Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 6 months to 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 759 855 930
Rank change year-on-year +96 +75 -123
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 279 283 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 0.93% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 179 212 216
England median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,354 £33,412 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £71,625
UK median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% +5.00%

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 23,858 30,268 34,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.92% 19.93% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19,210 24,689 28,160
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in England

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner in England.

Salary trend for LoadRunner in England

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in England

LoadRunner
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +102 148 £72,500 +16.00% 2
North of England +49 71 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +18 37 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North West +48 25 £40,000 -19.19% 1
South West +16 25 £42,500 - 2
Midlands +48 18 £61,000 +43.53% 1
West Midlands +56 16 £61,000 +35.56% 1
South East +22 14 £62,500 +38.89% 3
North East +19 9 £35,544 +1.55%
East of England +58 2 £52,500 -19.23% 2
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 242 (86.74%) JMeter
2 194 (69.53%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (55.91%) Performance Testing
4 138 (49.46%) HP
5 121 (43.37%) Selenium
6 106 (37.99%) JIRA
6 106 (37.99%) Java
7 101 (36.20%) QA
8 100 (35.84%) Test Automation
9 95 (34.05%) Test Strategy
10 92 (32.97%) C#
11 88 (31.54%) HP Quality Center
12 84 (30.11%) BDD
13 82 (29.39%) Test Management
14 79 (28.32%) Cucumber
15 77 (27.60%) Scrum
16 76 (27.24%) TDD
17 73 (26.16%) Software Testing
17 73 (26.16%) DevOps
18 71 (25.45%) Linux
19 67 (24.01%) SoapUI
20 65 (23.30%) Windows
21 63 (22.58%) Security Cleared
22 58 (20.79%) Kanban
23 57 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
24 56 (20.07%) Web Services
25 55 (19.71%) Unix
26 53 (19.00%) SC Cleared
27 52 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
27 52 (18.64%) Client/Server

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.90%) Confluence
2 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.08%) CICS
4 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.19%) G Suite
1 34 (12.19%) Office 365
2 16 (5.73%) AWS
3 14 (5.02%) Azure
4 11 (3.94%) BlazeMeter
5 7 (2.51%) Slack
6 6 (2.15%) GitHub
7 4 (1.43%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.43%) CloudBees
7 4 (1.43%) IaaS
7 4 (1.43%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.43%) PaaS
7 4 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.36%) Datadog
8 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) BIG-IP
1 2 (0.72%) PuTTY
1 2 (0.72%) Telnet
1 2 (0.72%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.36%) ATM
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.73%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.66%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.23%) Blockchain
5 6 (2.15%) MySQL
5 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.79%) DB2
6 5 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.08%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) DTS
9 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 242 (86.74%) JMeter
2 121 (43.37%) Selenium
3 106 (37.99%) JIRA
4 79 (28.32%) Cucumber
5 67 (24.01%) SoapUI
6 52 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (16.49%) NeoLoad
8 38 (13.62%) HP UFT
9 33 (11.83%) SilkPerformer
10 24 (8.60%) Jenkins
11 23 (8.24%) Git (software)
12 16 (5.73%) WebDriver
13 14 (5.02%) SpecFlow
14 13 (4.66%) TestRail
14 13 (4.66%) Visual Studio
15 12 (4.30%) Gatling
16 11 (3.94%) Visual Studio Coded UI
17 10 (3.58%) TestComplete
18 9 (3.23%) Bitbucket
18 9 (3.23%) Robot Framework
General
1 45 (16.13%) Finance
2 17 (6.09%) Retail
3 15 (5.38%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.66%) Banking
5 9 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.51%) Front Office
7 5 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 80 (28.67%) Test Engineer
2 76 (27.24%) Tester
3 67 (24.01%) Performance Tester
4 56 (20.07%) Performance Engineer
5 55 (19.71%) Analyst
6 47 (16.85%) Performance Test Engineer
7 42 (15.05%) Consultant
7 42 (15.05%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 42 (15.05%) LoadRunner Tester
7 42 (15.05%) Test Analyst
8 41 (14.70%) Test Consultant
9 39 (13.98%) Senior Performance Engineer
10 38 (13.62%) Senior Consultant
11 37 (13.26%) Senior Test Consultant
11 37 (13.26%) Senior Test Engineer
12 22 (7.89%) Senior Performance Tester
12 22 (7.89%) Senior Tester
13 20 (7.17%) Lead Tester
14 18 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
15 16 (5.73%) Senior Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.07%) Web Services
2 32 (11.47%) Gherkin
3 17 (6.09%) .NET
4 16 (5.73%) SOAP
5 12 (4.30%) Middleware
5 12 (4.30%) RESTful
6 6 (2.15%) HTML
6 6 (2.15%) JSON
6 6 (2.15%) REST
7 5 (1.79%) CSS
8 3 (1.08%) SAP Fiori
8 3 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.72%) ADO
9 2 (0.72%) Nightwatchjs
9 2 (0.72%) XML
10 1 (0.36%) LAMP
10 1 (0.36%) Node.js
10 1 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.36%) Spring
10 1 (0.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.64%) Client/Server
2 48 (17.20%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.94%) User Experience
4 10 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.87%) Derivative
6 7 (2.51%) Virtual Team
7 6 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.43%) Online Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.43%) Social Network
9 3 (1.08%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.08%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.08%) Robotics
10 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (25.45%) Linux
2 65 (23.30%) Windows
3 55 (19.71%) Unix
4 6 (2.15%) Android
4 6 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (69.53%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (55.91%) Performance Testing
3 100 (35.84%) Test Automation
4 95 (34.05%) Test Strategy
5 84 (30.11%) BDD
6 82 (29.39%) Test Management
7 77 (27.60%) Scrum
8 76 (27.24%) TDD
9 73 (26.16%) DevOps
9 73 (26.16%) Software Testing
10 58 (20.79%) Kanban
11 57 (20.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (17.56%) Performance Engineering
13 48 (17.20%) DSDM
14 42 (15.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 40 (14.34%) Test Scripting
16 39 (13.98%) DNA
17 37 (13.26%) Business Analysis
18 32 (11.47%) Mentoring
19 28 (10.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.99%) Java
2 92 (32.97%) C#
3 35 (12.54%) Python
4 30 (10.75%) SQL
5 18 (6.45%) C++
6 17 (6.09%) C
7 16 (5.73%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.94%) Ruby
8 11 (3.94%) VB
9 7 (2.51%) VBScript
10 6 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.08%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.08%) COBOL
12 3 (1.08%) Perl
12 3 (1.08%) PL/1
12 3 (1.08%) REXX
12 3 (1.08%) Scala
13 2 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 53 (19.00%) SC Cleared
3 41 (14.70%) DV Cleared
4 31 (11.11%) ISEB
4 31 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 17 (6.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (4.66%) Degree
7 6 (2.15%) MCP
7 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.15%) OCP
7 6 (2.15%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (2.15%) SAP Certification
8 4 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.08%) PMP
10 1 (0.36%) HNC
10 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (36.20%) QA
2 6 (2.15%) WCAG
3 3 (1.08%) PMO
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) Docker
2 3 (1.08%) ACF2
2 3 (1.08%) RACF
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 88 (31.54%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.94%) HP ALM
3 6 (2.15%) Nessus
4 2 (0.72%) Grafana
4 2 (0.72%) Nagios
4 2 (0.72%) nmon
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 138 (49.46%) HP
2 35 (12.54%) Google
3 32 (11.47%) Oracle
4 22 (7.89%) Atlassian
5 11 (3.94%) SAP
6 10 (3.58%) Apple
7 9 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.87%) IBM
9 4 (1.43%) Micro Focus
9 4 (1.43%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.72%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.72%) Citrix
10 2 (0.72%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 2 (0.72%) F5
10 2 (0.72%) Splunk
10 2 (0.72%) UiPath
10 2 (0.72%) VMware
11 1 (0.36%) CA
11 1 (0.36%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.36%) Xamarin