Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 820 937 783
Rank change year-on-year +117 -154 +138
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 288 233 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.69% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 219 184 341
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,125 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -3.06%

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 29,238 33,674 32,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.75% 20.17% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23,653 27,759 28,225
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +95 126 £61,750 +0.82% 18
North of England +57 76 £49,500 +10.00% 18
South East +35 43 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Yorkshire +62 41 £50,000 - 4
North West +17 25 £52,000 +15.56% 10
Midlands +19 18 £45,000 -18.18% 8
South West +14 14 £45,000 -14.29% 7
East Midlands +16 13 £42,500 -22.73% 2
North East +12 10 £35,000 -6.67% 4
East of England +13 9 - - 6
West Midlands +40 5 £50,000 -9.09% 6
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 186 (64.58%) JMeter
2 179 (62.15%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (57.99%) Test Automation
4 153 (53.13%) Selenium
4 153 (53.13%) Performance Testing
5 125 (43.40%) JIRA
6 101 (35.07%) Java
7 97 (33.68%) QA
8 96 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 93 (32.29%) HP
10 89 (30.90%) BDD
11 75 (26.04%) TDD
12 74 (25.69%) Security Cleared
13 71 (24.65%) C#
14 67 (23.26%) Test Management
14 67 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 60 (20.83%) ISTQB
15 60 (20.83%) SQL
15 60 (20.83%) Jenkins
15 60 (20.83%) NeoLoad
16 59 (20.49%) Scrum
17 56 (19.44%) Finance
18 52 (18.06%) SoapUI
19 49 (17.01%) ISEB
19 49 (17.01%) Software Testing
20 48 (16.67%) SC Cleared
21 47 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
21 47 (16.32%) Test Strategy
22 45 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
23 44 (15.28%) Git (software)

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 37 (12.85%) Confluence
2 7 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.08%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.35%) SAP FI-AR
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.68%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (7.99%) G Suite
2 23 (7.99%) Office 365
3 22 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (5.21%) BlazeMeter
5 13 (4.51%) GitHub
6 12 (4.17%) Slack
7 8 (2.78%) BrowserStack
8 7 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (2.43%) PaaS
9 6 (2.08%) Sauce Labs
10 5 (1.74%) CloudBees
10 5 (1.74%) IaaS
10 5 (1.74%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.39%) Tricentis Tosca
12 2 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.43%) Broadband
1 7 (2.43%) HTTP
2 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) FTP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.35%) WAAS
3 1 (0.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.51%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.78%) MySQL
5 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.04%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.69%) DB2
8 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 186 (64.58%) JMeter
2 153 (53.13%) Selenium
3 125 (43.40%) JIRA
4 96 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 60 (20.83%) Jenkins
5 60 (20.83%) NeoLoad
6 52 (18.06%) SoapUI
7 44 (15.28%) Git (software)
8 39 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (11.81%) Visual Studio
10 31 (10.76%) HP UFT
11 28 (9.72%) WebDriver
12 25 (8.68%) Appium
12 25 (8.68%) Maven
13 22 (7.64%) TestComplete
14 21 (7.29%) Gatling
15 17 (5.90%) LoadUI
16 16 (5.56%) JUnit
16 16 (5.56%) SilkPerformer
16 16 (5.56%) TestRail
General
1 56 (19.44%) Finance
2 38 (13.19%) Retail
3 20 (6.94%) Banking
4 5 (1.74%) Marketing
5 4 (1.39%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (34.03%) Analyst
2 91 (31.60%) Test Engineer
3 84 (29.17%) Test Analyst
4 70 (24.31%) Tester
5 53 (18.40%) Performance Tester
6 40 (13.89%) Test Automation Engineer
7 37 (12.85%) Performance Engineer
8 34 (11.81%) Performance Test Engineer
9 28 (9.72%) QA Analyst
10 25 (8.68%) Automation Tester
11 22 (7.64%) Automation Test Analyst
11 22 (7.64%) Test Leader
12 21 (7.29%) Agile Test Analyst
12 21 (7.29%) Senior Tester
13 20 (6.94%) Performance Analyst
14 19 (6.60%) Senior Performance Tester
15 18 (6.25%) Performance Specialist
16 16 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
17 15 (5.21%) Performance Test Analyst
17 15 (5.21%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.81%) Web Services
2 32 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 21 (7.29%) JSON
4 20 (6.94%) .NET
4 20 (6.94%) SOAP
5 16 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 15 (5.21%) HTML
7 13 (4.51%) JDBC
7 13 (4.51%) XML
8 9 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 9 (3.13%) RESTful
9 7 (2.43%) Taurus
10 6 (2.08%) CSS
11 5 (1.74%) Regular Expression
12 4 (1.39%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.39%) JAX-RS
12 4 (1.39%) REST
12 4 (1.39%) Sass
12 4 (1.39%) Spring
13 3 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.90%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.08%) Fintech
4 4 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.39%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.39%) User Experience
5 3 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.04%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.69%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.81%) Linux
2 26 (9.03%) Unix
3 22 (7.64%) Windows
4 6 (2.08%) Android
4 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.04%) AIX
6 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (62.15%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (57.99%) Test Automation
3 153 (53.13%) Performance Testing
4 89 (30.90%) BDD
5 75 (26.04%) TDD
6 67 (23.26%) Test Management
6 67 (23.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 59 (20.49%) Scrum
8 49 (17.01%) Software Testing
9 47 (16.32%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (16.32%) Test Strategy
10 45 (15.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 41 (14.24%) DevOps
11 41 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (13.19%) Manual Testing
13 37 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 36 (12.50%) Regression Testing
15 34 (11.81%) Kanban
16 31 (10.76%) Coaching
17 29 (10.07%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (35.07%) Java
2 71 (24.65%) C#
3 60 (20.83%) SQL
4 37 (12.85%) JavaScript
5 34 (11.81%) Python
6 22 (7.64%) C++
6 22 (7.64%) PHP
7 15 (5.21%) Ruby
8 12 (4.17%) C
9 10 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.13%) VB
11 6 (2.08%) Perl
12 3 (1.04%) Haskell
12 3 (1.04%) PureScript
12 3 (1.04%) Scala
12 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.04%) VBScript
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (25.69%) Security Cleared
2 60 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 49 (17.01%) ISEB
4 48 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 32 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 26 (9.03%) Degree
7 14 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (33.68%) QA
2 12 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (2.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (12.15%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (9.38%) HP ALM
3 12 (4.17%) Nessus
4 7 (2.43%) Puppet
5 3 (1.04%) Ansible
5 3 (1.04%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (1.04%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.04%) Terraform
5 3 (1.04%) WMI
6 1 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.35%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 93 (32.29%) HP
2 31 (10.76%) Oracle
3 27 (9.38%) Google
4 25 (8.68%) AppDynamics
4 25 (8.68%) New Relic
5 22 (7.64%) Microsoft
6 17 (5.90%) Splunk
7 16 (5.56%) Micro Focus
8 13 (4.51%) SOASTA, Inc
9 9 (3.13%) Dynatrace
10 8 (2.78%) Atlassian
11 7 (2.43%) WorldPay
12 4 (1.39%) BT
12 4 (1.39%) IBM
12 4 (1.39%) SAP
13 3 (1.04%) VMware
13 3 (1.04%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.69%) CA
14 2 (0.69%) MuleSoft
14 2 (0.69%) Perfecto Mobile