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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 69 65 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.04% 0.90% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.15% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 5
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
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
609 611 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.40% 78.94% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 490 556 629
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (10.00%) Local Government
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (10.00%) Finance

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Product Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Regression Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
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