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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bug Management
Rank 899 849 873
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +24
Permanent jobs citing Bug Management 16 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.023% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 24
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
94579 85669 91251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.68% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76287 70054 77728
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 24 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 24 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 -29 15 £42,500 -29.16% 1
London -38 9 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey +8 3 £32,500 -45.83%
East of England -9 3 £45,000 +20.00%
South East -25 3 £32,500 -45.83%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 £33,500 -
Wales - 1 £33,500 -

Bug Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 20 (48.78%) QA
2 18 (43.90%) Mobile App
2 18 (43.90%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) Retail
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (31.71%) Android
5 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (31.71%) Regression Testing
6 12 (29.27%) .NET
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
7 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
8 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.63%) CruiseControl
9 6 (14.63%) Perforce
9 6 (14.63%) Python
9 6 (14.63%) Linux
9 6 (14.63%) C#
9 6 (14.63%) Perl
9 6 (14.63%) Ruby
9 6 (14.63%) Confluence
10 5 (12.20%) CMake
10 5 (12.20%) Hudson
10 5 (12.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
10 5 (12.20%) Redmine
10 5 (12.20%) Maven

Bug Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (14.63%) Confluence
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) 3G
2 2 (4.88%) LTE
3 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) CruiseControl
3 5 (12.20%) CMake
3 5 (12.20%) Hudson
3 5 (12.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (12.20%) Redmine
3 5 (12.20%) Maven
3 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) Ant
3 5 (12.20%) Subversion
3 5 (12.20%) Bugzilla
4 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.32%) Selenium
6 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.88%) Fiddler
6 2 (4.88%) JIRA
6 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.44%) JMeter
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 13 (31.71%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Test Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Build and Release Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.20%) Release Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) QA Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Automated Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Android
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 5 (12.20%) Ubuntu
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Debian
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 13 (31.71%) Regression Testing
3 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (12.20%) Test Strategy
4 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
4 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Workflow
5 4 (9.76%) Scrum
5 4 (9.76%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Product Management
6 3 (7.32%) Security Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Test Management
7 2 (4.88%) Release Management
7 2 (4.88%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) C#
2 6 (14.63%) Perl
2 6 (14.63%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) C
3 4 (9.76%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.44%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (48.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Perforce
3 5 (12.20%) MKS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat