The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 134 110 109
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 2 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.091% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.93% 5.10% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £52,500 £51,350 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.23% -4.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
LoadRunner
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
216 196 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.78% 9.69% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 197 167 167
Average salary £39,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Birmingham region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (87.50%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Back Office
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) NeoLoad
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Business Development
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Telerik
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) NeoLoad
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (75.00%) Back Office
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Business Development
2 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Telerik