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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Defect Manager
Rank 885 928 876
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Defect Manager 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
100537 111151 100882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82695 91319 83930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 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 2 June 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 +41 4 £52,500 - 3
East of England - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £52,500 -
Essex - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £52,500 -
South East - 2 £52,500 - 2

Defect Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Workflow
2 12 (66.67%) QA
2 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (61.11%) SDLC
4 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (44.44%) ISEB
5 8 (44.44%) Change Management
5 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Project Management
8 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (27.78%) PRINCE
8 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (27.78%) Test Management
8 5 (27.78%) Time Management
9 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.11%) Retail
10 2 (11.11%) Capita
10 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
10 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Defect Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Workflow
2 11 (61.11%) SDLC
3 9 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 9 (50.00%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) Change Management
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE
6 5 (27.78%) Test Management
6 5 (27.78%) Time Management
7 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
7 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) ISEB
1 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) AAT
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Capita
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft