The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 155 144 151
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 20 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 0.39% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.51% 2.58% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +21.21%
LoadRunner
UK

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

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
570 465 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.75% 15.15% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 399 271 232
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Scotland

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Scotland

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Glasgow -10 8 £41,500 +3.75%
Stirling - 8 £48,500 -
Edinburgh -10 4 £45,000 -37.93% 1
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 22 (62.86%) HP
2 19 (54.29%) Performance Testing
3 18 (51.43%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) SOA
4 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (31.43%) Selenium
7 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
7 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (22.86%) Informatica
7 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
7 8 (22.86%) Business Objects
8 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.43%) ISEB
10 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
10 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
11 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (8.57%) CRM
11 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
12 2 (5.71%) JMeter
12 2 (5.71%) JIRA
12 2 (5.71%) QA
12 2 (5.71%) TDD
12 2 (5.71%) JUnit

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (31.43%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) JUnit
3 2 (5.71%) FindBugs
4 1 (2.86%) WinRunner
4 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Tester
2 17 (48.57%) Performance Tester
3 16 (45.71%) Analyst
3 16 (45.71%) Test Analyst
4 15 (42.86%) Performance Analyst
4 15 (42.86%) Performance Test Analyst
5 12 (34.29%) Test Manager
6 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Web Tester
9 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.86%) Performance Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Performance Testing
2 15 (42.86%) SOA
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.86%) Automation Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) BDD
7 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Test Management
8 1 (2.86%) V-Model
8 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Foglight
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) HP
2 8 (22.86%) Informatica
2 8 (22.86%) Business Objects
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