The table below looks at the statistics for LoadRunner skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LoadRunner over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 75 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.14% 0.65% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 4.88% 7.41%
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 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
LoadRunner
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
164 82 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.00% 13.42% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 149 73 104
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,636 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the North East region.

LoadRunner Salary Trend in the North East

LoadRunner
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -17 1 - -
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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%) Test Scripting
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) Automotive
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
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%) 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%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (9.09%) Open Source

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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