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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 95 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 5.22% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £54,000 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
174 268 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.60% 16.35% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 110 170 121
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 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 13 (81.25%) HP
2 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 7 (43.75%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
4 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (31.25%) JMeter
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Validation
6 4 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
6 4 (25.00%) Selenium
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Test Management
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) GIS
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) WinRunner
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
7 2 (12.50%) Siebel
7 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) VBScript
7 2 (12.50%) VB.NET

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (31.25%) JMeter
3 4 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
4 2 (12.50%) WinRunner
4 2 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (6.25%) NeoLoad
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Performance Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSD
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Data Security
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBScript
2 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
2 2 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Siebel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft