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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 141 151 149
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 21 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.68% 0.46% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.62% 2.57% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 5
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £51,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
455 584 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.63% 17.93% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 329 342 240
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 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Edinburgh +3 12 £45,000 +80.00%
Glasgow +8 9 £45,000 +12.50%
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (65.85%) HP
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (56.10%) Performance Testing
4 17 (41.46%) Java
5 16 (39.02%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
6 13 (31.71%) Selenium
6 13 (31.71%) SQL
6 13 (31.71%) SOA
7 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
8 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (21.95%) Scrum
9 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (19.51%) Informatica
10 8 (19.51%) Business Objects
10 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
11 7 (17.07%) .NET
12 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) QA
12 5 (12.20%) Agile Testing
12 5 (12.20%) JMeter
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
13 4 (9.76%) UNIX
13 4 (9.76%) C++
13 4 (9.76%) Ajax
13 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (31.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (31.71%) Selenium
3 5 (12.20%) JMeter
4 3 (7.32%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Introscope
4 3 (7.32%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) ClearCase
4 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (2.44%) TestLink
5 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Tester
2 17 (41.46%) Analyst
3 15 (36.59%) Performance Tester
4 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
5 13 (31.71%) Test Manager
5 13 (31.71%) Performance Analyst
5 13 (31.71%) Performance Test Analyst
5 13 (31.71%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Developer
7 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Test Leader
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Ajax
3 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.32%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) JSP
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) XML
3 3 (7.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) GIS
3 1 (2.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Performance Testing
3 13 (31.71%) SOA
4 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (24.39%) Automated Testing
6 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) Automation Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.32%) BDD
9 3 (7.32%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Test Management
9 3 (7.32%) UML
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 3 (7.32%) TDD
9 3 (7.32%) Web Development
9 3 (7.32%) Release Management
9 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.32%) VBScript
4 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) C
4 3 (7.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.32%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.44%) Foglight
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) HP
2 8 (19.51%) Informatica
2 8 (19.51%) Business Objects
3 3 (7.32%) IBM
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) Siebel
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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