The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 158 180
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 17 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.68% 0.31% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 1.72% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 2
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 563 524 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 22.45% 17.91% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 496 443 393
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Leeds

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in Leeds

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 37 (84.09%) JMeter
2 33 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (59.09%) Maven
4 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
5 24 (54.55%) Selenium
6 23 (52.27%) Performance Testing
6 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
7 22 (50.00%) JIRA
8 21 (47.73%) TDD
8 21 (47.73%) Java
8 21 (47.73%) BDD
9 20 (45.45%) SQL
10 19 (43.18%) ISEB
10 19 (43.18%) ISTQB
10 19 (43.18%) Gatling
11 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
12 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
12 16 (36.36%) SOAP
12 16 (36.36%) XML
13 15 (34.09%) QA
14 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
14 14 (31.82%) Spring
14 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
15 12 (27.27%) Scrum
15 12 (27.27%) Kanban
15 12 (27.27%) User Stories
15 12 (27.27%) REST
16 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
16 11 (25.00%) Oracle

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) JBoss
1 5 (11.36%) Jetty
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.36%) Tornado
1 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) SaaS
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) G Suite
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) AMQP
1 5 (11.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (11.36%) Couchbase
2 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.36%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.36%) Redis
2 5 (11.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (84.09%) JMeter
2 33 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 26 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 26 (59.09%) Maven
4 24 (54.55%) Selenium
5 22 (50.00%) JIRA
6 19 (43.18%) Gatling
7 17 (38.64%) Jenkins
8 16 (36.36%) Visual Studio
9 5 (11.36%) FitNesse
9 5 (11.36%) JBehave
9 5 (11.36%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
1 13 (29.55%) Test Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Consultant
2 12 (27.27%) Test Consultant
3 10 (22.73%) Performance Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Performance Test Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) IT Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Test Automation Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Practitioner
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Test Practitioner
5 3 (6.82%) Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) SOAP
1 16 (36.36%) XML
2 14 (31.82%) Hibernate
2 14 (31.82%) Spring
3 12 (27.27%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) .NET
4 6 (13.64%) HTML
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 5 (11.36%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
5 5 (11.36%) Apache Camel
5 5 (11.36%) Flask
5 5 (11.36%) Gherkin
5 5 (11.36%) JMS
5 5 (11.36%) Kafka
5 5 (11.36%) Node.js
5 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Performance Testing
2 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
3 21 (47.73%) BDD
3 21 (47.73%) TDD
4 14 (31.82%) Test Scripting
5 12 (27.27%) Kanban
5 12 (27.27%) Scrum
5 12 (27.27%) User Stories
6 11 (25.00%) Integration Testing
7 10 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Test Management
10 6 (13.64%) DSDM
10 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Process Improvement
10 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Software Delivery
10 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
10 6 (13.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (22.73%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) Scala
4 6 (13.64%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby
5 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (43.18%) ISEB
1 19 (43.18%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.09%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) HL7
2 4 (9.09%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
1 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle
2 8 (18.18%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Google
4 5 (11.36%) Rackspace
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