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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 227 267 261
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 34 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.095% 0.084%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 0.59% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 4
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
1243 1352 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.74% 16.07% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 1133 1114
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 19 £60,000 -29.41% 1
Bedfordshire - 11 £86,000 -
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £50,000 +25.00%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 56 (80.00%) HP
2 42 (60.00%) Java
3 41 (58.57%) Performance Testing
4 39 (55.71%) SQL
5 29 (41.43%) Oracle
6 27 (38.57%) Test Strategy
7 26 (37.14%) IBM
8 25 (35.71%) Finance
9 23 (32.86%) Automated Testing
10 22 (31.43%) WebSphere
10 22 (31.43%) DB2
10 22 (31.43%) J2EE
11 21 (30.00%) HTML
12 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (27.14%) ISEB
14 18 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
14 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
15 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
15 17 (24.29%) Flash
15 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database
16 16 (22.86%) Degree
17 15 (21.43%) Retail
17 15 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (21.43%) Test Planning
17 15 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
17 15 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
17 15 (21.43%) System Testing
17 15 (21.43%) MQSeries
17 15 (21.43%) XML
17 15 (21.43%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (31.43%) WebSphere
2 15 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (14.29%) JBoss
4 7 (10.00%) Drupal
4 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (10.00%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) HTTP
2 7 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 7 (10.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.43%) DB2
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database
3 15 (21.43%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (15.71%) JMeter
3 5 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) JProfiler
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (2.86%) Firebug
6 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.43%) JUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
General
1 25 (35.71%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Military
4 2 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Tester
2 19 (27.14%) Architect
2 19 (27.14%) Test Architect
3 13 (18.57%) Test Manager
4 12 (17.14%) Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Test Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Test Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Test Manager
8 4 (5.71%) Consultant
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
9 3 (4.29%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
10 2 (2.86%) IT Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Test Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) J2EE
2 21 (30.00%) HTML
3 17 (24.29%) Flash
4 15 (21.43%) XML
5 3 (4.29%) .NET
5 3 (4.29%) Ajax
6 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) NHS
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Statistics
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) UNIX
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 7 (10.00%) AIX
3 7 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Performance Testing
2 27 (38.57%) Test Strategy
3 23 (32.86%) Automated Testing
4 18 (25.71%) E-Commerce
5 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
6 15 (21.43%) Test Planning
6 15 (21.43%) System Testing
7 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
9 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.71%) Project Management
12 3 (4.29%) Validation
12 3 (4.29%) Performance Engineering
12 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.86%) Wealth Management
13 2 (2.86%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) Java
2 39 (55.71%) SQL
3 15 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.00%) AWK
4 7 (10.00%) Perl
4 7 (10.00%) PHP
5 3 (4.29%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) ISEB
2 16 (22.86%) Degree
3 15 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (15.71%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 56 (80.00%) HP
2 29 (41.43%) Oracle
3 26 (37.14%) IBM
4 7 (10.00%) SAP
4 7 (10.00%) Sun
4 7 (10.00%) Citrix
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.71%) Siebel
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