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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP LoadRunner
Rank 71 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 1 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.17% 1.38% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 8.33% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 8
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
142 96 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.83% 16.52% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 112 87 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £37,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LoadRunner within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 1 - -
LoadRunner
North East

LoadRunner
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (33.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP