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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 105 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.66% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.32% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 16
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -32.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,800 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,000 £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
1214 1291 1263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 80.24% 77.31% 77.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1131 1142
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 5 £30,000 +12.14% 1
Thame - 2 £28,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (40.48%) Automated Testing
4 15 (35.71%) QA
4 15 (35.71%) Performance Testing
5 14 (33.33%) Selenium
5 14 (33.33%) ISEB
6 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
6 13 (30.95%) LoadRunner
6 13 (30.95%) WinRunner
6 13 (30.95%) JMeter
6 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
7 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (28.57%) eggPlant
8 10 (23.81%) Usability Testing
8 10 (23.81%) .NET
9 9 (21.43%) Chip and PIN
9 9 (21.43%) Web Testing
9 9 (21.43%) Retail
9 9 (21.43%) Functional Testing
10 8 (19.05%) HP
10 8 (19.05%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Java
12 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
12 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
13 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
13 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.52%) JIRA
13 4 (9.52%) Computer Science

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (33.33%) Selenium
3 13 (30.95%) Visual Studio
3 13 (30.95%) WinRunner
3 13 (30.95%) LoadRunner
3 13 (30.95%) JMeter
4 12 (28.57%) eggPlant
5 4 (9.52%) JIRA
5 4 (9.52%) Bugzilla
6 3 (7.14%) TestDirector
7 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.38%) Facilita Forecast
8 1 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.38%) SilkPerformer
General
1 9 (21.43%) Retail
2 4 (9.52%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Analyst
1 31 (73.81%) Test Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Functional Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) QA Leader
5 4 (9.52%) QA Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Tester
6 3 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (40.48%) Automated Testing
3 15 (35.71%) Performance Testing
4 10 (23.81%) Usability Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Web Testing
5 9 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.38%) BDD
10 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.38%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) ISEB
2 13 (30.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Citrix
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Siebel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 15 days ago