The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 217 190 227
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 6 36 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.66% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 5.27% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +13.51%
LoadRunner
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
569 683 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.14% 12.48% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 492 530 522
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 4 £47,500 +30.13%
Newbury - 2 £40,000 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 18 (90.00%) Performance Testing
2 16 (80.00%) HP UFT
3 14 (70.00%) HP
4 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (60.00%) QA
6 11 (55.00%) Selenium
6 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
8 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
9 8 (40.00%) Windows
9 8 (40.00%) Java
9 8 (40.00%) SQL
9 8 (40.00%) .NET
9 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
10 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
10 7 (35.00%) Test Management
10 7 (35.00%) C#
10 7 (35.00%) Citrix
11 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
11 6 (30.00%) Scrum
11 6 (30.00%) CMMI
11 6 (30.00%) Change Management
11 6 (30.00%) JMeter
11 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
11 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) HP UFT
2 11 (55.00%) Selenium
3 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (30.00%) JMeter
4 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) Ant
5 2 (10.00%) Appium
5 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) Maven
5 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (10.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 6 (30.00%) QA Tester
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Performance Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (35.00%) Test Management
8 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Change Management
8 6 (30.00%) CMMI
8 6 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (30.00%) Demand Management
8 6 (30.00%) Load Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
8 6 (30.00%) Requirements Management
8 6 (30.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Groovy
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 6 (30.00%) IBM
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) SAP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Splunk