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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / North West
Rank 224 227 248
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 17 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.40% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 5
Median salary £37,500 £46,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% -29.23%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%

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
1210 1153 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.37% 20.35% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1012 1127
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 £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £52,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -20 9 £37,500 -18.47% 5
Lancashire - 6 £36,200 - 3
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 17 (70.83%) HP
2 16 (66.67%) JMeter
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
4 11 (45.83%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 10 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Finance
6 9 (37.50%) Selenium
7 8 (33.33%) Validation
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 7 (29.17%) C++
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) HTTP
9 6 (25.00%) ISEB
9 6 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) Python
9 6 (25.00%) Java
9 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (25.00%) Ruby
9 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) Firewall
11 4 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (16.67%) Retail
11 4 (16.67%) Degree
11 4 (16.67%) Test Automation

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 2 (8.33%) CICS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) FTP
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
3 2 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) JMeter
2 9 (37.50%) Selenium
3 8 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.33%) Fiddler
5 2 (8.33%) Firebug
5 2 (8.33%) NeoLoad
5 2 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (8.33%) The Grinder
5 2 (8.33%) Toad
5 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) VSAM
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) Validation
5 4 (16.67%) API Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) OpenUP
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) C++
3 6 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) COBOL
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) ISEB
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.17%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Skelmersdale
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Skelmersdale
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary: Competitive + travel expenses + bonus + training
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary: Competitive + bonus + expenses + training
Posted: 27 days ago