Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 98 108
Rank change year-on-year -30 +10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.50% 1.48% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.60% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 25 13
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £30,750 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £54,250 £55,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% +7.69%

Test Scripting is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,463 1,379 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 90.70% 92.74% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 1,151 1,153
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.74%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,818 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £67,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Replication
6 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 2 (25.00%) Confluence
6 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
7 1 (12.50%) Appium
7 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) SDET
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
7 1 (12.50%) Smoke Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Appium
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) Lucene
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com