The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
North West / Manchester
Rank 186 178 185
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 12 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.30% 0.030% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 0.13% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 4
Median salary £37,500 £46,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.35% -22.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £46,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £52,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -19.43% +5.50%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 971 759 682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.62% 22.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 817 652 608
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in Manchester

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in Manchester

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 15 (93.75%) JMeter
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) HP
3 13 (81.25%) Test Scripting
3 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (75.00%) Selenium
4 12 (75.00%) Ruby
4 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (75.00%) ISEB
4 12 (75.00%) Java
4 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 12 (75.00%) Linux
4 12 (75.00%) Python
4 12 (75.00%) C#
4 12 (75.00%) C++
5 6 (37.50%) OpenUP
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.25%) Toad

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (6.25%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) DB2
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) JMeter
2 12 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (75.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.25%) Firebug
3 1 (6.25%) The Grinder
3 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Lead Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Manual Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Test Scripting
3 12 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (75.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (37.50%) OpenUP
4 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) C++
1 12 (75.00%) Java
1 12 (75.00%) Python
1 12 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) COBOL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) JCL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (75.00%) ISEB
1 12 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 13 (81.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Cognizant
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary: Competitive + bonus + expenses + training
Posted: 8 days ago