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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP LoadRunner
Rank 43 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LoadRunner 19 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.96% - 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.00% - 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 2
Average salary £37,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,250 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -7.47%
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
100 65 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.58% 13.00% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 84 62 56
Average salary £27,500 £42,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.91% +15.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £72,500 £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 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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LoadRunner across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

LoadRunner Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 19 £37,000 - 1
LoadRunner
North East

LoadRunner
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 19 (79.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Facilita Forecast
4 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 9 (37.50%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
6 7 (29.17%) VB
7 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
7 5 (20.83%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) Test Management
9 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
10 1 (4.17%) C
10 1 (4.17%) HTTP
10 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
10 1 (4.17%) QA
10 1 (4.17%) Problem Management

LoadRunner
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 19 (79.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (45.83%) Facilita Forecast
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Tester
1 18 (75.00%) Performance Tester
2 7 (29.17%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) VB
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (20.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center