The table below looks at the statistics for Bug Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bug Management over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bug Management
Rank 884 860 858
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing Bug Management 18 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.027% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93576 89385 91068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.26% 81.66% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 76906 72661 77293
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Bug Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Bug Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Bug Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bug Management
Salary Trend

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

Bug Management Salary Trend in the UK

Bug Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bug Management over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 within the UK.

Bug Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Bug Management
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bug Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 12 £50,000 +53.84%
London 0 9 £52,500 +41.89%
South Wales - 5 £34,000 -
Wales - 5 £34,000 -
East of England -21 3 £45,000 +69.81%
Torfaen - 3 £34,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
Cwmbran - 3 £34,000 -
City of London +26 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Scotland - 1 £35,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £35,000 -
New Malden - 1 £37,500 -
Newport - 1 £37,500 -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Bug Management also 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 that cited Bug Management.

1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
4 15 (37.50%) SQL
4 15 (37.50%) Linux
5 14 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 14 (35.00%) Scrum
5 14 (35.00%) Confluence
5 14 (35.00%) QA
6 13 (32.50%) JIRA
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
7 12 (30.00%) Windows
7 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 11 (27.50%) Perl
8 11 (27.50%) C++
8 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
9 10 (25.00%) C
9 10 (25.00%) Python
9 10 (25.00%) TDD
10 9 (22.50%) Ruby
10 9 (22.50%) Korn
10 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
10 9 (22.50%) Product Management
10 9 (22.50%) Test Management
10 9 (22.50%) Fiddler
10 9 (22.50%) HTTP
10 9 (22.50%) BDD
11 8 (20.00%) TestLink
11 8 (20.00%) UNIX
11 8 (20.00%) Red Hat

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Bug Management also 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 that cited Bug Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (22.50%) HTTP
3 7 (17.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.50%) LTE
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Jenkins
2 13 (32.50%) JIRA
3 9 (22.50%) Fiddler
4 8 (20.00%) TestLink
5 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 5 (12.50%) JUnit
8 4 (10.00%) CruiseControl
8 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (7.50%) Hudson
9 3 (7.50%) Redmine
9 3 (7.50%) Subversion
9 3 (7.50%) JMeter
9 3 (7.50%) Bugzilla
10 2 (5.00%) NUnit
10 2 (5.00%) Maven
10 2 (5.00%) CMake
10 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 8 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Tester
2 6 (15.00%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Release Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
4 2 (5.00%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.50%) OAuth
5 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) User Experience
2 7 (17.50%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Linux
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 8 (20.00%) Android
3 8 (20.00%) CentOS
4 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.50%) Debian
5 3 (7.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) Regression Testing
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 9 (22.50%) Product Management
5 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 9 (22.50%) Test Management
6 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.50%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Perl
2 11 (27.50%) C++
3 10 (25.00%) C
3 10 (25.00%) Python
4 9 (22.50%) Ruby
4 9 (22.50%) Korn
4 9 (22.50%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.50%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) Java
6 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.50%) Objective-C
8 2 (5.00%) VBScript
9 1 (2.50%) VBA
9 1 (2.50%) PHP
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Perforce
4 2 (5.00%) MKS
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle