Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 869 832 848
Rank change year-on-year -37 +16 -6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 305 394 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 1.08% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 200 320 355
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,600 £35,350
90th Percentile £76,325 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% +11.11%

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 36,009 36,482 36,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.42% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29,227 30,085 31,613
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
England -74 259 £50,000 +5.26% 37
UK excluding London -58 180 £49,000 +8.89% 28
London +3 115 £60,000 +9.09% 13
North of England -2 65 £45,000 - 9
South East -32 38 £63,000 +48.24% 4
Yorkshire +8 37 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Scotland +8 36 £42,500 -19.05% 3
North West -1 21 £48,000 +28.00% 6
East of England +8 18 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Midlands -21 12 £49,000 -10.91% 4
South West -23 10 £45,000 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -7 7 £49,500 -10.00% 2
North East - 7 £45,000 -
West Midlands +20 5 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Wales +3 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 198 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (61.97%) Performance Testing
3 177 (58.03%) JMeter
4 168 (55.08%) Selenium
5 167 (54.75%) Test Automation
6 158 (51.80%) Java
7 127 (41.64%) QA
8 111 (36.39%) JIRA
9 97 (31.80%) HP
10 92 (30.16%) Cucumber
11 83 (27.21%) BDD
12 79 (25.90%) Test Management
13 74 (24.26%) TDD
14 72 (23.61%) C#
15 67 (21.97%) Test Scripting
16 64 (20.98%) ISTQB
17 63 (20.66%) WebDriver
18 61 (20.00%) Finance
19 60 (19.67%) NeoLoad
20 59 (19.34%) SoapUI
20 59 (19.34%) SQL
21 55 (18.03%) Non-Functional Testing
22 54 (17.70%) Manual Testing
22 54 (17.70%) Scrum
23 53 (17.38%) Test Strategy
24 52 (17.05%) Performance Engineering
25 51 (16.72%) Open Source
26 50 (16.39%) Jenkins
27 49 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
28 47 (15.41%) Team Foundation Server

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 22 (7.21%) Confluence
2 20 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.59%) WebLogic
4 13 (4.26%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.93%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.97%) JBoss
7 5 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.31%) Apache
9 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.33%) CICS
11 1 (0.33%) IIS
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (6.23%) Slack
4 18 (5.90%) BlazeMeter
4 18 (5.90%) G Suite
4 18 (5.90%) Office 365
5 11 (3.61%) BrowserStack
6 6 (1.97%) SaaS
7 5 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.64%) GitHub
8 4 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.98%) Tricentis Tosca
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.92%) HTTP
2 4 (1.31%) Broadband
2 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.98%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) FTP
4 2 (0.66%) Internet
4 2 (0.66%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.95%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.62%) MySQL
6 6 (1.97%) DB2
6 6 (1.97%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.64%) Big Data
7 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.66%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 177 (58.03%) JMeter
2 168 (55.08%) Selenium
3 111 (36.39%) JIRA
4 92 (30.16%) Cucumber
5 63 (20.66%) WebDriver
6 60 (19.67%) NeoLoad
7 59 (19.34%) SoapUI
8 50 (16.39%) Jenkins
9 47 (15.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (14.10%) Appium
11 42 (13.77%) Gatling
12 31 (10.16%) Git (software)
12 31 (10.16%) HP UFT
12 31 (10.16%) TestRail
13 26 (8.52%) LoadUI
14 24 (7.87%) TeamCity
15 20 (6.56%) WebLOAD
16 19 (6.23%) Visual Studio
17 16 (5.25%) The Grinder
18 15 (4.92%) Maven
General
1 61 (20.00%) Finance
2 22 (7.21%) Banking
3 20 (6.56%) Retail
4 14 (4.59%) Games
5 8 (2.62%) Advertising
5 8 (2.62%) Law
6 4 (1.31%) Legal
7 3 (0.98%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (29.84%) Analyst
2 76 (24.92%) Test Analyst
3 74 (24.26%) Tester
4 58 (19.02%) Performance Engineer
5 57 (18.69%) Test Engineer
6 52 (17.05%) Performance Tester
7 41 (13.44%) Performance Test Engineer
8 35 (11.48%) QA Analyst
9 32 (10.49%) Test Leader
10 29 (9.51%) Test Manager
11 24 (7.87%) QA Test Analyst
12 22 (7.21%) Test Automation Engineer
13 21 (6.89%) Automation Test Analyst
14 19 (6.23%) Performance Test Leader
15 18 (5.90%) Automation Tester
16 16 (5.25%) Senior Analyst
16 16 (5.25%) Senior Test Analyst
17 15 (4.92%) Agile Test Analyst
17 15 (4.92%) Performance Analyst
18 14 (4.59%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.46%) .NET
2 35 (11.48%) Web Services
3 30 (9.84%) SOAP
4 24 (7.87%) Gherkin
5 20 (6.56%) HTML
5 20 (6.56%) XML
6 13 (4.26%) JSON
7 12 (3.93%) J2EE
8 11 (3.61%) HTML5
8 11 (3.61%) RESTful
9 9 (2.95%) PostGIS
9 9 (2.95%) Spring
9 9 (2.95%) Spring Boot
10 8 (2.62%) Ajax
10 8 (2.62%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.30%) JDBC
11 7 (2.30%) REST
12 6 (1.97%) Taurus
13 5 (1.64%) DOM
13 5 (1.64%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.11%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.64%) DataPower
6 4 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.31%) PMI
7 3 (0.98%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.66%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.66%) Fintech
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) User Experience
9 1 (0.33%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.33%) Digital Wallet
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.33%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.84%) Linux
2 19 (6.23%) Unix
3 13 (4.26%) Windows
4 10 (3.28%) AIX
5 4 (1.31%) Android
5 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (64.92%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (61.97%) Performance Testing
3 167 (54.75%) Test Automation
4 83 (27.21%) BDD
5 79 (25.90%) Test Management
6 74 (24.26%) TDD
7 67 (21.97%) Test Scripting
8 55 (18.03%) Non-Functional Testing
9 54 (17.70%) Manual Testing
9 54 (17.70%) Scrum
10 53 (17.38%) Test Strategy
11 52 (17.05%) Performance Engineering
12 51 (16.72%) Open Source
13 49 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (15.08%) Regression Testing
15 43 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (13.44%) Software Testing
17 39 (12.79%) DevOps
18 36 (11.80%) Line Management
19 30 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 158 (51.80%) Java
2 72 (23.61%) C#
3 59 (19.34%) SQL
4 37 (12.13%) JavaScript
5 36 (11.80%) Python
6 29 (9.51%) Ruby
7 25 (8.20%) C
7 25 (8.20%) C++
8 15 (4.92%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.59%) Perl
10 12 (3.93%) T-SQL
11 11 (3.61%) PHP
11 11 (3.61%) VB
12 9 (2.95%) Scala
13 7 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.31%) Java 8
15 4 (1.31%) VBScript
16 3 (0.98%) COBOL
17 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (20.98%) ISTQB
2 43 (14.10%) ISEB
3 35 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 29 (9.51%) Degree
5 24 (7.87%) SC Cleared
6 21 (6.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.95%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.30%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.97%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (1.31%) CSQA
10 4 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.98%) PMP
12 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (41.64%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PMO
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.26%) Docker
2 9 (2.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.66%) ACF2
3 2 (0.66%) RACF
3 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (11.15%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (4.26%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.97%) Puppet
4 5 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.31%) Ansible
5 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.98%) BMC Performance Manager
6 3 (0.98%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.66%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.66%) Terraform
8 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.33%) Grafana
8 1 (0.33%) Nagios
8 1 (0.33%) Nmap
8 1 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 97 (31.80%) HP
2 41 (13.44%) Micro Focus
3 32 (10.49%) Oracle
4 25 (8.20%) AppDynamics
5 24 (7.87%) Google
6 20 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 20 (6.56%) New Relic
7 17 (5.57%) IBM
8 15 (4.92%) Dynatrace
9 13 (4.26%) Splunk
10 11 (3.61%) Xamarin
11 7 (2.30%) Citrix
11 7 (2.30%) SOASTA, Inc
12 4 (1.31%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.31%) BMC
12 4 (1.31%) BT
12 4 (1.31%) CA
12 4 (1.31%) Capita
12 4 (1.31%) WorldPay
13 3 (0.98%) VMware