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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 113 123 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 9 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.45% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 2.17% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 12
Average salary £32,500 £60,000 £50,675
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +18.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
344 277 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.32% 12.72% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 316 249 237
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,900 £53,735 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 1 September 2015.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) HP UFT
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Test Management
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
4 7 (41.18%) QA
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
5 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) JMeter
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) J2EE
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) N-Tier
6 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) HP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
1 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP HR
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) HP UFT
2 7 (41.18%) Selenium
3 6 (35.29%) JMeter
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) NeoLoad
6 2 (11.76%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.88%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (5.88%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) QA Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) J2EE
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) N-Tier
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Test Management
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
5 6 (35.29%) Load Testing
6 5 (29.41%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
8 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (11.76%) V-Model
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: 4 days ago