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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 228 269 253
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 39 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.22% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 9
Average salary £65,000 £75,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £81,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
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
1212 1236 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.69% 15.65% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1025 1098
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +15 15 £66,250 -
Essex +5 12 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Bedfordshire - 9 £75,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +15 3 £50,000 +25.00%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 49 (80.33%) HP
2 37 (60.66%) SQL
3 36 (59.02%) Performance Testing
4 32 (52.46%) Java
5 27 (44.26%) IBM
6 25 (40.98%) Finance
7 24 (39.34%) Oracle
8 22 (36.07%) Test Strategy
9 21 (34.43%) Automated Testing
9 21 (34.43%) Degree
9 21 (34.43%) ISEB
10 20 (32.79%) DB2
10 20 (32.79%) J2EE
10 20 (32.79%) WebSphere
10 20 (32.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (31.15%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database
13 16 (26.23%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
14 15 (24.59%) Flash
14 15 (24.59%) HTML
14 15 (24.59%) PL/SQL
14 15 (24.59%) Shell Script
14 15 (24.59%) Test Planning
15 14 (22.95%) ISTQB
15 14 (22.95%) Regression Testing
16 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
16 13 (21.31%) MQSeries
16 13 (21.31%) XML
16 13 (21.31%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (32.79%) WebSphere
2 13 (21.31%) MQSeries
3 9 (14.75%) JBoss
3 9 (14.75%) Tomcat
4 7 (11.48%) Apache
4 7 (11.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (11.48%) Drupal
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
1 7 (11.48%) HTTPS
1 7 (11.48%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) DB2
2 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database
3 13 (21.31%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (16.39%) JMeter
3 5 (8.20%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (6.56%) Selenium
5 2 (3.28%) Firebug
5 2 (3.28%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.64%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 25 (40.98%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Retail
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
3 5 (8.20%) Military
4 3 (4.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Architect
1 19 (31.15%) Test Architect
2 18 (29.51%) Tester
3 15 (24.59%) Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Performance Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Test Manager
5 9 (14.75%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Tester
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Test Manager
7 3 (4.92%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) IT Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Environment Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Data Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) J2EE
2 15 (24.59%) HTML
2 15 (24.59%) Flash
3 13 (21.31%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) Ajax
4 3 (4.92%) .NET
5 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.28%) Replication
2 2 (3.28%) Statistics
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) UNIX
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) AIX
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Performance Testing
2 22 (36.07%) Test Strategy
3 21 (34.43%) Automated Testing
4 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
5 15 (24.59%) Test Planning
6 14 (22.95%) Regression Testing
7 13 (21.31%) System Testing
8 12 (19.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
11 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (8.20%) Validation
12 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) Supplier Management
12 5 (8.20%) Asset Management
12 5 (8.20%) Logistics
12 5 (8.20%) Supply Chain Management
13 3 (4.92%) Strategic Planning
13 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) SQL
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 15 (24.59%) Shell Script
3 15 (24.59%) PL/SQL
4 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.48%) Perl
5 7 (11.48%) PHP
5 7 (11.48%) AWK
6 3 (4.92%) C#
7 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) ISEB
1 21 (34.43%) Degree
2 20 (32.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (22.95%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (80.33%) HP
2 27 (44.26%) IBM
3 24 (39.34%) Oracle
4 7 (11.48%) Sun
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago