The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bug Management
Rank 894 859 873
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Permanent jobs citing Bug Management 17 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.019% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 22
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +10.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -42.30%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94009 85540 91016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.78% 77.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75646 69804 77415
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

Bug Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Bug Management
Top 9 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 31 July 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 -39 16 £42,500 -29.16%
London -42 10 £50,000 -20.00%
East of England -4 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
Surrey - 3 £32,500 -
South East - 3 £32,500 -
South Wales - 1 £33,500 -
Wales - 1 £33,500 -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (47.50%) QA
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 17 (42.50%) Mobile App
4 15 (37.50%) Retail
5 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (30.00%) Android
6 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) .NET
7 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) C#
9 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Confluence
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.00%) Windows
11 5 (12.50%) Linux
11 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (12.50%) Python
11 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 5 (12.50%) Perl
11 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.50%) Perforce
11 5 (12.50%) CruiseControl
11 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 5 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (15.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) CruiseControl
2 5 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.00%) Redmine
3 4 (10.00%) CMake
3 4 (10.00%) Hudson
3 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 4 (10.00%) Ant
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Fiddler
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.50%) JMeter
6 1 (2.50%) NUnit
6 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Test Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Build and Release Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Release Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Tester
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Derivative
3 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Android
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.00%) Debian
5 1 (2.50%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 12 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) Workflow
5 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (7.50%) Security Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Test Management
7 2 (5.00%) Release Management
7 2 (5.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Ruby
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) C
4 4 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (47.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Perforce
3 4 (10.00%) MKS
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat