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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 120 144
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 0 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.44% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category - 2.69% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £36,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
353 334 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.11% 16.50% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 289 293 422
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 2 (100.00%) SOASTA, Inc
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SOASTA, Inc