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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 135 139 126
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 2 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.32% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.69% 2.89% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £44,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
288 277 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 15.15% 11.20% 9.16%
Number of salaries quoted 263 236 182
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Reading

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Groovy
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) WebLOAD
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 2 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) WebLOAD
4 1 (16.67%) AQtime
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Groovy
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (16.67%) HP