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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 103 117
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 29 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.05% 0.95% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.09% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 6
Median salary £35,500 £27,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.09% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,000 £42,500
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1235 1287 1328
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.34% 87.55% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1058 1077 1041
Median salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.21% +7.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 April 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 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 11 £35,000 +40.00% 2
Abingdon +34 5 £29,000 -27.50%
Witney - 5 £35,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
3 17 (30.91%) Degree
3 17 (30.91%) Selenium
4 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
5 15 (27.27%) Finance
5 15 (27.27%) Windows
6 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
7 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
8 11 (20.00%) QA
8 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
9 10 (18.18%) JIRA
9 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
9 10 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
10 9 (16.36%) Functional Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Banking
10 9 (16.36%) Load Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
10 9 (16.36%) WebDriver
10 9 (16.36%) Java
11 8 (14.55%) Linux
11 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
11 8 (14.55%) Automation Testing
12 7 (12.73%) SDLC

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:

Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 4 (7.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.91%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) QlikView
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Selenium
2 10 (18.18%) JIRA
3 9 (16.36%) WebDriver
4 6 (10.91%) Bitbucket
4 6 (10.91%) JUnit
4 6 (10.91%) NUnit
5 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.45%) TestComplete
7 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.82%) JMeter
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.45%) Marketing
5 3 (5.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Tester
2 16 (29.09%) Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.91%) Consultant
6 6 (10.91%) Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Junior
6 6 (10.91%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.91%) Test Consultant
7 5 (9.09%) Business Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Junior Tester
8 4 (7.27%) Manual Tester
8 4 (7.27%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
1 6 (10.91%) CSS
1 6 (10.91%) Hibernate
1 6 (10.91%) HTML
1 6 (10.91%) RESTful
1 6 (10.91%) Spring
1 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.36%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.91%) Life Science
5 3 (5.45%) Xbox
6 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Amazon Linux
3 6 (10.91%) CentOS
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) Android
5 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.09%) Regression Testing
3 13 (23.64%) Software Testing
4 12 (21.82%) Manual Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 10 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Functional Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Load Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.55%) Automated Testing
7 8 (14.55%) Automation Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Defect Tracking
8 7 (12.73%) SDLC
9 6 (10.91%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) Mobile Development
9 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Security Testing
9 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
10 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) SQL
1 17 (30.91%) T-SQL
2 9 (16.36%) Java
3 6 (10.91%) HQL
3 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) C++
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) VB
5 3 (5.45%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.64%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 10 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) CBAP
4 1 (1.82%) IIBA
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Twitter
3 4 (7.27%) Infor
3 4 (7.27%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago