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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 236 248 244
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 10 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.86% 0.74% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 13
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -20.83%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
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
1167 1217 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.85% 18.53% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1042 959
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 July 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
Merseyside - 5 £37,500 -
Manchester -8 3 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Lancashire +18 1 £45,000 +125.00%
Cheshire - 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
1 7 (63.64%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
3 5 (45.45%) API Testing
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) JMeter
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) JMeter
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
5 1 (9.09%) Firebug
5 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
5 1 (9.09%) The Grinder
5 1 (9.09%) Toad
5 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) QA Leader
1 6 (54.55%) Test Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Test Lead
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) SDLC
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) API Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) COBOL
2 1 (9.09%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Telerik
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