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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Software Tester
Rank 911 939 967
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Tester 4 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.016% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 6
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £21,500 £21,750
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -1.14%

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 8 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 27 August 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 +43 4 £25,000 +11.11% 4
South East - 3 £25,000 -
Crawley - 2 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £25,000 -
North West +17 1 - -
Manchester +11 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £22,500 -
Reading - 1 £22,500 -

Graduate Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Logistics
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) ISEB
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) V-Model
6 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) C#
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Logistics
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) V-Model
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Android Development
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) ISEB
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £18k per year + Amazing Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18k per year + Amazing Bens
Posted: 12 days ago