Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 746 852 893
Rank change year-on-year +106 +41 -101
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 338 317 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.30% 0.96% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 214 215 244
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,250 £78,750 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +5.26%

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 25,964 33,034 35,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.88% 20.07% 20.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20,514 26,725 28,926
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +151 307 £60,000 +20.00% 12
UK excluding London +62 179 £50,000 +8.11% 12
London +132 154 £70,000 +14.75% 1
North of England +29 77 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Yorkshire +11 43 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West +31 37 £48,500 -3.00% 3
North West +41 25 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Midlands +47 17 £61,000 +23.23% 2
South East +17 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Wales +18 15 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Midlands +43 14 £61,000 +35.56% 2
Scotland -1 14 £70,963 +57.69%
North East +19 9 £35,544 +1.55%
East of England +67 5 £52,500 -19.23% 2
East Midlands +20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 279 (82.54%) JMeter
2 240 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (49.70%) Performance Testing
4 156 (46.15%) HP
5 154 (45.56%) Selenium
6 142 (42.01%) Test Automation
7 131 (38.76%) Java
8 122 (36.09%) JIRA
9 117 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
10 113 (33.43%) QA
11 111 (32.84%) BDD
12 108 (31.95%) C#
12 108 (31.95%) Cucumber
13 103 (30.47%) Test Strategy
14 101 (29.88%) Test Management
15 97 (28.70%) Scrum
16 95 (28.11%) TDD
16 95 (28.11%) Software Testing
17 89 (26.33%) Security Cleared
18 83 (24.56%) DevOps
19 80 (23.67%) Linux
20 77 (22.78%) SoapUI
21 73 (21.60%) Windows
22 68 (20.12%) SC Cleared
23 65 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
23 65 (19.23%) Test Scripting
24 64 (18.93%) Kanban
25 62 (18.34%) User Acceptance Testing
26 61 (18.05%) Finance
27 57 (16.86%) Python

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 50 (14.79%) Confluence
2 9 (2.66%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.37%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.13%) G Suite
1 41 (12.13%) Office 365
2 18 (5.33%) AWS
2 18 (5.33%) Azure
3 14 (4.14%) BlazeMeter
4 9 (2.66%) Sauce Labs
5 7 (2.07%) GitHub
5 7 (2.07%) Slack
6 5 (1.48%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.18%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (1.18%) BrowserStack
7 4 (1.18%) CloudBees
7 4 (1.18%) IaaS
7 4 (1.18%) PaaS
7 4 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.59%) BIG-IP
1 2 (0.59%) PuTTY
1 2 (0.59%) Telnet
1 2 (0.59%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.25%) Blockchain
5 9 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.07%) MySQL
7 5 (1.48%) Big Data
7 5 (1.48%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.89%) DB2
9 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.59%) DTS
10 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 279 (82.54%) JMeter
2 154 (45.56%) Selenium
3 122 (36.09%) JIRA
4 108 (31.95%) Cucumber
5 77 (22.78%) SoapUI
6 65 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (15.68%) NeoLoad
8 44 (13.02%) HP UFT
9 34 (10.06%) SilkPerformer
10 28 (8.28%) Jenkins
11 24 (7.10%) Git (software)
12 21 (6.21%) WebDriver
13 19 (5.62%) SpecFlow
14 16 (4.73%) TestRail
15 15 (4.44%) TestComplete
15 15 (4.44%) Visual Studio Coded UI
16 14 (4.14%) Appium
16 14 (4.14%) Gatling
17 13 (3.85%) Visual Studio
18 12 (3.55%) LoadUI
General
1 61 (18.05%) Finance
2 25 (7.40%) Retail
3 20 (5.92%) Public Sector
4 13 (3.85%) Banking
5 9 (2.66%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.37%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.07%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (32.25%) Test Engineer
2 85 (25.15%) Analyst
3 84 (24.85%) Tester
4 73 (21.60%) Performance Tester
5 65 (19.23%) Performance Engineer
6 64 (18.93%) Test Analyst
7 59 (17.46%) Performance Test Engineer
8 40 (11.83%) Consultant
9 39 (11.54%) Test Consultant
10 38 (11.24%) Senior Test Engineer
11 37 (10.95%) Senior Performance Engineer
12 34 (10.06%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
12 34 (10.06%) LoadRunner Tester
12 34 (10.06%) Senior Consultant
13 33 (9.76%) Senior Test Consultant
14 31 (9.17%) Test Automation Engineer
15 23 (6.80%) QA Analyst
16 17 (5.03%) QA Tester
17 16 (4.73%) Functional Consultant
17 16 (4.73%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.57%) Web Services
2 49 (14.50%) Gherkin
3 21 (6.21%) .NET
3 21 (6.21%) SOAP
4 18 (5.33%) RESTful
5 15 (4.44%) Middleware
6 11 (3.25%) JSON
7 7 (2.07%) HTML
7 7 (2.07%) REST
7 7 (2.07%) XML
8 6 (1.78%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.48%) CSS
9 5 (1.48%) Node.js
10 4 (1.18%) Kafka
11 2 (0.59%) ADO
11 2 (0.59%) Nightwatchjs
11 2 (0.59%) Spring
11 2 (0.59%) Spring Boot
12 1 (0.30%) J2EE
12 1 (0.30%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.61%) Enterprise Software
2 45 (13.31%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.37%) Derivative
4 7 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.78%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.48%) User Experience
7 4 (1.18%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.18%) Social Network
8 3 (0.89%) Cloud Native
8 3 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.89%) Robotics
9 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.59%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.30%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.30%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 80 (23.67%) Linux
2 73 (21.60%) Windows
3 49 (14.50%) Unix
4 6 (1.78%) Android
4 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) CentOS
5 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (49.70%) Performance Testing
3 142 (42.01%) Test Automation
4 111 (32.84%) BDD
5 103 (30.47%) Test Strategy
6 101 (29.88%) Test Management
7 97 (28.70%) Scrum
8 95 (28.11%) Software Testing
8 95 (28.11%) TDD
9 83 (24.56%) DevOps
10 65 (19.23%) Test Scripting
11 64 (18.93%) Kanban
12 62 (18.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 54 (15.98%) DSDM
14 49 (14.50%) Performance Engineering
15 42 (12.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (11.83%) Manual Testing
17 39 (11.54%) Mentoring
18 38 (11.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 38 (11.24%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (38.76%) Java
2 108 (31.95%) C#
3 57 (16.86%) Python
4 51 (15.09%) SQL
5 32 (9.47%) JavaScript
6 23 (6.80%) C
7 21 (6.21%) Ruby
8 19 (5.62%) C++
9 14 (4.14%) VB
10 11 (3.25%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.96%) VBScript
12 9 (2.66%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.37%) Scala
14 5 (1.48%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.59%) XPath
16 1 (0.30%) Groovy
16 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.30%) PHP
16 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (26.33%) Security Cleared
2 68 (20.12%) SC Cleared
3 56 (16.57%) ISTQB
4 53 (15.68%) DV Cleared
5 50 (14.79%) ISEB
6 28 (8.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (4.14%) Degree
8 10 (2.96%) MCP
8 10 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.96%) OCP
8 10 (2.96%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (2.96%) SAP Certification
9 5 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (33.43%) QA
2 6 (1.78%) WCAG
3 1 (0.30%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (1.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 117 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (4.44%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.78%) Nessus
4 5 (1.48%) Kubernetes
4 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.48%) Puppet
5 4 (1.18%) Ansible
5 4 (1.18%) Terraform
6 2 (0.59%) nmon
7 1 (0.30%) Grafana
7 1 (0.30%) Nagios
7 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 156 (46.15%) HP
2 44 (13.02%) Oracle
3 43 (12.72%) Google
4 27 (7.99%) Atlassian
5 14 (4.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.85%) SAP
7 10 (2.96%) Apple
8 7 (2.07%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.48%) IBM
9 5 (1.48%) Perfecto Mobile
9 5 (1.48%) Veracode
10 3 (0.89%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.59%) Citrix
11 2 (0.59%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 2 (0.59%) F5
11 2 (0.59%) Micro Focus
11 2 (0.59%) Splunk
11 2 (0.59%) UiPath
11 2 (0.59%) VMware
12 1 (0.30%) Xamarin