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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 246 227 245
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 17 14 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.33% 1.22% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 19
Average salary £45,000 £36,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,700 £47,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
1282 1145 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.64% 15.87% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1048 1052 1262
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -3 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire -5 7 £67,500 +83.67%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (64.00%) HP
2 14 (56.00%) Test Strategy
3 11 (44.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (44.00%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) SAP
6 8 (32.00%) Project Management
7 7 (28.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (28.00%) Selenium
8 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (24.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (24.00%) System Testing
8 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
9 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (20.00%) ISEB
9 5 (20.00%) Java
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) JMeter
10 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
10 4 (16.00%) Degree
10 4 (16.00%) QA
10 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 6 (24.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (16.00%) JMeter
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (8.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Hudson
4 2 (8.00%) NeoLoad
4 2 (8.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
5 1 (4.00%) QALoad
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Test Manager
2 8 (32.00%) Testing Manager
3 7 (28.00%) Test Architect
3 7 (28.00%) Architect
4 6 (24.00%) Service Manager
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Tester
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (44.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) System Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.00%) V-Model
10 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.00%) SOA
10 1 (4.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) HP
2 9 (36.00%) SAP
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (4.00%) VocaLink