Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 740 792 780
Rank change year-on-year +52 -12 +179
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 109 213 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 0.97% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 95 152 253
10th Percentile £41,530 £38,842 £33,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -

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 16,368 21,958 29,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.83% 19.34% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12,997 17,503 23,737
10th Percentile £35,750 £33,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LoadRunner.

Salary trend for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing LoadRunner over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Top 13 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 12 April 2021. 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 +32 97 £62,500 -3.85% 5
London +97 62 £67,500 - 4
UK excluding London +26 45 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South East +51 13 £50,000 -33.33%
South West +9 12 £51,250 +20.59%
Work from Home -119 6 £48,750 -2.50%
Wales +29 5 £29,750 -45.91%
Midlands +29 5 £55,000 +2.33%
West Midlands +24 5 £55,000 +4.76%
North of England +8 5 £58,000 +10.48%
Scotland +5 5 £75,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -4 3 £70,000 +33.33%
North West +19 2 £56,500 +7.62%

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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 95 (87.16%) JMeter
2 78 (71.56%) Test Automation
3 59 (54.13%) Performance Testing
4 52 (47.71%) JIRA
5 49 (44.95%) Linux
6 48 (44.04%) Selenium
7 47 (43.12%) Confluence
8 43 (39.45%) QA
9 40 (36.70%) Java
10 37 (33.94%) Software Testing
11 35 (32.11%) Test Management
12 33 (30.28%) Python
13 32 (29.36%) NeoLoad
14 29 (26.61%) Jenkins
14 29 (26.61%) Security Cleared
14 29 (26.61%) SC Cleared
15 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (23.85%) Load Testing
16 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (22.94%) AWS
17 22 (20.18%) HP UFT
17 22 (20.18%) DV Cleared
18 21 (19.27%) HP
18 21 (19.27%) HP Quality Center
18 21 (19.27%) SDET
19 20 (18.35%) Blockchain
19 20 (18.35%) TestRail
19 20 (18.35%) Windows
19 20 (18.35%) SilkPerformer
20 19 (17.43%) RESTful

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 47 (43.12%) Confluence
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (22.94%) AWS
2 13 (11.93%) Azure
3 5 (4.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.92%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) Blockchain
2 6 (5.50%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.67%) SAP BW
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.92%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 95 (87.16%) JMeter
2 52 (47.71%) JIRA
3 48 (44.04%) Selenium
4 32 (29.36%) NeoLoad
5 29 (26.61%) Jenkins
6 22 (20.18%) HP UFT
7 20 (18.35%) SilkPerformer
7 20 (18.35%) TestRail
8 13 (11.93%) Cucumber
9 12 (11.01%) Locust
10 11 (10.09%) Gatling
11 10 (9.17%) SoapUI
12 9 (8.26%) eggPlant
13 6 (5.50%) The Grinder
14 5 (4.59%) Appium
14 5 (4.59%) WebDriver
14 5 (4.59%) Xdebug
15 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
16 3 (2.75%) REST Assured
16 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (5.50%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Front Office
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Performance Engineer
2 28 (25.69%) Test Engineer
3 27 (24.77%) Performance Test Engineer
4 21 (19.27%) Tester
5 18 (16.51%) QA Engineer
6 16 (14.68%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 16 (14.68%) Senior Test Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Analyst
8 11 (10.09%) Test Analyst
9 10 (9.17%) Test Manager
10 9 (8.26%) Performance Tester
11 7 (6.42%) Performance Test Leader
11 7 (6.42%) Test Leader
12 6 (5.50%) Performance Analyst
12 6 (5.50%) Performance Manager
12 6 (5.50%) Performance Test Analyst
12 6 (5.50%) Performance Test Manager
12 6 (5.50%) Software Tester
13 5 (4.59%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (4.59%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.43%) RESTful
2 8 (7.34%) .NET
2 8 (7.34%) SOAP
3 7 (6.42%) Web Services
4 4 (3.67%) JSON
4 4 (3.67%) Middleware
4 4 (3.67%) Spring
5 2 (1.83%) Chai
5 2 (1.83%) J2EE
5 2 (1.83%) Kafka
5 2 (1.83%) REST
6 1 (0.92%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.83%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.92%) Equities
4 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (44.95%) Linux
2 20 (18.35%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (71.56%) Test Automation
2 59 (54.13%) Performance Testing
3 37 (33.94%) Software Testing
4 35 (32.11%) Test Management
5 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (23.85%) Load Testing
6 25 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (19.27%) SDET
8 12 (11.01%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (11.01%) Test Scripting
9 11 (10.09%) Project Delivery
10 10 (9.17%) BDD
10 10 (9.17%) Coaching
11 9 (8.26%) Manual Testing
11 9 (8.26%) Open Source
11 9 (8.26%) TDD
12 8 (7.34%) Performance Engineering
12 8 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (7.34%) SDLC
13 7 (6.42%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) Java
2 33 (30.28%) Python
3 12 (11.01%) C++
3 12 (11.01%) SQL
4 10 (9.17%) C#
5 8 (7.34%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.42%) Ruby
7 5 (4.59%) PHP
8 4 (3.67%) ABAP
8 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.75%) C
10 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.92%) Perl
11 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (26.61%) SC Cleared
1 29 (26.61%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.18%) DV Cleared
3 14 (12.84%) ISTQB
4 8 (7.34%) ISEB
5 7 (6.42%) Degree
6 5 (4.59%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (3.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (39.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (19.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.67%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.83%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.92%) Grafana
4 1 (0.92%) Nessus
4 1 (0.92%) nmon
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) HP
2 15 (13.76%) Dynatrace
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) SAP
4 3 (2.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.83%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.92%) Citrix
6 1 (0.92%) MEDITECH
6 1 (0.92%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.92%) New Relic
6 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds