The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 30 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.03% 0.87% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 0.90% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
174 111 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 89.69% 96.52% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 111 106 103
Average salary £28,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
West Yorkshire

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting