Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 75 97
Rank change year-on-year -48 +22 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 38 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.65% 2.72% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 3.00% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 46 16
Oxford median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +36.36% -31.25%
10th Percentile £27,075 £22,500 £19,875
90th Percentile £65,900 £47,500 £55,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +36.36% -17.91%

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 1,551 1,268 1,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 91.56% 90.77% 89.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,445 1,060 1,088
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £68,750 £68,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.57% +10.59%

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 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (72.73%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
4 5 (45.45%) TestComplete
4 5 (45.45%) Advertising
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Selenium
6 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) C
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Validation
7 2 (18.18%) Tcl
7 2 (18.18%) Firmware

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 1 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) TestComplete
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 1 (9.09%) JBehave
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
4 1 (9.09%) TestLink
General
1 5 (45.45%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Test Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Product Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Lucene
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
1 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) SDET
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Tcl
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Atmel
3 1 (9.09%) Google