The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Performance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Performance Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 104 111 109
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Performance Testing 11 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.78% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Median salary £26,250 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.58% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.55%  

Performance 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 1231 1229 1210
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.12% 86.43% 88.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 1045 974
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Performance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Performance Testing 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 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Performance Testing in Oxfordshire

Performance 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 Performance Testing within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Oxford +7 11 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Performance 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 Performance Testing.

1 20 (86.96%) Functional Testing
2 18 (78.26%) QA
3 16 (69.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Process Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.70%) Finance
8 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.70%) TestComplete
8 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
9 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
9 1 (4.35%) Big Data
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
9 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse

Performance Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Test Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Head of QA
3 3 (13.04%) Head of Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Software Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Database Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Functional Testing
2 16 (69.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Process Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) ETL
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (78.26%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
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