Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 121 148
Rank change year-on-year -40 +27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 48 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.52% 1.81% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.04% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 48 27
Oxfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £31,250 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +22.55% -19.05%
10th Percentile £24,900 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £44,200 £40,000 £40,450
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.40%

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 2,725 2,352 2,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 88.68% 88.72% 88.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,220 1,849 2,342
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 -34 7 £35,000 +16.67% 9
Thame - 2 £40,000 -
Abingdon - 2 - -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
3 8 (50.00%) QA
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Load Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Security Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
5 6 (37.50%) Analytics
5 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) Advertising
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Life Science
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 2 (12.50%) Finance
9 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) C
9 2 (12.50%) C#
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
1 4 (25.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) JBehave
4 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Test Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Product Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Test Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Tester
5 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Integration Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Life Science
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Regression Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Load Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
3 6 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Coaching
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft