The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 84 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 13 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.12% 0.10% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.99% 0.44% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Average salary £34,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
LoadRunner
Nottinghamshire

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

Development Applications Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
186 226 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 16.05% 23.23% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 162 142 190
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Nottingham

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 15 (78.95%) QA
2 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
4 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 10 (52.63%) MS Office
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Bugzilla
6 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 8 (42.11%) HP UFT
6 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) C#
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) ISEB
7 7 (36.84%) SilkTest
7 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Validation
7 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
7 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
7 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Marketing
7 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
8 6 (31.58%) XML

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SNMP
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) FCoE
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 8 (42.11%) Bugzilla
2 8 (42.11%) HP UFT
3 7 (36.84%) SilkTest
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (5.26%) TestDirector
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
5 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) QA Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 6 (31.58%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
2 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Validation
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Management
3 7 (36.84%) Data Validation
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Test Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C#
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) C
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (36.84%) ISEB
3 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WMI
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Cognizant
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Perforce