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

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 955 787 892
Rank change year-on-year -168 +105 -101
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 245 389 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 1.16% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 166 325 299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,250 £33,060 £37,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £62,239 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +10.53%

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 35,703 33,622 36,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 19.90% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29,030 28,209 30,973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 May 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 May 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 -161 220 £50,000 +5.26% 47
UK excluding London -124 155 £50,000 +17.65% 34
London -44 82 £48,000 -12.73% 19
North of England -23 62 £45,000 +9.09% 10
South East -53 35 £63,000 +32.63% 7
Yorkshire +12 31 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North West +9 27 £46,500 +24.00% 2
East of England -5 20 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Scotland -25 16 £42,500 -1.73% 5
South West -67 12 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Midlands +1 9 £49,000 -6.67% 5
East Midlands -2 5 £49,000 -8.84% 3
West Midlands +7 4 £42,000 +15.07% 2
North East - 4 £50,000 - 1
Wales -8 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 167 (68.16%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (61.63%) Selenium
3 144 (58.78%) Test Automation
4 143 (58.37%) JMeter
5 142 (57.96%) Performance Testing
6 116 (47.35%) Java
7 101 (41.22%) HP
8 100 (40.82%) QA
9 90 (36.73%) JIRA
10 82 (33.47%) Cucumber
11 70 (28.57%) Test Management
12 69 (28.16%) BDD
13 65 (26.53%) C#
14 63 (25.71%) Finance
15 62 (25.31%) TDD
16 61 (24.90%) SoapUI
17 56 (22.86%) WebDriver
18 54 (22.04%) NeoLoad
19 51 (20.82%) ISTQB
20 50 (20.41%) Test Scripting
20 50 (20.41%) Test Strategy
21 49 (20.00%) Manual Testing
22 48 (19.59%) Open Source
22 48 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
23 45 (18.37%) Regression Testing
24 44 (17.96%) .NET
25 43 (17.55%) HP UFT
25 43 (17.55%) Software Testing
25 43 (17.55%) Jenkins
26 40 (16.33%) 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 25 (10.20%) Confluence
2 17 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 13 (5.31%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.27%) Apache Solr
5 7 (2.86%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.04%) JBoss
7 4 (1.63%) Apache
7 4 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.82%) IIS
8 2 (0.82%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.82%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.41%) CICS
9 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.61%) Slack
2 22 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (6.53%) G Suite
4 16 (6.53%) Office 365
5 9 (3.67%) BrowserStack
6 7 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (1.63%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (1.63%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) npm
8 2 (0.82%) NuGet
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.41%) GitHub
9 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.27%) HTTP
2 3 (1.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.82%) FTP
3 2 (0.82%) SSH
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.08%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.86%) Big Data
5 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.63%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.22%) DB2
7 3 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.22%) MySQL
8 2 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 151 (61.63%) Selenium
2 143 (58.37%) JMeter
3 90 (36.73%) JIRA
4 82 (33.47%) Cucumber
5 61 (24.90%) SoapUI
6 56 (22.86%) WebDriver
7 54 (22.04%) NeoLoad
8 48 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 43 (17.55%) HP UFT
9 43 (17.55%) Jenkins
10 32 (13.06%) Gatling
11 29 (11.84%) Appium
12 27 (11.02%) WebLOAD
13 26 (10.61%) TestComplete
14 23 (9.39%) TestRail
15 22 (8.98%) Robot Framework
15 22 (8.98%) Zephyr
16 19 (7.76%) Git (software)
16 19 (7.76%) LoadUI
17 18 (7.35%) Maven
General
1 63 (25.71%) Finance
2 25 (10.20%) Retail
3 11 (4.49%) Games
3 11 (4.49%) Legal
4 9 (3.67%) Advertising
5 7 (2.86%) Banking
5 7 (2.86%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (25.31%) Analyst
1 62 (25.31%) Tester
2 56 (22.86%) Test Analyst
3 51 (20.82%) Test Engineer
4 48 (19.59%) Performance Engineer
5 43 (17.55%) Performance Tester
6 37 (15.10%) Performance Test Engineer
7 33 (13.47%) Test Leader
8 29 (11.84%) QA Analyst
8 29 (11.84%) Test Automation Engineer
9 23 (9.39%) QA Test Analyst
10 20 (8.16%) Test Manager
11 19 (7.76%) Automation Test Analyst
11 19 (7.76%) Automation Tester
11 19 (7.76%) Performance Test Leader
12 16 (6.53%) Consultant
12 16 (6.53%) Test Consultant
13 14 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
14 12 (4.90%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (17.96%) .NET
2 29 (11.84%) Gherkin
3 27 (11.02%) SOAP
3 27 (11.02%) Web Services
4 14 (5.71%) REST
5 13 (5.31%) HTML
5 13 (5.31%) J2EE
5 13 (5.31%) XML
6 10 (4.08%) Nightwatchjs
7 9 (3.67%) RESTful
8 8 (3.27%) PostGIS
8 8 (3.27%) Spring
8 8 (3.27%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.86%) HTML5
9 7 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (2.45%) DCOM
11 4 (1.63%) DOM
11 4 (1.63%) JAXB
11 4 (1.63%) JDBC
11 4 (1.63%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.20%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.67%) Fintech
6 4 (1.63%) PMI
6 4 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.22%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) DataPower
8 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Wallet
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.90%) Linux
2 6 (2.45%) Unix
3 4 (1.63%) AIX
4 2 (0.82%) Windows
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (68.16%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (58.78%) Test Automation
3 142 (57.96%) Performance Testing
4 70 (28.57%) Test Management
5 69 (28.16%) BDD
6 62 (25.31%) TDD
7 50 (20.41%) Test Scripting
7 50 (20.41%) Test Strategy
8 49 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 48 (19.59%) Open Source
10 45 (18.37%) Regression Testing
11 43 (17.55%) Software Testing
12 40 (16.33%) Scrum
13 36 (14.69%) Performance Engineering
14 33 (13.47%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (13.47%) Line Management
14 33 (13.47%) Non-Functional Testing
15 29 (11.84%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (10.20%) DevOps
16 25 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (47.35%) Java
2 65 (26.53%) C#
3 35 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.06%) C++
4 32 (13.06%) SQL
5 26 (10.61%) Ruby
6 24 (9.80%) Python
7 20 (8.16%) C
8 10 (4.08%) Groovy
8 10 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.27%) COBOL
10 7 (2.86%) Pascal
10 7 (2.86%) PHP
10 7 (2.86%) VB
11 6 (2.45%) Scala
12 5 (2.04%) Perl
12 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 51 (20.82%) ISTQB
2 35 (14.29%) ISEB
3 28 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 24 (9.80%) SC Cleared
5 23 (9.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (8.57%) Degree
7 7 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
8 6 (2.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.45%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.63%) CSQA
10 2 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) PMP
11 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (40.82%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) PMO
2 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.53%) Docker
2 8 (3.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.82%) ACF2
4 2 (0.82%) RACF
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.90%) Kubernetes
3 10 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.08%) Puppet
4 6 (2.45%) BMC Performance Manager
5 5 (2.04%) CA Wily
6 3 (1.22%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.22%) Nagios
7 2 (0.82%) Ansible
7 2 (0.82%) Grafana
7 2 (0.82%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 101 (41.22%) HP
2 36 (14.69%) Oracle
3 34 (13.88%) Micro Focus
4 28 (11.43%) Google
5 17 (6.94%) IBM
6 15 (6.12%) CA
7 12 (4.90%) AppDynamics
7 12 (4.90%) Citrix
8 10 (4.08%) CA Agile Central
8 10 (4.08%) Dynatrace
9 9 (3.67%) Xamarin
10 8 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (3.27%) SAP
11 7 (2.86%) BMC
12 6 (2.45%) Capita
12 6 (2.45%) Microsoft
12 6 (2.45%) Remedy
13 5 (2.04%) New Relic
13 5 (2.04%) Splunk
14 4 (1.63%) WorldPay