Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

HP LoadRunner
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 179 209
Rank change year-on-year +62 +30 -19
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 38 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.59% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.41% 3.26% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 47 11 9
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £43,100
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%

LoadRunner is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 452 522 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.94% 14.97% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 374 437 499
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

LoadRunner
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing LoadRunner as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LoadRunner in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 37 (97.37%) Test Automation
2 33 (86.84%) Test Strategy
3 31 (81.58%) Functional Testing
4 30 (78.95%) Test Management
4 30 (78.95%) Test Scripting
5 29 (76.32%) ISTQB
6 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (63.16%) Java
8 23 (60.53%) HP
8 23 (60.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (57.89%) QA
9 22 (57.89%) Selenium
9 22 (57.89%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (57.89%) HP UFT
10 21 (55.26%) Performance Testing
11 20 (52.63%) Degree
11 20 (52.63%) WebDriver
11 20 (52.63%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (50.00%) SQL
13 18 (47.37%) Scenario Testing
14 17 (44.74%) SOAP
14 17 (44.74%) Web Services
14 17 (44.74%) Scrum
14 17 (44.74%) BDD
15 16 (42.11%) Software Testing
16 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
16 15 (39.47%) TDD
16 15 (39.47%) Computer Science Degree
17 14 (36.84%) SAP S/4HANA
17 14 (36.84%) Mentoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) SAP S/4HANA
2 9 (23.68%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.63%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
1 2 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
1 9 (23.68%) SQLPlus
2 5 (13.16%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) HP UFT
1 22 (57.89%) Selenium
2 20 (52.63%) WebDriver
3 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 12 (31.58%) JMeter
4 9 (23.68%) eggPlant
4 9 (23.68%) JUnit
4 9 (23.68%) LoadUI
4 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
4 9 (23.68%) TestNG
4 9 (23.68%) Toad
5 6 (15.79%) Eclipse
5 6 (15.79%) Gatling
5 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 6 (15.79%) IntelliJ
5 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.79%) Maven
5 6 (15.79%) NetBeans
5 6 (15.79%) Subversion
5 6 (15.79%) TestLink
General
1 9 (23.68%) Publishing
2 6 (15.79%) Retail
3 4 (10.53%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Tester
4 9 (23.68%) SAP Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) SAP Test Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Senior Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Team Leader
6 5 (13.16%) QA Manager
6 5 (13.16%) QA Test Manager
6 5 (13.16%) Test Manager
6 5 (13.16%) Test Team Leader
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Test Manager
7 4 (10.53%) QC Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Quality Manager
7 4 (10.53%) SAP Manager
7 4 (10.53%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (10.53%) Test Leader
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) SOAP
1 17 (44.74%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Computer Science
2 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (28.95%) Mobile App
4 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
5 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Test Automation
2 33 (86.84%) Test Strategy
3 31 (81.58%) Functional Testing
4 30 (78.95%) Test Management
4 30 (78.95%) Test Scripting
5 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (60.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (55.26%) Performance Testing
8 20 (52.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (47.37%) Scenario Testing
10 17 (44.74%) BDD
10 17 (44.74%) Scrum
11 16 (42.11%) Software Testing
12 15 (39.47%) TDD
13 14 (36.84%) ERP
13 14 (36.84%) Mentoring
13 14 (36.84%) Regression Testing
14 12 (31.58%) Defect Management
15 9 (23.68%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (23.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) C#
4 10 (26.32%) C
5 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 8 (21.05%) VB
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) COBOL
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) ISTQB
2 20 (52.63%) Degree
3 15 (39.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (10.53%) ISEB
7 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (57.89%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) HP
2 14 (36.84%) SAP
3 5 (13.16%) Ariba
3 5 (13.16%) Concur
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft