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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 115 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 6 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.71% 0.39% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.48% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 30
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £36,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
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
1356 1258 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 87.54% 82.01% 86.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 985 1364
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire 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 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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Banbury - 6 £30,000 -
Oxford +3 2 £35,750 +2.14% 2
Abingdon - 1 £50,000 - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 13 (46.43%) QA
2 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Functional Testing
5 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
6 8 (28.57%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) ISEB
8 6 (21.43%) MS Office
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.86%) Selenium
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) MSTest
9 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) Java
10 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.29%) CSS

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MSTest
1 5 (17.86%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.14%) Games
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Tester
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Software Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Manual Tester
6 2 (7.14%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Functional Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) Workflow
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) V-Model
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Game Development
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) HP
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