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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 142 148 141
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 18 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.60% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.19% 3.34% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 2
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -50.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,075 £22,500 £47,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,750 £54,150
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.27%
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
430 629 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.85% 18.11% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 276 386 217
Average salary £40,000 £39,900 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 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 4 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
Edinburgh +6 9 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Glasgow +14 7 £36,750 -17.41% 1
Stirling - 2 £50,000 -
LoadRunner
UK

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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 23 (65.71%) HP
2 22 (62.86%) Performance Testing
3 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
5 12 (34.29%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (31.43%) Selenium
7 10 (28.57%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) .NET
8 9 (25.71%) JMeter
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
9 8 (22.86%) SOA
10 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (17.14%) Ajax
10 6 (17.14%) QA
10 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
11 5 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
11 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 5 (14.29%) UNIX
11 5 (14.29%) C++
12 4 (11.43%) HTML
12 4 (11.43%) C
12 4 (11.43%) C#
12 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
12 4 (11.43%) VBScript
12 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
12 4 (11.43%) JavaScript

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (31.43%) Selenium
3 9 (25.71%) JMeter
4 5 (14.29%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (11.43%) JUnit
5 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.43%) Introscope
5 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 4 (11.43%) JIRA
6 2 (5.71%) WinRunner
6 2 (5.71%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.86%) Rational Performance Tester
7 1 (2.86%) TestLink
7 1 (2.86%) NeoLoad
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Tester
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
3 10 (28.57%) Performance Tester
4 8 (22.86%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Performance Test Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Test Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
6 5 (14.29%) Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Consultant
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Test Leader
7 4 (11.43%) Test Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Manager
8 3 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Test Specialist
9 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) Ajax
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) JSP
3 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) XML
3 4 (11.43%) XSD
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) GIS
3 2 (5.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) Performance Testing
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) SOA
6 6 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.43%) UML
8 4 (11.43%) Validation
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) Automation Testing
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) Web Development
8 4 (11.43%) Test Management
9 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Release Management
9 3 (8.57%) Analytics
9 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) C
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
4 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.57%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Google
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Siebel
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
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