The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Test Scripting skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Scripting over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 45 52
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 2 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.36% 3.51% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 3.89% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Median salary £34,250 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.73% +14.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £26,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £35,000 £33,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

Test Scripting is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 131 386 343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 89.12% 90.40% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 118 345 275
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Test Scripting as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Scripting in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Ipswich.

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Ipswich

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Ipswich over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle