The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Graduate Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Tester
Rank 869 940 976
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Tester 7 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.015% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 14
Median salary £20,500 £22,500 £20,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £18,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,300 £21,850
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £21,250 £20,250
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +4.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Graduate Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Graduate Software Tester in the job title.

Graduate Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Software Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Tester within the UK.

Graduate Software Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Graduate Software Tester
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Software Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +62 7 £20,500 -8.88% 2
East of England +23 5 £20,500 +2.50%
Ipswich - 4 £21,750 -
Suffolk - 4 £21,750 -
South East +75 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Oxfordshire +35 1 £27,500 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -8 1 £19,500 +8.33% 1
Watford - 1 £20,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £19,500 -
Warwick - 1 £19,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £20,000 -

Graduate Software Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Graduate Software 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 featuring Graduate Software Tester in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) MySQL
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office

Graduate Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum + Training + Career Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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