The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 78 75
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 19 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.70% 0.94% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.04% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 4
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +0.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 636 674 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 90.34% 90.96% 81.16%
Number of salaries quoted 526 593 541
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Oxford

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Oxford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 30 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 21 (58.33%) Selenium
3 17 (47.22%) Python
4 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) QA
7 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 12 (33.33%) Windows
7 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (33.33%) JIRA
8 11 (30.56%) Degree
9 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
9 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
9 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (25.00%) Post-Production
11 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
11 8 (22.22%) Linux
11 8 (22.22%) C++
12 7 (19.44%) System Testing
12 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
13 6 (16.67%) Ruby
13 6 (16.67%) Java

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) BrowserStack
2 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Selenium
2 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (33.33%) JIRA
4 9 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (5.56%) NUnit
6 2 (5.56%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.78%) JBehave
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
7 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Development Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Test Development Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Tester
4 6 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) JIRA Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Test Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.33%) Junior
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) RESTful
1 2 (5.56%) Spring
1 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) Django
2 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.56%) Life Science
6 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Post-Production
4 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
5 7 (19.44%) System Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Mathematics
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Analytics
9 3 (8.33%) Load Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Scrum
10 2 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Python
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 8 (22.22%) C++
5 6 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 6 (16.67%) Java
5 6 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.56%) HQL
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Twitter
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
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