The first table below looks at the demand for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 47 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 15 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.69% - 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.73% - 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 2
Average salary £37,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.64%
Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
66 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.83% 14.09% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 44
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
LoadRunner
Tyne and Wear

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

LoadRunner
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner.

1 18 (78.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (56.52%) Performance Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Facilita Forecast
4 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) VB
7 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) C#
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
9 3 (13.04%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.70%) C
11 1 (4.35%) HTTP
11 1 (4.35%) OpenView
11 1 (4.35%) HP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing LoadRunner also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LoadRunner. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (47.83%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Tester
1 16 (69.57%) Performance Tester
2 7 (30.43%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Performance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Test Management
2 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) VB
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix