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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 97 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% - 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £45,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -7.47%
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
190 168 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.90% 14.07% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 154 98 99
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (100.00%) HP
1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 13 (72.22%) SOA
2 13 (72.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (72.22%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Performance Tester
1 16 (88.89%) Tester
2 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 13 (72.22%) Test Analyst
2 13 (72.22%) Performance Analyst
2 13 (72.22%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 13 (72.22%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) Project Planning
3 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) HP