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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 85 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.02% 0.26% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.30% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 15
Average salary £25,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
668 657 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 85.31% 86.45% 82.64%
Number of salaries quoted 556 541 546
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +11.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 9 (56.25%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
5 6 (37.50%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (18.75%) Selenium
8 3 (18.75%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
8 3 (18.75%) TestComplete
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (12.50%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) ISEB
9 2 (12.50%) Games
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) Game Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) TestComplete
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Penetration Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Test Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Tester
4 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Performance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Game Development
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
1 7 (43.75%) T-SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago