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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 100 107 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 3 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.63% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.43% 4.61% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 6
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
210 217 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.73% 13.60% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 147 161 115
Average salary £39,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 1 July 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 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (37.50%) SilkPerformer
2 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft