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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 213 200 188
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 14 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.40% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 3.65% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 8
Average salary £53,750 £34,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.79% -38.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £27,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
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
608 630 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.22% 11.07% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 475 515 489
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,725
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 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 1 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 -16 7 £50,000 +44.92%
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 34 (68.00%) Performance Testing
1 34 (68.00%) HP Quality Center
2 33 (66.00%) ISEB
3 27 (54.00%) Test Management
4 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 21 (42.00%) HP
5 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
6 20 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (38.00%) Windows
7 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
8 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (28.00%) C#
9 14 (28.00%) Selenium
10 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
10 13 (26.00%) Performance Engineering
10 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
10 13 (26.00%) C
11 12 (24.00%) TestDirector
11 12 (24.00%) IBM
12 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
12 11 (22.00%) Middleware
12 11 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (22.00%) Rational Performance Tester
13 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (20.00%) vSphere
13 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
13 10 (20.00%) Replication

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
1 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.00%) LAN
2 6 (12.00%) WAN
3 2 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (28.00%) Selenium
3 12 (24.00%) TestDirector
4 11 (22.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (4.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (4.00%) WinRunner
5 2 (4.00%) MSTest
6 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
General
1 13 (26.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 4 (8.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Test Manager
2 14 (28.00%) Tester
2 14 (28.00%) Performance Tester
3 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Performance Manager
4 8 (16.00%) Test Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) Consultant
4 8 (16.00%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Principal Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) New Media
3 2 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (22.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Performance Testing
2 27 (54.00%) Test Management
3 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (26.00%) Performance Engineering
5 11 (22.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 10 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (16.00%) People Management
8 8 (16.00%) Release Management
9 6 (12.00%) Scrum
10 4 (8.00%) Migration
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL
10 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
11 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.00%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (66.00%) ISEB
2 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 21 (42.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (20.00%) vSphere
2 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (68.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) HP
2 12 (24.00%) IBM
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sogeti
Salary: Excellent salary + flexible benefits
Posted: 20 days ago