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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 205 197 203
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.30% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.66% 2.42% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 18
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.42%
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
608 702 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.20% 12.52% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 481 572 515
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 2 £50,000 +42.85%
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Test Management
3 11 (61.11%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (44.44%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) ISEB
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 6 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 6 (33.33%) TestDirector
7 6 (33.33%) HP UFT
7 6 (33.33%) C
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Selenium
8 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Banking
9 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) vSphere
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Replication
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) TestDirector
1 6 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (11.11%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
6 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) Middleware
1 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) Test Management
3 9 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) People Management
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Release Management
6 2 (11.11%) CMMI
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle