The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 169 192 176
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.100% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.97% 0.54% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 8
Average salary £38,250 £65,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.15% +20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £65,000 £46,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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 Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
718 734 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.10% 18.26% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 619 684 489
Average salary £43,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.17% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Manchester

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Manchester

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (50.00%) MS Access
2 4 (50.00%) Toad
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (50.00%) DameWare
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (50.00%) LexisNexis
2 4 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 4 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) Mocha
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
1 4 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 4 (50.00%) Toad
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Mocha
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium
4 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) OAT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) OAT Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) DameWare
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) LexisNexis
3 1 (12.50%) Telerik