The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 249 245 223
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 14 12 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.16% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.92% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 33
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,950 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £73,100 £43,450 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.13%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1334 1308 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.73% 17.12% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1179 1278
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire - 5 £67,500 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (62.50%) HP
2 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
2 11 (45.83%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) SAP
4 6 (25.00%) ISEB
4 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (25.00%) Selenium
4 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (25.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
5 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
5 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.83%) Oracle
5 5 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) JMeter
3 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
3 2 (8.33%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (8.33%) Hudson
3 2 (8.33%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.17%) NeoLoad
4 1 (4.17%) QALoad
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (33.33%) Testing Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Performance Manager
4 5 (20.83%) Test Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Performance Testing
1 11 (45.83%) Test Strategy
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (25.00%) System Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.17%) V-Model
8 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (4.17%) VocaLink