Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 336 364
Rank change year-on-year -22 +28 -7
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 16 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.72% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 11
North West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,900 £32,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,125 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2819 2649 2501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.43% 21.26% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2303 2375 2200
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,275 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -14 9 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Manchester -17 7 £52,500 +40.94%
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (68.75%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Python
4 7 (43.75%) JMeter
4 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) ISEB
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
7 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) Change Control
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (18.75%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 3 (18.75%) Perl
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) SAP

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 3 (18.75%) Tuxedo
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Jetty
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Tornado
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Couchbase
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JMeter
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.25%) Gatling
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JBehave
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Performance Tester
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
2 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.25%) Flask
3 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) Kafka
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Performance Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Memory Management
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Statistics
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Pega
4 1 (6.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (6.25%) VocaLink