Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 333 295
Rank change year-on-year +16 -38 +25
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 11 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.087% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.56% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 19
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £36,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.68% -23.16% -15.56%
10th Percentile £43,250 £30,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £41,750 £60,000
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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1906 1801 1740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.80% 15.69% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1523 1546
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for LoadRunner in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in the West Midlands

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham +31 9 £55,000 +46.67%
Walsall - 2 - -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 10 (90.91%) QA
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) JMeter
4 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) eCATT
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) SAP
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) SAP Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 4 (36.36%) Coaching
5 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
6 3 (27.27%) TestRail
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
7 2 (18.18%) Jenkins

LoadRunner
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) HP UFT
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) JMeter
4 4 (36.36%) eCATT
5 3 (27.27%) TestRail
6 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
6 2 (18.18%) Gatling
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) JBehave
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 2 (18.18%) LoadUI
6 2 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
6 2 (18.18%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Manager
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Test Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
2 3 (27.27%) QA Leader
2 3 (27.27%) QA Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Case Management
5 2 (18.18%) Collateral Management
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) RUP
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) V-Model
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
1 4 (36.36%) SAP Certification
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Pega