The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Performance Testing
Rank 71 68 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.78% 0.52% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.65% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Performance 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
609 611 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.40% 78.94% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 490 556 629
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Oxford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Performance 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 Performance Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Velocity
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) User Stories
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) User Experience
2 6 (50.00%) Use Case
3 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Performance 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 Performance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Platform Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Product Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Velocity
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (50.00%) User Stories
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
1 6 (50.00%) Use Case
2 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft