The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 204 130 157
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +27
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 9 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 1.09% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 6.81% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 20
Average salary £43,164 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.32% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,661 £33,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,400 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.13%
Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
683 573 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.03% 16.08% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 543 432 432
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram 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 1 August 2014. 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
Leeds -62 8 £43,164 +23.32%
Halifax - 1 £80,000 -
LoadRunner
Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 25 (69.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (50.00%) Selenium
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) Software Testing
5 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
5 13 (36.11%) WinRunner
6 11 (30.56%) ISEB
6 11 (30.56%) Finance
6 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
7 9 (25.00%) Retail Banking
7 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
7 9 (25.00%) Degree
7 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 9 (25.00%) Banking
7 9 (25.00%) Retail
7 9 (25.00%) HP
8 7 (19.44%) JMeter
8 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
10 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
10 5 (13.89%) Open Source
10 5 (13.89%) HL7
10 5 (13.89%) WATIR
10 5 (13.89%) Scrum
10 5 (13.89%) HTTP
10 5 (13.89%) SOAP
11 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 4 (11.11%) V-Model

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Redis
1 2 (5.56%) Riak
Development Applications
1 25 (69.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (50.00%) Selenium
3 13 (36.11%) WinRunner
4 7 (19.44%) JMeter
5 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
5 5 (13.89%) WATIR
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
2 9 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 18 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (36.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Test Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Performance Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Test Consultant
5 9 (25.00%) Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Head of Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) ebXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Solaris
1 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Test Scripting
5 9 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Automation Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.11%) V-Model
8 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.56%) ITIL
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.56%) Service Management
10 2 (5.56%) Project Management
10 2 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Use Case
10 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) ISEB
2 9 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) HL7
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) VMware
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle