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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 100 141 122
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 7 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.19% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.73% 1.44% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £43,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £51,500 £41,300
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +4.76%

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
256 278 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.98% 13.42% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 193 247 246
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 20 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 8 (61.54%) JMeter
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
4 5 (38.46%) WebLOAD
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) C#
6 3 (23.08%) C++
6 3 (23.08%) IIS
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) IBM Domino
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) SMTP
6 3 (23.08%) MAPI

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%) IBM Domino
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) IMAP
1 3 (23.08%) NAS
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
1 3 (23.08%) SMTP
1 3 (23.08%) Wireshark
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) JMeter
2 5 (38.46%) WebLOAD
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) AQtime
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Test Leader
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Test Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Performance Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) MAPI
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Change Control
5 1 (7.69%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Presales
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Perfmon
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Dynatrace
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) SAP