The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 132 146 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.85% 0.079% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.44% 0.59% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +88.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
LoadRunner
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
349 339 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.55% 13.43% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 283 292 299
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hertfordshire region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +17 9 - -
Borehamwood - 4 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 £62,500 -
Hertford - 1 £60,000 -
LoadRunner
East of England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 26 (78.79%) Java
2 25 (75.76%) HP
3 24 (72.73%) SQL
4 22 (66.67%) J2EE
4 22 (66.67%) DB2
4 22 (66.67%) IBM
4 22 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 22 (66.67%) WebSphere
5 21 (63.64%) HTML
6 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (51.52%) E-Commerce
8 16 (48.48%) Regression Testing
9 15 (45.45%) Retail
9 15 (45.45%) System Testing
9 15 (45.45%) Flash
9 15 (45.45%) MQSeries
9 15 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
9 15 (45.45%) XML
9 15 (45.45%) UNIX
9 15 (45.45%) DbVisualizer
10 13 (39.39%) Oracle
10 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
11 11 (33.33%) HTTP
12 10 (30.30%) ISEB
12 10 (30.30%) Degree
12 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (30.30%) Test Planning
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 15 (45.45%) MQSeries
3 7 (21.21%) Drupal
3 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 7 (21.21%) Apache
3 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) HTTP
2 7 (21.21%) Internet
2 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (66.67%) DB2
2 15 (45.45%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (21.21%) JMeter
3 2 (6.06%) Firebug
4 1 (3.03%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 15 (45.45%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Tester
2 4 (12.12%) Performance Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (12.12%) Test Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Performance Test Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Test Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Test Strategist
5 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.03%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) J2EE
2 21 (63.64%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) Flash
3 15 (45.45%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (60.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) UNIX
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) AIX
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 17 (51.52%) E-Commerce
3 16 (48.48%) Regression Testing
4 15 (45.45%) System Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Performance Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Test Planning
7 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (21.21%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
11 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.06%) Automation Testing
12 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
12 1 (3.03%) CRM
12 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) SQL
3 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) AWK
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
4 7 (21.21%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) HP
2 22 (66.67%) IBM
3 13 (39.39%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Sun
4 7 (21.21%) SAP
5 4 (12.12%) Siebel
5 4 (12.12%) Citrix
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
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