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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 33 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.46% - 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% - 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £23,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +0.74%
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
144 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 59.02% 73.20% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 107 66 73
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Junior
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Web Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago