Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 138 136
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.44% 1.20% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.33% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 43
Oxfordshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £24,075 £32,500 £20,300
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,750 £44,800
South East median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -

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 2,440 2,476 2,812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 90.07% 90.07% 90.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,135 2,049 2,230
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -24 7 £40,000 -
Abingdon 0 1 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Wallingford - 1 £43,500 -
Test Scripting
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (16.67%) Replication
6 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) VBScript
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) Logistics
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance 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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Demantra
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle SCM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (8.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Appium
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Graduate
3 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Tester
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) EDI
3 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com