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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 67 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.20% 1.60% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 9.09% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 8
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
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
96 88 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 19.47% 17.60% 11.57%
Number of salaries quoted 70 79 54
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +17.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £28,636 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) DTV
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) HP