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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 61 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.00% 3.19% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 3.87% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 15
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
479 491 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.83% 82.52% 76.90%
Number of salaries quoted 410 363 448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 -12 6 £29,500 -26.25%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Test Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Tcl
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA