Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 879 784
Rank change year-on-year +29 -95 +72
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 272 289 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.87% 0.85% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 208 239 380
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,100 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +5.26%

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 31,385 34,157 33,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.21% 20.59% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25,620 28,046 29,431
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +51 117 £60,000 +4.35% 9
North of England +34 60 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South East 0 50 £52,500 +23.62% 2
Yorkshire +38 34 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North West +9 18 £48,250 +13.53% 3
South West +11 15 £55,000 +33.33% 5
East of England +4 15 £65,000 +20.37% 1
Midlands +16 13 £49,500 -10.00%
East Midlands -4 9 £50,000 -9.09%
North East - 8 £35,000 -
West Midlands +27 4 £45,000 -21.74%
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 175 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 162 (59.56%) Performance Testing
3 162 (59.56%) JMeter
4 157 (57.72%) Selenium
5 135 (49.63%) Java
6 120 (44.12%) QA
7 106 (38.97%) JIRA
8 88 (32.35%) Cucumber
9 82 (30.15%) HP
10 77 (28.31%) BDD
11 73 (26.84%) Test Management
12 70 (25.74%) C#
12 70 (25.74%) TDD
13 65 (23.90%) SQL
14 57 (20.96%) ISTQB
15 56 (20.59%) NeoLoad
16 53 (19.49%) Finance
16 53 (19.49%) Scrum
17 51 (18.75%) WebDriver
18 48 (17.65%) SoapUI
18 48 (17.65%) Test Strategy
18 48 (17.65%) ISEB
19 47 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
20 46 (16.91%) Open Source
21 45 (16.54%) Jenkins
21 45 (16.54%) Test Scripting
21 45 (16.54%) Regression Testing
22 44 (16.18%) Manual Testing
22 44 (16.18%) Security Cleared

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 20 (7.35%) Confluence
2 14 (5.15%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.78%) WebLogic
4 11 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.21%) JBoss
7 5 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.47%) Apache
8 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.74%) IIS
10 2 (0.74%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.37%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (6.99%) BlazeMeter
3 15 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (5.15%) G Suite
4 14 (5.15%) Office 365
4 14 (5.15%) Slack
5 8 (2.94%) BrowserStack
6 7 (2.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.57%) GitHub
7 6 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.47%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (0.74%) SaaS
9 2 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.78%) HTTP
2 5 (1.84%) Broadband
3 4 (1.47%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.74%) Firewall
4 2 (0.74%) FTP
4 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.74%) SSH
5 1 (0.37%) Internet
5 1 (0.37%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.37%) VoIP
5 1 (0.37%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.68%) MySQL
2 10 (3.68%) NoSQL
2 10 (3.68%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.68%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.84%) DB2
5 5 (1.84%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.10%) Big Data
7 3 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.74%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 162 (59.56%) JMeter
2 157 (57.72%) Selenium
3 106 (38.97%) JIRA
4 88 (32.35%) Cucumber
5 56 (20.59%) NeoLoad
6 51 (18.75%) WebDriver
7 48 (17.65%) SoapUI
8 45 (16.54%) Jenkins
9 40 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (13.97%) Appium
11 35 (12.87%) Gatling
12 34 (12.50%) Git (software)
13 27 (9.93%) TestRail
14 26 (9.56%) Visual Studio
15 23 (8.46%) LoadUI
16 22 (8.09%) Maven
16 22 (8.09%) TeamCity
16 22 (8.09%) WebLOAD
17 21 (7.72%) TestComplete
18 20 (7.35%) HP UFT
General
1 53 (19.49%) Finance
2 20 (7.35%) Banking
2 20 (7.35%) Retail
3 12 (4.41%) Games
4 6 (2.21%) Law
5 5 (1.84%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Advertising
7 3 (1.10%) Legal
8 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Billing
9 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 91 (33.46%) Analyst
2 72 (26.47%) Test Analyst
3 70 (25.74%) Test Engineer
4 67 (24.63%) Tester
5 53 (19.49%) Performance Tester
6 43 (15.81%) Performance Engineer
7 41 (15.07%) Performance Test Engineer
8 40 (14.71%) QA Analyst
9 27 (9.93%) Test Automation Engineer
10 25 (9.19%) Test Leader
11 22 (8.09%) QA Test Analyst
12 21 (7.72%) Agile Test Analyst
12 21 (7.72%) Automation Test Analyst
13 20 (7.35%) Test Manager
14 19 (6.99%) Senior Tester
15 17 (6.25%) Automation Tester
15 17 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
16 16 (5.88%) Performance Test Leader
16 16 (5.88%) Senior Performance Tester
17 14 (5.15%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.87%) Gherkin
2 32 (11.76%) Web Services
3 28 (10.29%) .NET
4 21 (7.72%) SOAP
5 19 (6.99%) XML
6 16 (5.88%) JSON
7 13 (4.78%) RESTful
8 11 (4.04%) JDBC
9 10 (3.68%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.31%) J2EE
10 9 (3.31%) Spring
11 8 (2.94%) HTML
11 8 (2.94%) Taurus
12 6 (2.21%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.21%) Regular Expression
13 5 (1.84%) DOM
13 5 (1.84%) Java EE
13 5 (1.84%) Java SE
13 5 (1.84%) JAXB
13 5 (1.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.47%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.47%) Fintech
5 3 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.74%) DataPower
6 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.37%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.37%) Digital Wallet
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.37%) PMI
7 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.37%) User Experience
7 1 (0.37%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.87%) Linux
2 20 (7.35%) Unix
3 14 (5.15%) Windows
4 9 (3.31%) AIX
5 4 (1.47%) Android
5 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (64.34%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 162 (59.56%) Performance Testing
4 77 (28.31%) BDD
5 73 (26.84%) Test Management
6 70 (25.74%) TDD
7 53 (19.49%) Scrum
8 48 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 47 (17.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (16.91%) Open Source
11 45 (16.54%) Regression Testing
11 45 (16.54%) Test Scripting
12 44 (16.18%) Manual Testing
13 43 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (15.44%) Non-Functional Testing
15 40 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (14.34%) DevOps
16 39 (14.34%) Line Management
17 37 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 32 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (49.63%) Java
2 70 (25.74%) C#
3 65 (23.90%) SQL
4 43 (15.81%) Python
5 42 (15.44%) JavaScript
6 21 (7.72%) Ruby
7 20 (7.35%) C
8 19 (6.99%) PHP
9 18 (6.62%) C++
10 16 (5.88%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.04%) Perl
12 8 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.94%) VB
13 7 (2.57%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.84%) Scala
15 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.47%) VBScript
16 3 (1.10%) Java 8
17 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.74%) PureScript
Qualifications
1 57 (20.96%) ISTQB
2 48 (17.65%) ISEB
3 44 (16.18%) Security Cleared
4 26 (9.56%) Degree
5 25 (9.19%) SC Cleared
6 15 (5.51%) DV Cleared
7 11 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.10%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.74%) PMP
10 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.37%) CSQA
10 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (44.12%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PMO
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.57%) Docker
2 3 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.37%) ACF2
3 1 (0.37%) RACF
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (9.19%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (8.46%) HP ALM
3 7 (2.57%) Puppet
4 3 (1.10%) Ansible
4 3 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.74%) Terraform
6 1 (0.37%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.37%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.37%) Grafana
6 1 (0.37%) Nmap
6 1 (0.37%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 82 (30.15%) HP
2 30 (11.03%) Oracle
3 29 (10.66%) AppDynamics
4 24 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.82%) New Relic
5 19 (6.99%) Google
6 18 (6.62%) Micro Focus
7 16 (5.88%) Splunk
8 15 (5.51%) Dynatrace
9 12 (4.41%) IBM
10 10 (3.68%) SOASTA, Inc
11 8 (2.94%) Xamarin
12 6 (2.21%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.84%) BT
14 4 (1.47%) SAP
14 4 (1.47%) WorldPay
15 3 (1.10%) VMware
16 2 (0.74%) CA
16 2 (0.74%) Citrix
16 2 (0.74%) Teradata