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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 23 62 31
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -31
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 26 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.54% 1.04% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.64% 1.25% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 24
Median salary £33,000 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
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
301 401 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 87.25% 83.20% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 283 354 202
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 24 May 2016.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 18 (66.67%) ISEB
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) SDLC
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Test Management
8 7 (25.93%) Web Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) QA
8 7 (25.93%) Selenium
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
10 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
11 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Compatibility Testing
12 3 (11.11%) JIRA
13 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
13 2 (7.41%) Degree
13 2 (7.41%) Java
13 2 (7.41%) SOAP
13 2 (7.41%) ITIL
13 2 (7.41%) JMeter
13 2 (7.41%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) JMeter
3 2 (7.41%) LoadUI
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
1 16 (59.26%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Tester
3 7 (25.93%) Software Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Graduate Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
6 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) SDLC
3 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Software Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Test Management
5 7 (25.93%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Web Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.41%) ITIL
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.41%) System Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) V-Model
8 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft