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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 231 235
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 0 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.20% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 14
Median salary - £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
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
1060 1166 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.37% 19.13% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 922 974 895
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 3 (75.00%) MS Access
1 3 (75.00%) Toad
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) DameWare
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (75.00%) LexisNexis
1 3 (75.00%) WinSCP
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Telerik
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DB2
1 3 (75.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) OAT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) OAT Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) DameWare
1 3 (75.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) LexisNexis
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Telerik