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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 664 742 720
Rank change year-on-year +78 -22  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 201 210 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.12% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 164 143 207
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,500 £36,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.80% +5.00%  

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17568 18824 18060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.42% 18.14% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14739 16171 15140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +79 192 £45,000 -18.18% 23
London +61 69 £56,250 -6.25% 10
South East +79 38 £40,000 -27.27%
Yorkshire +13 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Leeds +34 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +21 23 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West +26 22 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North West -1 20 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Gloucestershire +12 14 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Hampshire +36 13 £35,000 -33.33%
Gloucester +17 13 £40,000 -23.80% 1
City of London +30 12 £60,000 +14.28% 5
East of England -11 11 £52,500 -19.23% 5
Manchester -18 11 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Surrey +56 9 £50,000 -9.09%
Wales +10 8 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +7 8 £35,000 -46.15% 2
Newquay - 8 £40,000 -
New Quay - 8 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 8 £40,000 -
Ceredigion - 8 £40,000 -
Mid Wales - 8 £40,000 -
West Sussex +25 7 £50,000 -23.07%
Skelmersdale - 7 £36,200 -
Lancashire - 7 £36,200 -
Buckinghamshire +13 6 £70,000 +27.27%
Portsmouth - 6 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 5 - -
Fareham - 5 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 209 (52.78%) JMeter
2 208 (52.53%) Selenium
3 204 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (50.76%) ISTQB
5 178 (44.95%) Performance Testing
6 166 (41.92%) Java
7 161 (40.66%) HP
7 161 (40.66%) Test Strategy
8 144 (36.36%) JIRA
9 138 (34.85%) Cucumber
10 136 (34.34%) Non-Functional Testing
11 130 (32.83%) ISEB
12 122 (30.81%) Test Scripting
13 117 (29.55%) Test Automation
14 114 (28.79%) HP Quality Center
15 103 (26.01%) SQL
16 100 (25.25%) HP UFT
17 90 (22.73%) Test Management
18 87 (21.97%) Security Cleared
19 77 (19.44%) Software Testing
20 76 (19.19%) C#
20 76 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
21 69 (17.42%) C++
22 66 (16.67%) Linux
23 63 (15.91%) Windows
23 63 (15.91%) SoapUI
24 62 (15.66%) QA
25 60 (15.15%) DV Cleared
26 56 (14.14%) Functional Testing
26 56 (14.14%) Scrum

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 12 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.77%) Confluence
4 6 (1.52%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.26%) Apache
6 4 (1.01%) IIS
7 3 (0.76%) JBoss
8 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.51%) Jetty
8 2 (0.51%) Tornado
8 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.25%) CICS
9 1 (0.25%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Magento
1 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.03%) G Suite
1 12 (3.03%) Office 365
1 12 (3.03%) Slack
2 9 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.02%) SaaS
4 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.26%) GitHub
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.01%) Loggly
6 4 (1.01%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.76%) BrowserStack
7 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.76%) Sauce Labs
8 2 (0.51%) Akamai
8 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.04%) HTTP
2 12 (3.03%) Firewall
3 7 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.52%) SMTP
5 5 (1.26%) FTP
6 4 (1.01%) Internet
6 4 (1.01%) IPv4
6 4 (1.01%) SSL
7 2 (0.51%) AMQP
7 2 (0.51%) IMAP
7 2 (0.51%) LDAP
7 2 (0.51%) NAS
7 2 (0.51%) SAN
7 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.27%) MySQL
4 8 (2.02%) Informix
4 8 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.52%) Redis
6 5 (1.26%) DB2
6 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.01%) Big Data
8 3 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.51%) Couchbase
9 2 (0.51%) Riak
10 1 (0.25%) DataStage
10 1 (0.25%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 209 (52.78%) JMeter
2 208 (52.53%) Selenium
3 144 (36.36%) JIRA
4 138 (34.85%) Cucumber
5 100 (25.25%) HP UFT
6 63 (15.91%) SoapUI
7 55 (13.89%) Visual Studio
8 52 (13.13%) Jenkins
9 42 (10.61%) WebDriver
10 39 (9.85%) Git (software)
11 33 (8.33%) Maven
12 32 (8.08%) JUnit
13 30 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (6.82%) TestNG
15 25 (6.31%) Eclipse
16 24 (6.06%) IntelliJ
17 23 (5.81%) LoadUI
18 19 (4.80%) Gatling
19 18 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
20 15 (3.79%) Ranorex
General
1 53 (13.38%) Finance
2 36 (9.09%) Legal
3 30 (7.58%) Law
4 24 (6.06%) Retail
5 10 (2.53%) Games
6 8 (2.02%) Banking
6 8 (2.02%) Marketing
7 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.01%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (27.53%) Analyst
2 105 (26.52%) Test Analyst
3 83 (20.96%) Test Engineer
4 68 (17.17%) Tester
5 61 (15.40%) Test Leader
6 43 (10.86%) Test Manager
7 38 (9.60%) Performance Tester
8 36 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
9 34 (8.59%) Senior Test Analyst
10 32 (8.08%) Test Automation Engineer
11 27 (6.82%) Performance Engineer
12 26 (6.57%) Consultant
13 25 (6.31%) Software Analyst
13 25 (6.31%) Software Test Analyst
14 23 (5.81%) Test Consultant
15 18 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
15 18 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
15 18 (4.55%) Technical Leader
16 16 (4.04%) Automation Test Analyst
16 16 (4.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.35%) Web Services
2 32 (8.08%) .NET
3 28 (7.07%) SOAP
4 25 (6.31%) XML
5 19 (4.80%) HTML
6 17 (4.29%) JMS
7 16 (4.04%) Gherkin
8 14 (3.54%) REST
8 14 (3.54%) RESTful
9 12 (3.03%) Hibernate
9 12 (3.03%) Spring
10 8 (2.02%) Swagger
11 5 (1.26%) CSS
12 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (1.01%) J2EE
12 4 (1.01%) XML Schema
13 3 (0.76%) JSON
13 3 (0.76%) Node.js
13 3 (0.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 11 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.77%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.26%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.76%) iPad
8 3 (0.76%) NHS
9 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.25%) DataPower
10 1 (0.25%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.67%) Linux
2 63 (15.91%) Windows
3 18 (4.55%) Unix
4 9 (2.27%) Android
4 9 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.26%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.51%) AIX
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (44.95%) Performance Testing
3 161 (40.66%) Test Strategy
4 136 (34.34%) Non-Functional Testing
5 122 (30.81%) Test Scripting
6 117 (29.55%) Test Automation
7 90 (22.73%) Test Management
8 77 (19.44%) Software Testing
9 76 (19.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 56 (14.14%) Functional Testing
10 56 (14.14%) Scrum
11 47 (11.87%) TDD
12 46 (11.62%) BDD
12 46 (11.62%) Manual Testing
13 44 (11.11%) User Stories
14 43 (10.86%) Automated Testing
14 43 (10.86%) Automation Testing
15 40 (10.10%) Kanban
16 37 (9.34%) Service Management
17 36 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 166 (41.92%) Java
2 103 (26.01%) SQL
3 76 (19.19%) C#
4 69 (17.42%) C++
5 54 (13.64%) Python
6 43 (10.86%) Ruby
7 31 (7.83%) C
8 23 (5.81%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.03%) VB
10 10 (2.53%) Scala
11 8 (2.02%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.77%) Groovy
12 7 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.26%) AWK
13 5 (1.26%) Perl
13 5 (1.26%) PHP
14 4 (1.01%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.01%) VBScript
15 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 201 (50.76%) ISTQB
2 130 (32.83%) ISEB
3 87 (21.97%) Security Cleared
4 60 (15.15%) DV Cleared
5 50 (12.63%) Degree
6 19 (4.80%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 16 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.26%) MBCS
10 5 (1.26%) MCP
10 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.26%) OCP
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (1.26%) SAP Certification
11 4 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.25%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (15.66%) QA
2 4 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.76%) HL7
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.78%) Docker
2 8 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.01%) LXC
3 4 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 114 (28.79%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.77%) Ansible
2 7 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.77%) Puppet
3 4 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 4 (1.01%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (1.01%) Perfmon
3 4 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) Graphite
4 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.25%) OpenView
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 161 (40.66%) HP
2 34 (8.59%) Oracle
2 34 (8.59%) SAP
3 22 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.29%) Atlassian
5 14 (3.54%) Google
6 13 (3.28%) IBM
7 11 (2.78%) Dynatrace
8 8 (2.02%) Cognizant
8 8 (2.02%) VMware
9 5 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
10 4 (1.01%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.01%) Splunk
11 3 (0.76%) Citrix
11 3 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
12 2 (0.51%) CollabNet
12 2 (0.51%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.25%) CA
13 1 (0.25%) hybris
13 1 (0.25%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
SThree
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + competitive,negotibale
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK and Europe
Infuse Consulting
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + benefits pa (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Boyd
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension,health
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago