The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 1.02% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 6.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Median salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80 144 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 81.63% 88.89% 78.74%
Number of salaries quoted 70 136 98
Median salary £40,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,875 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,350 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing 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 in Wakefield.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) People Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA