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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 133 143 144
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 23 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.67% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.20% 3.57% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 1
Average salary £45,000 £27,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.63% -40.86%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
442 616 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.34% 18.65% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 296 375 233
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +19 11 £36,750 -8.12% 1
Edinburgh +7 11 £45,000 +80.00%
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 1
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) HP
3 23 (53.49%) Performance Testing
4 17 (39.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (37.21%) Java
5 16 (37.21%) Selenium
6 15 (34.88%) SQL
7 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (25.58%) SOA
9 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
9 11 (25.58%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (23.26%) Automation Testing
10 10 (23.26%) Scrum
11 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (20.93%) Business Objects
12 8 (18.60%) .NET
12 8 (18.60%) Informatica
12 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
13 7 (16.28%) JMeter
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
14 6 (13.95%) QA
15 5 (11.63%) Agile Testing
15 5 (11.63%) C++
15 5 (11.63%) UNIX
16 4 (9.30%) C
16 4 (9.30%) JUnit
16 4 (9.30%) Introscope
16 4 (9.30%) ISEB
16 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (37.21%) Selenium
3 7 (16.28%) JMeter
4 4 (9.30%) Introscope
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
4 4 (9.30%) JIRA
4 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
5 3 (6.98%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.33%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.33%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (2.33%) TestLink
6 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.33%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Tester
2 15 (34.88%) Test Manager
3 14 (32.56%) Analyst
4 13 (30.23%) Performance Tester
5 11 (25.58%) Test Analyst
5 11 (25.58%) Performance Analyst
5 11 (25.58%) Performance Test Analyst
5 11 (25.58%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Test Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Ajax
3 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.98%) jQuery
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
3 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.98%) CSS
3 3 (6.98%) JSP
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Performance Testing
3 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (25.58%) SOA
6 10 (23.26%) Scrum
6 10 (23.26%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Testing
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
8 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.98%) Release Management
9 3 (6.98%) Test Management
9 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.98%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) C++
4 4 (9.30%) C
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) PHP
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.98%) VBScript
5 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.98%) CA Wily
3 1 (2.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 25 (58.14%) HP
2 9 (20.93%) Business Objects
3 8 (18.60%) Informatica
4 3 (6.98%) Google
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Siebel
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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