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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 246 175 198
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +23
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 11 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.74% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.03% 4.54% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 21
Average salary £43,164 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.32% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,661 £33,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,300 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.64%
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1072 859 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.16% 16.24% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 862 660 668
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram 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 29 July 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
West Yorkshire -65 11 £43,164 +23.32%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (69.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (51.28%) Selenium
3 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
4 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 14 (35.90%) WinRunner
6 13 (33.33%) ISEB
7 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 11 (28.21%) Finance
9 9 (23.08%) Banking
9 9 (23.08%) Retail
9 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
9 9 (23.08%) HP
9 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
9 9 (23.08%) Retail Banking
9 9 (23.08%) Project Planning
9 9 (23.08%) Degree
10 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
10 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (17.95%) JMeter
11 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
12 5 (12.82%) V-Model
12 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
12 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
12 5 (12.82%) Open Source
12 5 (12.82%) WATIR
12 5 (12.82%) HL7
12 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 5 (12.82%) HTTP
12 5 (12.82%) SOAP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Redis
1 2 (5.13%) Riak
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (51.28%) Selenium
3 14 (35.90%) WinRunner
4 7 (17.95%) JMeter
5 5 (12.82%) WATIR
5 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
2 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
2 9 (23.08%) Retail Banking
2 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 20 (51.28%) Test Analyst
3 16 (41.03%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (35.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 9 (23.08%) Test Consultant
5 9 (23.08%) Consultant
5 9 (23.08%) Performance Test Consultant
5 9 (23.08%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Head of Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) ebXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Solaris
1 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 9 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 7 (17.95%) Performance Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) V-Model
7 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Use Case
10 2 (5.13%) Service Management
10 2 (5.13%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) HL7
2 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle