The table below looks at the statistics for Test Scripting skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 66 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 1 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.17% 4.09% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 5.26% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Test Scripting
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
464 342 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.84% 77.73% 74.88%
Number of salaries quoted 401 291 429
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Scripting Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Suffolk region.

Test Scripting Salary Trend in Suffolk

Test Scripting
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Junior
1 2 (28.57%) Test Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago