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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 116 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 2 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.13% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1220 1276 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.05% 77.38% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1121 1171
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%

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 23 September 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 23 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
Thame - 1 £30,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 13 (54.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (50.00%) JMeter
3 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (45.83%) eggPlant
5 10 (41.67%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) ISEB
6 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 7 (29.17%) MbUnit
7 7 (29.17%) User Stories
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) DNA
7 7 (29.17%) C#
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) NUnit
7 7 (29.17%) Military
7 7 (29.17%) Law
7 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (12.50%) Windows 8

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LAN
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
1 3 (12.50%) SNMP
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 12 (50.00%) JMeter
2 12 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (50.00%) WinRunner
3 11 (45.83%) eggPlant
4 7 (29.17%) MbUnit
4 7 (29.17%) NUnit
5 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium
7 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 1 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
7 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.17%) SilkPerformer
7 1 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (29.17%) Law
1 7 (29.17%) Manufacturing
1 7 (29.17%) Military
2 2 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (45.83%) Performance Test Analyst
3 11 (45.83%) Performance Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Software Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Test Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) XML Schema
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
1 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (29.17%) User Stories
4 7 (29.17%) DNA
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Usability Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) C#
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
3 1 (4.17%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
1 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Siebel