Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 908 779 876
Rank change year-on-year -129 +97 -19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 251 428 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 1.28% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 217 343 311
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 34206 33432 36310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.39% 18.66% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28110 29160 30959
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £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 18 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -83 88 £60,000 +20.00% 9
South East -16 52 £52,500 +7.69% 2
North of England -2 46 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Midlands +48 34 £55,000 +51.72% 2
Yorkshire +23 26 £50,500 +9.19% 1
East Midlands +61 23 £55,000 +52.78% 1
East of England -29 21 £54,000 -1.82%
South West -13 17 £52,500 +31.25% 2
North West -22 16 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +18 11 £55,000 +50.68% 1
North East - 4 £37,500 - 2
LoadRunner
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 178 (70.92%) Test Automation
2 147 (58.57%) JMeter
3 144 (57.37%) Performance Testing
4 127 (50.60%) Selenium
5 125 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (48.21%) Java
7 91 (36.25%) HP
8 90 (35.86%) ISTQB
9 83 (33.07%) QA
10 77 (30.68%) Test Management
11 76 (30.28%) Non-Functional Testing
12 74 (29.48%) Test Scripting
13 70 (27.89%) Cucumber
14 67 (26.69%) HP UFT
15 66 (26.29%) Test Strategy
16 60 (23.90%) C#
17 58 (23.11%) Functional Testing
18 56 (22.31%) HP Quality Center
19 54 (21.51%) BDD
19 54 (21.51%) Scrum
20 53 (21.12%) SQL
21 51 (20.32%) ISEB
22 47 (18.73%) JIRA
22 47 (18.73%) Software Testing
22 47 (18.73%) SoapUI
23 45 (17.93%) Scenario Testing
24 44 (17.53%) Jenkins
24 44 (17.53%) SOAP
25 42 (16.73%) Degree
25 42 (16.73%) WebDriver

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 16 (6.37%) JBoss
2 9 (3.59%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.79%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.39%) Jetty
4 6 (2.39%) Tornado
5 5 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.59%) Confluence
6 4 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.20%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 12 (4.78%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Exstream
4 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.97%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.38%) SaaS
4 8 (3.19%) BlazeMeter
5 7 (2.79%) BrowserStack
5 7 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.79%) Sauce Labs
5 7 (2.79%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.59%) Slack
7 1 (0.40%) Akamai
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.39%) AMQP
2 6 (2.39%) HTTP
3 4 (1.59%) PuTTY
3 4 (1.59%) WinSCP
4 3 (1.20%) WAN
5 2 (0.80%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) Firewall
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.40%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.98%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.59%) SQLPlus
5 7 (2.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.79%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.39%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.39%) Redis
6 6 (2.39%) Riak
7 5 (1.99%) GIS
7 5 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.20%) DB2
10 2 (0.80%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 147 (58.57%) JMeter
2 127 (50.60%) Selenium
3 70 (27.89%) Cucumber
4 67 (26.69%) HP UFT
5 47 (18.73%) JIRA
5 47 (18.73%) SoapUI
6 44 (17.53%) Jenkins
7 42 (16.73%) WebDriver
8 33 (13.15%) Git (software)
9 32 (12.75%) JUnit
10 29 (11.55%) Gatling
11 26 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (9.96%) Maven
13 19 (7.57%) NeoLoad
14 15 (5.98%) TestNG
15 14 (5.58%) Visual Studio
16 13 (5.18%) IntelliJ
17 12 (4.78%) LoadUI
17 12 (4.78%) NUnit
17 12 (4.78%) The Grinder
General
1 36 (14.34%) Finance
2 21 (8.37%) Retail
3 17 (6.77%) Banking
4 9 (3.59%) Publishing
5 8 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.99%) Law
8 4 (1.59%) Digital Economy
8 4 (1.59%) Games
9 2 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Military
9 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (17.53%) Analyst
2 41 (16.33%) Tester
3 38 (15.14%) Test Leader
4 30 (11.95%) Test Analyst
5 28 (11.16%) Test Manager
6 25 (9.96%) Test Engineer
7 23 (9.16%) Performance Tester
8 20 (7.97%) Consultant
9 19 (7.57%) Test Consultant
10 18 (7.17%) Performance Consultant
10 18 (7.17%) Performance Test Consultant
10 18 (7.17%) Performance Test Leader
10 18 (7.17%) Senior Tester
11 13 (5.18%) Developer
11 13 (5.18%) Java Developer
11 13 (5.18%) QA Analyst
12 11 (4.38%) Developer in Test
12 11 (4.38%) Test Automation Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) Java Engineer
13 10 (3.98%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.53%) SOAP
2 40 (15.94%) Web Services
3 30 (11.95%) .NET
4 15 (5.98%) REST
5 13 (5.18%) Gherkin
5 13 (5.18%) WSDL
5 13 (5.18%) XML
6 12 (4.78%) Apache Flex
7 9 (3.59%) RESTful
8 7 (2.79%) Hibernate
8 7 (2.79%) JMS
8 7 (2.79%) Spring
9 6 (2.39%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (2.39%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.39%) Apache Camel
9 6 (2.39%) HTML
9 6 (2.39%) Kafka
9 6 (2.39%) Middleware
9 6 (2.39%) Node.js
9 6 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.95%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.37%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.38%) Fintech
5 9 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 8 (3.19%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.80%) NHS
9 2 (0.80%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) DataPower
10 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.40%) Online Games
10 1 (0.40%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.36%) Unix
2 24 (9.56%) Linux
3 21 (8.37%) Windows
4 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (70.92%) Test Automation
2 144 (57.37%) Performance Testing
3 125 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (30.68%) Test Management
5 76 (30.28%) Non-Functional Testing
6 74 (29.48%) Test Scripting
7 66 (26.29%) Test Strategy
8 58 (23.11%) Functional Testing
9 54 (21.51%) BDD
9 54 (21.51%) Scrum
10 47 (18.73%) Software Testing
11 45 (17.93%) Scenario Testing
12 38 (15.14%) SDLC
13 36 (14.34%) DevOps
13 36 (14.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (13.15%) Mentoring
14 33 (13.15%) TDD
15 27 (10.76%) Regression Testing
16 25 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (9.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (48.21%) Java
2 60 (23.90%) C#
3 53 (21.12%) SQL
4 34 (13.55%) Python
5 26 (10.36%) C
6 23 (9.16%) Ruby
7 22 (8.76%) JavaScript
8 20 (7.97%) Bash Shell
9 18 (7.17%) PL/SQL
10 16 (6.37%) C++
11 13 (5.18%) VB
12 11 (4.38%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.98%) VB.NET
14 7 (2.79%) Groovy
14 7 (2.79%) VBScript
15 6 (2.39%) Perl
16 4 (1.59%) COBOL
16 4 (1.59%) F#
16 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (35.86%) ISTQB
2 51 (20.32%) ISEB
3 42 (16.73%) Degree
4 37 (14.74%) Security Cleared
5 29 (11.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (7.17%) DV Cleared
7 15 (5.98%) SC Cleared
8 14 (5.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (3.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (3.19%) SAP Certification
10 5 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.20%) MBCS
13 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.40%) CITP
14 1 (0.40%) MCP
14 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (33.07%) QA
2 8 (3.19%) PMO
3 3 (1.20%) ISO 20022
3 3 (1.20%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.80%) HL7
4 2 (0.80%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (6.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.59%) vSphere
3 1 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (22.31%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (5.58%) Puppet
4 10 (3.98%) Ansible
5 5 (1.99%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (1.99%) OpenView
6 4 (1.59%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (1.59%) Kibana
6 4 (1.59%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.59%) logstash
7 3 (1.20%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.40%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.40%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 91 (36.25%) HP
2 39 (15.54%) Oracle
3 31 (12.35%) SAP
4 17 (6.77%) Citrix
5 12 (4.78%) Microsoft
6 11 (4.38%) Google
7 9 (3.59%) AppDynamics
7 9 (3.59%) Dynatrace
8 8 (3.19%) Cognizant
8 8 (3.19%) IBM
9 6 (2.39%) CA
9 6 (2.39%) New Relic
9 6 (2.39%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.99%) Ariba
10 5 (1.99%) BMC
10 5 (1.99%) Concur
10 5 (1.99%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.59%) Micro Focus
11 4 (1.59%) Software AG
11 4 (1.59%) webMethods