The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 115 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 24 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.043% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.77% 0.40% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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
309 251 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 13.09% 10.90% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 231 211 237
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 22 (61.11%) Performance Testing
2 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 19 (52.78%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (50.00%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) ISEB
3 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 14 (38.89%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 14 (38.89%) Test Management
4 14 (38.89%) Performance Engineering
5 12 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (30.56%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) C
6 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
6 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
6 11 (30.56%) vSphere
7 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
7 10 (27.78%) Replication
8 9 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (25.00%) Middleware
8 9 (25.00%) IBM
8 9 (25.00%) HP
8 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
9 8 (22.22%) TestDirector

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (16.67%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) IDOL
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 8 (22.22%) TestDirector
4 7 (19.44%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) MSTest
5 3 (8.33%) WinRunner
5 3 (8.33%) Bugzilla
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) ClearQuest
7 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Tester
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
1 10 (27.78%) Test Analyst
1 10 (27.78%) Performance Tester
2 8 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Test Manager
3 7 (19.44%) Test Leader
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Lead Tester
6 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Replication
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Windows
1 18 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (19.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Performance Testing
2 18 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (38.89%) Test Management
3 14 (38.89%) Performance Engineering
4 10 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.33%) V-Model
7 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.78%) Security Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 11 (30.56%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (50.00%) ISEB
3 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
4 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) vSphere
2 10 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (52.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.33%) Netcool
2 3 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 9 (25.00%) IBM
2 9 (25.00%) HP
3 7 (19.44%) Fujitsu
4 3 (8.33%) Meridio
4 3 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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