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

HP LoadRunner
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 942 760 904
Rank change year-on-year -182 +144 -64
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 203 408 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.62% 1.29% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 169 322 272
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,297
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +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 32,869 31,618 34,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.27% 18.83% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27,225 27,356 29,367
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 January 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 January 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 -33 72 £60,000 +14.29% 11
North of England -15 44 £45,000 +12.50% 8
South East -45 35 £52,500 +10.53% 2
North West 0 24 £45,000 +18.42% 1
East of England -24 20 £54,000 -0.92% 3
Midlands +18 19 £55,000 +46.67% 5
South West -7 18 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Yorkshire -3 16 £42,500 -5.56% 7
East Midlands +33 14 £55,000 +18.92% 3
West Midlands +1 5 £55,000 +50.68% 2
North East -14 4 £37,500 +9.01%
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 150 (73.89%) Test Automation
2 129 (63.55%) JMeter
3 122 (60.10%) Selenium
4 115 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (54.19%) Performance Testing
6 88 (43.35%) Java
7 84 (41.38%) HP
8 67 (33.00%) Test Management
9 65 (32.02%) QA
10 64 (31.53%) Cucumber
11 59 (29.06%) HP UFT
12 57 (28.08%) SoapUI
13 53 (26.11%) C#
14 52 (25.62%) JIRA
14 52 (25.62%) BDD
15 48 (23.65%) ISTQB
15 48 (23.65%) Finance
16 47 (23.15%) Test Strategy
17 45 (22.17%) Scrum
18 44 (21.67%) Test Scripting
19 43 (21.18%) Software Testing
20 41 (20.20%) Non-Functional Testing
20 41 (20.20%) WebDriver
21 39 (19.21%) HP Quality Center
21 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
21 39 (19.21%) .NET
22 38 (18.72%) SDLC
23 37 (18.23%) Team Foundation Server
24 35 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
25 34 (16.75%) TDD

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 17 (8.37%) Confluence
2 5 (2.46%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.46%) JBoss
3 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.48%) IIS
4 3 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.99%) Jetty
5 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.99%) Tornado
5 2 (0.99%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (3.94%) SAP ERP
3 6 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.49%) Exstream
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.88%) Slack
4 11 (5.42%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (3.45%) BlazeMeter
6 5 (2.46%) BrowserStack
6 5 (2.46%) G Suite
6 5 (2.46%) Office 365
6 5 (2.46%) Sauce Labs
7 4 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.99%) npm
8 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) HTTP
2 4 (1.97%) PuTTY
2 4 (1.97%) WinSCP
3 3 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.99%) AMQP
4 2 (0.99%) SSL
4 2 (0.99%) WAN
5 1 (0.49%) FTP
5 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.49%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.96%) SQLPlus
4 5 (2.46%) GIS
4 5 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.97%) Big Data
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.48%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.99%) Couchbase
7 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.99%) Redis
7 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.99%) Riak
8 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 129 (63.55%) JMeter
2 122 (60.10%) Selenium
3 64 (31.53%) Cucumber
4 59 (29.06%) HP UFT
5 57 (28.08%) SoapUI
6 52 (25.62%) JIRA
7 41 (20.20%) WebDriver
8 39 (19.21%) Jenkins
9 37 (18.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (12.81%) JUnit
11 25 (12.32%) Gatling
12 24 (11.82%) Maven
13 20 (9.85%) Zephyr
14 17 (8.37%) Git (software)
14 17 (8.37%) TestComplete
15 15 (7.39%) LoadUI
15 15 (7.39%) Robot Framework
16 14 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (6.40%) NUnit
17 13 (6.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (23.65%) Finance
2 20 (9.85%) Retail
3 13 (6.40%) Banking
4 7 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 7 (3.45%) Legal
5 6 (2.96%) Publishing
6 4 (1.97%) Digital Economy
6 4 (1.97%) Games
7 3 (1.48%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Advertising
8 2 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (19.21%) Test Engineer
2 35 (17.24%) Analyst
3 33 (16.26%) Tester
4 29 (14.29%) Test Leader
5 27 (13.30%) Test Analyst
6 25 (12.32%) Performance Tester
7 21 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
8 19 (9.36%) Consultant
8 19 (9.36%) Test Consultant
9 18 (8.87%) Test Manager
10 16 (7.88%) Performance Engineer
11 14 (6.90%) Performance Consultant
11 14 (6.90%) Performance Test Consultant
11 14 (6.90%) Performance Test Engineer
12 13 (6.40%) Performance Test Leader
13 11 (5.42%) Developer
13 11 (5.42%) Java Developer
14 10 (4.93%) Developer in Test
14 10 (4.93%) Senior Consultant
14 10 (4.93%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (19.21%) .NET
2 33 (16.26%) SOAP
3 31 (15.27%) Web Services
4 22 (10.84%) Gherkin
5 18 (8.87%) REST
6 11 (5.42%) Nightwatchjs
7 10 (4.93%) HTML
8 7 (3.45%) XML
9 6 (2.96%) Apache Flex
9 6 (2.96%) HTML5
9 6 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (2.46%) RESTful
10 5 (2.46%) WSDL
11 4 (1.97%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.97%) CSS
11 4 (1.97%) Middleware
12 3 (1.48%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.48%) JMS
12 3 (1.48%) Spring
13 2 (0.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (8.87%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.37%) Fintech
3 14 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.94%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.97%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.40%) Windows
2 11 (5.42%) Unix
3 9 (4.43%) Linux
4 4 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) AIX
5 1 (0.49%) Android
5 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (73.89%) Test Automation
2 115 (56.65%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (54.19%) Performance Testing
4 67 (33.00%) Test Management
5 52 (25.62%) BDD
6 47 (23.15%) Test Strategy
7 45 (22.17%) Scrum
8 44 (21.67%) Test Scripting
9 43 (21.18%) Software Testing
10 41 (20.20%) Non-Functional Testing
11 38 (18.72%) SDLC
12 35 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (16.75%) TDD
14 33 (16.26%) Functional Testing
15 30 (14.78%) DevOps
15 30 (14.78%) Regression Testing
16 28 (13.79%) Mentoring
16 28 (13.79%) Open Source
17 27 (13.30%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (11.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (43.35%) Java
2 53 (26.11%) C#
3 27 (13.30%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.30%) Python
4 24 (11.82%) SQL
5 19 (9.36%) Ruby
6 17 (8.37%) C++
7 15 (7.39%) Groovy
7 15 (7.39%) VB.NET
8 14 (6.90%) C
9 12 (5.91%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.43%) PowerShell
11 7 (3.45%) COBOL
12 6 (2.96%) Pascal
12 6 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.46%) Perl
14 4 (1.97%) F#
14 4 (1.97%) VBScript
15 3 (1.48%) PHP
15 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (23.65%) ISTQB
2 30 (14.78%) ISEB
3 27 (13.30%) Degree
3 27 (13.30%) Security Cleared
4 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared
5 18 (8.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.97%) SAP Certification
9 3 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (32.02%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) ISO 20022
2 3 (1.48%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (8.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.97%) vSphere
3 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 39 (19.21%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (7.39%) Puppet
4 11 (5.42%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.97%) Ansible
6 3 (1.48%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.99%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.99%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.99%) Grafana
7 2 (0.99%) Kibana
7 2 (0.99%) logstash
7 2 (0.99%) Nagios
7 2 (0.99%) OpenView
8 1 (0.49%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.49%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.49%) MOM
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 84 (41.38%) HP
2 33 (16.26%) Oracle
3 23 (11.33%) SAP
4 20 (9.85%) Google
5 16 (7.88%) Citrix
6 15 (7.39%) Micro Focus
7 13 (6.40%) CA
7 13 (6.40%) IBM
8 11 (5.42%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (3.94%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.96%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (2.46%) Ariba
11 5 (2.46%) BMC
11 5 (2.46%) Concur
12 4 (1.97%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.97%) Software AG
12 4 (1.97%) Splunk
12 4 (1.97%) VMware
12 4 (1.97%) webMethods