The median annual salary for a Tester was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wakefield during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 25 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 4.30% 4.88% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 4.88% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Median salary £42,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 93 164 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 80 155 119
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Wakefield

Tester
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester in Wakefield.

Salary trend for Tester in Wakefield

Tester Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Internet of Things

Tester Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Competitive
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