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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 138 128 107
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 3 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.36% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 2.65% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 25
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +11.80%
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
260 340 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.60% 13.69% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 220 278 215
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 31 August 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 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Demand Management
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) JMeter

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bens
Posted: 13 days ago