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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank - 67 48
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - 0.22% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.54%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
148 404 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 86.55% 89.98% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 130 351 237
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Process Improvement
4 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Test Management
7 2 (15.38%) JMeter
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (15.38%) LoadUI
8 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.69%) QA
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.69%) System Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
1 2 (15.38%) LoadUI
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
1 11 (84.62%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Financial Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Process Improvement
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft