Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 45 83
Rank change year-on-year 0 +38 -20
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 13 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 3.60% 3.20% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.61% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 3
Ipswich median annual salary £31,250 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £24,325 £19,250 £31,050
90th Percentile £45,000 £33,000 £41,750
Suffolk median annual salary £31,000 £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +24.00% -28.57% -6.67%

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 318 360 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 88.09% 88.67% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 261 285 582
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,000 £23,025
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,225
Suffolk median annual salary £42,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% -6.25% +2.56%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
6 2 (15.38%) BPMN
6 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) Business 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Looker
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon QuickSight
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Process Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 3 (23.08%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Release Management
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) OOD
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) UML
6 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau