Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 897 825 829
Rank change year-on-year -72 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 259 366 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 1.07% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 185 303 351
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,050 £32,600 £35,250
90th Percentile £77,300 £65,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 33,813 34,069 34,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.68% 20.42% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27,651 28,399 30,343
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 £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -2 115 £60,000 +9.09% 13
North of England -2 65 £45,000 - 9
South East -38 38 £63,000 +48.24% 4
Yorkshire +8 37 £45,000 -5.26% 3
North West +16 21 £48,000 +28.00% 6
East of England +2 18 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Midlands -15 12 £49,000 -10.91% 4
South West -23 10 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -2 7 £49,500 -10.00% 2
North East - 7 £45,000 -
West Midlands +16 5 £45,000 -25.00% 2
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 182 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (63.32%) Selenium
3 157 (60.62%) JMeter
4 152 (58.69%) Performance Testing
5 150 (57.92%) Test Automation
6 142 (54.83%) Java
7 123 (47.49%) QA
8 110 (42.47%) JIRA
9 92 (35.52%) Cucumber
10 83 (32.05%) BDD
11 82 (31.66%) HP
12 77 (29.73%) Test Management
13 74 (28.57%) TDD
14 68 (26.25%) C#
15 63 (24.32%) WebDriver
16 59 (22.78%) SoapUI
17 58 (22.39%) NeoLoad
18 56 (21.62%) Finance
19 55 (21.24%) ISTQB
20 54 (20.85%) Manual Testing
21 53 (20.46%) Test Scripting
22 51 (19.69%) Scrum
22 51 (19.69%) Open Source
23 50 (19.31%) SQL
24 47 (18.15%) Team Foundation Server
25 46 (17.76%) Test Strategy
25 46 (17.76%) Jenkins
25 46 (17.76%) Regression Testing
26 43 (16.60%) Appium
27 40 (15.44%) Mobile App

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 22 (8.49%) Confluence
2 20 (7.72%) Tomcat
3 14 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 13 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.63%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.32%) JBoss
7 5 (1.93%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.54%) Apache
9 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.77%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.39%) CICS
11 1 (0.39%) IIS
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (7.34%) Slack
2 18 (6.95%) G Suite
2 18 (6.95%) Office 365
3 17 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (6.18%) BlazeMeter
5 11 (4.25%) BrowserStack
6 5 (1.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (1.93%) GitHub
7 4 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.54%) SaaS
8 3 (1.16%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.41%) HTTP
2 4 (1.54%) Broadband
2 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.77%) Firewall
3 2 (0.77%) FTP
3 2 (0.77%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.77%) SSH
4 1 (0.39%) Internet
4 1 (0.39%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.39%) VoIP
4 1 (0.39%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.02%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.09%) MySQL
6 6 (2.32%) DB2
6 6 (2.32%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.32%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.93%) Big Data
7 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.77%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 164 (63.32%) Selenium
2 157 (60.62%) JMeter
3 110 (42.47%) JIRA
4 92 (35.52%) Cucumber
5 63 (24.32%) WebDriver
6 59 (22.78%) SoapUI
7 58 (22.39%) NeoLoad
8 47 (18.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (17.76%) Jenkins
10 43 (16.60%) Appium
11 38 (14.67%) Gatling
12 31 (11.97%) Git (software)
13 30 (11.58%) TestRail
14 29 (11.20%) HP UFT
15 24 (9.27%) TeamCity
16 21 (8.11%) LoadUI
17 20 (7.72%) WebLOAD
18 16 (6.18%) The Grinder
19 15 (5.79%) Maven
19 15 (5.79%) TestComplete
General
1 56 (21.62%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Retail
3 19 (7.34%) Banking
4 14 (5.41%) Games
5 8 (3.09%) Advertising
5 8 (3.09%) Law
6 3 (1.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.39%) Billing
8 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (32.43%) Analyst
2 72 (27.80%) Test Analyst
3 64 (24.71%) Tester
4 53 (20.46%) Test Engineer
5 43 (16.60%) Performance Tester
6 39 (15.06%) Performance Engineer
7 37 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
8 35 (13.51%) QA Analyst
9 28 (10.81%) Test Leader
9 28 (10.81%) Test Manager
10 24 (9.27%) QA Test Analyst
11 22 (8.49%) Test Automation Engineer
12 21 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
13 18 (6.95%) Automation Tester
14 16 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (6.18%) Senior Test Analyst
15 15 (5.79%) Agile Test Analyst
16 14 (5.41%) Senior Tester
17 13 (5.02%) Developer
17 13 (5.02%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.74%) .NET
2 30 (11.58%) SOAP
2 30 (11.58%) Web Services
3 24 (9.27%) Gherkin
4 17 (6.56%) XML
5 13 (5.02%) JSON
6 11 (4.25%) J2EE
6 11 (4.25%) RESTful
7 9 (3.47%) PostGIS
7 9 (3.47%) Spring
7 9 (3.47%) Spring Boot
8 8 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.70%) HTML
9 7 (2.70%) JDBC
10 6 (2.32%) REST
10 6 (2.32%) Taurus
11 5 (1.93%) DOM
11 5 (1.93%) Hibernate
11 5 (1.93%) JAXB
11 5 (1.93%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.44%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.54%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.54%) PMI
6 3 (1.16%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.77%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.77%) DataPower
7 2 (0.77%) Fintech
7 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.77%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.20%) Linux
2 16 (6.18%) Unix
3 12 (4.63%) Windows
4 10 (3.86%) AIX
5 4 (1.54%) Android
5 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (58.69%) Performance Testing
3 150 (57.92%) Test Automation
4 83 (32.05%) BDD
5 77 (29.73%) Test Management
6 74 (28.57%) TDD
7 54 (20.85%) Manual Testing
8 53 (20.46%) Test Scripting
9 51 (19.69%) Open Source
9 51 (19.69%) Scrum
10 46 (17.76%) Regression Testing
10 46 (17.76%) Test Strategy
11 40 (15.44%) Software Testing
12 37 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
13 36 (13.90%) Line Management
14 31 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (11.20%) DevOps
15 29 (11.20%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (10.42%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 142 (54.83%) Java
2 68 (26.25%) C#
3 50 (19.31%) SQL
4 37 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 34 (13.13%) Python
6 28 (10.81%) Ruby
7 25 (9.65%) C++
8 24 (9.27%) C
9 15 (5.79%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.63%) Perl
10 12 (4.63%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.25%) PHP
12 8 (3.09%) Scala
13 7 (2.70%) VB
14 5 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.54%) Java 8
15 4 (1.54%) VBScript
16 3 (1.16%) COBOL
17 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (21.24%) ISTQB
2 38 (14.67%) ISEB
3 32 (12.36%) Security Cleared
4 25 (9.65%) Degree
5 23 (8.88%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (3.47%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.70%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.54%) CSQA
10 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.16%) PMP
11 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (47.49%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) PMO
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (2.70%) Docker
3 2 (0.77%) ACF2
3 2 (0.77%) RACF
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (11.20%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.86%) HP ALM
3 6 (2.32%) Puppet
4 5 (1.93%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.54%) Ansible
5 4 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.16%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.77%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.77%) Terraform
8 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.39%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.39%) Grafana
8 1 (0.39%) Nmap
8 1 (0.39%) OpenView
8 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 82 (31.66%) HP
2 25 (9.65%) AppDynamics
3 24 (9.27%) Google
4 23 (8.88%) Oracle
5 20 (7.72%) Micro Focus
5 20 (7.72%) New Relic
6 15 (5.79%) Microsoft
7 14 (5.41%) Dynatrace
7 14 (5.41%) IBM
8 12 (4.63%) Splunk
9 11 (4.25%) Xamarin
10 7 (2.70%) SOASTA, Inc
11 4 (1.54%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.54%) BMC
11 4 (1.54%) BT
11 4 (1.54%) CA
11 4 (1.54%) WorldPay
12 3 (1.16%) Remedy
12 3 (1.16%) SAP
12 3 (1.16%) VMware