Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 919 803 875
Rank change year-on-year -116 +72 -38
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 262 447 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.72% 1.27% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 201 355 316
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,950 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36307 35213 37775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.24% 18.91% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29615 30328 32165
UK 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 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 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
England -169 231 £52,500 +10.53% 20
UK excluding London -66 183 £52,500 +10.53% 15
London -80 77 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North of England -10 46 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South East -28 42 £52,500 +7.69% 2
Midlands +37 30 £55,000 +48.65% 3
Scotland -1 25 £52,500 +14.13% 1
North West -7 23 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East of England -34 22 £54,000 -1.82% 2
East Midlands +37 21 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Yorkshire +5 19 £50,000 +5.26%
South West -11 19 £52,500 +31.25% 4
West Midlands +21 9 £55,000 +50.68% 1
North East +4 4 £37,500 +9.01%
Isle of Man - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 172 (65.65%) Test Automation
2 146 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (55.34%) Performance Testing
4 134 (51.15%) JMeter
5 128 (48.85%) Selenium
6 120 (45.80%) HP
7 109 (41.60%) Java
8 88 (33.59%) HP UFT
9 85 (32.44%) QA
10 80 (30.53%) Test Management
11 72 (27.48%) ISTQB
12 69 (26.34%) Cucumber
13 67 (25.57%) HP Quality Center
14 63 (24.05%) Test Scripting
14 63 (24.05%) Non-Functional Testing
15 61 (23.28%) Test Strategy
16 58 (22.14%) Scrum
17 56 (21.37%) SoapUI
18 54 (20.61%) Functional Testing
19 53 (20.23%) BDD
20 51 (19.47%) Finance
20 51 (19.47%) C#
20 51 (19.47%) SQL
20 51 (19.47%) Oracle
21 49 (18.70%) Software Testing
22 48 (18.32%) Scenario Testing
23 47 (17.94%) Jenkins
24 46 (17.56%) JIRA
25 43 (16.41%) WebDriver
26 40 (15.27%) SDLC

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (4.96%) JBoss
2 10 (3.82%) Confluence
3 8 (3.05%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.29%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.91%) Jetty
5 5 (1.91%) Tornado
6 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.53%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.53%) Tuxedo
7 3 (1.15%) IIS
7 3 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.34%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (4.20%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.38%) Exstream
5 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.20%) Slack
4 10 (3.82%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (2.67%) BlazeMeter
5 7 (2.67%) BrowserStack
5 7 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.67%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (1.53%) SaaS
7 3 (1.15%) G Suite
7 3 (1.15%) Office 365
8 2 (0.76%) npm
9 1 (0.38%) Akamai
9 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.67%) HTTP
3 5 (1.91%) AMQP
4 4 (1.53%) PuTTY
4 4 (1.53%) WinSCP
5 3 (1.15%) WAN
6 2 (0.76%) SSL
7 1 (0.38%) FTP
7 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.38%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.20%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.44%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.44%) SQLPlus
4 7 (2.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.29%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.91%) Couchbase
6 5 (1.91%) GIS
6 5 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.91%) Redis
6 5 (1.91%) Riak
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.76%) Big Data
8 2 (0.76%) DB2
8 2 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 134 (51.15%) JMeter
2 128 (48.85%) Selenium
3 88 (33.59%) HP UFT
4 69 (26.34%) Cucumber
5 56 (21.37%) SoapUI
6 47 (17.94%) Jenkins
7 46 (17.56%) JIRA
8 43 (16.41%) WebDriver
9 33 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (11.83%) JUnit
11 29 (11.07%) Gatling
12 27 (10.31%) Git (software)
13 25 (9.54%) Maven
14 15 (5.73%) LoadUI
14 15 (5.73%) The Grinder
15 13 (4.96%) NeoLoad
15 13 (4.96%) NUnit
15 13 (4.96%) TestNG
15 13 (4.96%) Visual Studio
15 13 (4.96%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (19.47%) Finance
2 21 (8.02%) Retail
3 17 (6.49%) Banking
4 9 (3.44%) Publishing
5 7 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.91%) Games
8 4 (1.53%) Digital Economy
8 4 (1.53%) Law
8 4 (1.53%) Legal
9 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Advertising
10 2 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.76%) Military
10 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Marketing
11 1 (0.38%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (18.70%) Analyst
2 40 (15.27%) Test Leader
3 39 (14.89%) Test Analyst
4 38 (14.50%) Tester
5 37 (14.12%) Test Manager
6 32 (12.21%) Test Engineer
7 24 (9.16%) Performance Tester
8 20 (7.63%) Performance Test Leader
9 19 (7.25%) Consultant
9 19 (7.25%) Test Consultant
10 17 (6.49%) Performance Consultant
10 17 (6.49%) Performance Test Consultant
11 16 (6.11%) Test Automation Engineer
12 15 (5.73%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.96%) Developer
13 13 (4.96%) Java Developer
13 13 (4.96%) Senior Tester
14 12 (4.58%) Performance Engineer
15 11 (4.20%) QA Analyst
15 11 (4.20%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (14.89%) SOAP
2 35 (13.36%) Web Services
3 32 (12.21%) .NET
4 23 (8.78%) Gherkin
5 17 (6.49%) REST
6 11 (4.20%) HTML
6 11 (4.20%) WSDL
7 10 (3.82%) Apache Flex
7 10 (3.82%) XML
8 8 (3.05%) Middleware
8 8 (3.05%) Nightwatchjs
8 8 (3.05%) RESTful
9 7 (2.67%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.67%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.67%) HTML5
9 7 (2.67%) JMS
9 7 (2.67%) Spring
10 5 (1.91%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.91%) Ajax
10 5 (1.91%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.31%) Mobile App
2 26 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.16%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.34%) Fintech
5 9 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.05%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.29%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.91%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.15%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.76%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.76%) User Experience
12 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.38%) DataPower
12 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.38%) NHS
12 1 (0.38%) Online Games
12 1 (0.38%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.78%) Unix
2 17 (6.49%) Linux
2 17 (6.49%) Windows
3 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (1.53%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) AIX
4 1 (0.38%) Android
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (65.65%) Test Automation
2 146 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (55.34%) Performance Testing
4 80 (30.53%) Test Management
5 63 (24.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 63 (24.05%) Test Scripting
6 61 (23.28%) Test Strategy
7 58 (22.14%) Scrum
8 54 (20.61%) Functional Testing
9 53 (20.23%) BDD
10 49 (18.70%) Software Testing
11 48 (18.32%) Scenario Testing
12 40 (15.27%) SDLC
13 39 (14.89%) DevOps
14 37 (14.12%) User Acceptance Testing
15 33 (12.60%) Mentoring
15 33 (12.60%) TDD
16 30 (11.45%) Regression Testing
17 25 (9.54%) Open Source
17 25 (9.54%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 109 (41.60%) Java
2 51 (19.47%) C#
2 51 (19.47%) SQL
3 32 (12.21%) Python
4 23 (8.78%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.02%) Ruby
6 19 (7.25%) C
7 18 (6.87%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.87%) PL/SQL
8 13 (4.96%) C++
9 12 (4.58%) Groovy
9 12 (4.58%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.67%) VB
12 6 (2.29%) COBOL
13 5 (1.91%) Pascal
13 5 (1.91%) Perl
14 4 (1.53%) F#
14 4 (1.53%) VBA
14 4 (1.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 72 (27.48%) ISTQB
2 38 (14.50%) ISEB
3 33 (12.60%) Security Cleared
4 32 (12.21%) Degree
5 24 (9.16%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (7.63%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.96%) SAP Certification
8 10 (3.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.67%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (1.91%) MCP
11 5 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (1.91%) OCP
11 5 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
12 4 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
14 1 (0.38%) CITP
14 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (32.44%) QA
2 6 (2.29%) PMO
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 20022
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) HL7
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (6.49%) Docker
2 8 (3.05%) vSphere
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 67 (25.57%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (6.49%) Puppet
4 9 (3.44%) Ansible
5 8 (3.05%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.91%) OpenView
7 4 (1.53%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.53%) Kibana
7 4 (1.53%) logstash
7 4 (1.53%) Perfmon
8 3 (1.15%) BMC Performance Manager
8 3 (1.15%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.76%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.76%) Grafana
9 2 (0.76%) Nagios
10 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.38%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 120 (45.80%) HP
2 51 (19.47%) Oracle
3 37 (14.12%) SAP
4 18 (6.87%) Google
5 16 (6.11%) Citrix
5 16 (6.11%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.58%) CA
7 11 (4.20%) AppDynamics
7 11 (4.20%) IBM
8 8 (3.05%) BMC
8 8 (3.05%) CA Agile Central
8 8 (3.05%) Micro Focus
9 6 (2.29%) Cognizant
9 6 (2.29%) Dynatrace
9 6 (2.29%) SOASTA, Inc
9 6 (2.29%) Splunk
10 5 (1.91%) Ariba
10 5 (1.91%) Concur
10 5 (1.91%) New Relic
10 5 (1.91%) Rackspace