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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 94 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.097% 0.42% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 1.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £67,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +14.64%
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
127 259 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.37% 21.86% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 120 229 145
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) HP
1 11 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Test Strategy
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
3 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
3 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
4 8 (72.73%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Architect
1 10 (90.91%) Test Architect
2 8 (72.73%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategist
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (90.91%) Test Strategy
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
4 8 (72.73%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) PL/SQL
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) HP
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle