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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 139 119
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -20
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 11 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.19% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.60% 1.49% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 8
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,600 £52,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £52,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +17.22%

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
239 268 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.93% 12.41% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 187 227 216
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £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 16 January 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 17 (94.44%) Performance Testing
2 12 (66.67%) JMeter
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) WebLOAD
5 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
7 4 (22.22%) SAP
7 4 (22.22%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) SAN
7 4 (22.22%) IBM Domino
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 4 (22.22%) WAN

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 4 (22.22%) IBM Domino
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) IMAP
1 4 (22.22%) NAS
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) SMTP
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
1 4 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) JMeter
2 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 6 (33.33%) WebLOAD
4 4 (22.22%) AQtime
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium
5 1 (5.56%) SilkPerformer
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
1 6 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Test Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Test Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Performance Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Performance Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Test Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) HTML5
1 4 (22.22%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Performance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (33.33%) Scrum
2 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Change Control
4 4 (22.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) Presales
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (22.22%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Dynatrace