The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 59 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 10 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.96% - 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% - 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
LoadRunner
Cheshire

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

Development Applications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
160 55 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 31.37% 15.80% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 146 50 72
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £37,100 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Warrington region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Warrington

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Test Management
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 6 (60.00%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (60.00%) SilkPerformer
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Management
1 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
1 10 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Fujitsu