The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 84 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 11 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.52% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.59% 3.17% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.23%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
LoadRunner
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
167 221 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.25% 16.39% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 126 162 73
Average salary £40,000 £39,900 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,275
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Edinburgh region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Edinburgh

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 13 (81.25%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) VBScript
5 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
2 3 (18.75%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
3 1 (6.25%) NeoLoad
3 1 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) JSP
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) XSD
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (6.25%) Siebel
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix