The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 252 256 245
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 13 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 1.06% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 8
Average salary - £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
LoadRunner
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1266 1321 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.86% 16.56% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1114 1171
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the East of England

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Hertfordshire - 12 - -
Bedfordshire -7 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 33 (73.33%) Java
1 33 (73.33%) HP
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 27 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 25 (55.56%) Oracle
4 19 (42.22%) Test Strategy
5 17 (37.78%) Automated Testing
5 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
5 17 (37.78%) DB2
5 17 (37.78%) J2EE
5 17 (37.78%) HTML
5 17 (37.78%) IBM
6 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (31.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (31.11%) Finance
8 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.67%) HTTP
8 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database
9 11 (24.44%) Test Planning
9 11 (24.44%) Regression Testing
9 11 (24.44%) JMeter
10 10 (22.22%) Retail
10 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 10 (22.22%) HP UFT
10 10 (22.22%) JBoss
10 10 (22.22%) XML
10 10 (22.22%) UNIX
10 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
10 10 (22.22%) Flash
10 10 (22.22%) MQSeries

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
2 10 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 10 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 10 (22.22%) JBoss
3 7 (15.56%) Apache
3 7 (15.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (15.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) HTTP
2 7 (15.56%) HTTPS
2 7 (15.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) DB2
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 10 (22.22%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) JMeter
2 10 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) JProfiler
5 2 (4.44%) Firebug
6 1 (2.22%) JUnit
6 1 (2.22%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.22%) NUnit
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 10 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Tester
2 11 (24.44%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Test Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Test Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Test Strategist
8 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Non-Functional Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) HTML
1 17 (37.78%) J2EE
2 10 (22.22%) XML
2 10 (22.22%) Flash
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) AIX
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 19 (42.22%) Test Strategy
3 17 (37.78%) Automated Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 11 (24.44%) Regression Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Test Planning
7 10 (22.22%) System Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Strategic Planning
8 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (15.56%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.11%) Project Management
12 3 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
13 2 (4.44%) Automation Testing
13 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
14 1 (2.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 1 (2.22%) System Integration Testing
14 1 (2.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) Java
2 27 (60.00%) SQL
3 10 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Perl
4 7 (15.56%) PHP
4 7 (15.56%) AWK
5 1 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) HP
2 25 (55.56%) Oracle
3 17 (37.78%) IBM
4 8 (17.78%) SAP
5 7 (15.56%) Sun
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 5 (11.11%) Siebel
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft