Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
UK
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 761 787 977
Rank change year-on-year +26 +190 -162
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 219 347 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 1.17% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 162 253 174
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +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 22,562 29,738 36,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.29% 19.93% 20.68%
Number of salaries quoted 17,803 23,628 30,128
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,250 £76,250
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 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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +31 204 £62,500 +25.00% 12
UK excluding London +35 123 £60,000 +20.00% 5
London +57 91 £67,500 +29.48% 7
North of England +53 43 £52,500 +18.47% 1
South East +60 42 £75,000 +25.00% 3
Yorkshire +31 22 £52,500 +42.57%
North West +43 21 £50,000 -3.85% 1
South West +24 12 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Work from Home +19 11 £50,000 -21.26%
Midlands +29 10 £53,750 +10.26%
West Midlands +47 9 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland +30 9 £62,500 +31.58%
Wales +7 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East of England +44 2 £60,000 -4.00%
East Midlands +12 1 £55,000 +29.41%

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 145 (66.21%) JMeter
2 131 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (55.71%) Selenium
4 115 (52.51%) Test Automation
5 114 (52.05%) Performance Testing
6 96 (43.84%) JIRA
7 94 (42.92%) HP
8 90 (41.10%) Java
9 88 (40.18%) SoapUI
10 71 (32.42%) Test Strategy
11 66 (30.14%) HP UFT
12 64 (29.22%) Cucumber
13 63 (28.77%) C#
14 57 (26.03%) Test Scripting
15 53 (24.20%) DevOps
16 52 (23.74%) Test Management
16 52 (23.74%) BDD
17 51 (23.29%) QA
18 50 (22.83%) Scrum
19 49 (22.37%) Linux
19 49 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
20 47 (21.46%) SQL
21 46 (21.00%) Python
21 46 (21.00%) Jenkins
22 43 (19.63%) Continuous Delivery
23 41 (18.72%) TDD
23 41 (18.72%) Degree
24 39 (17.81%) Waterfall
25 38 (17.35%) Software Testing
25 38 (17.35%) SDLC

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 35 (15.98%) Confluence
2 12 (5.48%) CICS
2 12 (5.48%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.91%) Moodle
5 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 8 (3.65%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.91%) SAP FS
3 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.24%) AWS
2 22 (10.05%) Azure
3 18 (8.22%) BlazeMeter
4 14 (6.39%) G Suite
4 14 (6.39%) Office 365
5 8 (3.65%) Slack
6 4 (1.83%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.37%) GitHub
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.91%) AWS CodeBuild
8 2 (0.91%) AWS CodeCommit
8 2 (0.91%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.91%) AWS CodeStar
9 1 (0.46%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.46%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.46%) IaaS
9 1 (0.46%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.46%) PaaS
9 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.16%) RDBMS
1 31 (14.16%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.94%) DB2
3 11 (5.02%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.57%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.11%) Blockchain
5 9 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.74%) MySQL
7 5 (2.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 145 (66.21%) JMeter
2 122 (55.71%) Selenium
3 96 (43.84%) JIRA
4 88 (40.18%) SoapUI
5 66 (30.14%) HP UFT
6 64 (29.22%) Cucumber
7 46 (21.00%) Jenkins
8 36 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (12.33%) NeoLoad
10 20 (9.13%) WebDriver
11 19 (8.68%) eggPlant
12 18 (8.22%) JUnit
13 16 (7.31%) Git (software)
13 16 (7.31%) REST Assured
13 16 (7.31%) The Grinder
14 15 (6.85%) Postman
14 15 (6.85%) Visual Studio
15 14 (6.39%) Maven
15 14 (6.39%) SilkPerformer
15 14 (6.39%) TestRail
General
1 12 (5.48%) Banking
2 10 (4.57%) Finance
3 6 (2.74%) Legal
4 5 (2.28%) Retail
5 3 (1.37%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (20.09%) Tester
2 43 (19.63%) Test Engineer
3 38 (17.35%) Test Leader
4 36 (16.44%) Performance Tester
5 33 (15.07%) Consultant
5 33 (15.07%) Performance Engineer
6 32 (14.61%) Test Consultant
7 25 (11.42%) Analyst
7 25 (11.42%) Performance Test Engineer
7 25 (11.42%) Senior Consultant
8 24 (10.96%) Senior Test Consultant
9 20 (9.13%) Test Analyst
10 18 (8.22%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
10 18 (8.22%) LoadRunner Tester
11 17 (7.76%) Senior Performance Engineer
12 16 (7.31%) Automation Test Lead
13 14 (6.39%) Automation Test Analyst
13 14 (6.39%) Test Manager
14 13 (5.94%) Senior Test Engineer
14 13 (5.94%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.98%) SOAP
2 30 (13.70%) Web Services
3 20 (9.13%) REST
4 18 (8.22%) .NET
5 17 (7.76%) Gherkin
6 12 (5.48%) WebSphere MQ
7 9 (4.11%) Middleware
8 8 (3.65%) HTML
8 8 (3.65%) RESTful
9 7 (3.20%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.20%) JSON
9 7 (3.20%) Nightwatchjs
10 6 (2.74%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.74%) Spring
10 6 (2.74%) XML
11 5 (2.28%) SAP Fiori
12 3 (1.37%) Apache Flex
12 3 (1.37%) Chai
13 2 (0.91%) Regular Expression
13 2 (0.91%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.70%) Virtual Team
2 23 (10.50%) Client/Server
3 20 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (8.22%) User Experience
5 13 (5.94%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (5.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (5.48%) Mainframe
7 10 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.91%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Robotics
9 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.46%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.37%) Linux
2 34 (15.53%) Windows
3 32 (14.61%) Unix
4 6 (2.74%) CentOS
4 6 (2.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.46%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (52.51%) Test Automation
3 114 (52.05%) Performance Testing
4 71 (32.42%) Test Strategy
5 57 (26.03%) Test Scripting
6 53 (24.20%) DevOps
7 52 (23.74%) BDD
7 52 (23.74%) Test Management
8 50 (22.83%) Scrum
9 43 (19.63%) Continuous Delivery
10 41 (18.72%) TDD
11 39 (17.81%) Waterfall
12 38 (17.35%) SDLC
12 38 (17.35%) Software Testing
13 35 (15.98%) Scenario Testing
14 33 (15.07%) Computer Science
14 33 (15.07%) Performance Engineering
15 32 (14.61%) Non-Functional Testing
16 31 (14.16%) Data Migration
16 31 (14.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.10%) Java
2 63 (28.77%) C#
3 47 (21.46%) SQL
4 46 (21.00%) Python
5 30 (13.70%) C
6 29 (13.24%) C++
6 29 (13.24%) JavaScript
7 23 (10.50%) VB
8 18 (8.22%) Bash Shell
9 14 (6.39%) VBScript
10 12 (5.48%) COBOL
10 12 (5.48%) Perl
11 11 (5.02%) Ruby
12 10 (4.57%) Assembly Language
12 10 (4.57%) HLASM
12 10 (4.57%) PL/1
12 10 (4.57%) REXX
13 9 (4.11%) Scala
14 7 (3.20%) Groovy
14 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (18.72%) Degree
2 35 (15.98%) Security Cleared
3 32 (14.61%) ISTQB
4 31 (14.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (10.96%) SC Cleared
6 20 (9.13%) DV Cleared
7 13 (5.94%) ISEB
8 12 (5.48%) PMI Certification
8 12 (5.48%) PMP
9 8 (3.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.37%) MCP
11 2 (0.91%) HNC
12 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (23.29%) QA
2 30 (13.70%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (9.13%) Docker
2 12 (5.48%) ACF2
2 12 (5.48%) RACF
Systems Management
1 49 (22.37%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (7.76%) HP ALM
3 8 (3.65%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.20%) Puppet
5 3 (1.37%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.46%) Grafana
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 94 (42.92%) HP
2 31 (14.16%) Oracle
3 21 (9.59%) Google
4 19 (8.68%) IBM
5 17 (7.76%) Micro Focus
6 11 (5.02%) SAP
6 11 (5.02%) WorldPay
7 10 (4.57%) CA
8 8 (3.65%) FIS
8 8 (3.65%) Microsoft
9 7 (3.20%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (3.20%) Parasoft
10 6 (2.74%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.37%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.37%) Perfecto Mobile
11 3 (1.37%) Splunk
12 2 (0.91%) SOASTA, Inc
12 2 (0.91%) VMware
13 1 (0.46%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.46%) New Relic