The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 135 117
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 2 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.084% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 0.54% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £36,500 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.52% +43.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.29% +8.00%  

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 282 370 255
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.29% 15.60% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 242 329 222
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in Birmingham

LoadRunner
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Logistics
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Appium
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Mocha
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Calabash
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

LoadRunner
Co-occurring 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 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Appium
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Mocha
4 1 (20.00%) Calabash
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB