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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 69 76
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 18 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.60% 1.39% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 1.62% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 2
Median salary £30,000 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £30,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 605 555 615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 87.30% 85.52% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 523 498 502
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 18 (52.94%) SQL
1 18 (52.94%) T-SQL
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (44.12%) Regression Testing
2 15 (44.12%) Degree
3 14 (41.18%) Mobile App
4 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
4 13 (38.24%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) Selenium
6 11 (32.35%) QA
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) Defect Tracking
8 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
8 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 8 (23.53%) JIRA
9 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (20.59%) Banking
9 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
9 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
10 6 (17.65%) TestComplete
11 5 (14.71%) Java
11 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
11 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
11 5 (14.71%) BDD
11 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Load 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:

Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Selenium
2 8 (23.53%) JIRA
3 6 (17.65%) TestComplete
4 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.88%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) NUnit
7 1 (2.94%) JMeter
7 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Local Government
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Automation Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Junior
3 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Test Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Junior Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Web Automation Tester
5 5 (14.71%) Web Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Manual Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Product Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Software Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.88%) Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) Flash
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Mobile App
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Xbox
4 2 (5.88%) Life Science
5 1 (2.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Android
2 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) CentOS
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Regression Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Defect Tracking
3 8 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Automation Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Manual Testing
6 5 (14.71%) BDD
6 5 (14.71%) Load Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.82%) Mobile Development
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 3 (8.82%) SEO
8 3 (8.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
1 18 (52.94%) T-SQL
2 5 (14.71%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) HQL
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Degree
2 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago