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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 68 65
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.75% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category - 6.25% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
190 96 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 24.27% 12.05% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 152 82 68
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Facilita Forecast
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP