The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 7 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.94% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.71% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
560 700 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 75.37% 73.22% 71.75%
Number of salaries quoted 504 603 449
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
Oxfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (54.55%) Usability Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Web Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Chip and PIN
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
7 2 (18.18%) JMeter
7 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
7 2 (18.18%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Open Source
8 1 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Test Management
8 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Ajax
8 1 (9.09%) GIS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) TestDirector
4 2 (18.18%) JMeter
4 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
4 2 (18.18%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (9.09%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (9.09%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Functional Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Usability Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Web Testing
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Siebel