Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 51 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +46
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 11 5 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.85% 1.32% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.41% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 37
Ipswich median annual salary £58,500 £40,000 £31,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.25% +25.39% +1.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,400
90th Percentile £80,000 £46,750 £44,750
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £32,200
% change year-on-year +10.34% +12.58% +0.63%

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 356 354 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 92.23% 93.16% 89.55%
Number of salaries quoted 279 337 556
Ipswich median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £24,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
Suffolk median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +12.68% -8.97%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 10 (90.91%) Regression Testing
2 9 (81.82%) SOAP
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) Test Management
2 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 9 (81.82%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) JMeter
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (54.55%) LoadUI
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
4 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (54.55%) Test Planning
5 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
8 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
9 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
1 9 (81.82%) SoapUI
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
2 6 (54.55%) LoadUI
2 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Automation Tester
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Regression Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Technical Analysis
2 9 (81.82%) Test Management
3 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Test Planning
5 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (36.36%) Time Management
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 1 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
9 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
9 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
9 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft