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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 143 128 152
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 3 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.12% 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.96% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £70,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +13.09%
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
373 314 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.45% 16.41% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 317 265 462
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 21 November 2014. 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 - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £70,000 -
LoadRunner
East of England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle