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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 40 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 21 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.85% - 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.25% - 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 0 1
Average salary £37,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +19.04%
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
80 61 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.68% 13.41% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 60 45
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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 16 September 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

LoadRunner
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (48.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (28.00%) VB
7 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) UNIX
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB
8 4 (16.00%) Test Management
9 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.00%) C
10 1 (4.00%) HTTP
10 1 (4.00%) SAP
10 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (40.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Tester
1 20 (80.00%) Performance Tester
2 7 (28.00%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Software Tester
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Test Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) VB
2 5 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (20.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (36.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago