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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 139 151 136
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 15 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.078% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.96% 0.58% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +269.56%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
379 343 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.92% 13.46% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 322 303 298
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
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 6 July 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 +11 8 - -
Borehamwood - 5 - -
Hertford - 1 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £60,000 -
LoadRunner
East of England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 25 (78.13%) Java
2 24 (75.00%) HP
3 22 (68.75%) SQL
4 20 (62.50%) J2EE
4 20 (62.50%) DB2
4 20 (62.50%) IBM
4 20 (62.50%) HTML
4 20 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 20 (62.50%) WebSphere
5 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
7 14 (43.75%) Oracle
7 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
7 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
8 13 (40.63%) System Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Retail
8 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
8 13 (40.63%) XML
8 13 (40.63%) UNIX
8 13 (40.63%) Flash
8 13 (40.63%) MQSeries
8 13 (40.63%) HP UFT
8 13 (40.63%) DbVisualizer
9 12 (37.50%) HTTP
10 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
11 8 (25.00%) SAP
12 7 (21.88%) HTTPS
12 7 (21.88%) Sun
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
12 7 (21.88%) AIX

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 20 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 13 (40.63%) MQSeries
3 7 (21.88%) Drupal
3 7 (21.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (21.88%) JBoss
3 7 (21.88%) Apache
3 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
2 7 (21.88%) HTTPS
2 7 (21.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) DB2
2 13 (40.63%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) HP UFT
2 7 (21.88%) JMeter
3 2 (6.25%) Firebug
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 13 (40.63%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Test Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Performance Test Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.25%) Test Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Test Strategist
6 1 (3.13%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) HTML
1 20 (62.50%) J2EE
2 13 (40.63%) XML
2 13 (40.63%) Flash
3 2 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) AIX
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 15 (46.88%) E-Commerce
3 14 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
4 13 (40.63%) System Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Planning
6 7 (21.88%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (21.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Validation
11 1 (3.13%) CRM
11 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
11 1 (3.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 7 (21.88%) PHP
4 7 (21.88%) AWK
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISEB
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) HP
2 20 (62.50%) IBM
3 14 (43.75%) Oracle
4 8 (25.00%) SAP
5 7 (21.88%) Sun
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) Siebel
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft