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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 246 237 180
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -57
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 9 19 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.26% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.46% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 23
Average salary £46,000 £43,164 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +23.32%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +28.00%
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
1089 1301 962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.64% 17.72% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 944 955 778
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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
West Yorkshire -16 6 £52,500 +21.63%
South Yorkshire -7 3 £46,000 +11.51%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 10 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
4 4 (30.77%) JMeter
4 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) OpenSTA
6 2 (15.38%) FitNesse

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) JMeter
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (15.38%) FitNesse
4 2 (15.38%) OpenSTA
4 2 (15.38%) Rational Robot
5 1 (7.69%) WinRunner
5 1 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SAP Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Load Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) SAP