The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
North West / Manchester
Rank 183 172 191
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.79% 0.88% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Median salary £37,500 £30,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -53.07%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +22.22%

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
882 678 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.34% 20.97% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 788 591 672
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Manchester

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 13 (86.67%) JMeter
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (53.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (20.00%) API Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) FTP
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
1 3 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) JMeter
2 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (20.00%) Firebug
3 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (20.00%) The Grinder
3 3 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (6.67%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) API Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) OpenUP
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 2 (13.33%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) C++
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) Python
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) COBOL
2 3 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Cognizant
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle