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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 123 122 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 1.37% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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
338 219 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.34% 12.11% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 304 200 129
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) HP
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
2 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) People Management
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) High Availability
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JMeter
2 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) NeoLoad
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Performance Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) DCOM
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) People Management
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix