Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 48 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 16 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 4.26% 1.12% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 1.23% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 27
Ipswich median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% +13.64% +11.86%
10th Percentile £24,550 £28,625 £27,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £40,000 £48,750
Suffolk median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% +7.69% +10.17%

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 354 326 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 94.15% 91.32% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 263 293 648
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £28,850 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,000 £57,500
Suffolk median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £35,493
% change year-on-year +11.25% +12.70% -8.99%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
3 10 (62.50%) SOAP
3 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 10 (62.50%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) Test Management
3 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
3 10 (62.50%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
4 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) JMeter
5 7 (43.75%) JIRA
5 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (43.75%) LoadUI
6 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (25.00%) Time Management
9 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (18.75%) Perl
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (18.75%) SAS
9 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
9 3 (18.75%) VBA
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (18.75%) ISTQB

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 3 (18.75%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
1 10 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (43.75%) JIRA
3 7 (43.75%) JMeter
3 7 (43.75%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Test Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
3 10 (62.50%) Technical Analysis
3 10 (62.50%) Test Management
4 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
5 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
7 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Time Management
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) Data Reconciliation
9 3 (18.75%) Data Validation
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 3 (18.75%) Validation
10 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
11 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 3 (18.75%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) HP