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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 244 210
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 5 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.096% 0.016% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.51% 0.11% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 12
Median salary £62,500 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £56,500 - £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 - £59,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26%  

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 985 873 861
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.00% 14.33% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 837 708 768
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -7.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £65,000 -
Coventry -4 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) eCATT
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 4 (57.14%) SAP Certification
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) G Suite
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) Slack
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) eCATT
1 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Programme Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) DSDM
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (28.57%) PMP
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Google