The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 119 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.22% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.77% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.13%
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
350 283 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.39% 17.03% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 279 263 284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
Cambridgeshire

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Cambridge

LoadRunner
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
4 2 (33.33%) NeoLoad
4 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
5 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) QALoad
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) J2EE

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) NeoLoad
3 2 (33.33%) LoadUI
4 1 (16.67%) QALoad
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) V-Model
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) HP