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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 94 97
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 0 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.82% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.36% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 5
Average salary - £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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
195 173 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.33% 12.84% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 147 129 161
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,549 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) OCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) OCP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP