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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 57 51 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.40% 1.96% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 2.58% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +21.21%
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
416 310 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 83.70% 75.98% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 350 277 401
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Posted: 22 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itron Holding France
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago