The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 202 198 213
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 17 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.43% 3.86% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.13%
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
701 596 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.43% 10.77% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 569 512 677
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,225
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
South East

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 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 31 July 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
Reading -7 12 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Bracknell -3 5 - -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (50.00%) Selenium
3 18 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 14 (35.00%) QA
5 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (32.50%) C#
5 13 (32.50%) .NET
6 12 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 11 (27.50%) LAN
7 11 (27.50%) WAN
7 11 (27.50%) HP
7 11 (27.50%) SAN
7 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
7 11 (27.50%) C
8 10 (25.00%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) Finance
8 10 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.00%) Retail
10 8 (20.00%) Fujitsu
10 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
11 7 (17.50%) Netcool
11 7 (17.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (17.50%) IDOL

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) LAN
1 11 (27.50%) WAN
1 11 (27.50%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) NAS
2 4 (10.00%) IMAP
2 4 (10.00%) SMTP
2 4 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) IDOL
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (10.00%) WebLOAD
4 4 (10.00%) AQtime
5 3 (7.50%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (2.50%) Introscope
6 1 (2.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.50%) Toad
6 1 (2.50%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
1 17 (42.50%) Test Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Performance Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Performance Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Test Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) MAPI
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) JDBC
3 1 (2.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) PKI
2 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) UNIX
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Test Management
7 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Validation
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL
8 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
2 11 (27.50%) C
3 10 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.50%) ISEB
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware ESX
2 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (45.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (17.50%) Netcool
2 7 (17.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (10.00%) PureDisk
3 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) nmon
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) HP
2 8 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) EMC
3 7 (17.50%) Meridio
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday