The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 262 220 208
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -12
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 0.73% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 18
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,331 £34,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,164 £39,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £48,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +15.47%
LoadRunner
England

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

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1218 959 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.16% 17.07% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1019 770 718
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 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 -32 7 £42,500 +21.42%
South Yorkshire -27 1 £36,500 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
5 10 (50.00%) HTTP
5 10 (50.00%) HL7
6 8 (40.00%) V-Model
6 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Use Case
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (20.00%) ISEB
8 4 (20.00%) WinRunner
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 2 (10.00%) AIX
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) ABAP
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (10.00%) ebXML
9 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
9 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (10.00%) JMeter
9 2 (10.00%) Finance

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) WinRunner
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) WATIR
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
1 15 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Senior SAP Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) ebXML
3 2 (10.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (40.00%) V-Model
3 4 (20.00%) Use Case
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) HL7
2 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) SAP