The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 116 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 2.06% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 5
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,164
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.25%
LoadRunner
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
245 291 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.72% 13.04% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 200 255 258
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Reading region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Reading

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 11 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JMeter
3 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 8 (61.54%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) HP
4 7 (53.85%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) Selenium
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Python
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) SAP
7 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix
7 4 (30.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
7 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (30.77%) HTML5
7 4 (30.77%) Change Control
7 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Presales
8 3 (23.08%) Perfmon
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) Mentoring

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Domino
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (15.38%) IMAP
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) JMeter
2 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 3 (23.08%) AQtime
4 3 (23.08%) SilkPerformer
4 3 (23.08%) WebLOAD
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) eggPlant
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
5 2 (15.38%) JBehave
5 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
5 2 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (15.38%) RSpec
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Performance Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Test Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Performance Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) MAPI
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Performance Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Change Control
3 4 (30.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Presales
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) API Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (23.08%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) VMware