The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 258 238 264
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.080% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.68% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 4
Median salary £40,500 £30,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.78% -37.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £28,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.06% +15.29%
LoadRunner
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1385 1171 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.13% 19.46% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1014 1145
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the North West

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the North West

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the North West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire -7 2 £45,000 -
Manchester -15 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £36,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 11 (52.38%) JMeter
2 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
3 9 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 9 (42.86%) API Testing
4 8 (38.10%) SDLC
5 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 7 (33.33%) Selenium
6 6 (28.57%) QA
6 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
6 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 5 (23.81%) System Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Stress Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Firebug
8 4 (19.05%) Fiddler
8 4 (19.05%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (19.05%) Usability Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Validation
8 4 (19.05%) Banking
8 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
8 4 (19.05%) VSAM
8 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
8 4 (19.05%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (19.05%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
1 4 (19.05%) MS Access
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) JMeter
2 9 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 7 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) Fiddler
4 4 (19.05%) Firebug
4 4 (19.05%) The Grinder
4 4 (19.05%) Toad
4 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
5 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Automation Test Lead
3 6 (28.57%) QA Leader
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Tester
5 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Leader
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Performance Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
1 4 (19.05%) VSAM
2 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Test Scripting
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) API Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) System Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Stress Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Usability Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) COBOL
2 4 (19.05%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) HP
2 4 (19.05%) Cognizant
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Telerik
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