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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 53 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 26 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.13% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.77% - 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 1
Average salary £37,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,164 £50,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-13.67% +21.21%
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
155 97 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 18.67% 14.85% 16.49%
Number of salaries quoted 115 94 92
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 - 26 £37,250 - 2
LoadRunner
England

LoadRunner
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 25 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 14 (46.67%) Facilita Forecast
3 13 (43.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 9 (30.00%) Selenium
6 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) ISEB
7 7 (23.33%) VB
7 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) UNIX
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (13.33%) Test Management
10 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.67%) SAP
11 1 (3.33%) HTTP
11 1 (3.33%) C
11 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (3.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 25 (83.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (46.67%) Facilita Forecast
3 9 (30.00%) Selenium
4 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Tester
1 25 (83.33%) Performance Tester
2 8 (26.67%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) VB
2 5 (16.67%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (43.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) ISEB
4 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
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