The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP WinRunner
Rank 859 821 774
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -47
Permanent jobs citing WinRunner 46 58 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.053% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.36% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 111
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19074 16303 16918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.28% 14.98% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16066 13874 14670
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

WinRunner Salary Histogram in the UK

WinRunner
Top 25 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 25 July 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 44 £47,500 -5.00%
South East +1 33 £47,500 -5.00%
Reigate - 15 £42,500 -
Surrey - 15 £45,000 -
London -60 11 £47,500 -13.63%
Oxfordshire - 9 £50,000 -
Berkshire -6 8 £33,250 -33.50%
Reading -7 7 £33,500 +3.07%
Croydon - 5 £47,500 -
Guildford - 5 £47,500 -
City of London -12 3 £75,000 +25.00%
Leeds - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £40,000 +23.07%
East of England -2 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Cambridge -3 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Basingstoke - 2 £33,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £33,000 -
Belfast -2 1 £34,000 -
County Antrim -4 1 £34,000 -
Northern Ireland -7 1 £34,000 -
Scotland -9 1 £35,000 +16.66%
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -

WinRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 68 (53.97%) Selenium
2 58 (46.03%) QA
2 58 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (43.65%) C#
4 53 (42.06%) SQL
4 53 (42.06%) Finance
5 51 (40.48%) Test Automation
6 49 (38.89%) Automated Testing
7 48 (38.10%) LoadRunner
8 47 (37.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 47 (37.30%) Test Scripting
9 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
10 45 (35.71%) Degree
11 43 (34.13%) .NET
12 42 (33.33%) Mathematics
13 40 (31.75%) Test Strategy
14 38 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
15 33 (26.19%) Java
16 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (24.60%) Analytics
17 28 (22.22%) C++
17 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
17 28 (22.22%) Performance Testing
18 26 (20.63%) ISEB
19 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.67%) HP
21 20 (15.87%) WebDriver
22 19 (15.08%) Oracle
22 19 (15.08%) Web Services
22 19 (15.08%) Windows

WinRunner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (4.76%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (24.60%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.32%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (53.97%) Selenium
2 48 (38.10%) LoadRunner
3 47 (37.30%) QuickTest Pro
4 28 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 20 (15.87%) WebDriver
6 17 (13.49%) TestComplete
6 17 (13.49%) Ranorex
7 15 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (11.90%) QARun
8 14 (11.11%) JMeter
9 13 (10.32%) eggPlant
10 11 (8.73%) NUnit
10 11 (8.73%) TestDirector
10 11 (8.73%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (7.94%) PVCS
11 10 (7.94%) Toad
12 5 (3.97%) JIRA
13 4 (3.17%) FitNesse
13 4 (3.17%) SpecFlow
13 4 (3.17%) TestNG
General
1 53 (42.06%) Finance
2 15 (11.90%) Retail
3 14 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.56%) Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Front Office
7 2 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (73.81%) Analyst
2 69 (54.76%) Test Analyst
3 50 (39.68%) Tester
4 42 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
5 41 (32.54%) Automation Analyst
5 41 (32.54%) QA Automation Engineer
5 41 (32.54%) QA Engineer
5 41 (32.54%) QA Analyst
6 25 (19.84%) Developer
7 24 (19.05%) QA Tester
8 18 (14.29%) Test Consultant
8 18 (14.29%) Test Engineer
8 18 (14.29%) Consultant
8 18 (14.29%) Automation Tester
9 17 (13.49%) .NET Consultant
9 17 (13.49%) Automation Test Analyst
10 16 (12.70%) Senior Test Analyst
10 16 (12.70%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (10.32%) Performance Analyst
11 13 (10.32%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.13%) .NET
2 19 (15.08%) Web Services
3 17 (13.49%) .NET Framework
4 11 (8.73%) HTML5
4 11 (8.73%) CSS3
4 11 (8.73%) CSS
4 11 (8.73%) HTML
5 1 (0.79%) SOAP
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 17 (13.49%) Client/Server
3 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.56%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.38%) EPoS
6 3 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) GIS
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Derivative
7 1 (0.79%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.08%) Windows
2 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.76%) UNIX
3 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.48%) Test Automation
3 49 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 47 (37.30%) Test Scripting
5 40 (31.75%) Test Strategy
6 31 (24.60%) Analytics
7 28 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 17 (13.49%) OO
8 17 (13.49%) RAD
9 16 (12.70%) Regression Testing
10 13 (10.32%) ETL
10 13 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.73%) Code Coverage
11 11 (8.73%) Software Engineering
11 11 (8.73%) Workflow
11 11 (8.73%) Validation
11 11 (8.73%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.73%) Workflow Management
11 11 (8.73%) User Stories
11 11 (8.73%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (43.65%) C#
2 53 (42.06%) SQL
3 33 (26.19%) Java
4 28 (22.22%) C++
5 14 (11.11%) Delphi
6 11 (8.73%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.73%) VB
7 2 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 45 (35.71%) Degree
2 26 (20.63%) ISEB
3 10 (7.94%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.38%) HND
6 3 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (46.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (30.16%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.76%) Netcool
2 6 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.59%) OpenView
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.67%) HP
3 19 (15.08%) Oracle
4 13 (10.32%) Cognos
5 6 (4.76%) Fujitsu
6 5 (3.97%) Citrix
7 4 (3.17%) hybris
7 4 (3.17%) Demandware
8 1 (0.79%) Siebel
8 1 (0.79%) Veritas
8 1 (0.79%) McAfee