The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for LoadRunner skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
South East / Berkshire
Rank 183 216 195
Rank change year-on-year +33 -21  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.030% 0.061% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.49% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Median salary £62,500 £44,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.04% -23.47%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -21.29% +8.00%  

LoadRunner is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 633 617 636
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 18.99% 12.48% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 523 532 500
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing LoadRunner as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for LoadRunner in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Berkshire.

Salary trend for LoadRunner in Berkshire

LoadRunner
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 1 £62,500 -
LoadRunner
South East

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 15 (93.75%) Performance Testing
2 11 (68.75%) JMeter
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (37.50%) Performance Engineering
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) WebLOAD
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) Perfmon

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (12.50%) IBM Domino
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Chatbot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) IMAP
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
1 2 (12.50%) SMTP
1 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) JMeter
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) WebLOAD
3 2 (12.50%) AQtime
3 2 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Test Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Test Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Test Leader
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Test Manager
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Performance Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Performance Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
7 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Performance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Coaching
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (18.75%) Perfmon
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Dynatrace
3 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc