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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 127 145
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18  
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 15 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.15% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.44% 2.05% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

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 233 244 276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.79% 13.75% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 201 223 222
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LoadRunner in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 15 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 14 (93.33%) Test Management
2 14 (93.33%) Defect Management
3 13 (86.67%) Java
4 12 (80.00%) HP
4 12 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (80.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
5 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
5 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
5 11 (73.33%) Relational Database
5 11 (73.33%) SQL
5 11 (73.33%) HP UFT
5 11 (73.33%) C
5 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (73.33%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
7 9 (60.00%) VB
8 4 (26.67%) JMeter
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) Cucumber

LoadRunner
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) JMeter
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (20.00%) Gatling
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) NetBeans
3 3 (20.00%) Protractor
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) TestLink
3 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Tester
2 11 (73.33%) Senior Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SOAP
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 15 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 14 (93.33%) Defect Management
2 14 (93.33%) Test Management
3 12 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Functional Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
5 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) API Testing
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) C
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (60.00%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (73.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft