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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 52 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.48% 1.48% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.86% 11.76% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -47.82%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
79 68 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.74% 12.57% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 72 64 47
Average salary £35,232 £30,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.51% -10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,636 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £72,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Facilita Forecast
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) OpenView
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) WinRunner

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (42.86%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix