The table below looks at the statistics for the Defect Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Defect Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Defect Manager
Rank 897 869 864
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Defect Manager 2 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 17
Average salary £45,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Defect Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Defect Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Defect Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Defect Manager
Salary Trend

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

Defect Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Defect Manager
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -37 2 £45,500 -17.27%
East of England - 2 £45,500 -
Essex - 2 £45,500 -
Basildon - 1 £45,500 -
Witham - 1 - -

Defect Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Defect Manager 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 Defect Manager in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Back Office
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) StreamServe
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cerillion

Defect Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Defect Manager 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 Defect Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Back Office
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) StreamServe
2 1 (14.29%) Cerillion