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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
England / West Midlands
Rank 211 238 210
Rank change year-on-year +27 -28  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.44% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Median salary £36,500 £51,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.12% +28.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.29% +8.00%  

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 777 915 786
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.45% 14.90% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 668 803 695
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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
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 25 March 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 +10 2 £36,500 -36.52%
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Logistics
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Appium
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Mocha
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Calabash
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

LoadRunner
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Appium
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Mocha
4 1 (20.00%) Calabash
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB