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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 43 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 19 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.37% - 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.39% - 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 2
Average salary £37,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
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
72 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.79% 13.79% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 63 58 44
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +20.58%
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 August 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

LoadRunner
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 19 (79.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Facilita Forecast
4 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
6 7 (29.17%) VB
7 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) Test Management
9 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.17%) C
10 1 (4.17%) HTTP
10 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.17%) QA
10 1 (4.17%) Problem Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (4.17%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (45.83%) Facilita Forecast
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Tester
1 18 (75.00%) Performance Tester
2 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (20.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center