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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 191 223 207
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 37 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.75% 2.54% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 10
Average salary £40,000 £70,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +86.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £48,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
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
643 668 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.06% 11.20% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 491 553 605
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
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
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 27 November 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
Bracknell - 19 - -
Reading +6 18 £40,000 -43.46%
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 41 (77.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (73.58%) HP Quality Center
4 35 (66.04%) Security Cleared
4 35 (66.04%) Test Scripting
5 33 (62.26%) ISTQB
5 33 (62.26%) ISEB
6 29 (54.72%) Windows XP
6 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
7 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
7 26 (49.06%) LAN
7 26 (49.06%) WAN
8 24 (45.28%) Oracle
9 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
9 23 (43.40%) Regression Testing
9 23 (43.40%) VMware
9 23 (43.40%) Migration
9 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
9 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
10 22 (41.51%) Test Management
11 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (35.85%) QuickTest Pro
12 17 (32.08%) SQL
13 16 (30.19%) VMware ESX
13 16 (30.19%) Fujitsu
14 15 (28.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (28.30%) C#
15 12 (22.64%) UNIX
15 12 (22.64%) Linux

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 10 (18.87%) IIS
1 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) LAN
1 26 (49.06%) WAN
2 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.21%) SAN
3 4 (7.55%) IMAP
3 4 (7.55%) NAS
3 4 (7.55%) SMTP
3 4 (7.55%) SNMP
4 3 (5.66%) HTTP
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) IDOL
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (22.64%) SilkPerformer
3 9 (16.98%) Selenium
4 8 (15.09%) WinRunner
5 5 (9.43%) TestDirector
6 4 (7.55%) WebLOAD
6 4 (7.55%) AQtime
7 3 (5.66%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (5.66%) WebDriver
7 3 (5.66%) MSTest
7 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
7 3 (5.66%) JIRA
8 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.89%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
1 11 (20.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Consultant
1 19 (35.85%) Test Consultant
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Test Leader
3 8 (15.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 7 (13.21%) Test Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Performance Tester
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Test Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Test Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Performance Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 4 (7.55%) MAPI
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Replication
2 3 (5.66%) PKI
2 3 (5.66%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (84.91%) Windows
2 41 (77.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (54.72%) Windows XP
4 26 (49.06%) Windows 7
5 12 (22.64%) UNIX
5 12 (22.64%) Linux
6 9 (16.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Test Scripting
2 23 (43.40%) Regression Testing
2 23 (43.40%) Migration
2 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
3 22 (41.51%) Test Management
4 11 (20.75%) Performance Testing
4 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Performance Engineering
6 9 (16.98%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.98%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Validation
7 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (7.55%) Benchmarking
9 3 (5.66%) Requirements Management
9 3 (5.66%) V-Model
9 3 (5.66%) Test Planning
9 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance
11 1 (1.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) C
4 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) Security Cleared
2 33 (62.26%) ISEB
2 33 (62.26%) ISTQB
3 23 (43.40%) SC Cleared
4 15 (28.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) QA
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (30.19%) VMware ESX
4 9 (16.98%) VMware Workstation
5 7 (13.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (73.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.55%) PureDisk
2 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.66%) Netcool
3 3 (5.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Oracle
2 23 (43.40%) VMware
3 16 (30.19%) Fujitsu
4 9 (16.98%) NetApp
5 8 (15.09%) HP
6 3 (5.66%) EMC
6 3 (5.66%) Meridio
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft