Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 739 878 834
Rank change year-on-year +139 -44 +18
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 355 304 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 0.85% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 267 200 320
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,600
90th Percentile £76,031 £76,325 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -10.00%

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 27,919 35,703 36,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.29% 20.59% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22,168 28,961 30,079
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 +164 332 £52,000 +4.00% 27
UK excluding London +106 210 £50,000 +2.04% 23
London +135 140 £65,000 +8.33% 8
North of England +24 66 £40,000 -11.11% 10
South West +43 51 £52,000 +15.56% 1
South East +34 39 £55,000 -12.70% 6
Yorkshire +10 38 £48,390 +7.53% 2
Midlands +54 27 £63,500 +29.59% 2
North West +27 17 £40,000 -16.67% 6
West Midlands +36 15 £63,500 +41.11% 2
Scotland -19 12 £70,963 +66.97% 3
North East +29 11 £35,250 -21.67% 2
East Midlands +37 10 £50,000 +1.01%
Wales +20 9 £55,000 +37.50% 1
East of England +79 6 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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.

1 236 (66.48%) JMeter
2 228 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (47.89%) HP
4 168 (47.32%) Test Automation
5 166 (46.76%) Performance Testing
6 162 (45.63%) Selenium
7 157 (44.23%) Java
8 141 (39.72%) Security Cleared
9 129 (36.34%) QA
10 123 (34.65%) C#
11 118 (33.24%) Test Strategy
12 111 (31.27%) HP Quality Center
13 101 (28.45%) Cucumber
13 101 (28.45%) Software Testing
14 95 (26.76%) Test Management
15 90 (25.35%) JIRA
16 89 (25.07%) ISTQB
16 89 (25.07%) BDD
17 84 (23.66%) Test Scripting
18 82 (23.10%) SC Cleared
18 82 (23.10%) SQL
19 80 (22.54%) Linux
19 80 (22.54%) DV Cleared
20 77 (21.69%) TDD
21 73 (20.56%) Windows
22 72 (20.28%) Scrum
23 71 (20.00%) Finance
23 71 (20.00%) ISEB
24 67 (18.87%) Python
25 64 (18.03%) NeoLoad

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 34 (9.58%) Confluence
2 6 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.28%) Apache
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 40 (11.27%) G Suite
1 40 (11.27%) Office 365
2 17 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.69%) BlazeMeter
4 6 (1.69%) Slack
5 5 (1.41%) Sauce Labs
6 4 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.13%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.13%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.85%) GitHub
7 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.76%) Relational Database
2 17 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.97%) Blockchain
5 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.41%) Big Data
6 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.85%) MySQL
9 2 (0.56%) DTS
10 1 (0.28%) DB2
10 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 236 (66.48%) JMeter
2 162 (45.63%) Selenium
3 101 (28.45%) Cucumber
4 90 (25.35%) JIRA
5 64 (18.03%) NeoLoad
6 55 (15.49%) SoapUI
7 54 (15.21%) HP UFT
8 48 (13.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 34 (9.58%) SilkPerformer
10 25 (7.04%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 23 (6.48%) Jenkins
12 20 (5.63%) WebDriver
13 19 (5.35%) Git (software)
13 19 (5.35%) QAComplete
14 18 (5.07%) TestComplete
15 16 (4.51%) LoadUI
16 15 (4.23%) WebLOAD
17 13 (3.66%) Visual Studio
18 12 (3.38%) SpecFlow
19 9 (2.54%) Appium
General
1 71 (20.00%) Finance
2 42 (11.83%) Retail
3 13 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.10%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.82%) Aerospace
6 8 (2.25%) Banking
7 7 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.41%) Back Office
8 5 (1.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 127 (35.77%) Analyst
2 117 (32.96%) Test Engineer
3 95 (26.76%) Test Analyst
4 93 (26.20%) Tester
5 78 (21.97%) Performance Tester
6 69 (19.44%) Performance Engineer
7 65 (18.31%) Performance Test Engineer
8 35 (9.86%) QA Tester
8 35 (9.86%) Test Automation Engineer
9 33 (9.30%) Automation Tester
9 33 (9.30%) QA Analyst
10 29 (8.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 29 (8.17%) LoadRunner Tester
11 27 (7.61%) Senior Performance Engineer
11 27 (7.61%) Senior Test Engineer
12 24 (6.76%) Technical Analyst
13 23 (6.48%) Technical Test Analyst
14 21 (5.92%) Senior Tester
15 20 (5.63%) QA Engineer
16 16 (4.51%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (13.80%) Gherkin
1 49 (13.80%) Web Services
2 26 (7.32%) RESTful
3 25 (7.04%) SOAP
4 15 (4.23%) .NET
5 10 (2.82%) Middleware
6 6 (1.69%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.69%) JDBC
6 6 (1.69%) XML
7 5 (1.41%) JSON
7 5 (1.41%) Node.js
7 5 (1.41%) REST
8 4 (1.13%) Kafka
9 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.56%) Ajax
9 2 (0.56%) CGI
9 2 (0.56%) HTML
9 2 (0.56%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.56%) Spring
9 2 (0.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.11%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (11.27%) Client/Server
3 10 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.69%) Derivative
5 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.85%) Cloud Native
6 3 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.56%) Life Science
7 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.28%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.28%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.54%) Linux
2 73 (20.56%) Windows
3 40 (11.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.28%) Android
4 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.28%) CentOS
4 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (64.23%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (47.32%) Test Automation
3 166 (46.76%) Performance Testing
4 118 (33.24%) Test Strategy
5 101 (28.45%) Software Testing
6 95 (26.76%) Test Management
7 89 (25.07%) BDD
8 84 (23.66%) Test Scripting
9 77 (21.69%) TDD
10 72 (20.28%) Scrum
11 58 (16.34%) Manual Testing
12 57 (16.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 52 (14.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 51 (14.37%) Non-Functional Testing
15 47 (13.24%) Performance Engineering
16 45 (12.68%) Kanban
17 44 (12.39%) DevOps
18 41 (11.55%) Defect Management
18 41 (11.55%) DSDM
19 34 (9.58%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 157 (44.23%) Java
2 123 (34.65%) C#
3 82 (23.10%) SQL
4 67 (18.87%) Python
5 42 (11.83%) C
6 33 (9.30%) C++
7 25 (7.04%) VB
8 24 (6.76%) PL/SQL
8 24 (6.76%) Ruby
9 21 (5.92%) JavaScript
10 9 (2.54%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.97%) Scala
12 6 (1.69%) VBScript
13 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.28%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.28%) Java 8
14 1 (0.28%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 141 (39.72%) Security Cleared
2 89 (25.07%) ISTQB
3 82 (23.10%) SC Cleared
4 80 (22.54%) DV Cleared
5 71 (20.00%) ISEB
6 35 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (6.20%) MCP
7 22 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (6.20%) OCP
7 22 (6.20%) Oracle Certification
7 22 (6.20%) SAP Certification
8 17 (4.79%) Degree
9 5 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (36.34%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) WCAG
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 6 (1.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 111 (31.27%) HP Quality Center
2 46 (12.96%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.69%) Nessus
3 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.13%) Ansible
4 4 (1.13%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.13%) Puppet
4 4 (1.13%) Terraform
5 1 (0.28%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 170 (47.89%) HP
2 54 (15.21%) Oracle
3 43 (12.11%) Google
4 29 (8.17%) SAP
5 24 (6.76%) Microsoft
6 21 (5.92%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.41%) Perfecto Mobile
7 5 (1.41%) Veracode
8 4 (1.13%) Apple
8 4 (1.13%) IBM
8 4 (1.13%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.56%) Arqiva
9 2 (0.56%) Remedy
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe
10 1 (0.28%) DocuSign
10 1 (0.28%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.28%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.28%) Omniture
10 1 (0.28%) Splunk
10 1 (0.28%) WorldPay