Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 873 788
Rank change year-on-year +27 -85 +75
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 315 323 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.89% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 219 254 386
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £72,000 £73,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 33,577 36,300 35,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.17% 20.54% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,181 29,491 30,785
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +29 272 £51,250 +2.50% 26
UK excluding London -7 189 £50,000 - 17
London +51 117 £60,000 +4.35% 9
North of England +34 60 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South East 0 50 £52,500 +23.62% 2
Scotland +6 35 £45,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire +38 34 £52,500 +5.00% 6
North West +9 18 £48,250 +13.53% 3
South West +11 15 £55,000 +33.33% 5
East of England +4 15 £65,000 +20.37% 1
Midlands +16 13 £49,500 -10.00%
East Midlands -4 9 £50,000 -9.09%
North East - 8 £35,000 -
West Midlands +27 4 £45,000 -21.74%
Wales +7 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 196 (62.22%) Performance Testing
2 192 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (59.37%) Test Automation
4 184 (58.41%) JMeter
5 159 (50.48%) Selenium
6 149 (47.30%) Java
7 124 (39.37%) QA
8 109 (34.60%) JIRA
9 91 (28.89%) HP
10 90 (28.57%) Cucumber
11 77 (24.44%) BDD
12 76 (24.13%) Test Management
13 74 (23.49%) SQL
14 72 (22.86%) C#
15 70 (22.22%) TDD
16 66 (20.95%) ISTQB
17 64 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
18 58 (18.41%) Finance
18 58 (18.41%) NeoLoad
19 57 (18.10%) Non-Functional Testing
19 57 (18.10%) Test Scripting
20 56 (17.78%) Scrum
21 54 (17.14%) Test Strategy
22 52 (16.51%) DevOps
23 51 (16.19%) WebDriver
24 50 (15.87%) Jenkins
25 49 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
25 49 (15.56%) ISEB
26 48 (15.24%) SoapUI
26 48 (15.24%) Performance Engineering

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 20 (6.35%) Confluence
2 14 (4.44%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.13%) WebLogic
4 11 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.54%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.90%) JBoss
7 5 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.27%) Apache
8 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.63%) CMS
10 2 (0.63%) IIS
10 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.32%) SAP FI-AR
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.67%) BlazeMeter
3 19 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.44%) G Suite
4 14 (4.44%) Office 365
4 14 (4.44%) Slack
5 8 (2.54%) BrowserStack
6 7 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.22%) GitHub
7 6 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.27%) SaaS
8 4 (1.27%) Tricentis Tosca
9 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.44%) HTTP
2 5 (1.59%) Broadband
3 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.95%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.63%) Firewall
5 2 (0.63%) FTP
5 2 (0.63%) Internet
5 2 (0.63%) SSH
6 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.32%) VoIP
6 1 (0.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.49%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.17%) MySQL
3 10 (3.17%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.90%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.59%) DB2
5 5 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.95%) Big Data
7 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.63%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 184 (58.41%) JMeter
2 159 (50.48%) Selenium
3 109 (34.60%) JIRA
4 90 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 58 (18.41%) NeoLoad
6 51 (16.19%) WebDriver
7 50 (15.87%) Jenkins
8 48 (15.24%) SoapUI
9 42 (13.33%) Gatling
10 40 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 38 (12.06%) Appium
12 34 (10.79%) Git (software)
13 32 (10.16%) LoadUI
14 28 (8.89%) TestRail
15 26 (8.25%) Visual Studio
16 24 (7.62%) HP UFT
16 24 (7.62%) TeamCity
17 22 (6.98%) Maven
17 22 (6.98%) WebLOAD
18 21 (6.67%) TestComplete
General
1 58 (18.41%) Finance
2 24 (7.62%) Banking
3 22 (6.98%) Retail
4 12 (3.81%) Games
5 6 (1.90%) Law
6 5 (1.59%) Marketing
7 4 (1.27%) Advertising
7 4 (1.27%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 100 (31.75%) Analyst
2 77 (24.44%) Test Analyst
2 77 (24.44%) Tester
3 74 (23.49%) Test Engineer
4 62 (19.68%) Performance Tester
5 59 (18.73%) Performance Engineer
6 45 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
7 40 (12.70%) QA Analyst
8 27 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
9 25 (7.94%) Test Leader
10 23 (7.30%) Test Manager
11 22 (6.98%) Performance Analyst
11 22 (6.98%) QA Test Analyst
12 21 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
12 21 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
13 19 (6.03%) Senior Tester
14 17 (5.40%) Automation Tester
14 17 (5.40%) Performance Test Leader
15 16 (5.08%) Performance Test Analyst
15 16 (5.08%) Senior Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 33 (10.48%) Web Services
3 28 (8.89%) .NET
4 24 (7.62%) HTML
5 22 (6.98%) XML
6 21 (6.67%) SOAP
7 16 (5.08%) JSON
8 14 (4.44%) HTML5
9 13 (4.13%) RESTful
10 11 (3.49%) JDBC
11 10 (3.17%) AngularJS
11 10 (3.17%) J2EE
12 9 (2.86%) Ajax
12 9 (2.86%) Spring
13 8 (2.54%) Taurus
14 6 (1.90%) .NET Framework
14 6 (1.90%) Regular Expression
15 5 (1.59%) Java EE
15 5 (1.59%) Java SE
15 5 (1.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.90%) DataPower
5 4 (1.27%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.27%) Fintech
6 3 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.32%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Wallet
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.32%) PMI
8 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.32%) User Experience
8 1 (0.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.43%) Linux
2 23 (7.30%) Unix
3 15 (4.76%) Windows
4 9 (2.86%) AIX
5 4 (1.27%) Android
5 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (62.22%) Performance Testing
2 192 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (59.37%) Test Automation
4 77 (24.44%) BDD
5 76 (24.13%) Test Management
6 70 (22.22%) TDD
7 64 (20.32%) Problem-Solving
8 57 (18.10%) Non-Functional Testing
8 57 (18.10%) Test Scripting
9 56 (17.78%) Scrum
10 54 (17.14%) Test Strategy
11 52 (16.51%) DevOps
12 49 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 48 (15.24%) Performance Engineering
14 46 (14.60%) Open Source
15 45 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (14.29%) Regression Testing
16 44 (13.97%) Manual Testing
17 39 (12.38%) Line Management
18 37 (11.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 149 (47.30%) Java
2 74 (23.49%) SQL
3 72 (22.86%) C#
4 45 (14.29%) Python
5 44 (13.97%) JavaScript
6 22 (6.98%) Ruby
7 21 (6.67%) C
8 19 (6.03%) PHP
9 18 (5.71%) C++
10 16 (5.08%) Bash Shell
11 13 (4.13%) Perl
12 8 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 8 (2.54%) VB
13 7 (2.22%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.90%) Scala
14 6 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.27%) VBScript
16 3 (0.95%) Java 8
17 2 (0.63%) Haskell
17 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (20.95%) ISTQB
2 49 (15.56%) ISEB
3 47 (14.92%) Security Cleared
4 26 (8.25%) Degree
4 26 (8.25%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 11 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.63%) PMP
9 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.32%) CSQA
9 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (39.37%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) PMO
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.81%) Docker
2 3 (0.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.32%) ACF2
4 1 (0.32%) RACF
4 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (8.25%) HP ALM
3 7 (2.22%) Puppet
4 3 (0.95%) Ansible
4 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.63%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.63%) Terraform
6 1 (0.32%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.32%) Grafana
6 1 (0.32%) Nmap
6 1 (0.32%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 91 (28.89%) HP
2 36 (11.43%) Micro Focus
3 34 (10.79%) Oracle
4 29 (9.21%) AppDynamics
4 29 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 24 (7.62%) New Relic
6 19 (6.03%) Google
7 17 (5.40%) Splunk
8 16 (5.08%) Dynatrace
8 16 (5.08%) IBM
9 10 (3.17%) SOASTA, Inc
10 8 (2.54%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.90%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.59%) BT
13 4 (1.27%) SAP
13 4 (1.27%) WorldPay
14 3 (0.95%) Citrix
14 3 (0.95%) VMware
15 2 (0.63%) CA
15 2 (0.63%) Teradata