The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 193 195 188
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.040% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 0.32% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 5
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -1.16%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
497 620 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.09% 12.37% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 396 544 561
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Birmingham +7 6 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Coventry - 1 £52,500 -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 10 (58.82%) HP
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
1 10 (58.82%) Test Strategy
2 9 (52.94%) Performance Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 7 (41.18%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Selenium
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
8 3 (17.65%) NeoLoad
8 3 (17.65%) SOASTA, Inc
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Project
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 3 (17.65%) NeoLoad
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Test Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Release Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Tester
3 4 (23.53%) QA Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior QA Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Release Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Test Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Test Strategy
2 9 (52.94%) Performance Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 6 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) V-Model
7 3 (17.65%) Business Development
7 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
7 3 (17.65%) Release Management
7 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
8 2 (11.76%) Information Security
8 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) SOASTA, Inc
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 28 days ago