The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 236 245
Rank change year-on-year -31 +9  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.018% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.094% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 12
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £37,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £62,000
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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1452 1067 1236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.50% 19.07% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 940 1054
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in the North West

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 4 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £36,200 -
Merseyside -9 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
LoadRunner
England

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 North West region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 24 (82.76%) HP
2 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
3 20 (68.97%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (65.52%) JMeter
5 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (62.07%) Test Scripting
6 17 (58.62%) Performance Testing
7 16 (55.17%) Selenium
7 16 (55.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
8 15 (51.72%) Java
9 14 (48.28%) Windows
9 14 (48.28%) Python
10 13 (44.83%) ISEB
10 13 (44.83%) C#
10 13 (44.83%) Ruby
10 13 (44.83%) ISTQB
11 12 (41.38%) C++
11 12 (41.38%) Linux
11 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
11 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
11 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
12 10 (34.48%) Web Services
13 9 (31.03%) HTTP
13 9 (31.03%) Validation
14 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (24.14%) Finance
16 6 (20.69%) Retail
17 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
17 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) Jetty
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) Tornado
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) AMQP
3 1 (3.45%) FTP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.45%) Redis
1 1 (3.45%) Riak
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) JMeter
2 16 (55.17%) Selenium
3 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.34%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (6.90%) Gatling
5 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) NeoLoad
6 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.45%) JBehave
6 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Tester
2 8 (27.59%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Test Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Performance Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Test Leader
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
5 4 (13.79%) LoadRunner Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Performance Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Flask
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) JMS
2 1 (3.45%) Kafka
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Test Automation
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Test Scripting
3 17 (58.62%) Performance Testing
4 16 (55.17%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (41.38%) Test Strategy
6 9 (31.03%) Validation
7 8 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (17.24%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (13.79%) OpenUP
9 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
10 3 (10.34%) Application Performance Management
10 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 2 (6.90%) Web Development
12 1 (3.45%) BDD
12 1 (3.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) Python
3 13 (44.83%) C#
3 13 (44.83%) Ruby
4 12 (41.38%) C++
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) ISEB
1 13 (44.83%) ISTQB
2 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (68.97%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Perfmon
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
Cheshire
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Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
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