The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 71 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.33% 0.26% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.31% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £33,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Test Scripting
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 646 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 88.27% 84.67% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 507 520 682
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxford region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting.

1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) TestComplete
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Game Development
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Games
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) C++

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing Test Scripting 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 Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Game Development
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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