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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 204 177 187
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.59% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.01% 4.98% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 11
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
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
796 662 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.56% 11.93% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 696 587 625
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
(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 -6 6 £60,000 +18.40% 1
Coventry -7 2 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (60.00%) Performance Testing
4 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (55.00%) HP
5 10 (50.00%) Back Office
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Retail
5 10 (50.00%) Business Development
5 10 (50.00%) Selenium
5 10 (50.00%) NeoLoad
5 10 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc
6 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
6 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (35.00%) Migration
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL
6 7 (35.00%) ISEB
6 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Line Management
8 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) VB

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Selenium
1 10 (50.00%) NeoLoad
2 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
3 1 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Back Office
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
1 10 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Test Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Manager
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Test Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (65.00%) Test Strategy
2 12 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Business Development
4 7 (35.00%) Data Migration
4 7 (35.00%) ITIL
4 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Line Management
6 3 (15.00%) V-Model
6 3 (15.00%) Resource Management
6 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) ISEB
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) HP
3 10 (50.00%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago