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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 879 836 797
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -39
Permanent jobs citing WinRunner 23 40 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.037% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.25% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 89
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
18414 16196 16856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 13782 14539
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 £62,500 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

WinRunner Salary Histogram in the UK

WinRunner
Top 15 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 19 September 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 -33 23 £37,500 -25.00% 5
South East -16 15 £42,500 - 2
Berkshire -1 10 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Reading -6 7 £37,500 +15.38% 2
London -35 7 £36,500 -33.63%
Surrey +3 3 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Reigate - 3 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £50,000 +17.64%
City of London +4 1 £72,500 +20.83%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £33,000 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £33,000 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (52.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 50 (52.08%) Selenium
2 48 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 46 (47.92%) QA
4 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (44.79%) Test Scripting
6 41 (42.71%) Finance
6 41 (42.71%) C#
7 38 (39.58%) SQL
7 38 (39.58%) HP Quality Center
8 37 (38.54%) .NET
9 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
10 34 (35.42%) Degree
11 31 (32.29%) Mathematics
11 31 (32.29%) LoadRunner
12 29 (30.21%) Automated Testing
13 28 (29.17%) Visual Studio
14 26 (27.08%) Performance Testing
15 25 (26.04%) Java
16 24 (25.00%) Windows
17 23 (23.96%) ISEB
18 22 (22.92%) C++
18 22 (22.92%) Test Strategy
19 20 (20.83%) Analytics
19 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
21 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
21 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
22 17 (17.71%) TestDirector

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (11.46%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.04%) LiveLink
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
1 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) LAN
1 2 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (52.08%) QuickTest Pro
1 50 (52.08%) Selenium
2 31 (32.29%) LoadRunner
3 28 (29.17%) Visual Studio
4 17 (17.71%) TestDirector
5 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (13.54%) JMeter
7 12 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 12 (12.50%) eggPlant
8 11 (11.46%) Rhino Mocks
8 11 (11.46%) NUnit
9 9 (9.38%) TestComplete
9 9 (9.38%) Ranorex
10 8 (8.33%) QARun
11 5 (5.21%) FitNesse
11 5 (5.21%) SpecFlow
12 4 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
13 2 (2.08%) JIRA
13 2 (2.08%) PVCS
13 2 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 41 (42.71%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Retail
3 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.29%) Back Office
5 4 (4.17%) Banking
6 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.08%) Front Office
8 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (76.04%) Analyst
2 47 (48.96%) Test Analyst
3 38 (39.58%) Tester
4 35 (36.46%) QA Analyst
5 31 (32.29%) Automation Engineer
6 30 (31.25%) Automation Analyst
6 30 (31.25%) QA Automation Engineer
6 30 (31.25%) QA Engineer
7 22 (22.92%) Developer
8 21 (21.88%) QA Tester
9 12 (12.50%) Test Consultant
9 12 (12.50%) Consultant
9 12 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
9 12 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
9 12 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
10 10 (10.42%) Automation Tester
10 10 (10.42%) Test Engineer
11 9 (9.38%) .NET Consultant
11 9 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.54%) .NET
2 11 (11.46%) CSS
2 11 (11.46%) HTML
2 11 (11.46%) HTML5
2 11 (11.46%) CSS3
3 10 (10.42%) Web Services
4 9 (9.38%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.04%) SOAP
6 1 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.29%) Mathematics
2 20 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.25%) Clustering
5 6 (6.25%) Derivative
6 5 (5.21%) iPad
6 5 (5.21%) Equities
6 5 (5.21%) Fixed Income
6 5 (5.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (4.17%) Credit Risk
8 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (3.13%) EPoS
9 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.04%) GIS
10 1 (1.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (14.58%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.17%) UNIX
4 4 (4.17%) Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Solaris
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 44 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (44.79%) Test Scripting
4 29 (30.21%) Automated Testing
5 26 (27.08%) Performance Testing
6 22 (22.92%) Test Strategy
7 20 (20.83%) Analytics
8 17 (17.71%) Regression Testing
9 15 (15.63%) Manual Testing
10 14 (14.58%) Validation
11 11 (11.46%) Software Engineering
11 11 (11.46%) Code Coverage
11 11 (11.46%) Workflow
11 11 (11.46%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (11.46%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.46%) Workflow Management
11 11 (11.46%) User Stories
12 9 (9.38%) OO
12 9 (9.38%) RAD
13 8 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.71%) C#
2 38 (39.58%) SQL
3 25 (26.04%) Java
4 22 (22.92%) C++
5 11 (11.46%) Delphi
5 11 (11.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (35.42%) Degree
2 23 (23.96%) ISEB
3 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 13 (13.54%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (47.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (39.58%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (11.46%) Netcool
2 11 (11.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) HP
2 10 (10.42%) Fujitsu
3 8 (8.33%) Citrix
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle
5 6 (6.25%) Veritas
5 6 (6.25%) McAfee
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
6 3 (3.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) Cognos
7 2 (2.08%) hybris
7 2 (2.08%) Demandware
8 1 (1.04%) Siebel
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