The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate Software Tester
Rank - - 198
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Software Tester 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £21,000 £22,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -12.87%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5037 5239 4704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.33% 95.01% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4210 4384 4134
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Graduate Software Tester
England

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

Graduate Software Tester
Top 2 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB

Graduate Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Graduate Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB