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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Rank 42 71 47
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 23 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.11% 0.30% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 0.37% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 23
Median salary £32,500 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
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
486 547 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 86.94% 83.26% 84.79%
Number of salaries quoted 453 496 326
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Scripting
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +38 17 £33,500 -4.28%
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £32,500 -
Lowestoft - 1 - -
Test Scripting
East of England

Test Scripting
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 25 (59.52%) ISEB
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (40.48%) SDLC
4 15 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
5 13 (30.95%) QA
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
7 10 (23.81%) Selenium
7 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
8 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
8 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.05%) Test Management
9 8 (19.05%) Automation Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
11 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (9.52%) JIRA
12 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 4 (9.52%) Agile Testing
13 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
13 3 (7.14%) SOAP
13 3 (7.14%) Load Testing

Test Scripting
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (4.76%) LoadUI
5 2 (4.76%) Robot Framework
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Hudson
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Analyst
1 26 (61.90%) Test Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Tester
3 11 (26.19%) Software Tester
4 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Software QA Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Software QA Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Graduate
5 2 (4.76%) Graduate Software Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Graduate Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Junior
5 2 (4.76%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Junior Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) SOAP
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) SDLC
3 15 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 13 (30.95%) Software Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Automated Testing
5 10 (23.81%) Regression Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Automation Testing
6 8 (19.05%) Test Management
7 7 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Web Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Process Improvement
10 2 (4.76%) System Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) ISEB
2 9 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft