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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 97 100 87
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.27% 0.090%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.79% 1.77% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £46,250 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.48% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +13.09%
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
215 226 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.44% 15.34% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 182 147 48
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,500 £48,187
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 10 (90.91%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) Ajax
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Google
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VBScript
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) JSP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Tester
2 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Analyst
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) XSD
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VBScript
2 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
2 3 (27.27%) C#
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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