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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 204 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 9 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.21% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.07% 1.82% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 3
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
842 604 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.96% 11.77% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 738 500 583
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Coventry -9 3 £58,000 +10.47% 2
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) JMeter
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (15.38%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 2 (15.38%) Retail
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) JIRA
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (15.38%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Specialist
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Test Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Sainsbury
Posted: 9 days ago