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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Load Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 112 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Permanent jobs citing Load Testing 7 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.49% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +14.86% -16.85%  

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 1247 1244 1228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.57% 86.15% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1062 1055 986
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Load Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Load Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

Load Testing
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Load Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 4 - -
Oxford - 3 £35,000 - 1
Load Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Life Science
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Xbox
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) 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 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Web Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 6 (66.67%) Life Science
2 3 (33.33%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) SEO
3 3 (33.33%) Web Design
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago