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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 238 259 253
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 25 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.98% 0.89% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
Average salary £63,750 £65,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% +78.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £85,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
1261 1349 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.34% 16.57% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1141 1179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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 +19 17 £60,000 -29.41%
Bedfordshire +17 7 £86,000 +20.27%
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £50,000 +25.00%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 52 (78.79%) HP
2 41 (62.12%) Performance Testing
3 40 (60.61%) Java
4 37 (56.06%) SQL
5 29 (43.94%) Oracle
6 26 (39.39%) Test Strategy
7 23 (34.85%) IBM
8 22 (33.33%) Finance
8 22 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 21 (31.82%) WebSphere
9 21 (31.82%) DB2
9 21 (31.82%) J2EE
9 21 (31.82%) HTML
10 20 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
10 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
12 16 (24.24%) Regression Testing
12 16 (24.24%) Flash
12 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database
13 15 (22.73%) HP UFT
14 14 (21.21%) Shell Script
14 14 (21.21%) ISEB
14 14 (21.21%) MQSeries
14 14 (21.21%) XML
14 14 (21.21%) UNIX
14 14 (21.21%) PL/SQL
14 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
14 14 (21.21%) DbVisualizer
14 14 (21.21%) System Testing
14 14 (21.21%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 21 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 14 (21.21%) MQSeries
3 10 (15.15%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.15%) JBoss
4 7 (10.61%) Apache
4 7 (10.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (10.61%) Drupal
5 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) HTTP
2 7 (10.61%) HTTPS
2 7 (10.61%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) DB2
2 16 (24.24%) Oracle Database
3 14 (21.21%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (22.73%) HP UFT
2 11 (16.67%) JMeter
3 5 (7.58%) Selenium
4 3 (4.55%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.03%) Firebug
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.52%) NUnit
6 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Tester
2 17 (25.76%) Architect
2 17 (25.76%) Test Architect
3 13 (19.70%) Test Manager
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Performance Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Test Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Performance Test Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Performance Tester
5 5 (7.58%) Performance Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Test Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Test Strategist
8 2 (3.03%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.82%) HTML
1 21 (31.82%) J2EE
2 16 (24.24%) Flash
3 14 (21.21%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) Ajax
4 3 (4.55%) .NET
5 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) NHS
3 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) UNIX
2 9 (13.64%) Windows
3 7 (10.61%) AIX
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (62.12%) Performance Testing
2 26 (39.39%) Test Strategy
3 22 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 20 (30.30%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (25.76%) E-Commerce
6 16 (24.24%) Regression Testing
7 14 (21.21%) System Testing
8 13 (19.70%) Test Planning
9 9 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (12.12%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.58%) Project Management
14 3 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
14 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (3.03%) Wealth Management
15 2 (3.03%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 40 (60.61%) Java
2 37 (56.06%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) Shell Script
3 14 (21.21%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.61%) AWK
4 7 (10.61%) Perl
4 7 (10.61%) PHP
5 3 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) ISEB
2 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 9 (13.64%) Degree
3 8 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (78.79%) HP
2 29 (43.94%) Oracle
3 23 (34.85%) IBM
4 8 (12.12%) SAP
4 8 (12.12%) Citrix
5 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
5 7 (10.61%) Sun
6 5 (7.58%) Siebel