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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 239 221 258
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +37
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 22 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.80% 1.25% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 19
Average salary £67,500 £38,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% -23.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £36,050 £30,680
10% offered a salary of more than £76,400 £50,000 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1221 1039 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.84% 15.32% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 971 900 1191
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram 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 29 December 2014. 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 -6 8 £70,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire +3 5 - -
Essex -16 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (86.84%) HP
2 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) Test Strategy
4 16 (42.11%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (42.11%) Finance
5 15 (39.47%) Java
6 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Oracle
6 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
6 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
6 14 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
8 12 (31.58%) Performance Testing
8 12 (31.58%) IBM
8 12 (31.58%) Degree
8 12 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (31.58%) System Testing
9 11 (28.95%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (21.05%) ISEB
10 8 (21.05%) SAP
10 8 (21.05%) J2EE
11 7 (18.42%) XML
11 7 (18.42%) UNIX
11 7 (18.42%) Flash
11 7 (18.42%) MQSeries
11 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
11 7 (18.42%) DB2
11 7 (18.42%) HTML
11 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
11 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 7 (18.42%) MQSeries
1 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (18.42%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
4 2 (5.26%) NeoLoad
4 2 (5.26%) LoadUI
4 2 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) QALoad
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
3 5 (13.16%) Military
4 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Architect
1 16 (42.11%) Test Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Tester
3 6 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Service Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Testing Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) J2EE
2 7 (18.42%) HTML
2 7 (18.42%) XML
2 7 (18.42%) Flash
3 1 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Test Strategy
2 14 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (31.58%) Performance Testing
3 12 (31.58%) System Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.16%) Logistics
6 5 (13.16%) Supply Chain Management
6 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.16%) Validation
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 15 (39.47%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 14 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
1 12 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (21.05%) ISEB
3 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) HP
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle
3 12 (31.58%) IBM
4 8 (21.05%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) VocaLink