The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 77 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.17% 1.24% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 6.56% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £85,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 61 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.37% 18.89% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51 49 26
Average salary £55,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
LoadRunner
Hertfordshire

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 20 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 2 (100.00%) SOASTA, Inc
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SOASTA, Inc