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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 71 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 3 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.50% 0.78% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.01% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 18
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
515 397 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 86.26% 77.39% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 437 318 297
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -15 1 £31,500 +5.00%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft