The first table below looks at the demand for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 26 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.08% 1.24% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.36% 1.67% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 3
Average salary £40,000 £20,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 239 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 75.66% 74.22% 78.86%
Number of salaries quoted 148 212 256
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Scripting
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Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Ipswich region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting.

1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 21 (60.00%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 19 (54.29%) Test Strategy
4 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
5 12 (34.29%) Automation Testing
6 10 (28.57%) QA
7 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Selenium
9 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.43%) Content Management
9 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.43%) Time Management
9 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
10 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (8.57%) Sahi
10 3 (8.57%) Degree
10 3 (8.57%) JIRA
10 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
10 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
10 3 (8.57%) JMeter
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
11 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.71%) SOAP
11 2 (5.71%) Marketing
11 2 (5.71%) Use Case

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Scripting. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Sahi
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 3 (8.57%) JMeter
2 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
1 15 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Automation Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Test Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) QA Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.57%) QA Leader
6 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Graduate
7 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Test Strategy
2 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 12 (34.29%) Automation Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 4 (11.43%) Content Management
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.43%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Use Case
7 2 (5.71%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.71%) Test Management
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Testing
8 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 21 (60.00%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft