The table below looks at the statistics for Load Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Load Testing
Rank 110 119 118
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £36,625 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.64%
Load Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1214 1291 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.24% 77.31% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1131 1142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Load Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Load Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Load Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Load Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
Load Testing
South East

Load Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
3 2 (28.57%) Kamailio
3 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix

Load Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) RTP
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Data Migration
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
1 2 (28.57%) Dovecot
1 2 (28.57%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco