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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 110 116 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.05% 0.55% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.63% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 23
Average salary £26,250 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,050 £24,750 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
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
1391 1260 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 85.71% 87.26% 83.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1065 1079
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 -6 8 £25,000 - 2
Abingdon - 4 £40,000 - 1
Banbury - 2 - - 3
Witney - 1 £27,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (56.76%) QA
2 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
3 14 (37.84%) Regression Testing
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
4 13 (35.14%) Functional Testing
5 12 (32.43%) Project Management
6 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (27.03%) Defect Tracking
7 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
8 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Time Management
9 8 (21.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (21.62%) People Management
9 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
9 8 (21.62%) Validation
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.92%) C#
10 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
10 7 (18.92%) HL7
11 6 (16.22%) Selenium
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
12 5 (13.51%) Windows
12 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
12 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
13 4 (10.81%) TestComplete
13 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) TestComplete
3 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.41%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) QARun
4 1 (2.70%) TestLink
4 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) WinRunner
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Software Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Test Leader
4 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Graduate
6 4 (10.81%) Junior
7 3 (8.11%) Graduate Tester
7 3 (8.11%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) QA Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Junior Penetration Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Junior Test Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.41%) Software Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Software Testing
2 14 (37.84%) Regression Testing
3 13 (35.14%) Functional Testing
4 12 (32.43%) Project Management
5 10 (27.03%) Defect Tracking
6 9 (24.32%) Performance Testing
7 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
7 8 (21.62%) People Management
7 8 (21.62%) Time Management
7 8 (21.62%) Validation
8 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Load Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
11 2 (5.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
1 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
2 7 (18.92%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.81%) ISEB
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) QA
2 7 (18.92%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) HP
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago