Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 34 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 0.40% 4.59% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 5.31% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 2
Wakefield median annual salary - £27,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -24.14% +57.61%
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wakefield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 200 245 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 79.68% 86.57% 74.27%
Number of salaries quoted 179 237 131
Wakefield median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +17.19%
10th Percentile £21,850 £23,600 £23,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wakefield.

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 November 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