The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 53 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 15 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.79% - 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.39% - 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 3
Average salary £37,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £38,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -11.62%
Development Applications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
112 92 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 13.40% 13.81% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 86 83 79
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
LoadRunner
England

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram 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 28 July 2014. 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 - 15 £37,000 - 1
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (78.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (56.52%) Performance Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Facilita Forecast
4 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (26.09%) ISEB
7 5 (21.74%) VB
7 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (21.74%) Selenium
8 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) C#
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
9 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
9 3 (13.04%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.70%) C
11 1 (4.35%) HTTP
11 1 (4.35%) OpenView
11 1 (4.35%) HP

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 18 (78.26%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (47.83%) Facilita Forecast
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Tester
1 16 (69.57%) Performance Tester
2 7 (30.43%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Performance Testing
2 4 (17.39%) Test Management
2 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) VB
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension + package
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