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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 702 708 696
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 172 230 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 1.29% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 140 185 215
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26%  

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 18609 17798 18404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.93% 18.09% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15347 15429 15455
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -10 163 £47,500 -5.00% 23
London -23 57 £50,000 -13.04% 9
South East +37 37 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Yorkshire +9 23 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Berkshire +24 19 £40,000 -11.11%
Reading +35 17 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +21 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Leeds +16 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West -7 14 £40,000 -11.11% 3
East Midlands +37 13 £55,000 +52.77% 2
Nottinghamshire - 13 £55,000 - 2
Nottingham - 13 £55,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +2 12 £40,000 -11.11%
Gloucester +9 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £81,250 +47.72%
North West -30 8 £37,500 - 3
City of London +25 7 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Scotland +19 7 £52,500 -25.00% 2
East of England -24 7 £35,000 -44.22% 1
West Midlands +17 6 £60,000 -
York - 6 £50,500 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £50,500 -
Hampshire +21 5 £40,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +4 5 £32,500 -50.00%
Milton Keynes - 5 £81,250 -
Glasgow +9 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
Letchworth - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester - 4 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +31 3 £80,000 +88.23%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 286 (73.52%) Test Automation
2 213 (54.76%) JMeter
3 205 (52.70%) Selenium
4 196 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (50.39%) ISTQB
5 179 (46.02%) Java
6 177 (45.50%) Performance Testing
7 156 (40.10%) HP
8 144 (37.02%) Test Strategy
9 138 (35.48%) Cucumber
10 136 (34.96%) Test Scripting
10 136 (34.96%) Non-Functional Testing
11 132 (33.93%) JIRA
12 128 (32.90%) ISEB
13 119 (30.59%) HP Quality Center
14 112 (28.79%) HP UFT
14 112 (28.79%) SQL
15 93 (23.91%) Security Cleared
16 88 (22.62%) C#
16 88 (22.62%) Test Management
17 80 (20.57%) Scenario Testing
18 75 (19.28%) Linux
19 71 (18.25%) QA
20 69 (17.74%) DV Cleared
21 66 (16.97%) C++
22 64 (16.45%) Functional Testing
23 63 (16.20%) Windows
23 63 (16.20%) Python
24 62 (15.94%) Software Testing
25 60 (15.42%) SoapUI

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 19 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 12 (3.08%) JBoss
3 10 (2.57%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.54%) Jetty
4 6 (1.54%) Tornado
5 5 (1.29%) Apache
5 5 (1.29%) Confluence
6 4 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.26%) CICS
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SAP CAR
1 2 (0.51%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.51%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.14%) SaaS
2 19 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.83%) G Suite
3 11 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (2.83%) Office 365
3 11 (2.83%) Slack
4 6 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.03%) GitHub
5 4 (1.03%) Loggly
5 4 (1.03%) OpenShift
5 4 (1.03%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.77%) Akamai
7 2 (0.51%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.63%) HTTP
2 13 (3.34%) Firewall
2 13 (3.34%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.54%) AMQP
4 5 (1.29%) FTP
5 4 (1.03%) IPv4
5 4 (1.03%) SMTP
5 4 (1.03%) SSL
6 3 (0.77%) Internet
7 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.26%) LDAP
7 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.91%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.57%) MySQL
5 10 (2.57%) Redis
6 8 (2.06%) Informix
7 7 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.54%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.54%) DB2
8 6 (1.54%) Riak
9 5 (1.29%) Big Data
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) DataStage
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 213 (54.76%) JMeter
2 205 (52.70%) Selenium
3 138 (35.48%) Cucumber
4 132 (33.93%) JIRA
5 112 (28.79%) HP UFT
6 60 (15.42%) SoapUI
7 50 (12.85%) Jenkins
8 47 (12.08%) Git (software)
8 47 (12.08%) Visual Studio
9 40 (10.28%) WebDriver
10 37 (9.51%) Maven
11 32 (8.23%) JUnit
12 29 (7.46%) NeoLoad
13 28 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 27 (6.94%) Gatling
15 26 (6.68%) TestNG
16 24 (6.17%) Eclipse
17 23 (5.91%) IntelliJ
18 22 (5.66%) LoadUI
19 15 (3.86%) JIRA Agile
General
1 46 (11.83%) Finance
2 32 (8.23%) Retail
3 23 (5.91%) Law
4 22 (5.66%) Legal
5 11 (2.83%) Games
6 9 (2.31%) Banking
7 6 (1.54%) Marketing
8 5 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (23.39%) Analyst
2 82 (21.08%) Test Analyst
3 81 (20.82%) Test Engineer
4 71 (18.25%) Tester
5 53 (13.62%) Test Leader
6 34 (8.74%) Performance Tester
7 33 (8.48%) Test Manager
8 31 (7.97%) Test Automation Engineer
9 30 (7.71%) Consultant
10 24 (6.17%) Performance Engineer
10 24 (6.17%) Test Consultant
11 21 (5.40%) Senior Tester
11 21 (5.40%) Software Analyst
11 21 (5.40%) Software Test Analyst
12 19 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
13 15 (3.86%) Performance Test Leader
14 14 (3.60%) Performance Test Engineer
15 13 (3.34%) QA Analyst
16 12 (3.08%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.60%) Web Services
2 32 (8.23%) SOAP
3 30 (7.71%) .NET
4 24 (6.17%) XML
5 19 (4.88%) JMS
6 16 (4.11%) Gherkin
6 16 (4.11%) Hibernate
6 16 (4.11%) Spring
7 15 (3.86%) REST
8 14 (3.60%) RESTful
9 13 (3.34%) HTML
10 7 (1.80%) Swagger
10 7 (1.80%) WSDL
11 6 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
11 6 (1.54%) AngularJS
11 6 (1.54%) Apache Camel
11 6 (1.54%) Flask
11 6 (1.54%) Kafka
11 6 (1.54%) Node.js
11 6 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.86%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.60%) Cyber Defence
3 14 (3.60%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.80%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.29%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.03%) NHS
8 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.26%) DataPower
10 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.28%) Linux
2 63 (16.20%) Windows
3 21 (5.40%) Unix
4 6 (1.54%) Android
4 6 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) AIX
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (73.52%) Test Automation
2 196 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (45.50%) Performance Testing
4 144 (37.02%) Test Strategy
5 136 (34.96%) Non-Functional Testing
5 136 (34.96%) Test Scripting
6 88 (22.62%) Test Management
7 80 (20.57%) Scenario Testing
8 64 (16.45%) Functional Testing
9 62 (15.94%) Software Testing
10 57 (14.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 55 (14.14%) BDD
12 54 (13.88%) Scrum
13 52 (13.37%) TDD
14 39 (10.03%) Kanban
14 39 (10.03%) User Stories
15 35 (9.00%) Manual Testing
16 34 (8.74%) Cybersecurity
16 34 (8.74%) Software Engineering
17 33 (8.48%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (46.02%) Java
2 112 (28.79%) SQL
3 88 (22.62%) C#
4 66 (16.97%) C++
5 63 (16.20%) Python
6 48 (12.34%) Ruby
7 40 (10.28%) C
8 29 (7.46%) VB
9 28 (7.20%) JavaScript
10 23 (5.91%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.83%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.83%) Scala
12 8 (2.06%) Groovy
13 7 (1.80%) VBScript
14 6 (1.54%) Perl
14 6 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.54%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.29%) AWK
16 4 (1.03%) PHP
17 3 (0.77%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 196 (50.39%) ISTQB
2 128 (32.90%) ISEB
3 93 (23.91%) Security Cleared
4 69 (17.74%) DV Cleared
5 51 (13.11%) Degree
6 24 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (4.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (3.08%) SAP Certification
9 11 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.06%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.80%) MCP
12 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.54%) MBCS
14 5 (1.29%) OCP
14 5 (1.29%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (1.29%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.29%) PMP
15 4 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (18.25%) QA
2 5 (1.29%) PMO
3 4 (1.03%) HL7
3 4 (1.03%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.77%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.63%) Docker
2 4 (1.03%) LXC
2 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) ACF2
3 1 (0.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 119 (30.59%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.08%) Ansible
4 11 (2.83%) Puppet
5 4 (1.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.51%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.51%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.26%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.26%) Graphite
7 1 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.26%) Kibana
7 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.26%) logstash
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 156 (40.10%) HP
2 44 (11.31%) Oracle
3 39 (10.03%) SAP
4 20 (5.14%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.37%) Google
6 14 (3.60%) Atlassian
7 13 (3.34%) Cognizant
8 12 (3.08%) Dynatrace
9 10 (2.57%) IBM
10 6 (1.54%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.54%) Citrix
10 6 (1.54%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.29%) Splunk
12 4 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (1.03%) Capita
12 4 (1.03%) VMware
13 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.51%) CA
14 2 (0.51%) CollabNet
14 2 (0.51%) SOASTA, Inc
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Salary: £30K to £60K + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Transition Partners
Salary: Up to £55k + Strong Benefits!
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago