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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 111 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.85% 0.46% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.55% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 29
Average salary £27,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
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
1325 1280 1579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.94% 83.77% 87.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 994 1382
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
(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
Banbury - 8 £27,500 - 1
Oxford +6 2 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Abingdon - 2 £45,000 - 1
Test Scripting
South East

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 17 (53.13%) QA
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 13 (40.63%) Regression Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
5 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.00%) ISEB
7 8 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.75%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) MS Office
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Project Management
10 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (12.50%) People Management
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (12.50%) Time Management
11 4 (12.50%) TestComplete
11 4 (12.50%) Selenium
11 4 (12.50%) HL7
11 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (12.50%) Lorenzo

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
1 4 (12.50%) TestComplete
1 4 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.25%) MSTest
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.13%) QARun
3 1 (3.13%) TestLink
3 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Software Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Junior
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Tester
6 2 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Regression Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Functional Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
8 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) People Management
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Time Management
8 4 (12.50%) Validation
9 3 (9.38%) Load Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Security Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
9 3 (9.38%) V-Model
9 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
1 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) HP
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum with payment review after 6 months
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago