The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 172 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +17
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 12 37 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 1.46% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 8.77% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 18
Average salary £43,164 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.32% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,661 £32,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £45,000 £40,650
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £38,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+23.37% -11.49%
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
552 422 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.29% 16.61% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 427 312 308
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
LoadRunner
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Leeds

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (72.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (52.78%) Selenium
3 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 14 (38.89%) WinRunner
6 11 (30.56%) ISEB
6 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
7 10 (27.78%) Finance
8 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
8 9 (25.00%) Banking
8 9 (25.00%) Retail
8 9 (25.00%) HP
8 9 (25.00%) Retail Banking
8 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
8 9 (25.00%) Degree
9 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (19.44%) JMeter
10 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) HTTP
10 5 (13.89%) SOAP
10 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
10 5 (13.89%) Open Source
10 5 (13.89%) HL7
10 5 (13.89%) WATIR
10 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
11 4 (11.11%) V-Model
11 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (13.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Redis
1 2 (5.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (72.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 19 (52.78%) Selenium
3 14 (38.89%) WinRunner
4 7 (19.44%) JMeter
5 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.89%) WATIR
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
2 9 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Analyst
2 19 (52.78%) Test Analyst
3 16 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (38.89%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (25.00%) Test Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Test Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Head of Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) ebXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
7 4 (11.11%) V-Model
7 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) Use Case
9 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.56%) Service Management
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
10 1 (2.78%) Non-Functional Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) ISEB
2 9 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) HL7
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle