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

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 923 808
Rank change year-on-year +94 -115 +91
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 322 280 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.99% 0.77% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 218 228 357
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £33,412 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £64,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +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 32,528 36,595 35,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.98% 20.25% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26,233 29,762 30,493
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 £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in the UK

LoadRunner
Top 14 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 November 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 +118 283 £50,000 -4.76% 54
UK excluding London +36 181 £45,000 -14.29% 47
London +95 128 £62,500 +4.17% 11
North of England +61 75 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Yorkshire +50 42 £50,000 -0.99% 6
South East +18 42 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Scotland +4 28 £45,000 -14.29% 3
North West +34 23 £49,500 -1.00% 10
South West +6 15 £42,500 -19.05% 6
Midlands +3 13 £42,500 -22.73% 6
East Midlands -1 12 £42,500 -22.73% 2
North East +1 10 £35,000 -6.67% 4
East of England +18 8 £65,000 +20.37% 7
West Midlands +41 1 £45,000 -18.18% 4

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 208 (64.60%) JMeter
2 198 (61.49%) Test Automation
3 194 (60.25%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (53.42%) Performance Testing
5 171 (53.11%) Selenium
6 133 (41.30%) JIRA
7 128 (39.75%) Java
8 113 (35.09%) QA
9 108 (33.54%) Cucumber
10 92 (28.57%) HP
11 90 (27.95%) BDD
12 85 (26.40%) C#
13 79 (24.53%) TDD
14 72 (22.36%) SQL
14 72 (22.36%) Jenkins
15 71 (22.05%) ISTQB
15 71 (22.05%) Test Management
16 66 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 64 (19.88%) Security Cleared
18 62 (19.25%) Scrum
18 62 (19.25%) DevOps
19 60 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (18.63%) Finance
20 55 (17.08%) JavaScript
21 54 (16.77%) NeoLoad
22 53 (16.46%) Non-Functional Testing
22 53 (16.46%) Test Strategy
23 52 (16.15%) SoapUI
23 52 (16.15%) ISEB
24 48 (14.91%) Continuous Integration

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 37 (11.49%) Confluence
2 7 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (1.86%) Apache Solr
3 6 (1.86%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.93%) IIS
5 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.31%) SAP FI-AR
2 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.83%) BlazeMeter
4 20 (6.21%) G Suite
4 20 (6.21%) Office 365
5 15 (4.66%) GitHub
6 9 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (2.80%) BrowserStack
7 7 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (2.17%) PaaS
7 7 (2.17%) Slack
8 6 (1.86%) Sauce Labs
9 5 (1.55%) CloudBees
9 5 (1.55%) IaaS
9 5 (1.55%) OpenShift
9 5 (1.55%) Tricentis Tosca
10 2 (0.62%) SaaS
10 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.11%) HTTP
2 8 (2.48%) Broadband
3 4 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.62%) Firewall
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.31%) VoIP
5 1 (0.31%) WAAS
5 1 (0.31%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.42%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.11%) MySQL
5 6 (1.86%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.93%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.93%) DB2
9 2 (0.62%) Big Data
9 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.31%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 208 (64.60%) JMeter
2 171 (53.11%) Selenium
3 133 (41.30%) JIRA
4 108 (33.54%) Cucumber
5 72 (22.36%) Jenkins
6 54 (16.77%) NeoLoad
7 52 (16.15%) SoapUI
8 45 (13.98%) Git (software)
9 44 (13.66%) Gatling
10 39 (12.11%) HP UFT
10 39 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (11.49%) Visual Studio
12 35 (10.87%) WebDriver
13 30 (9.32%) Appium
13 30 (9.32%) LoadUI
14 29 (9.01%) TeamCity
15 27 (8.39%) JUnit
15 27 (8.39%) Maven
16 23 (7.14%) TestComplete
17 19 (5.90%) SilkPerformer
General
1 60 (18.63%) Finance
2 42 (13.04%) Retail
3 29 (9.01%) Banking
4 7 (2.17%) Games
5 5 (1.55%) Marketing
6 4 (1.24%) Legal
7 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Law
8 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 109 (33.85%) Analyst
2 89 (27.64%) Test Analyst
2 89 (27.64%) Test Engineer
3 77 (23.91%) Tester
4 62 (19.25%) Performance Tester
5 48 (14.91%) Performance Engineer
6 39 (12.11%) Performance Test Engineer
7 38 (11.80%) Test Automation Engineer
8 30 (9.32%) QA Analyst
9 28 (8.70%) Test Manager
10 26 (8.07%) Performance Analyst
11 25 (7.76%) Senior Tester
12 23 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
12 23 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
13 22 (6.83%) Automation Tester
13 22 (6.83%) Senior Performance Tester
14 21 (6.52%) Test Leader
15 20 (6.21%) Performance Test Analyst
16 16 (4.97%) Performance Specialist
17 15 (4.66%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.80%) Gherkin
2 36 (11.18%) HTML
3 34 (10.56%) Web Services
4 23 (7.14%) SOAP
5 22 (6.83%) .NET
5 22 (6.83%) JSON
6 19 (5.90%) HTML5
7 17 (5.28%) AngularJS
7 17 (5.28%) CSS
8 16 (4.97%) XML
9 12 (3.73%) Node.js
10 11 (3.42%) .NET Framework
10 11 (3.42%) JDBC
10 11 (3.42%) RESTful
10 11 (3.42%) WebdriverIO
11 10 (3.11%) CSS3
11 10 (3.11%) Taurus
12 9 (2.80%) Ajax
12 9 (2.80%) React
13 7 (2.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.45%) Mobile App
2 16 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.17%) Fintech
4 5 (1.55%) User Experience
5 4 (1.24%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.24%) DataPower
5 4 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.93%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.31%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.31%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.18%) Linux
2 27 (8.39%) Unix
3 23 (7.14%) Windows
4 8 (2.48%) Android
4 8 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.86%) AIX
6 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (61.49%) Test Automation
2 194 (60.25%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (53.42%) Performance Testing
4 90 (27.95%) BDD
5 79 (24.53%) TDD
6 71 (22.05%) Test Management
7 66 (20.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 62 (19.25%) DevOps
8 62 (19.25%) Scrum
9 60 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (16.46%) Non-Functional Testing
10 53 (16.46%) Test Strategy
11 48 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 43 (13.35%) Software Testing
14 39 (12.11%) Manual Testing
15 38 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (11.49%) Regression Testing
17 36 (11.18%) Performance Engineering
18 33 (10.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 128 (39.75%) Java
2 85 (26.40%) C#
3 72 (22.36%) SQL
4 55 (17.08%) JavaScript
5 46 (14.29%) Python
6 24 (7.45%) PHP
7 22 (6.83%) Ruby
8 20 (6.21%) C++
9 16 (4.97%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.35%) C
11 11 (3.42%) Perl
11 11 (3.42%) VB
12 9 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.55%) Scala
13 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.24%) VBScript
15 3 (0.93%) Haskell
15 3 (0.93%) PureScript
15 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (22.05%) ISTQB
2 64 (19.88%) Security Cleared
3 52 (16.15%) ISEB
4 38 (11.80%) SC Cleared
5 29 (9.01%) DV Cleared
6 24 (7.45%) Degree
7 14 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (35.09%) QA
2 7 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (5.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (11.18%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (8.39%) HP ALM
3 11 (3.42%) Terraform
4 8 (2.48%) Puppet
5 7 (2.17%) Nessus
6 4 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.93%) Ansible
7 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.31%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.31%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.31%) Grafana
8 1 (0.31%) Nmap
Vendors
1 92 (28.57%) HP
2 29 (9.01%) Micro Focus
2 29 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.70%) AppDynamics
3 28 (8.70%) New Relic
4 26 (8.07%) Oracle
5 25 (7.76%) Google
6 18 (5.59%) Splunk
7 13 (4.04%) SOASTA, Inc
8 11 (3.42%) Dynatrace
8 11 (3.42%) IBM
9 9 (2.80%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.55%) BT
11 4 (1.24%) SAP
11 4 (1.24%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.93%) VMware
12 3 (0.93%) WorldPay
13 2 (0.62%) CA
13 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.62%) Perfecto Mobile