Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 101 109
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 17 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.07% 1.36% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.55% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 21
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +56.86% -15.00%
10th Percentile £34,375 £19,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £43,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -28.57%

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 1456 1294 1409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.29% 87.91% 85.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1128 1126
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £64,375
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +10.00%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 12 (70.59%) Python
3 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 8 (47.06%) QA
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
5 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (41.18%) Post-Production
5 7 (41.18%) PyCharm
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
8 4 (23.53%) Linux
8 4 (23.53%) Ruby
8 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 4 (23.53%) System Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Mathematics

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 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
4 7 (41.18%) PyCharm
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.88%) Appium
6 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.88%) JBehave
6 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Test Engineer
2 13 (76.47%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Development Engineer
3 7 (41.18%) Test Development Engineer
4 6 (35.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (17.65%) Systems Test Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
7 2 (11.76%) Tester
8 1 (5.88%) Developer
8 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
8 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
8 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) Django
1 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (41.18%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Post-Production
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Integration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) System Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA