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

HP LoadRunner
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 698 722 705
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 178 227 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.96% 1.27% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 146 182 230
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 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

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 18627 17887 18702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.97% 18.14% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15360 15504 15675
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
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 22 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 22 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 +2 168 £47,500 -5.00% 19
London -14 61 £50,000 -9.90% 4
South East +41 40 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire +9 25 £50,000 - 4
West Yorkshire +23 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Berkshire +19 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Leeds +16 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Reading +35 15 £40,000 -11.11%
South West +8 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East Midlands +34 12 £55,000 +52.77% 2
Nottingham - 12 £55,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire - 12 £55,000 - 2
Gloucestershire +8 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Gloucester +9 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £92,500 +68.18% 1
City of London +21 8 £55,000 +25.71% 2
Scotland +14 8 £52,500 -25.00% 2
North West -34 8 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire +37 7 £40,000 - 1
East of England -19 6 £33,750 -46.21% 2
North Yorkshire - 6 £50,500 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £92,500 -
York - 6 £50,500 -
West Midlands +20 5 £62,500 +17.92%
Glasgow +17 5 - -
Hertfordshire 0 4 £32,500 -50.00%
Letchworth - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester - 4 £37,500 -
Surrey +44 3 £80,000 +88.23%
High Wycombe +18 3 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 285 (74.03%) Test Automation
2 210 (54.55%) JMeter
3 203 (52.73%) Selenium
4 196 (50.91%) ISTQB
5 194 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
6 175 (45.45%) Java
6 175 (45.45%) Performance Testing
7 158 (41.04%) HP
8 146 (37.92%) Test Strategy
9 137 (35.58%) Cucumber
10 136 (35.32%) Non-Functional Testing
11 134 (34.81%) Test Scripting
12 133 (34.55%) JIRA
13 127 (32.99%) ISEB
14 118 (30.65%) HP Quality Center
15 114 (29.61%) HP UFT
16 108 (28.05%) SQL
17 90 (23.38%) Security Cleared
18 89 (23.12%) Test Management
19 87 (22.60%) C#
20 76 (19.74%) Scenario Testing
21 72 (18.70%) Linux
22 68 (17.66%) QA
23 66 (17.14%) DV Cleared
23 66 (17.14%) C++
24 63 (16.36%) Software Testing
25 62 (16.10%) Windows
26 61 (15.84%) Functional Testing
27 60 (15.58%) SoapUI
27 60 (15.58%) Python

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 (4.94%) Tomcat
2 11 (2.86%) JBoss
3 10 (2.60%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.56%) Jetty
4 6 (1.56%) Tornado
5 5 (1.30%) Apache
5 5 (1.30%) Confluence
6 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.26%) CICS
8 1 (0.26%) Drupal
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) SAP CAR
1 2 (0.52%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.26%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (4.94%) SaaS
2 11 (2.86%) G Suite
2 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.86%) Office 365
2 11 (2.86%) Slack
3 6 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.04%) GitHub
4 4 (1.04%) Loggly
4 4 (1.04%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.04%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.78%) Akamai
6 2 (0.52%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.68%) HTTP
2 13 (3.38%) Firewall
3 12 (3.12%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.56%) AMQP
5 5 (1.30%) FTP
6 4 (1.04%) IPv4
6 4 (1.04%) SMTP
6 4 (1.04%) SSL
7 3 (0.78%) Internet
8 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.26%) LDAP
8 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 15 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (3.12%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.60%) MySQL
5 10 (2.60%) Redis
6 8 (2.08%) Informix
7 7 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.56%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.56%) DB2
8 6 (1.56%) Riak
9 5 (1.30%) Big Data
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) DataStage
11 1 (0.26%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 210 (54.55%) JMeter
2 203 (52.73%) Selenium
3 137 (35.58%) Cucumber
4 133 (34.55%) JIRA
5 114 (29.61%) HP UFT
6 60 (15.58%) SoapUI
7 50 (12.99%) Visual Studio
8 49 (12.73%) Jenkins
9 44 (11.43%) Git (software)
10 40 (10.39%) WebDriver
11 37 (9.61%) Maven
12 31 (8.05%) JUnit
13 27 (7.01%) NeoLoad
13 27 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (6.75%) Gatling
15 25 (6.49%) Eclipse
15 25 (6.49%) TestNG
16 24 (6.23%) IntelliJ
17 21 (5.45%) LoadUI
18 16 (4.16%) JIRA Agile
General
1 46 (11.95%) Finance
2 31 (8.05%) Retail
3 25 (6.49%) Legal
4 23 (5.97%) Law
5 10 (2.60%) Games
6 9 (2.34%) Banking
7 6 (1.56%) Marketing
8 4 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (23.12%) Analyst
2 82 (21.30%) Test Engineer
3 80 (20.78%) Test Analyst
4 68 (17.66%) Tester
5 54 (14.03%) Test Leader
6 34 (8.83%) Test Manager
7 32 (8.31%) Performance Tester
8 31 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
9 30 (7.79%) Consultant
10 24 (6.23%) Performance Engineer
10 24 (6.23%) Test Consultant
11 21 (5.45%) Software Analyst
11 21 (5.45%) Software Test Analyst
12 20 (5.19%) Senior Tester
13 19 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (4.94%) Senior Test Analyst
14 14 (3.64%) Performance Test Engineer
14 14 (3.64%) Performance Test Leader
15 13 (3.38%) QA Analyst
16 12 (3.12%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.73%) Web Services
2 31 (8.05%) .NET
2 31 (8.05%) SOAP
3 24 (6.23%) XML
4 20 (5.19%) JMS
5 16 (4.16%) Gherkin
5 16 (4.16%) Hibernate
5 16 (4.16%) Spring
6 15 (3.90%) REST
7 14 (3.64%) HTML
8 13 (3.38%) RESTful
9 7 (1.82%) Swagger
10 6 (1.56%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.56%) Apache Camel
10 6 (1.56%) Flask
10 6 (1.56%) Kafka
10 6 (1.56%) Node.js
10 6 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (1.56%) Spring Boot
10 6 (1.56%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 14 (3.64%) Cyber Defence
2 14 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 10 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.04%) NHS
7 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.26%) DataPower
9 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.70%) Linux
2 62 (16.10%) Windows
3 17 (4.42%) Unix
4 6 (1.56%) Android
4 6 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.78%) 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
1 285 (74.03%) Test Automation
2 194 (50.39%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 146 (37.92%) Test Strategy
5 136 (35.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 134 (34.81%) Test Scripting
7 89 (23.12%) Test Management
8 76 (19.74%) Scenario Testing
9 63 (16.36%) Software Testing
10 61 (15.84%) Functional Testing
11 55 (14.29%) BDD
11 55 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 52 (13.51%) Scrum
12 52 (13.51%) TDD
13 40 (10.39%) Kanban
14 39 (10.13%) User Stories
15 35 (9.09%) Manual Testing
16 34 (8.83%) Cybersecurity
17 33 (8.57%) Service Management
17 33 (8.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 175 (45.45%) Java
2 108 (28.05%) SQL
3 87 (22.60%) C#
4 66 (17.14%) C++
5 60 (15.58%) Python
6 47 (12.21%) Ruby
7 40 (10.39%) C
8 26 (6.75%) JavaScript
8 26 (6.75%) VB
9 21 (5.45%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.86%) Scala
11 9 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.08%) Groovy
13 7 (1.82%) VBScript
14 6 (1.56%) Perl
14 6 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.56%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.30%) AWK
16 4 (1.04%) PHP
17 3 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 196 (50.91%) ISTQB
2 127 (32.99%) ISEB
3 90 (23.38%) Security Cleared
4 66 (17.14%) DV Cleared
5 52 (13.51%) Degree
6 23 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (4.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (3.12%) SAP Certification
9 10 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.82%) MCP
10 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.82%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.56%) MBCS
12 5 (1.30%) OCP
12 5 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (1.30%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.30%) PMP
13 4 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (17.66%) QA
2 4 (1.04%) HL7
2 4 (1.04%) ISO 9000
2 4 (1.04%) PMO
3 3 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.68%) Docker
2 4 (1.04%) LXC
2 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.26%) ACF2
3 1 (0.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 118 (30.65%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.86%) Ansible
4 10 (2.60%) Puppet
5 4 (1.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 4 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.52%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.52%) 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%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) OpenSSO
7 1 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 158 (41.04%) HP
2 43 (11.17%) Oracle
3 40 (10.39%) SAP
4 19 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 17 (4.42%) Google
6 14 (3.64%) Atlassian
7 12 (3.12%) Cognizant
8 11 (2.86%) Dynatrace
9 10 (2.60%) IBM
10 6 (1.56%) Citrix
10 6 (1.56%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.30%) AppDynamics
12 4 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (1.04%) Capita
12 4 (1.04%) Splunk
12 4 (1.04%) VMware
13 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.52%) CollabNet
15 1 (0.26%) hybris
15 1 (0.26%) SOASTA, Inc
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Salary: £30K to £60K + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
1 Trevelyan Square
Salary: £30000 - £39999 per annum, Benefits: AfC B7 £31,696 - £41, 787
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Transition Partners
Salary: Up to £55k + Strong Benefits!
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
GM Financial
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago