The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 27 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 2 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.53% - 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% - 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £34,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 180 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 83.21% 76.60% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 96 151 58
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Wakefield

Software Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CAFM

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (25.00%) QC Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) CAFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP