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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 76 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 0.69% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.86% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
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
605 694 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 80.88% 79.41% 78.49%
Number of salaries quoted 490 630 673
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension and Medical
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Flexi Time + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Life Assurance, Pension and Medical Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford - Central
Oxford University Press
Salary: Up to £28,000 depending on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago