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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 138 150 150
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 18 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.07% 3.48% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 4
Average salary £45,000 £23,750 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.47% -47.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £22,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £46,750 £53,050
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
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
442 632 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.22% 17.09% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 271 389 259
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Glasgow +23 11 £43,750 -2.23%
Edinburgh +1 5 £42,500 -10.52%
Stirling - 2 £50,000 -
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 29 (74.36%) HP
2 24 (61.54%) Performance Testing
3 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 13 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 12 (30.77%) QA
6 12 (30.77%) Java
7 11 (28.21%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (25.64%) Selenium
8 10 (25.64%) Test Management
9 9 (23.08%) JMeter
9 9 (23.08%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) .NET
10 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (20.51%) Scrum
10 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
11 7 (17.95%) Banking
11 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
11 7 (17.95%) Project Management
11 7 (17.95%) SOA
12 6 (15.38%) PMI
12 6 (15.38%) PMI Certification
12 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
12 6 (15.38%) CSQA
12 6 (15.38%) Demand Management
12 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (15.38%) Resource Management
13 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 7 (17.95%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (25.64%) Selenium
3 9 (23.08%) JMeter
4 4 (10.26%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 4 (10.26%) Introscope
4 4 (10.26%) JUnit
4 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.69%) ClearCase
6 2 (5.13%) WinRunner
6 2 (5.13%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (2.56%) TestLink
7 1 (2.56%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.56%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Tester
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Test Leader
4 9 (23.08%) Performance Tester
5 8 (20.51%) Test Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Performance Test Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) Performance Analyst
6 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
8 4 (10.26%) Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Consultant
8 4 (10.26%) Test Consultant
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Test Leader
9 3 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
9 3 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Test Specialist
10 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
10 2 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) Ajax
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.69%) jQuery
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) XSD
3 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) PMI
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) N-Tier
4 2 (5.13%) GIS
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Performance Testing
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Test Management
5 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
7 6 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 6 (15.38%) Demand Management
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) BDD
8 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.26%) Validation
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 3 (7.69%) Web Development
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 9 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) C
5 3 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
5 3 (7.69%) VBScript
5 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.38%) CSQA
2 6 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.69%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) Citrix
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.13%) Siebel
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Google