The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 53 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 6 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.07% 1.54% 2.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.17% 10.59% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.29% +8.00%  

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 116 85 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.71% 14.51% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 103 66 47
Median salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Watford

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in Watford

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (90.91%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
5 5 (45.45%) ClearQuest
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
5 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) Release Management
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
6 3 (27.27%) AWK
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (9.09%) Magento
8 1 (9.09%) Drupal
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) The Grinder

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) ClearQuest
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) The Grinder
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Test Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Junior Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) AWK
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) IBM