Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 747 671
Rank change year-on-year +48 -76 +99
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 122 100 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.91% 0.66% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 83 82 158
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £40,500 £35,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +9.89%

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 13,364 15,221 14,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.64% 20.39% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10,600 11,992 12,849
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 23 October 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 23 October 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
East London - 20 £41,000 - 1
Central London -21 7 £65,000 +8.33% 3
North London - 1 £45,000 -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 London region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 86 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (69.67%) Test Automation
3 84 (68.85%) Performance Testing
4 83 (68.03%) JMeter
5 78 (63.93%) Java
6 73 (59.84%) JIRA
6 73 (59.84%) Selenium
7 52 (42.62%) QA
8 46 (37.70%) Cucumber
9 37 (30.33%) Test Management
10 34 (27.87%) Manual Testing
11 33 (27.05%) WebDriver
11 33 (27.05%) Finance
11 33 (27.05%) C#
12 32 (26.23%) Line Management
13 31 (25.41%) Appium
14 30 (24.59%) Mobile App
14 30 (24.59%) NeoLoad
15 29 (23.77%) Jenkins
15 29 (23.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (22.13%) TestRail
17 26 (21.31%) Regression Testing
17 26 (21.31%) Test Strategy
17 26 (21.31%) AppDynamics
17 26 (21.31%) New Relic
17 26 (21.31%) BDD
18 25 (20.49%) TDD
19 24 (19.67%) ISTQB
19 24 (19.67%) HP
19 24 (19.67%) ISEB

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 21 (17.21%) Confluence
2 7 (5.74%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.82%) SAP FI-AR
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.57%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (15.57%) BlazeMeter
1 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.48%) GitHub
3 11 (9.02%) Slack
4 10 (8.20%) G Suite
4 10 (8.20%) Office 365
5 9 (7.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 9 (7.38%) BrowserStack
6 7 (5.74%) PaaS
7 5 (4.10%) CloudBees
7 5 (4.10%) IaaS
7 5 (4.10%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.28%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.64%) Tricentis Tosca
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) HTTP
1 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Broadband
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.82%) Big Data
4 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (68.03%) JMeter
2 73 (59.84%) JIRA
2 73 (59.84%) Selenium
3 46 (37.70%) Cucumber
4 33 (27.05%) WebDriver
5 31 (25.41%) Appium
6 30 (24.59%) NeoLoad
7 29 (23.77%) Jenkins
8 27 (22.13%) TestRail
9 20 (16.39%) Git (software)
9 20 (16.39%) TeamCity
10 19 (15.57%) SoapUI
11 18 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (14.75%) Visual Studio
12 13 (10.66%) Gatling
12 13 (10.66%) The Grinder
13 9 (7.38%) HP UFT
13 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (7.38%) Zephyr
14 8 (6.56%) SilkPerformer
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 20 (16.39%) Banking
3 11 (9.02%) Games
3 11 (9.02%) Retail
4 2 (1.64%) Law
4 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (29.51%) Analyst
2 33 (27.05%) Test Engineer
3 28 (22.95%) Test Analyst
4 23 (18.85%) Performance Engineer
5 21 (17.21%) Performance Test Engineer
6 19 (15.57%) Performance Tester
6 19 (15.57%) Tester
7 16 (13.11%) QA Analyst
8 13 (10.66%) Test Leader
8 13 (10.66%) Test Manager
9 11 (9.02%) Performance Test Leader
10 10 (8.20%) Agile Test Analyst
11 9 (7.38%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (7.38%) Performance Manager
11 9 (7.38%) Performance Test Manager
11 9 (7.38%) QA Automation Analyst
12 8 (6.56%) Manual Test Analyst
12 8 (6.56%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (6.56%) Senior Performance Tester
12 8 (6.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) Web Services
2 10 (8.20%) .NET
2 10 (8.20%) JSON
2 10 (8.20%) Taurus
3 8 (6.56%) HTML
4 7 (5.74%) SOAP
5 5 (4.10%) CSS
6 4 (3.28%) RESTful
6 4 (3.28%) WebSockets
7 3 (2.46%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.46%) JDBC
7 3 (2.46%) XML
8 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.64%) Middleware
8 2 (1.64%) React
8 2 (1.64%) REST
8 2 (1.64%) Servlets
8 2 (1.64%) Spring Boot
9 1 (0.82%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Mobile App
2 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) User Experience
4 3 (2.46%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Unix
2 13 (10.66%) Linux
2 13 (10.66%) Windows
3 7 (5.74%) Android
3 7 (5.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (69.67%) Test Automation
3 84 (68.85%) Performance Testing
4 37 (30.33%) Test Management
5 34 (27.87%) Manual Testing
6 32 (26.23%) Line Management
7 29 (23.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (21.31%) BDD
8 26 (21.31%) Regression Testing
8 26 (21.31%) Test Strategy
9 25 (20.49%) TDD
10 24 (19.67%) Open Source
10 24 (19.67%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (18.85%) Scrum
11 23 (18.85%) Test Scripting
12 22 (18.03%) DevOps
12 22 (18.03%) Performance Engineering
13 21 (17.21%) Performance Analysis
13 21 (17.21%) Software Testing
14 17 (13.93%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (63.93%) Java
2 33 (27.05%) C#
3 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
3 15 (12.30%) Python
3 15 (12.30%) SQL
4 12 (9.84%) Ruby
5 9 (7.38%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.74%) Perl
7 5 (4.10%) C++
7 5 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.46%) C
8 3 (2.46%) VB
9 2 (1.64%) Haskell
9 2 (1.64%) Java 8
9 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.64%) PureScript
9 2 (1.64%) Scala
9 2 (1.64%) VBScript
10 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) ISEB
1 24 (19.67%) ISTQB
2 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
3 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.20%) Degree
5 9 (7.38%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (42.62%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (13.93%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.10%) HP ALM
3 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.46%) Puppet
4 2 (1.64%) Ansible
4 2 (1.64%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.64%) Terraform
5 1 (0.82%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) AppDynamics
1 26 (21.31%) New Relic
2 24 (19.67%) HP
3 17 (13.93%) Micro Focus
3 17 (13.93%) Splunk
4 13 (10.66%) Google
5 11 (9.02%) SOASTA, Inc
6 9 (7.38%) Dynatrace
7 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.10%) Oracle
7 5 (4.10%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.64%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 2 (1.64%) VMware
9 1 (0.82%) hybris
9 1 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.82%) WorldPay