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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 84 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.77% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.31% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
669 654 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 85.55% 86.28% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 557 534 548
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Oxford

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Use Case
5 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) TestComplete
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Software Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Junior
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Platform Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Graduate
5 2 (18.18%) Graduate Software Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Graduate Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Junior Penetration Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Junior Test Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Junior Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft