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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 43 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 9 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.94% 4.27% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 5.03% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 1
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +95.65%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
246 298 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 80.39% 84.90% 68.66%
Number of salaries quoted 184 276 216
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Test Management
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) Use Case
6 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 3 (18.75%) JMeter
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
7 2 (12.50%) People Management
7 2 (12.50%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JMeter
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Test Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Test Management
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft