The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 114 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 0.30% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.25% 2.37% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,448
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -7.93%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 253 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.67% 12.58% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 222 236 192
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
LoadRunner
West Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (92.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Test Strategy
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 10 (71.43%) Performance Testing
3 10 (71.43%) Business Development
3 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 10 (71.43%) Back Office
3 10 (71.43%) Retail
3 10 (71.43%) NeoLoad
3 10 (71.43%) SOASTA, Inc
4 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
5 3 (21.43%) QA
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (21.43%) MS Project
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
1 10 (71.43%) NeoLoad
2 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
1 10 (71.43%) Back Office
1 10 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Test Manager
2 10 (71.43%) Performance Test Manager
2 10 (71.43%) Performance Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Test Strategy
2 10 (71.43%) Performance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Business Development
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) V-Model
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago