The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 179 154 154
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.49% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £35,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -15.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,264 £34,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,164 £39,250 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +23.45%
LoadRunner
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
492 471 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.97% 16.80% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 400 411 361
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Leeds

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (94.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) HL7
3 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (58.82%) SOAP
3 10 (58.82%) HTTP
4 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 8 (47.06%) V-Model
5 6 (35.29%) Selenium
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Use Case
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) XML
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) WinRunner
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 2 (11.76%) JMeter
8 2 (11.76%) ebXML
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
8 2 (11.76%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 2 (11.76%) WATIR
8 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) QA

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (58.82%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (35.29%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) WinRunner
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) JMeter
4 2 (11.76%) WATIR
General
1 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
1 14 (82.35%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Functional Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) SOAP
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) ebXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 8 (47.06%) V-Model
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) HL7
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) HP Quality Center