The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire / Abingdon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Abingdon 5.88% 2.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 2.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.75% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Abingdon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Abingdon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 96 156 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Abingdon 94.12% 89.66% 89.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57 91 82
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Abingdon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Abingdon citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Abingdon

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Abingdon.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Abingdon region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Life Science
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Abingdon 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Analytics
1 4 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £17,000 per annum 6 monthly salary review
Posted: 4 days ago