The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 179 163 173
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.100% 0.51% 0.079%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.67% 3.51% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 3
Average salary £35,050 £48,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.73% +38.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.13%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
601 598 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.98% 14.58% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 494 518 508
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,650 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
North West

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 30 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Manchester

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham +2 1 £60,000 +9.09%
LoadRunner
North West

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) ISEB
1 12 (75.00%) QA
2 11 (68.75%) QALoad
2 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 11 (68.75%) jMock
2 11 (68.75%) SilkPerformer
2 11 (68.75%) QMS
2 11 (68.75%) EasyMock
2 11 (68.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (68.75%) JUnit
2 11 (68.75%) TestPartner
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 5 (31.25%) Test Management
4 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (25.00%) MS Project
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) DB2
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Banking
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
5 4 (25.00%) WebSphere

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 4 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) QALoad
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
1 11 (68.75%) jMock
1 11 (68.75%) SilkPerformer
1 11 (68.75%) EasyMock
1 11 (68.75%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (68.75%) JUnit
1 11 (68.75%) TestPartner
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Head of Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) QMS
2 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) CMMI
6 1 (6.25%) RUP
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago