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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / North West
Rank 236 225 254
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 11 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 0.68% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
Median salary £40,000 £30,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -53.07%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +17.22%

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1280 1023 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 18.79% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 897 1114
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester -19 5 £40,000 +31.14% 1
Lancashire -14 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £36,000 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 16 (76.19%) JMeter
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) HP
4 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
4 10 (47.62%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 9 (42.86%) Selenium
6 8 (38.10%) C#
6 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 6 (28.57%) C++
9 5 (23.81%) ISEB
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) Python
9 5 (23.81%) Java
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) Ruby
9 5 (23.81%) Banking
9 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
9 5 (23.81%) API Testing
10 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
10 4 (19.05%) Validation

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 3 (14.29%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) FTP
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
1 3 (14.29%) MS Access
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) JMeter
2 9 (42.86%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) Cucumber
4 5 (23.81%) SoapUI
5 3 (14.29%) Fiddler
5 3 (14.29%) Firebug
5 3 (14.29%) The Grinder
5 3 (14.29%) Toad
5 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.52%) NeoLoad
6 2 (9.52%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (4.76%) JUnit
7 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
7 1 (4.76%) WebLOAD
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Tester
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Leader
6 2 (9.52%) QA Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Test Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Performance Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 3 (14.29%) VSAM
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Performance Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) API Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 3 (14.29%) Change Management
6 3 (14.29%) OpenUP
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) Ruby
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) COBOL
4 3 (14.29%) JCL
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) HP
2 3 (14.29%) Cognizant
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Telerik
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