The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
Load Testing
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
572 747 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 77.72% 75.15% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 466 658 760
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Testing across the Oxford region.

Load Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Load Testing 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 Load Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Replication
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) RTP
3 2 (33.33%) FreeSWITCH

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Load Testing 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 Load Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) RTP
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DBA
1 4 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) Dovecot
1 2 (33.33%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco