Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Scripting (Test Scripts)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 53 82
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Scripting 12 35 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.10% 3.57% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 4.06% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 32 3
Suffolk median annual salary £33,750 £29,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.41% -21.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,300 £22,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £50,625 £38,625 £41,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -8.54%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 503 863 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 87.94% 87.97% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 472 751 668
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

Test Scripting
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -9 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Bury St Edmunds +20 1 £31,000 -4.62%
Test Scripting
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (75.00%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) BPMN
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Looker
6 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Looker
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (8.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (8.33%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BPMN
5 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau