Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 151 158
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 52 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.86% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.10% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 14
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £29,850 £20,850 £28,975
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,000 £45,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.85% -8.24% +21.43%

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 2443 2810 2603
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 87.53% 88.50% 85.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2068 2297 2102
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.83% +1.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +18 26 £40,000 +39.13% 2
Witney - 7 £35,500 -
Abingdon +44 6 £33,250 -5.00% 1
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 23 (44.23%) Selenium
3 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) Python
5 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
6 14 (26.92%) JIRA
7 13 (25.00%) QA
7 13 (25.00%) Windows
7 13 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
8 11 (21.15%) Linux
9 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 10 (19.23%) SQL
9 10 (19.23%) Degree
9 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
9 10 (19.23%) Manual Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
10 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (17.31%) Post-Production
10 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
10 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) Java
11 8 (15.38%) System Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
12 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
12 7 (13.46%) C++
12 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
12 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
12 7 (13.46%) Analytics

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 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 5 (9.62%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) BrowserStack
2 5 (9.62%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) QlikView
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Selenium
2 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
3 14 (26.92%) JIRA
4 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
5 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
6 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
7 5 (9.62%) Bitbucket
7 5 (9.62%) JUnit
7 5 (9.62%) NUnit
8 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.85%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.92%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.92%) JBehave
9 1 (1.92%) JMeter
9 1 (1.92%) Subversion
9 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
1 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) Test Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Test Automation Engineer
3 12 (23.08%) Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Development Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Test Development Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Tester
6 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.62%) JIRA Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Tester
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Systems Test Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
1 5 (9.62%) Hibernate
1 5 (9.62%) HTML
1 5 (9.62%) RESTful
1 5 (9.62%) Spring
1 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Django
2 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 6 (11.54%) Life Science
2 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Amazon Linux
3 5 (9.62%) CentOS
4 3 (5.77%) Android
4 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Regression Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Manual Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (17.31%) Post-Production
7 8 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 8 (15.38%) System Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Analytics
8 7 (13.46%) Integration Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
9 6 (11.54%) Load Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
9 6 (11.54%) SDLC
9 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Python
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) C++
4 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.54%) Ruby
6 5 (9.62%) HQL
6 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.69%) C#
8 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.85%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Infor
2 5 (9.62%) JD Edwards
2 5 (9.62%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum GBP 30k +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 per annum dep on exp plus exc benefits
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