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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 186 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.052% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 1.54% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 2
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +3.44%
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
651 586 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.02% 15.55% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 593 489 475
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) HP