Period
to 25 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 73 110
Rank change year-on-year -38 +37 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 10 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.64% 2.52% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 2.85% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 21
Oxford median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% -29.08%
10th Percentile £29,250 £20,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,625 £40,750 £30,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,500
% change year-on-year - +37.25% -23.31%

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 1,426 1,159 1,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.88% 88.41% 87.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,316 976 1,185
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (70.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (50.00%) TestComplete
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Data Science
6 2 (20.00%) Life Science
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) C

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) JBehave
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Product Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Science
5 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Atmel