The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 52 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.37% 5.38% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 6.76% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 8
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +81.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Test Scripting
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
361 281 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 82.42% 79.60% 78.41%
Number of salaries quoted 309 195 212
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 2 (18.18%) People Management
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Test Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) People Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Tcl
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA