The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 112 94 118
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 30 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.51% 1.64% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 2.17% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 14
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -27.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £23,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £44,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Test Scripting
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1249 1382 1502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.06% 75.35% 76.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1052 1189 1382
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxfordshire region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 3 £39,000 +59.18%
Banbury - 3 £40,500 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £25,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (41.67%) ISTQB
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (33.33%) Selenium
4 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (25.00%) Usability Testing
5 6 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Retail
6 5 (20.83%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (20.83%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Banking
8 3 (12.50%) JMeter
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
8 3 (12.50%) WinRunner
8 3 (12.50%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) eggPlant
9 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
9 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Java

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (12.50%) WinRunner
4 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (12.50%) JMeter
4 3 (12.50%) eggPlant
5 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
6 1 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 4 (16.67%) QA Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Software Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Usability Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Web Testing
3 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) BDD
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
1 10 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago