The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 117 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.33% 0.19% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 0.99% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £44,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -39.31%
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +19.04%
LoadRunner
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
334 302 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.12% 19.40% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 275 265 210
Average salary £42,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,576 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Bristol

LoadRunner
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (70.00%) Business Transformation
2 7 (70.00%) Legal
2 7 (70.00%) Migration
2 7 (70.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 7 (70.00%) Supplier Management
2 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) WATIR
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (70.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) WATIR
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (70.00%) Data Migration
1 7 (70.00%) Business Transformation
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
1 7 (70.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 7 (70.00%) Supplier Management
1 7 (70.00%) SOA
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
1 7 (70.00%) HP