Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 117 90
Rank change year-on-year +11 -27 +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 5 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.64% 0.31% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.34% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 18
Oxford median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +30.43% +12.75%
10th Percentile £29,875 £32,500 £19,600
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,300 £40,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +15.38% +18.18%

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 1,288 1,479 1,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 92.20% 92.96% 88.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,306 1,080
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) QA
5 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (22.22%) Replication
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 1 (11.11%) JMeter
7 1 (11.11%) Games
7 1 (11.11%) Perl
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) OOP

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 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Appium
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) Gatling
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) The Grinder
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Test
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) GUPTA
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com