19%) Senior Consultant
15 27 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
16 25 (4.63%) Test Specialist
17 24 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
18 23 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.41%) .NET
2 52 (9.63%) Web Services
3 46 (8.52%) HTML
4 36 (6.67%) Middleware
5 34 (6.30%) XML
6 32 (5.93%) J2EE
7 29 (5.37%) SOAP
8 16 (2.96%) Flash
9 13 (2.41%) REST
10 11 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (1.85%) ODBC
11 10 (1.85%) CSS
12 9 (1.67%) Java EE
12 9 (1.67%) Django
13 7 (1.30%) Gherkin
13 7 (1.30%) Ajax
13 7 (1.30%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.30%) LAMP
14 5 (0.93%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.74%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.89%) Mainframe
3 21 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.22%) Statistics
6 9 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.48%) Tandem
8 7 (1.30%) Replication
8 7 (1.30%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.11%) PMI
10 5 (0.93%) NHS
11 4 (0.74%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.74%) DTCC
11 4 (0.74%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.56%) DTV
12 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.37%) GIS
13 2 (0.37%) PKI
13 2 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.33%) UNIX
2 55 (10.19%) Windows
3 44 (8.15%) Linux
4 12 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 11 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.67%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.48%) AIX
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (44.63%) Performance Testing
2 167 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (28.70%) Automated Testing
4 144 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 130 (24.07%) Test Scripting
6 108 (20.00%) Test Management
7 80 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
8 64 (11.85%) Test Automation
9 61 (11.30%) Software Testing
10 59 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 55 (10.19%) Open Source
12 53 (9.81%) SDLC
13 52 (9.63%) Regression Testing
14 51 (9.44%) Scrum
14 51 (9.44%) BDD
15 49 (9.07%) TDD
16 48 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (8.70%) Manual Testing
18 43 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
19 41 (7.59%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 197 (36.48%) Java
2 133 (24.63%) SQL
3 56 (10.37%) C#
4 47 (8.70%) C
5 38 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 37 (6.85%) C++
7 34 (6.30%) VB
8 30 (5.56%) Ruby
9 27 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 26 (4.81%) Python
11 24 (4.44%) PHP
12 20 (3.70%) Shell Script
13 18 (3.33%) Perl
14 12 (2.22%) COBOL
15 9 (1.67%) JCL
15 9 (1.67%) REXX
16 8 (1.48%) AWK
16 8 (1.48%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.48%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (25.56%) ISEB
2 137 (25.37%) ISTQB
3 50 (9.26%) Degree
4 43 (7.96%) Security Cleared
5 38 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 30 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 14 (2.59%) PMI Certification
8 12 (2.22%) CSQA
9 11 (2.04%) HP ASE
10 8 (1.48%) PMP
10 8 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.11%) SAP Certification
11 6 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.37%) Sun Certification
15 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (23.70%) QA
2 6 (1.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.67%) RACF
1 9 (1.67%) Varnish
2 7 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.93%) vSphere
4 4 (0.74%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 151 (27.96%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (3.33%) Puppet
2 18 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.67%) CA LISA
3 9 (1.67%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.56%) Netcool
4 3 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.37%) WMI
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 250 (46.30%) HP
2 122 (22.59%) Oracle
3 65 (12.04%) IBM
4 54 (10.00%) SAP
5 42 (7.78%) Microsoft
6 14 (2.59%) Citrix
6 14 (2.59%) AppDynamics
7 12 (2.22%) VMware
8 10 (1.85%) Capita
8 10 (1.85%) F5
8 10 (1.85%) Sun
9 9 (1.67%) Pega
9 9 (1.67%) New Relic
9 9 (1.67%) CA
9 9 (1.67%) Informatica
10 8 (1.48%) Coverity
11 7 (1.30%) Green Hat
11 7 (1.30%) Siebel
11 7 (1.30%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.74%) JD Edwards
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Salary: Extremely Competitive Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
England
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, car allownce etc.
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago