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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 95 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 12 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.85% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.22% 2.59% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 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 £42,500 £42,500 £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
193 232 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.74% 16.01% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 155 165 61
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,187
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Performance Testing
2 14 (87.50%) HP
3 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (18.75%) Google
5 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
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%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) IIS
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

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) 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 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) ClearCase
1 3 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (18.75%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
3 1 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Tester
2 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Tester
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Test Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
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 Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Ajax
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
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
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Performance Testing
2 9 (56.25%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) UML
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
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
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Siebel
3 1 (6.25%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix