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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bug Management
Rank 887 876 874
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Bug Management 4 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% 0.021% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 11
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%

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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

Bug Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Bug Management
Top 8 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 3 September 2015. 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 +7 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Cwmbran +1 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Torfaen 0 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Wales -6 2 £35,000 +2.94%
South Wales -16 2 £35,000 +2.94%
East of England +9 1 £30,000 -31.42%
Colchester - 1 £30,000 -
Essex - 1 £30,000 -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (69.23%) C++
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) Regression Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (46.15%) Test Management
4 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) JUnit
6 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
7 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
7 9 (34.62%) Android
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle
7 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 9 (34.62%) DTV
7 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) ISEB
8 8 (30.77%) Cyber Security
9 7 (26.92%) Selenium
10 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 6 (23.08%) Product Management
10 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 6 (23.08%) BDD
10 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 6 (23.08%) SQL
10 6 (23.08%) Korn
10 6 (23.08%) JIRA
10 6 (23.08%) Scrum
11 5 (19.23%) Objective-C

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (19.23%) WebLogic
1 5 (19.23%) JBoss
1 5 (19.23%) CMS
1 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (11.54%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (3.85%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) Multicast
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) JUnit
1 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 7 (26.92%) Selenium
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Ant
4 4 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.69%) Appium
6 1 (3.85%) Behat
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
1 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) Test Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Automation Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Hyperion Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) QA Manager
4 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) SOAP
1 4 (15.38%) Flash
1 4 (15.38%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) DTV
2 5 (19.23%) Client/Server
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) User Experience
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) MHEG
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.85%) Video on Demand
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) STB
4 1 (3.85%) IPTV
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Android
2 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) Regression Testing
2 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (46.15%) Test Management
3 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 9 (34.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (30.77%) Cyber Security
6 6 (23.08%) Product Management
6 6 (23.08%) Scrum
6 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 5 (19.23%) TDD
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
8 4 (15.38%) SDLC
9 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Release Management
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C++
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Korn
4 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
5 5 (19.23%) C
5 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 4 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.85%) PHP
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) ISEB
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Hyperion
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) EMC