The table below looks at the statistics for Performance 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 Performance Testing 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
Performance Testing
Rank 106 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £50,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Performance 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
1185 1259 1150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 78.01% 74.59% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 1109 1032
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Performance Testing Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Performance Testing
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Performance Testing across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Performance Testing Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Performance 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 Performance Testing within the Oxfordshire 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
Thame - 1 £30,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 15 (50.00%) .NET
1 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 14 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (43.33%) LoadRunner
3 13 (43.33%) WinRunner
3 13 (43.33%) Visual Studio
3 13 (43.33%) JMeter
3 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
4 12 (40.00%) ISEB
4 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (40.00%) eggPlant
5 11 (36.67%) User Stories
5 11 (36.67%) MbUnit
5 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
5 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 11 (36.67%) C#
5 11 (36.67%) NUnit
6 10 (33.33%) Military
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) Law
6 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 10 (33.33%) DNA
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) SNMP
1 4 (13.33%) VPN
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (43.33%) LoadRunner
2 13 (43.33%) WinRunner
2 13 (43.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (43.33%) JMeter
3 12 (40.00%) eggPlant
4 11 (36.67%) MbUnit
4 11 (36.67%) NUnit
5 5 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.67%) Selenium
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.33%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
7 1 (3.33%) SilkPerformer
General
1 10 (33.33%) Military
1 10 (33.33%) Law
1 10 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
3 12 (40.00%) Performance Analyst
3 12 (40.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
4 11 (36.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
5 10 (33.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Test Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) XML Schema
3 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Open Source
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows 8
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (13.33%) UNIX
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (43.33%) Automated Testing
3 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (36.67%) User Stories
4 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) DNA
6 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Usability Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) ISEB
1 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (36.67%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) MCSE
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Siebel
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle