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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP LoadRunner
Rank 124 143 129
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 8 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.089% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.76% 0.78% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 8
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £50,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
- -2.70%
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
290 257 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.09% 11.49% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 268 200 283
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
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
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 July 2016.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Reading

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) JMeter
2 6 (60.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) IBM
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (30.00%) QA
5 3 (30.00%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Logistics
6 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (20.00%) WebLOAD
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Games

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 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) IMAP
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SMTP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JMeter
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (30.00%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (20.00%) AQtime
4 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) eggPlant
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) JBehave
4 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (20.00%) RSpec
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) WebLOAD
5 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Performance Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Performance Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) VMware