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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 62 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.21% 1.07% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.11% 6.35% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Average salary - £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.46%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
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
90 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.79% 16.80% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 56 75
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% +8.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,636 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 April 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 8 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
3 6 (54.55%) Facilita Forecast
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) Automotive
8 1 (9.09%) C++
8 1 (9.09%) Java
8 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) HP
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (9.09%) DTV
8 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 1 (9.09%) JMeter
8 1 (9.09%) Electronics
8 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (54.55%) Facilita Forecast
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Tester
2 9 (81.82%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) HP