The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Load Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Load Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 128 115
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.34% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £26,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  

Load Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1183 1456 1316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.89% 88.19% 83.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4471 5757 4141
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Load Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Load Testing 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Load Testing in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Load Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Load Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Life Science
2 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Xbox
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow

Load Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Test Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Web Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) Life Science
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Security Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago