The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 56 68 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.83% 0.33% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.84% 2.20% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £85,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
LoadRunner
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 91 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.90% 14.92% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 78 27
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Watford

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Watford

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
1 22 (100.00%) J2EE
1 22 (100.00%) DB2
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
1 22 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
3 15 (68.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (68.18%) Regression Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Flash
3 15 (68.18%) MQSeries
3 15 (68.18%) HP
3 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 15 (68.18%) XML
3 15 (68.18%) UNIX
3 15 (68.18%) Retail
3 15 (68.18%) System Testing
3 15 (68.18%) DbVisualizer
3 15 (68.18%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) ISEB
5 7 (31.82%) Sun
5 7 (31.82%) HTTP
5 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
5 7 (31.82%) JMeter
5 7 (31.82%) AWK
5 7 (31.82%) Internet

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 22 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (68.18%) MQSeries
3 7 (31.82%) JBoss
3 7 (31.82%) Apache
3 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
3 7 (31.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (31.82%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTP
1 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) DB2
2 15 (68.18%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (31.82%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) Firebug
General
1 15 (68.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Tester
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) J2EE
2 17 (77.27%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) Flash
3 15 (68.18%) XML
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) UNIX
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) AIX
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
3 15 (68.18%) Regression Testing
3 15 (68.18%) System Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Test Planning
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) AWK
3 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 15 (68.18%) HP
3 7 (31.82%) Sun
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle