The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wakefield region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 24 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.08% 0.85% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Median salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Software Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
147 118 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 99.32% 100.00% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 123 112 105
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Wakefield region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Wakefield

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) EPoS
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (23.08%) CAFM
4 1 (7.69%) HTTPS

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) CAFM
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft