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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 58 40 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 5 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.02% 4.37% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 5.26% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 6
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
364 361 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.59% 82.99% 76.20%
Number of salaries quoted 284 291 378
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 28 January 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
(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 -11 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Test Management
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (25.00%) JMeter
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JMeter
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (16.67%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Test Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Tcl
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft