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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 81 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.38% 0.79% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.54% 6.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
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
118 127 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.01% 12.50% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 102 99 170
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL