Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 117 153
Rank change year-on-year -40 +36 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 20 53 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.63% 1.98% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 2.22% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 24
Oxfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +27.27% -15.38%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £19,850
90th Percentile £65,300 £43,750 £40,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 2,871 2,387 2,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 91.11% 89.23% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,439 1,948 2,300
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -35 11 £35,000 - 2
Abingdon -18 5 - -
Thame - 2 £40,000 -
Kidlington - 1 £66,000 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (50.00%) QA
4 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 7 (35.00%) Advertising
6 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (35.00%) TestComplete
6 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Load Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
7 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 5 (25.00%) Life Science
8 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Data Science
9 4 (20.00%) C
9 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
9 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) JIRA
10 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing

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 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) TestComplete
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
5 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.00%) JBehave
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (5.00%) TestLink
General
1 7 (35.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Consultant
1 8 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Product Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Functional Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Integration Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Lucene
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Security Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 5 (25.00%) Data Science
6 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Coaching
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) People Management
9 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Tcl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Atmel
3 1 (5.00%) Google