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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 48 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.98% 0.18% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 0.23% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
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
302 427 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.75% 77.22% 73.87%
Number of salaries quoted 269 395 452
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Scripting across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Test Scripting Salary Histogram 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 27 August 2014. 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 - 7 £40,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £37,500 -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) Test Strategy
3 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
5 10 (31.25%) QA
6 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Selenium
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) Content Management
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) Time Management
8 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
9 3 (9.38%) Sahi
9 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) JIRA
9 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (9.38%) JMeter
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
9 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (6.25%) SOAP
10 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.25%) Use Case
10 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Sahi
2 3 (9.38%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.38%) JMeter
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.25%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
1 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Test Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Automation Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Tester
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Graduate
6 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.38%) QA Leader
6 3 (9.38%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Automated Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Web Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Test Strategy
2 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 11 (34.38%) Automation Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Content Management
5 4 (12.50%) Time Management
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Use Case
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.13%) System Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft