The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 189 189 152
Rank change year-on-year
0 -37
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 13 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 3.19% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 20
Average salary £52,500 £44,082 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.09% +25.94%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
670 846 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.95% 16.86% 16.39%
Number of salaries quoted 533 686 466
Average salary £40,000 £39,600 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +13.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford -16 10 £52,500 -
Leeds -2 2 £40,000 -7.32%
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 13 (81.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 11 (68.75%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (62.50%) Test Management
4 10 (62.50%) Supplier Management
5 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (43.75%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 2 (12.50%) System Testing
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (12.50%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (12.50%) OpenSTA
8 2 (12.50%) JMeter
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) Rational Robot
8 2 (12.50%) HP
9 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
9 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) OpenSTA
3 2 (12.50%) Rational Robot
3 2 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
1 11 (68.75%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Test Management
2 10 (62.50%) Supplier Management
3 7 (43.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (43.75%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle