The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP LoadRunner
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 142 131
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 0 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.15% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.01% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £47,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.58%  
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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 255 297 284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.48% 15.27% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 186 269 228
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for LoadRunner in Reading

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for LoadRunner.

1 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) JMeter
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) WebLOAD
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) IBM Domino
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) MAPI
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) .NET

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 (18.18%) IBM Domino
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) IMAP
1 2 (18.18%) NAS
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) WebLOAD
3 2 (18.18%) AQtime
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Test Leader
1 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Leader
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Test Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Test Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Performance Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
1 4 (36.36%) VMware ESX
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Dynatrace
2 2 (18.18%) IBM