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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 197 203 209
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 33 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.51% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.15% 4.36% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 12
Average salary £37,500 £50,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.74% +34.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,832 £49,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-13.03% +19.39%
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
641 688 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.69% 11.73% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 502 575 568
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram 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 21 October 2014. 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
Bracknell +11 21 - -
Reading -18 12 £37,500 -37.50% 1
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 28 (65.12%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (60.47%) Test Scripting
5 24 (55.81%) ISTQB
5 24 (55.81%) Windows XP
5 24 (55.81%) ISEB
6 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
7 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (48.84%) Windows 7
7 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
8 20 (46.51%) Oracle
9 19 (44.19%) QuickTest Pro
9 19 (44.19%) VMware
10 18 (41.86%) Migration
10 18 (41.86%) Regression Testing
10 18 (41.86%) SQL
10 18 (41.86%) LAN
10 18 (41.86%) WAN
10 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
11 16 (37.21%) VMware ESX
12 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
12 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (34.88%) Test Management
13 14 (32.56%) Fujitsu
13 14 (32.56%) C#
14 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
15 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (27.91%) SilkPerformer
15 12 (27.91%) Linux

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) LAN
1 18 (41.86%) WAN
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
3 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 4 (9.30%) IMAP
3 4 (9.30%) SMTP
3 4 (9.30%) SNMP
4 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) IDOL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (27.91%) SilkPerformer
3 9 (20.93%) Selenium
4 5 (11.63%) WinRunner
4 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
4 5 (11.63%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (9.30%) AQtime
5 4 (9.30%) WebLOAD
6 2 (4.65%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (23.26%) Retail
1 10 (23.26%) Telecoms
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Consultant
1 14 (32.56%) Test Consultant
2 9 (20.93%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Performance Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Test Leader
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Test Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) PKI
2 2 (4.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Windows
2 29 (67.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (55.81%) Windows XP
4 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (48.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (27.91%) Linux
5 12 (27.91%) UNIX
6 9 (20.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (60.47%) Test Scripting
2 18 (41.86%) Migration
2 18 (41.86%) Regression Testing
2 18 (41.86%) Test Automation
3 15 (34.88%) Test Management
4 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.93%) Validation
5 9 (20.93%) Test Strategy
5 9 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Performance Engineering
7 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (9.30%) Benchmarking
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.33%) Security Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) C#
3 5 (11.63%) C
4 4 (9.30%) C++
5 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) ISTQB
1 24 (55.81%) ISEB
2 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
3 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
4 12 (27.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.30%) Degree
6 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) VMware ESX
2 15 (34.88%) Active Directory
2 15 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.93%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (65.12%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (9.30%) PureDisk
2 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
2 4 (9.30%) Backup Exec
3 3 (6.98%) Netcool
3 3 (6.98%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) VMware
3 14 (32.56%) Fujitsu
4 9 (20.93%) NetApp
5 8 (18.60%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Meridio
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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