Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 671 785 804
Rank change year-on-year +114 +19 +188
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 83 254 324
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.05% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 72 165 237
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,772 £33,047
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -4.76%

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 12,977 24,263 30,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.71% 19.35% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10,718 19,253 24,280
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,725 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LoadRunner.

Salary trend for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LoadRunner over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Top 10 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 18 January 2021. 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 +113 74 £60,000 -4.88% 10
London +140 56 £62,500 -13.79% 4
UK excluding London +106 24 £45,000 -18.18% 6
South East +155 10 £37,500 -42.31% 3
Work from Home -63 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West +65 6 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Wales +39 5 £29,750 -45.91%
Scotland +33 2 £55,000 +25.71%
North West +72 1 £58,000 +46.19%
North of England +25 1 £58,000 +16.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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 70 (84.34%) JMeter
2 68 (81.93%) Test Automation
3 50 (60.24%) Selenium
4 48 (57.83%) Performance Testing
5 38 (45.78%) Linux
6 37 (44.58%) Java
7 33 (39.76%) JIRA
7 33 (39.76%) QA
8 29 (34.94%) Confluence
9 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
10 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
11 24 (28.92%) NeoLoad
11 24 (28.92%) Python
11 24 (28.92%) HP UFT
12 23 (27.71%) Load Testing
13 22 (26.51%) Test Management
14 20 (24.10%) Test Scripting
14 20 (24.10%) Blockchain
15 19 (22.89%) SilkPerformer
15 19 (22.89%) DV Cleared
15 19 (22.89%) Jenkins
16 18 (21.69%) BDD
16 18 (21.69%) C++
17 17 (20.48%) AWS
18 16 (19.28%) Cucumber
18 16 (19.28%) Non-Functional Testing
18 16 (19.28%) TDD
18 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
19 15 (18.07%) HP

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 29 (34.94%) Confluence
2 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.20%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Azure
2 2 (2.41%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.20%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) Blockchain
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.82%) SAP BW
3 3 (3.61%) DB2
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 70 (84.34%) JMeter
2 50 (60.24%) Selenium
3 33 (39.76%) JIRA
4 24 (28.92%) HP UFT
4 24 (28.92%) NeoLoad
5 19 (22.89%) Jenkins
5 19 (22.89%) SilkPerformer
6 16 (19.28%) Cucumber
7 13 (15.66%) TestRail
8 12 (14.46%) SoapUI
9 10 (12.05%) Gatling
10 6 (7.23%) WebDriver
11 5 (6.02%) eggPlant
11 5 (6.02%) Postman
12 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.61%) MSTest
13 3 (3.61%) Ranorex
13 3 (3.61%) REST Assured
13 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
13 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Advertising
3 3 (3.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (27.71%) Tester
2 20 (24.10%) Test Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) Performance Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) Performance Test Engineer
4 18 (21.69%) Analyst
5 17 (20.48%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 17 (20.48%) Senior Test Engineer
6 15 (18.07%) Test Analyst
7 13 (15.66%) QA Engineer
8 12 (14.46%) Performance Tester
9 8 (9.64%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (9.64%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Junior QA Tester
10 5 (6.02%) Junior Tester
10 5 (6.02%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Performance Test Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) QA Tester
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (6.02%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) SOAP
2 11 (13.25%) Web Services
3 6 (7.23%) .NET
4 4 (4.82%) JSON
4 4 (4.82%) Middleware
4 4 (4.82%) RESTful
5 3 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.61%) REST
5 3 (3.61%) XML
6 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.41%) J2EE
7 1 (1.20%) Kafka
7 1 (1.20%) OAuth
7 1 (1.20%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.61%) Equities
3 3 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.78%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Windows
3 8 (9.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (81.93%) Test Automation
2 48 (57.83%) Performance Testing
3 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (27.71%) Load Testing
5 22 (26.51%) Test Management
6 20 (24.10%) Test Scripting
7 18 (21.69%) BDD
8 16 (19.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (19.28%) TDD
9 13 (15.66%) SDET
10 10 (12.05%) Creative Thinking
10 10 (12.05%) DevOps
11 9 (10.84%) Functional Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Project Delivery
11 9 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (9.64%) Software Testing
13 7 (8.43%) Acceptance Criteria
13 7 (8.43%) Scrum
13 7 (8.43%) SDLC
14 6 (7.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) Java
2 24 (28.92%) Python
3 18 (21.69%) C++
4 11 (13.25%) SQL
5 7 (8.43%) C#
5 7 (8.43%) Go
6 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.82%) ABAP
8 3 (3.61%) Ruby
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.41%) VBScript
10 1 (1.20%) Perl
10 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) SC Cleared
1 25 (30.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) DV Cleared
3 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
4 10 (12.05%) ISEB
5 6 (7.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (6.02%) Degree
6 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.61%) Nessus
3 2 (2.41%) Perfmon
4 1 (1.20%) Ansible
4 1 (1.20%) Grafana
4 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) HP
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 3 (3.61%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.20%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft