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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 54 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.00% - 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.71% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 - £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £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
70 34 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 17.41% 12.23% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 67 32 69
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
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 30 January 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 21 (91.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
3 12 (52.17%) Facilita Forecast
3 12 (52.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
5 7 (30.43%) ISEB
6 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
7 5 (21.74%) UNIX
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) SAP
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) Automotive
10 2 (8.70%) C#
10 2 (8.70%) Java
10 2 (8.70%) SQL
10 2 (8.70%) VB
11 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Electronics
11 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
11 1 (4.35%) Finance
11 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 1 (4.35%) DTV
11 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (52.17%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Tester
2 20 (86.96%) Performance Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) DTV
1 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Performance Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C#
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) ISTQB
2 12 (52.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (30.43%) ISEB
4 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP