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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 72 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.62% 0.27% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.32% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £35,750 £35,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £37,000 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
593 621 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 91.23% 82.58% 84.67%
Number of salaries quoted 539 501 705
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Oxford

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 4 (30.77%) TestComplete
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Game Development

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) TestComplete
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Gradle
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) NUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) TestNG
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (15.38%) Games
4 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Tester
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Game Development
5 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft