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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 77 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.87% 0.70% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.90% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £38,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 780 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.36% 77.69% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 615 672 435
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (51.85%) JIRA
2 12 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Selenium
4 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
5 9 (33.33%) Retail
6 8 (29.63%) Web Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Usability Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Chip and PIN
6 8 (29.63%) ISEB
7 7 (25.93%) HP
7 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (22.22%) MySQL
9 5 (18.52%) JMeter
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
9 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
9 5 (18.52%) SilkPerformer
10 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (14.81%) Ajax
10 4 (14.81%) Bugzilla
10 4 (14.81%) Facilita Forecast
10 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) Open Source
10 4 (14.81%) Citrix
10 4 (14.81%) WinRunner
10 4 (14.81%) TestDirector
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) SQL
10 4 (14.81%) Siebel

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) Broadband
1 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) JIRA
2 12 (44.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (37.04%) Selenium
4 5 (18.52%) JMeter
4 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
4 5 (18.52%) SilkPerformer
5 4 (14.81%) Bugzilla
5 4 (14.81%) Facilita Forecast
5 4 (14.81%) WinRunner
5 4 (14.81%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 4 (14.81%) GIS
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Automated Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Web Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Usability Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 8 (29.63%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Siebel
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco