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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank - 48 60
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Development Applications category - 5.13% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £38,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.69%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +2.27%
LoadRunner
North East

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

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
123 39 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.35% 11.02% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 118 34 87
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,331 £37,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

LoadRunner
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LoadRunner Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

LoadRunner
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

LoadRunner Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

LoadRunner
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (89.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
3 12 (63.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (52.63%) Facilita Forecast
5 7 (36.84%) ISEB
6 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) UNIX
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (10.53%) Automotive
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Marketing
10 1 (5.26%) QA
10 1 (5.26%) Selenium
10 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
10 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.26%) DTV
10 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
10 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (52.63%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Tester
2 18 (94.74%) Performance Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
2 12 (63.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (36.84%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) SAP