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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 70 77 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.68% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.83% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -50.00%
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
555 722 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 76.03% 76.56% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 475 633 552
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Web Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Usability Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Retail
3 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 7 (58.33%) Chip and PIN
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Selenium
6 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Bugzilla
7 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
8 1 (8.33%) QA
8 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (8.33%) KVM
8 1 (8.33%) Open Source
8 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
8 1 (8.33%) Perl

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) WinRunner
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Web Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Usability Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel