The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.50% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
LoadRunner
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Development Applications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
106 54 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.08% 15.25% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 87 53 69
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £27,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (81.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (57.89%) ISTQB
3 20 (52.63%) Facilita Forecast
3 20 (52.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
5 12 (31.58%) ISEB
6 10 (26.32%) Selenium
6 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) UNIX
7 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 8 (21.05%) Linux
7 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
8 7 (18.42%) VB
9 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
10 5 (13.16%) C#
10 5 (13.16%) Java
10 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 4 (10.53%) SAP
11 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
12 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
12 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
13 2 (5.26%) Automotive
14 1 (2.63%) C
14 1 (2.63%) HTTP
14 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
14 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
14 1 (2.63%) DTV
14 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
14 1 (2.63%) Electronics

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 31 (81.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (52.63%) Facilita Forecast
3 10 (26.32%) Selenium
4 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Tester
2 32 (84.21%) Performance Tester
3 8 (21.05%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) DTV
1 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) UNIX
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
2 8 (21.05%) Automation Testing
3 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
3 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
4 1 (2.63%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) VB
2 5 (13.16%) C#
2 5 (13.16%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) ISTQB
2 20 (52.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (31.58%) ISEB
4 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) SAP