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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 33 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 25 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.68% 1.28% 5.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 1.51% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 17
Average salary £33,000 £29,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.86% -21.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Test Scripting
Suffolk

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
332 398 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 88.77% 84.86% 82.71%
Number of salaries quoted 305 345 207
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) ISEB
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) SDLC
4 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Management
5 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Selenium
6 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Web Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (24.00%) QA
8 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (16.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
10 3 (12.00%) JIRA
11 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) Java
11 2 (8.00%) SOAP
11 2 (8.00%) ITIL
11 2 (8.00%) JMeter
11 2 (8.00%) Waterfall

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) JMeter
3 2 (8.00%) LoadUI
3 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
1 15 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 6 (24.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Graduate Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (44.00%) SDLC
3 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Test Management
5 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Web Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) System Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) V-Model
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) ISEB
2 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
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