The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Performance Testing
Rank 103 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.75% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1239 1295 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.63% 73.71% 69.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1114 886
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Performance Testing
South East

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 July 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 July 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 +11 3 £38,500 -26.66%
Abingdon - 1 £30,000 -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (51.61%) QuickTest Pro
1 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
2 15 (48.39%) LoadRunner
2 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) JMeter
3 14 (45.16%) WinRunner
3 14 (45.16%) Automated Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
4 13 (41.94%) ISEB
4 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
4 13 (41.94%) eggPlant
5 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
6 11 (35.48%) Degree
6 11 (35.48%) User Stories
6 11 (35.48%) MbUnit
6 11 (35.48%) C#
6 11 (35.48%) NUnit
7 10 (32.26%) Military
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Law
7 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
7 10 (32.26%) DNA
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) XML
10 4 (12.90%) UNIX
10 4 (12.90%) Windows
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.90%) HTML

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.90%) IIS
1 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) LAN
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
1 4 (12.90%) SNMP
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (48.39%) LoadRunner
2 15 (48.39%) JMeter
3 14 (45.16%) WinRunner
4 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
4 13 (41.94%) eggPlant
5 11 (35.48%) MbUnit
5 11 (35.48%) NUnit
6 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium
7 2 (6.45%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.23%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 10 (32.26%) Military
1 10 (32.26%) Law
1 10 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Performance Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Test Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Performance Test Analyst
3 11 (35.48%) Test Engineer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Test Engineer
4 10 (32.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 10 (32.26%) Software Test Engineer
4 10 (32.26%) Software Engineer
4 10 (32.26%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) XML
3 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
1 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
2 14 (45.16%) Automated Testing
3 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 11 (35.48%) User Stories
5 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
5 10 (32.26%) DNA
6 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Test Management
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) ISEB
1 13 (41.94%) ISTQB
2 11 (35.48%) Degree
3 4 (12.90%) CISSP
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) Siebel
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) HP