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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank - 27 43
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 1.80% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.08% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £36,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
81 96 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 80.20% 86.49% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 72 79 148
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
2 5 (38.46%) Process Management
2 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Firmware
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
3 4 (30.77%) Electronics
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Testing
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Spock

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Geb
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) Spock
1 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Release Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) QA Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Software Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Testing Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Release Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Release Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Process Management
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 5 (38.46%) Software Deployment
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Firmware