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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate Software Tester
UK
Rank 838 929 930
Rank change year-on-year
+91 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Tester 7 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.019% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 13
Median salary £20,500 £24,750 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.17% +30.26%
UK excluding London median salary £20,500 £21,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-4.65% +13.15%

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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +55 7 £20,500 -17.17% 4
South East +64 4 £26,250 +5.00% 2
Oxfordshire +33 2 £26,250 +5.00% 1
Ipswich +19 2 £20,500 -4.65%
East of England +15 2 £20,500 -4.65%
Suffolk +4 2 £20,500 -4.65%
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Oxford +32 1 £25,000 - 1
Warwick - 1 £19,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £19,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £19,500 - 2

Graduate Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services

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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) J2EE
1 2 (13.33%) JMS
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) JSP
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Training + Career Progression
Posted: 2 days ago