The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 208 208 173
Rank change year-on-year
0 -35
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 13 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.15% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.46% 1.01% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 29
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
LoadRunner
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
890 791 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.59% 14.50% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 801 690 571
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 9 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Coventry -8 4 £55,000 - 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (40.00%) HP
3 10 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Management
5 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
5 8 (32.00%) ISEB
6 7 (28.00%) QA
6 7 (28.00%) JMeter
6 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) Java
7 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (24.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (24.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Open Source
8 5 (20.00%) HTML
8 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 5 (20.00%) J2EE
8 5 (20.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 5 (20.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
8 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (20.00%) WebSphere

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Project
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 9 (36.00%) Selenium
3 7 (28.00%) JMeter
4 5 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (16.00%) NeoLoad
6 2 (8.00%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (8.00%) JUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.00%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
7 1 (4.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) HTML
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
1 5 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Management
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (32.00%) Test Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) Load Testing
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) V-Model
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Java
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (32.00%) ISEB
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.00%) Reuters
3 1 (4.00%) BT
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago