The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 39 70
Rank change year-on-year -15 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 6 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.46% 4.51% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 5.15% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 3
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.53% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,750 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +14.28% -4.10%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 369 485 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 90.00% 87.55% 85.09%
Number of salaries quoted 342 453 514
Median salary £42,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.32% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Test Scripting
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Test Scripting in Suffolk

Test Scripting
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Scripting in Suffolk over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Scripting in Suffolk

Test Scripting
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Scripting within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -10 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Test Scripting.

1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) HND
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Robotics
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

Test Scripting
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Release Management
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle