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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 273 259 237
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 9 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.092% 0.10% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.59% 0.69% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 26
Average salary £75,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,750 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £50,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1364 1310 1705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 15.74% 15.28% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1147 1454
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Essex - 6 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (73.68%) Performance Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (36.84%) HP
4 7 (36.84%) ISEB
5 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
6 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) IIS
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Replication
8 2 (10.53%) Clustering
8 2 (10.53%) SAN
8 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
8 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 2 (10.53%) BCP
8 2 (10.53%) Selenium
8 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
9 1 (5.26%) QA
9 1 (5.26%) QALoad
9 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
9 1 (5.26%) SOA
9 1 (5.26%) Web Services
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (10.53%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) QALoad
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Performance Test Specialist
1 5 (26.32%) Test Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Test Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Testing Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Performance Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) BCP
5 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
6 1 (5.26%) V-Model
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) HP