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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 192 219 188
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -31
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 32 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.075% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.98% 0.61% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £36,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £44,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +3.44%
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
642 654 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.94% 12.19% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 494 533 503
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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 +10 20 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £57,500 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 51 (72.86%) HP Quality Center
2 47 (67.14%) ISEB
3 39 (55.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (55.71%) Windows
3 39 (55.71%) Security Cleared
4 36 (51.43%) Performance Testing
4 36 (51.43%) ISTQB
5 35 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 33 (47.14%) Test Management
7 28 (40.00%) Windows XP
7 28 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 25 (35.71%) HP
9 22 (31.43%) LAN
9 22 (31.43%) WAN
9 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 20 (28.57%) VMware
10 20 (28.57%) Oracle
10 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
11 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
12 18 (25.71%) Telecoms
13 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
13 17 (24.29%) Migration
13 17 (24.29%) Test Automation
13 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (22.86%) Selenium
14 16 (22.86%) Performance Engineering
14 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
15 15 (21.43%) C#

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.71%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) LAN
1 22 (31.43%) WAN
2 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.29%) SAN
3 3 (4.29%) DNS
3 3 (4.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.29%) IDOL
3 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 16 (22.86%) Selenium
3 11 (15.71%) Rational Performance Tester
4 10 (14.29%) TestDirector
5 8 (11.43%) WinRunner
6 7 (10.00%) SilkPerformer
7 3 (4.29%) JIRA
7 3 (4.29%) MSTest
7 3 (4.29%) Bugzilla
8 2 (2.86%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 18 (25.71%) Telecoms
2 12 (17.14%) Finance
3 11 (15.71%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Test Manager
2 20 (28.57%) Consultant
2 20 (28.57%) Test Consultant
3 12 (17.14%) Performance Tester
3 12 (17.14%) Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) Performance Test Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Performance Manager
5 8 (11.43%) Test Leader
5 8 (11.43%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Principal Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.86%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (1.43%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Replication
2 11 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) PKI
3 3 (4.29%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) New Media
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (55.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 39 (55.71%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.43%) UNIX
6 7 (10.00%) Linux
7 5 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Performance Testing
2 35 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 33 (47.14%) Test Management
4 17 (24.29%) Regression Testing
4 17 (24.29%) Migration
4 17 (24.29%) Test Automation
5 16 (22.86%) Performance Engineering
6 14 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
10 8 (11.43%) Release Management
10 8 (11.43%) People Management
11 6 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.57%) Scrum
12 5 (7.14%) Validation
13 4 (5.71%) ITIL
13 4 (5.71%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) C#
2 13 (18.57%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.57%) C
3 7 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (67.14%) ISEB
2 39 (55.71%) Security Cleared
3 36 (51.43%) ISTQB
4 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 14 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.57%) vSphere
4 7 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (72.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.29%) Netcool
2 3 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) HP
2 20 (28.57%) VMware
2 20 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) IBM
3 12 (17.14%) Fujitsu
4 5 (7.14%) NetApp
5 3 (4.29%) Meridio
5 3 (4.29%) EMC
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday