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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 122 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% - 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% - 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £47,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
LoadRunner
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
337 332 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.15% 19.47% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 288 293 236
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Cheshire

LoadRunner
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) ODBC
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Test Manager
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Manager
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) HP