The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 96 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.27% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.69% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 7
Average salary £44,250 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.90% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,200 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1217 1296 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.47% 73.59% 68.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1063 1116 881
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +9 7 £30,000 +9.09%
Banbury - 2 £27,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (52.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 22 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (43.48%) Selenium
3 20 (43.48%) QA
4 18 (39.13%) Automated Testing
5 17 (36.96%) .NET
6 16 (34.78%) Performance Testing
7 15 (32.61%) LoadRunner
7 15 (32.61%) JMeter
8 14 (30.43%) WinRunner
9 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
9 13 (28.26%) eggPlant
10 12 (26.09%) Java
11 11 (23.91%) ISEB
11 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
11 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
12 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
12 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
12 10 (21.74%) C#
12 10 (21.74%) Automotive
13 7 (15.22%) Chip and PIN
13 7 (15.22%) SQL
13 7 (15.22%) Retail
13 7 (15.22%) Web Testing
13 7 (15.22%) Usability Testing
14 6 (13.04%) HP
15 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
16 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (52.17%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (43.48%) Selenium
3 15 (32.61%) LoadRunner
3 15 (32.61%) JMeter
4 14 (30.43%) WinRunner
5 13 (28.26%) Visual Studio
5 13 (28.26%) eggPlant
6 3 (6.52%) TestDirector
6 3 (6.52%) Bugzilla
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.35%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (2.17%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 10 (21.74%) Automotive
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Analyst
1 29 (63.04%) Test Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Performance Test Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Performance Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) QA Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Quality Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Functional Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Web Tester
7 2 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Junior
7 2 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 7 (15.22%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.17%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (39.13%) Automated Testing
3 16 (34.78%) Performance Testing
4 11 (23.91%) Manual Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Web Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Usability Testing
6 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.17%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Test Management
9 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) Java
2 10 (21.74%) C#
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) ISEB
1 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (43.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) HP
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Citrix
2 1 (2.17%) Siebel