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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 102 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.27% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
266 202 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.81% 13.50% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 195 167 98
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,950 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 2 September 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 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) JMeter
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
6 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) VBScript
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSD

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago