The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Tester
Rank - - 189
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Tester 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,750 £23,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -13.20%
Graduate Software Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5125 5163 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.75% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4248 4385 3888
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Graduate Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Tester in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Graduate Software Tester
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate Software Tester across the West Midlands region.

Graduate Software Tester Salary Trend in the West Midlands