The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 234 181 141
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -40
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 26 42 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.73% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.94% 4.49% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 80
Average salary £43,164 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.32% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,449 £32,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,199 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1343 935 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.56% 16.28% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 988 755 729
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Yorkshire

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -44 24 £43,164 +23.32%
South Yorkshire - 11 £41,250 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 16 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (46.67%) Selenium
3 13 (43.33%) ISEB
4 12 (40.00%) HP
4 12 (40.00%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
6 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) WinRunner
7 9 (30.00%) Banking
7 9 (30.00%) Retail
7 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
7 9 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 9 (30.00%) Retail Banking
7 9 (30.00%) Project Planning
7 9 (30.00%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 5 (16.67%) JMeter
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
11 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
11 3 (10.00%) Open Source
11 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.00%) WATIR
11 3 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (10.00%) UNIX

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.67%) Redis
2 2 (6.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (46.67%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) WinRunner
4 5 (16.67%) JMeter
5 3 (10.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (10.00%) WATIR
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
2 9 (30.00%) Retail
2 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (30.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
2 15 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (30.00%) Test Consultant
5 9 (30.00%) Consultant
5 9 (30.00%) Performance Consultant
5 9 (30.00%) Performance Test Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Tester
6 4 (13.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Solaris
2 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) AWK
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) ISEB
2 9 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) VMware