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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 75 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.42% 1.45% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.89% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 7
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
568 582 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 79.55% 76.68% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 454 491 679
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) VB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA