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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 229 251 252
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 14 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 0.80% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 6
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,700
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £34,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1252 1248 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.80% 18.68% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1107 1090
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 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
Manchester +10 7 £37,250 -25.50% 3
Merseyside - 5 £37,500 -
Cheshire +23 1 - -
Lancashire +7 1 £45,000 +125.00%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
2 7 (50.00%) JMeter
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) API Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) System Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) COBOL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) DB2
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) CICS
6 3 (21.43%) Cognizant
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) MS Access
6 3 (21.43%) FTP
6 3 (21.43%) HTTP
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) Toad
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development

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 (21.43%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) FTP
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JMeter
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Fiddler
4 3 (21.43%) Firebug
4 3 (21.43%) The Grinder
4 3 (21.43%) Toad
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (7.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Test Lead
2 5 (35.71%) QA Leader
2 5 (35.71%) Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Gherkin
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) VSAM
2 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) API Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 5 (35.71%) System Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stress Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) COBOL
2 3 (21.43%) JCL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Cognizant
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
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