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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / North West
Rank 236 232 246
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 21 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.018% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.68% 0.084% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 3
Median salary £37,500 £46,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.35% -28.46%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -22.72% +10.00%  

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 1252 1192 1108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.66% 21.18% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 1042 978
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £27,500
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 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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the North West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 March 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 -15 12 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Lancashire - 5 £36,100 -
Cheshire - 1 £21,500 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 25 (86.21%) HP
2 21 (72.41%) JMeter
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (58.62%) Non-Functional Testing
4 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
4 17 (58.62%) Selenium
5 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
6 14 (48.28%) C#
7 13 (44.83%) C++
7 13 (44.83%) Windows
7 13 (44.83%) Test Strategy
7 13 (44.83%) Performance Testing
8 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
8 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 12 (41.38%) Linux
8 12 (41.38%) Java
8 12 (41.38%) ISEB
8 12 (41.38%) Python
8 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
8 12 (41.38%) Ruby
9 9 (31.03%) Finance
10 8 (27.59%) Validation
11 7 (24.14%) HTTP
11 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
12 6 (20.69%) OpenUP
12 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (20.69%) Web Services
12 6 (20.69%) Retail
13 4 (13.79%) Banking

LoadRunner
Top Related 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%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) CICS
1 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) FTP
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 21 (72.41%) JMeter
2 17 (58.62%) Selenium
3 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.34%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) NeoLoad
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.45%) Firebug
6 1 (3.45%) Gatling
6 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.45%) The Grinder
6 1 (3.45%) Toad
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Test Leader
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Lead Test Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
6 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Non-Functional Testing
2 17 (58.62%) Test Scripting
3 13 (44.83%) Performance Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Test Strategy
4 8 (27.59%) Validation
5 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.69%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (20.69%) OpenUP
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Application Performance Management
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Management
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) C++
3 12 (41.38%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) Python
3 12 (41.38%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) COBOL
5 1 (3.45%) JCL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
1 12 (41.38%) ISEB
1 12 (41.38%) ISTQB
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
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