Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 55 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 4 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.39% 2.06% 4.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.23% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 22
Ipswich median annual salary £69,250 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +97.86% +14.75% -21.29%
10th Percentile £38,900 £26,675 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £46,875 £38,750
Suffolk median annual salary £69,250 £33,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year +105.19% +10.66% -18.67%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 265 358 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 92.01% 92.03% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 211 340 456
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,625 £23,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £58,750
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Test Scripting as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Test Scripting also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Agile 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) LoadUI
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft