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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP WinRunner
Rank 860 839 807
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -32
Permanent jobs citing WinRunner 20 50 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.048% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 75
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-23.15% -

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
16975 16560 17014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.93% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14380 13598 14881
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 26 January 2015 within the UK.

WinRunner Salary Histogram in the UK

WinRunner
Top 11 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 26 January 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
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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 -28 19 £38,250 -19.47% 2
South East -36 8 £36,500 -23.15% 2
Reading +11 7 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Berkshire +5 7 £36,500 -8.75% 1
London -19 6 £40,000 -15.78%
City of London -1 5 £40,000 -24.52%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £35,000 -
East of England - 5 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 42 (89.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 39 (82.98%) Test Scripting
3 35 (74.47%) HP Quality Center
4 32 (68.09%) Windows
5 29 (61.70%) SQL
5 29 (61.70%) ISEB
6 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
7 24 (51.06%) Citrix
7 24 (51.06%) TestDirector
8 23 (48.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (46.81%) Windows XP
9 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
10 19 (40.43%) Finance
11 18 (38.30%) ISTQB
12 17 (36.17%) McAfee ePO
12 17 (36.17%) McAfee
12 17 (36.17%) Clustering
12 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
12 17 (36.17%) Netcool
12 17 (36.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 17 (36.17%) Veritas
13 16 (34.04%) LoadRunner
14 15 (31.91%) SharePoint Server
14 15 (31.91%) Selenium
15 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
16 12 (25.53%) Test Management
16 12 (25.53%) SilkPerformer
16 12 (25.53%) Oracle
17 11 (23.40%) HP
17 11 (23.40%) Open Source

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (31.91%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) LAN
1 8 (17.02%) WAN
2 4 (8.51%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (89.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (51.06%) TestDirector
3 16 (34.04%) LoadRunner
4 15 (31.91%) Selenium
5 12 (25.53%) SilkPerformer
6 7 (14.89%) JMeter
6 7 (14.89%) Facilita Forecast
7 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
7 6 (12.77%) FitNesse
7 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
8 4 (8.51%) Bugzilla
8 4 (8.51%) JIRA
8 4 (8.51%) MSTest
9 3 (6.38%) QARun
10 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 6 (12.77%) Back Office
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 18 (38.30%) Test Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Test Consultant
4 10 (21.28%) Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) Tester
6 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Tester
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Tester
6 6 (12.77%) QA Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Test Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Performance Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Test Leader
9 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.13%) Performance Tester
10 1 (2.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) Ajax
3 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.38%) WinForms
4 3 (6.38%) WCF
4 3 (6.38%) WPF
4 3 (6.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (4.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Clustering
2 11 (23.40%) Open Source
3 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (14.89%) GIS
5 6 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (12.77%) Fixed Income
5 6 (12.77%) iPad
5 6 (12.77%) Equities
5 6 (12.77%) Derivative
6 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (46.81%) Windows XP
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) UNIX
5 5 (10.64%) Solaris
5 5 (10.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (82.98%) Test Scripting
2 22 (46.81%) Test Automation
3 12 (25.53%) Test Management
4 10 (21.28%) Automated Testing
4 10 (21.28%) Performance Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
5 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Automation Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Validation
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.51%) V-Model
7 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.51%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 29 (61.70%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) VB
3 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) ISEB
2 28 (59.57%) Security Cleared
3 18 (38.30%) ISTQB
4 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Workstation
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 35 (74.47%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (36.17%) McAfee ePO
2 17 (36.17%) Netcool
2 17 (36.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Citrix
2 17 (36.17%) Veritas
2 17 (36.17%) McAfee
3 12 (25.53%) Oracle
4 11 (23.40%) HP
5 10 (21.28%) Fujitsu
6 7 (14.89%) Siebel
7 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.64%) NetApp
8 5 (10.64%) VMware
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