Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 728 695 782
Rank change year-on-year -33 +87 -65
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 72 126 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.52% 0.91% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 97 91
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £73,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13,936 13,784 14,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.86% 19.38% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11,335 11,955 12,759
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in London

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner in London.

Salary trend for LoadRunner in London

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in London

LoadRunner
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the London 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
West London +18 8 £45,000 -18.18%
South London +1 5 - -
Central London -47 3 £52,500 - 3
LoadRunner
England

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 London region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 51 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 50 (69.44%) JMeter
3 46 (63.89%) Performance Testing
4 37 (51.39%) Selenium
5 36 (50.00%) Test Management
5 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (44.44%) HP
7 29 (40.28%) SoapUI
8 28 (38.89%) Java
8 28 (38.89%) .NET
9 27 (37.50%) Cucumber
10 25 (34.72%) Software Testing
11 24 (33.33%) C#
12 22 (30.56%) Finance
13 19 (26.39%) JIRA
13 19 (26.39%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
13 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
13 19 (26.39%) DevOps
14 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
15 17 (23.61%) SDLC
15 17 (23.61%) HP UFT
16 16 (22.22%) Oracle
16 16 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (22.22%) BDD
17 15 (20.83%) Open Source
17 15 (20.83%) Scrum
17 15 (20.83%) Python
17 15 (20.83%) Gatling
18 14 (19.44%) ISTQB

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Slack
2 9 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.94%) BrowserStack
3 5 (6.94%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (5.56%) BlazeMeter
4 4 (5.56%) G Suite
4 4 (5.56%) Office 365
4 4 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (69.44%) JMeter
2 37 (51.39%) Selenium
3 29 (40.28%) SoapUI
4 27 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 19 (26.39%) JIRA
5 19 (26.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 17 (23.61%) HP UFT
8 15 (20.83%) Gatling
9 14 (19.44%) WebDriver
10 12 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (13.89%) Maven
11 10 (13.89%) Mockito
11 10 (13.89%) The Grinder
12 9 (12.50%) GitLab
12 9 (12.50%) Jasmine
12 9 (12.50%) Protractor
12 9 (12.50%) Robot Framework
12 9 (12.50%) TestComplete
12 9 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Legal
4 4 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (22.22%) Consultant
1 16 (22.22%) Test Consultant
2 15 (20.83%) Test Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Tester
4 11 (15.28%) Performance Consultant
4 11 (15.28%) Performance Test Consultant
4 11 (15.28%) Test Leader
4 11 (15.28%) Test Manager
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Consultant
5 10 (13.89%) Senior Test Consultant
6 9 (12.50%) Performance Tester
6 9 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Manager
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Test Leader
7 7 (9.72%) Performance Test Manager
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Performance Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Tester
10 4 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.89%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) SOAP
3 10 (13.89%) REST
4 9 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 9 (12.50%) Nightwatchjs
5 6 (8.33%) Apache Flex
6 5 (6.94%) Web Services
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (5.56%) RESTful
7 4 (5.56%) WSDL
7 4 (5.56%) XML
8 2 (2.78%) DCOM
8 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (2.78%) Middleware
9 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.39%) Java EE
9 1 (1.39%) Java RMI
9 1 (1.39%) JMS
9 1 (1.39%) JSF
9 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Fintech
2 6 (8.33%) Mainframe
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) Test Automation
2 46 (63.89%) Performance Testing
3 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (50.00%) Test Management
4 25 (34.72%) Software Testing
5 19 (26.39%) DevOps
6 17 (23.61%) SDLC
7 16 (22.22%) BDD
8 15 (20.83%) Open Source
8 15 (20.83%) Scrum
9 11 (15.28%) Functional Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Kanban
9 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing
10 10 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.72%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) Java
2 24 (33.33%) C#
3 15 (20.83%) Python
4 13 (18.06%) Groovy
4 13 (18.06%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.06%) VB.NET
5 11 (15.28%) Ruby
6 7 (9.72%) C++
7 4 (5.56%) COBOL
7 4 (5.56%) Pascal
7 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.56%) SQL
7 4 (5.56%) VBScript
8 2 (2.78%) Scala
8 2 (2.78%) VB
9 1 (1.39%) C
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) SC Cleared
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.11%) ISEB
4 7 (9.72%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (4.17%) SAP Certification
8 2 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO 20022
2 3 (4.17%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (15.28%) Puppet
3 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (4.17%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (2.78%) Ansible
5 2 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.78%) Kibana
5 2 (2.78%) logstash
5 2 (2.78%) OpenView
6 1 (1.39%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (1.39%) Grafana
6 1 (1.39%) MOM
6 1 (1.39%) Nagios
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) HP
2 16 (22.22%) Oracle
3 13 (18.06%) Citrix
3 13 (18.06%) Google
4 9 (12.50%) CA
4 9 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (12.50%) IBM
4 9 (12.50%) Micro Focus
5 7 (9.72%) SAP
6 5 (6.94%) BMC
7 4 (5.56%) AppDynamics
7 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (4.17%) Remedy
8 3 (4.17%) Splunk
9 2 (2.78%) Capita
9 2 (2.78%) New Relic
9 2 (2.78%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (1.39%) Sun