The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 90 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.73% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.02% 0.57% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £67,500 £36,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.67% -26.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £48,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +15.47%
LoadRunner
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
199 176 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.21% 18.84% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 165 171 129
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Bedfordshire region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 6 £67,500 -
Luton -2 1 £86,000 +134.01%
LoadRunner
East of England

LoadRunner
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 13 (100.00%) HP
2 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 12 (92.31%) PL/SQL
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
3 11 (84.62%) Test Strategy
3 11 (84.62%) PCI DSS
4 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
5 8 (61.54%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (7.69%) VocaLink
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Architect
1 13 (100.00%) Test Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Test Strategy
3 10 (76.92%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) PL/SQL
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
1 12 (92.31%) Shell Script
2 6 (46.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) HP
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VocaLink