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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 135 120 147
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +27
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 1.04% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 7.65% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -8.75%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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
271 327 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.89% 13.60% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 235 245 213
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) HP UFT
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Defect Management
4 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) QA
5 6 (46.15%) Requirements Management
5 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 6 (46.15%) JMeter
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) SAP
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 6 (46.15%) IBM
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
5 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
5 6 (46.15%) Demand Management
5 6 (46.15%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (46.15%) Test Management
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Selenium
7 4 (30.77%) Finance

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) HP UFT
2 6 (46.15%) JMeter
3 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 2 (15.38%) Appium
5 2 (15.38%) Artifactory
5 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
5 2 (15.38%) Ranorex
5 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (7.69%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Performance Test Engineer
1 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Performance Test Leader
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Performance Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Test Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Test Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Defect Management
4 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 6 (46.15%) Demand Management
5 6 (46.15%) Performance Improvement
5 6 (46.15%) Requirements Management
5 6 (46.15%) Test Management
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Mentoring
7 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) DevOps
8 2 (15.38%) Release Management
8 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
8 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Groovy
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) HP
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Splunk