The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 111 124
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 0 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.23% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.52% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 13
Average salary - £49,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +24.05%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £38,000 £43,448
% change year-on-year
+21.71% -12.53%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
375 263 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.07% 15.20% 14.19%
Number of salaries quoted 345 222 293
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
LoadRunner
North West

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 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday