Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 776 858
Rank change year-on-year -99 +82 -30
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 306 488 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 1.38% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 389 359
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +8.70% -3.16%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £71,250 £74,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.79% +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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 35956 35485 37957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.56% 18.49% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29195 30661 32019
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -105 275 £50,500 +1.00% 16
UK excluding London -21 201 £50,250 +5.79% 12
London -77 101 £57,500 +9.52% 7
South East +29 60 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North of England 0 47 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Midlands +58 31 £55,000 +62.96% 2
Yorkshire +27 31 £50,000 +25.00%
Scotland +6 23 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East of England -34 23 £54,000 -6.09%
East Midlands +56 20 £55,000 +52.78% 2
South West +5 18 £50,000 +17.65% 3
North West -8 16 £50,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands +34 11 £57,500 +82.54%
Isle of Man - 4 - -
Wales +17 2 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 213 (69.61%) Test Automation
2 160 (52.29%) JMeter
3 155 (50.65%) Performance Testing
4 150 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
5 148 (48.37%) Selenium
6 141 (46.08%) Java
7 130 (42.48%) HP
8 126 (41.18%) ISTQB
9 95 (31.05%) HP UFT
10 92 (30.07%) Test Scripting
10 92 (30.07%) Non-Functional Testing
11 89 (29.08%) Cucumber
12 88 (28.76%) HP Quality Center
13 83 (27.12%) QA
14 81 (26.47%) Test Strategy
15 80 (26.14%) SQL
16 78 (25.49%) C#
16 78 (25.49%) Test Management
17 74 (24.18%) ISEB
18 72 (23.53%) Functional Testing
19 67 (21.90%) JIRA
20 62 (20.26%) Scenario Testing
21 60 (19.61%) BDD
22 54 (17.65%) Security Cleared
22 54 (17.65%) Scrum
23 52 (16.99%) Software Testing
24 48 (15.69%) Oracle
24 48 (15.69%) Jenkins
25 46 (15.03%) Degree
26 44 (14.38%) Finance

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 18 (5.88%) JBoss
2 14 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.61%) Jetty
4 8 (2.61%) Tornado
5 4 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.31%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.98%) Confluence
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (0.98%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.33%) CICS
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (7.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (3.27%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.65%) SAP CAR
3 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.33%) Exstream
4 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.88%) SaaS
3 16 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.61%) BrowserStack
4 8 (2.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.61%) Sauce Labs
5 6 (1.96%) BlazeMeter
5 6 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (1.63%) Slack
7 2 (0.65%) G Suite
7 2 (0.65%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) Akamai
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.61%) AMQP
3 5 (1.63%) HTTP
4 3 (0.98%) Firewall
4 3 (0.98%) WAN
5 2 (0.65%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.65%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.33%) RTP
6 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 14 (4.58%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.94%) SQLPlus
4 8 (2.61%) Couchbase
4 8 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.61%) Redis
4 8 (2.61%) Riak
5 5 (1.63%) DB2
5 5 (1.63%) GIS
5 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.65%) Big Data
7 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 160 (52.29%) JMeter
2 148 (48.37%) Selenium
3 95 (31.05%) HP UFT
4 89 (29.08%) Cucumber
5 67 (21.90%) JIRA
6 48 (15.69%) Jenkins
7 43 (14.05%) SoapUI
8 39 (12.75%) Git (software)
9 38 (12.42%) JUnit
10 36 (11.76%) WebDriver
11 29 (9.48%) Gatling
11 29 (9.48%) Maven
12 24 (7.84%) NeoLoad
13 19 (6.21%) TestNG
14 15 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (4.58%) LoadUI
16 13 (4.25%) eCATT
16 13 (4.25%) IntelliJ
16 13 (4.25%) JBehave
17 11 (3.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (14.38%) Finance
2 20 (6.54%) Retail
3 13 (4.25%) Banking
4 9 (2.94%) Publishing
5 8 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.96%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.96%) Law
7 4 (1.31%) Digital Economy
7 4 (1.31%) Legal
8 3 (0.98%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.65%) Military
10 1 (0.33%) Marketing
10 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (21.90%) Analyst
2 53 (17.32%) Test Analyst
3 46 (15.03%) Test Manager
3 46 (15.03%) Tester
4 40 (13.07%) Test Leader
5 27 (8.82%) Test Engineer
6 25 (8.17%) Senior Tester
7 23 (7.52%) Performance Test Leader
8 22 (7.19%) Consultant
9 21 (6.86%) Performance Tester
10 19 (6.21%) Performance Consultant
10 19 (6.21%) Performance Test Consultant
10 19 (6.21%) Test Consultant
11 16 (5.23%) SAP Manager
12 15 (4.90%) QA Analyst
13 14 (4.58%) Developer
13 14 (4.58%) Java Developer
14 13 (4.25%) SAP Test Manager
15 11 (3.59%) Java Engineer
15 11 (3.59%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.73%) SOAP
2 36 (11.76%) Web Services
3 30 (9.80%) .NET
4 19 (6.21%) Gherkin
4 19 (6.21%) XML
5 17 (5.56%) REST
6 13 (4.25%) WSDL
7 11 (3.59%) Apache Flex
8 10 (3.27%) JMS
9 9 (2.94%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.94%) RESTful
9 9 (2.94%) Spring
10 8 (2.61%) ActiveMQ
10 8 (2.61%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.61%) Apache Camel
10 8 (2.61%) Flask
10 8 (2.61%) Kafka
10 8 (2.61%) Node.js
10 8 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (2.61%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 26 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (2.61%) Fintech
7 7 (2.29%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.98%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.65%) NHS
11 2 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.33%) DataPower
12 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.33%) Online Games
12 1 (0.33%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.11%) Linux
2 29 (9.48%) Windows
3 27 (8.82%) Unix
4 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (69.61%) Test Automation
2 155 (50.65%) Performance Testing
3 150 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (30.07%) Non-Functional Testing
4 92 (30.07%) Test Scripting
5 81 (26.47%) Test Strategy
6 78 (25.49%) Test Management
7 72 (23.53%) Functional Testing
8 62 (20.26%) Scenario Testing
9 60 (19.61%) BDD
10 54 (17.65%) Scrum
11 52 (16.99%) Software Testing
12 40 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (12.75%) PRINCE2
14 38 (12.42%) TDD
15 37 (12.09%) SDLC
16 35 (11.44%) DevOps
17 34 (11.11%) Mentoring
18 31 (10.13%) Defect Management
19 28 (9.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 141 (46.08%) Java
2 80 (26.14%) SQL
3 78 (25.49%) C#
4 41 (13.40%) Python
5 32 (10.46%) C
6 30 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 27 (8.82%) Ruby
8 26 (8.50%) C++
9 23 (7.52%) VB
10 21 (6.86%) Bash Shell
11 18 (5.88%) JavaScript
12 11 (3.59%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.61%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.61%) VBScript
14 7 (2.29%) Groovy
15 5 (1.63%) COBOL
15 5 (1.63%) Perl
16 4 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.31%) VBA
17 3 (0.98%) REXX
Qualifications
1 126 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 74 (24.18%) ISEB
3 54 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 46 (15.03%) Degree
5 36 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 27 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (7.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (5.88%) SAP Certification
9 15 (4.90%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.61%) MCP
10 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.96%) OCP
11 6 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (1.63%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.63%) PMP
13 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.98%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (27.12%) QA
2 8 (2.61%) PMO
3 3 (0.98%) ISO 20022
3 3 (0.98%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.65%) HL7
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (5.23%) Docker
2 6 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.33%) ACF2
3 1 (0.33%) RACF
3 1 (0.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 88 (28.76%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (4.90%) Puppet
4 12 (3.92%) Ansible
5 6 (1.96%) Perfmon
6 5 (1.63%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (1.63%) OpenView
7 4 (1.31%) HP SiteScope
7 4 (1.31%) Kibana
7 4 (1.31%) logstash
8 3 (0.98%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.98%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.33%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 130 (42.48%) HP
2 48 (15.69%) Oracle
3 44 (14.38%) SAP
4 19 (6.21%) Citrix
5 18 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.25%) Google
7 11 (3.59%) Dynatrace
8 10 (3.27%) AppDynamics
9 9 (2.94%) IBM
10 8 (2.61%) Cognizant
10 8 (2.61%) Rackspace
11 6 (1.96%) New Relic
12 5 (1.63%) Ariba
12 5 (1.63%) BMC
12 5 (1.63%) CA
12 5 (1.63%) Concur
12 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.31%) Capita
13 4 (1.31%) SOASTA, Inc
13 4 (1.31%) Splunk