Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 125 159
Rank change year-on-year -42 +34 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 15 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.48% 1.55% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.74% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 40 25
Oxfordshire median annual salary £38,750 £31,250 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% +13.64% -21.43%
10th Percentile £32,100 £19,700 £21,250
90th Percentile £49,625 £40,000 £41,300
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -4.15%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2766 2527 3003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.40% 88.92% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2257 2011 2420
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Oxfordshire

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -25 6 £38,750 +40.91%
Abingdon 0 3 £37,500 +108.33%
Witney -3 2 - -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (26.67%) Life Science
5 4 (26.67%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) IIS
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) C#
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (6.67%) Test Planning

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Appium
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.67%) PyCharm
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Test Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Security Tester
6 1 (6.67%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Analytics
4 6 (40.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (40.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Post-Production
7 1 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) SAP