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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 199 191 204
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.41% 3.78% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 5
Average salary £50,000 £34,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -34.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
566 635 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.42% 11.52% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 436 518 497
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 29 May 2015. 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 -22 5 £50,000 +44.92%
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (80.49%) Performance Testing
2 26 (63.41%) ISEB
3 25 (60.98%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (58.54%) Test Management
5 20 (48.78%) HP
6 17 (41.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
8 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
8 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
9 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
10 11 (26.83%) Selenium
10 11 (26.83%) IBM
10 11 (26.83%) C#
11 10 (24.39%) C
11 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) TestDirector
11 10 (24.39%) Middleware
11 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (24.39%) Rational Performance Tester
11 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
11 10 (24.39%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (24.39%) Performance Engineering
11 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
12 9 (21.95%) Knowledge Management
13 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
13 8 (19.51%) Release Management
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) People Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (24.39%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (26.83%) Selenium
3 10 (24.39%) TestDirector
3 10 (24.39%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
2 8 (19.51%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Retail
4 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Test Manager
2 14 (34.15%) Performance Tester
2 14 (34.15%) Tester
3 8 (19.51%) Performance Manager
3 8 (19.51%) Performance Test Manager
3 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Test Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) Replication
3 2 (4.88%) New Media
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (17.07%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Performance Testing
2 24 (58.54%) Test Management
3 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
4 10 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (24.39%) Performance Engineering
5 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
5 9 (21.95%) Knowledge Management
6 8 (19.51%) Software Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Release Management
6 8 (19.51%) People Management
7 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.63%) Scrum
9 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
10 2 (4.88%) Online Marketing
11 1 (2.44%) Functional Testing
11 1 (2.44%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (2.44%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) C#
2 10 (24.39%) C
2 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (63.41%) ISEB
2 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (34.15%) ISTQB
4 5 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) vSphere
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (60.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) HP
2 11 (26.83%) IBM
3 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft