The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 144 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.041% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 1.96% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.04%
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
335 306 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.79% 16.79% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 290 263 145
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 6 (100.00%) JMeter
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (33.33%) NeoLoad
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 6 (100.00%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Performance Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP