The table below looks at the statistics for WinRunner skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinRunner over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 877 817 802
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -15
Permanent jobs citing WinRunner 27 54 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.050% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.33% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 89
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%

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
18855 16587 16957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.26% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15640 14144 14671
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

WinRunner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WinRunner within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WinRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WinRunner
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinRunner within the UK.

WinRunner Salary Trend in the UK

WinRunner
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinRunner over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

WinRunner Salary Histogram in the UK

WinRunner
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinRunner within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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 -41 26 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South East -21 19 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Surrey +7 7 £42,500 -
Reading -3 7 £35,250 +8.46% 1
Berkshire -18 7 £35,250 -14.54% 1
London -22 7 £37,500 -31.81%
Reigate - 7 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £50,000 -
City of London -8 2 £73,750 +22.91%
Hampshire - 2 £33,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £33,000 -
Scotland -18 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Guildford - 1 £47,500 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WinRunner 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 WinRunner.

1 56 (52.83%) Selenium
2 52 (49.06%) QA
3 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (46.23%) Test Automation
5 45 (42.45%) C#
6 44 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 44 (41.51%) Finance
7 43 (40.57%) SQL
8 41 (38.68%) Degree
8 41 (38.68%) Test Scripting
9 40 (37.74%) .NET
10 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
11 38 (35.85%) Mathematics
12 37 (34.91%) Automated Testing
12 37 (34.91%) LoadRunner
13 33 (31.13%) HP Quality Center
14 30 (28.30%) Test Strategy
15 29 (27.36%) Java
16 27 (25.47%) Performance Testing
16 27 (25.47%) Analytics
16 27 (25.47%) Microsoft Azure
17 25 (23.58%) C++
17 25 (23.58%) Visual Studio
18 22 (20.75%) ISEB
19 18 (16.98%) Windows
20 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
20 16 (15.09%) WebDriver
21 15 (14.15%) Regression Testing
21 15 (14.15%) Retail
22 14 (13.21%) JMeter

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WinRunner 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 WinRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.49%) SharePoint Server
1 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) LiveLink
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Office
1 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Magento
1 4 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (25.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (52.83%) Selenium
2 44 (41.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 37 (34.91%) LoadRunner
4 25 (23.58%) Visual Studio
5 16 (15.09%) WebDriver
6 14 (13.21%) JMeter
7 13 (12.26%) Ranorex
7 13 (12.26%) eggPlant
7 13 (12.26%) TestDirector
7 13 (12.26%) TestComplete
8 12 (11.32%) QARun
8 12 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (10.38%) NUnit
9 11 (10.38%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (5.66%) PVCS
10 6 (5.66%) Toad
11 4 (3.77%) JIRA
12 1 (0.94%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.94%) SilkPerformer
12 1 (0.94%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 44 (41.51%) Finance
2 15 (14.15%) Retail
3 13 (12.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.66%) Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Back Office
5 3 (2.83%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 80 (75.47%) Analyst
2 55 (51.89%) Test Analyst
3 46 (43.40%) Tester
4 38 (35.85%) QA Analyst
4 38 (35.85%) Automation Engineer
5 37 (34.91%) Automation Analyst
5 37 (34.91%) QA Automation Engineer
5 37 (34.91%) QA Engineer
6 25 (23.58%) Developer
7 24 (22.64%) QA Tester
8 14 (13.21%) Test Consultant
8 14 (13.21%) Test Engineer
8 14 (13.21%) Consultant
8 14 (13.21%) Automation Tester
9 13 (12.26%) .NET Consultant
9 13 (12.26%) Performance Analyst
9 13 (12.26%) Performance Test Analyst
9 13 (12.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 12 (11.32%) Senior Test Analyst
10 12 (11.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (37.74%) .NET
2 14 (13.21%) Web Services
3 13 (12.26%) .NET Framework
4 11 (10.38%) CSS
4 11 (10.38%) HTML
4 11 (10.38%) CSS3
4 11 (10.38%) HTML5
5 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.94%) Ajax
6 1 (0.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.85%) Mathematics
2 13 (12.26%) Client/Server
3 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.66%) Credit Risk
4 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.83%) Clustering
5 3 (2.83%) EPoS
6 2 (1.89%) Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.94%) Equities
7 1 (0.94%) GIS
7 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Windows
2 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.77%) UNIX
5 3 (2.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (46.23%) Test Automation
3 41 (38.68%) Test Scripting
4 37 (34.91%) Automated Testing
5 30 (28.30%) Test Strategy
6 27 (25.47%) Performance Testing
6 27 (25.47%) Analytics
7 15 (14.15%) Regression Testing
8 13 (12.26%) OO
8 13 (12.26%) RAD
9 11 (10.38%) Code Coverage
9 11 (10.38%) Workflow
9 11 (10.38%) Validation
9 11 (10.38%) Workflow Management
9 11 (10.38%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.38%) Financial Modelling
9 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.38%) User Stories
10 7 (6.60%) ETL
10 7 (6.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.45%) C#
2 43 (40.57%) SQL
3 29 (27.36%) Java
4 25 (23.58%) C++
5 14 (13.21%) Delphi
6 11 (10.38%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.72%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (38.68%) Degree
2 22 (20.75%) ISEB
3 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.49%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (49.06%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (31.13%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.55%) Netcool
2 8 (7.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (36.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) HP
3 9 (8.49%) Oracle
4 7 (6.60%) Cognos
5 6 (5.66%) Citrix
5 6 (5.66%) Fujitsu
6 4 (3.77%) Demandware
6 4 (3.77%) hybris
7 3 (2.83%) Veritas
7 3 (2.83%) McAfee
8 1 (0.94%) Siebel
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