Period
to 18 April 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 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK > England
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 765 957 795
Rank change year-on-year +192 -162 +106
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 321 218 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 0.63% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 249 167 304
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,500 £32,945
90th Percentile £68,800 £76,000 £62,239
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -13.64%

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 27,080 34,563 31,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.66% 20.80% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21,573 28,426 27,162
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 18 April 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 18 April 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 +133 137 £50,000 - 4
North of England +38 65 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Yorkshire +39 42 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South East +28 41 £60,000 +11.63% 1
Midlands +50 34 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South West +43 32 £47,500 -9.52% 5
East Midlands +50 21 £42,500 -22.73% 1
North West +24 19 £51,817 +15.15% 1
West Midlands +37 13 £50,000 +28.21%
East of England +69 9 £62,500 +13.64%
North East +14 4 £35,250 -14.55%
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 198 (61.68%) JMeter
2 175 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (48.60%) Performance Testing
4 139 (43.30%) HP
5 135 (42.06%) Security Cleared
6 128 (39.88%) Test Automation
7 123 (38.32%) Selenium
8 122 (38.01%) Java
9 104 (32.40%) QA
10 99 (30.84%) JIRA
11 92 (28.66%) Software Testing
12 89 (27.73%) Cucumber
13 88 (27.41%) C#
14 80 (24.92%) Test Strategy
15 78 (24.30%) NeoLoad
16 77 (23.99%) SC Cleared
17 71 (22.12%) BDD
17 71 (22.12%) SQL
18 70 (21.81%) ISTQB
19 69 (21.50%) DV Cleared
19 69 (21.50%) HP Quality Center
20 68 (21.18%) Test Management
21 64 (19.94%) Test Scripting
22 59 (18.38%) Finance
23 53 (16.51%) Oracle
23 53 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
24 51 (15.89%) SoapUI
24 51 (15.89%) Windows
24 51 (15.89%) Scrum
25 50 (15.58%) 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 28 (8.72%) Confluence
2 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (4.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.84%) G Suite
1 38 (11.84%) Office 365
2 17 (5.30%) Slack
3 14 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.80%) BlazeMeter
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.93%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.62%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.62%) GitHub
7 2 (0.62%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.31%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.93%) HTTP
2 2 (0.62%) WAAS
2 2 (0.62%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.31%) FTP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
5 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 198 (61.68%) JMeter
2 123 (38.32%) Selenium
3 99 (30.84%) JIRA
4 89 (27.73%) Cucumber
5 78 (24.30%) NeoLoad
6 51 (15.89%) SoapUI
7 42 (13.08%) HP UFT
8 41 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (10.59%) Jenkins
10 31 (9.66%) Git (software)
11 30 (9.35%) SilkPerformer
12 17 (5.30%) Burp Suite
13 15 (4.67%) Visual Studio
13 15 (4.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 12 (3.74%) QAComplete
14 12 (3.74%) TestComplete
15 11 (3.43%) JBehave
15 11 (3.43%) LoadUI
15 11 (3.43%) Maven
15 11 (3.43%) WebLOAD
General
1 59 (18.38%) Finance
2 49 (15.26%) Retail
3 6 (1.87%) Back Office
4 5 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.62%) Banking
5 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Legal
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (34.27%) Tester
2 100 (31.15%) Analyst
3 93 (28.97%) Test Engineer
4 86 (26.79%) Performance Tester
5 81 (25.23%) Test Analyst
6 46 (14.33%) Performance Engineer
7 44 (13.71%) Performance Test Engineer
8 36 (11.21%) Automation Tester
9 33 (10.28%) Senior Tester
10 32 (9.97%) QA Tester
11 29 (9.03%) Test Automation Engineer
12 23 (7.17%) Performance Specialist
13 22 (6.85%) QA Engineer
13 22 (6.85%) Senior Performance Tester
14 20 (6.23%) QA Test Engineer
15 19 (5.92%) Performance Test Specialist
15 19 (5.92%) QA Analyst
15 19 (5.92%) Senior Test Engineer
15 19 (5.92%) Test Specialist
16 18 (5.61%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (12.77%) Web Services
2 23 (7.17%) Gherkin
3 21 (6.54%) SOAP
4 15 (4.67%) JDBC
5 13 (4.05%) RESTful
6 5 (1.56%) .NET
6 5 (1.56%) Spring
7 4 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.25%) Middleware
8 3 (0.93%) Ajax
8 3 (0.93%) CGI
8 3 (0.93%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.62%) HTML
9 2 (0.62%) J2EE
9 2 (0.62%) Java EE
9 2 (0.62%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.62%) Node.js
9 2 (0.62%) REST
9 2 (0.62%) Spring Boot
9 2 (0.62%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.59%) Client/Server
2 31 (9.66%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (0.93%) Fintech
6 3 (0.93%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.31%) Life Science
8 1 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.31%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.89%) Windows
2 49 (15.26%) Linux
3 47 (14.64%) Unix
4 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (54.52%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (48.60%) Performance Testing
3 128 (39.88%) Test Automation
4 92 (28.66%) Software Testing
5 80 (24.92%) Test Strategy
6 71 (22.12%) BDD
7 68 (21.18%) Test Management
8 64 (19.94%) Test Scripting
9 53 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 51 (15.89%) Scrum
11 50 (15.58%) TDD
12 49 (15.26%) Manual Testing
13 47 (14.64%) Non-Functional Testing
14 39 (12.15%) Kanban
14 39 (12.15%) Performance Engineering
15 38 (11.84%) DSDM
16 34 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (10.28%) Regression Testing
17 33 (10.28%) Waterfall
18 31 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 122 (38.01%) Java
2 88 (27.41%) C#
3 71 (22.12%) SQL
4 39 (12.15%) C
5 35 (10.90%) Python
6 27 (8.41%) C++
7 16 (4.98%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.36%) VB
9 13 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.05%) Ruby
10 4 (1.25%) PHP
10 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.25%) VBScript
11 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.93%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) Haskell
12 1 (0.31%) PureScript
12 1 (0.31%) Scala
12 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (42.06%) Security Cleared
2 77 (23.99%) SC Cleared
3 70 (21.81%) ISTQB
4 69 (21.50%) DV Cleared
5 48 (14.95%) ISEB
6 28 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (5.92%) Degree
8 13 (4.05%) MCP
8 13 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (4.05%) OCP
8 13 (4.05%) Oracle Certification
8 13 (4.05%) SAP Certification
9 5 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (32.40%) QA
2 17 (5.30%) WCAG
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 3 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 69 (21.50%) HP Quality Center
2 45 (14.02%) HP ALM
3 17 (5.30%) Nessus
4 4 (1.25%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (1.25%) WMI
5 3 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) Ansible
6 1 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.31%) Puppet
6 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 139 (43.30%) HP
2 53 (16.51%) Oracle
3 42 (13.08%) Google
4 19 (5.92%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.30%) SAP
6 12 (3.74%) WorldPay
7 6 (1.87%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.93%) Arqiva
8 3 (0.93%) IBM
8 3 (0.93%) Remedy
8 3 (0.93%) Splunk
9 2 (0.62%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.62%) Citrix
9 2 (0.62%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.62%) New Relic
9 2 (0.62%) Perfecto Mobile
10 1 (0.31%) Adobe
10 1 (0.31%) CA
10 1 (0.31%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.31%) VMware