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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Defect Manager
Rank 881 884 881
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Defect Manager 11 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.011% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 5
Average salary £38,500 £57,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.04% +11.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,850 £50,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £50,500 -
% change year-on-year
-23.76% -

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 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 27 March 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
(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 +10 11 £38,500 -33.04%
Manchester - 9 £38,500 -
North West - 9 £38,500 -
South East - 1 £41,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £41,500 -
Hungerford - 1 £41,500 -

Defect Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (96.67%) Finance
2 26 (86.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (76.67%) QA
4 21 (70.00%) Workflow
5 20 (66.67%) Test Strategy
6 18 (60.00%) ISEB
7 17 (56.67%) ITIL
8 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
9 15 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (46.67%) Degree
10 14 (46.67%) Change Management
11 13 (43.33%) PRINCE
12 12 (40.00%) Project Management
12 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (40.00%) Time Management
13 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
14 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (20.00%) Test Management
16 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
17 2 (6.67%) HP
17 2 (6.67%) Banking
17 2 (6.67%) Retail
17 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
17 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
17 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
17 2 (6.67%) Process Management
17 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
18 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
18 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis

Defect Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.33%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 29 (96.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Workflow
2 20 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 17 (56.67%) ITIL
4 14 (46.67%) Change Management
5 13 (43.33%) PRINCE
6 12 (40.00%) Project Management
6 12 (40.00%) Time Management
7 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Test Management
9 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.67%) Process Management
10 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 1 (3.33%) Use Case
11 1 (3.33%) Release Management
11 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
11 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) ISEB
2 16 (53.33%) ISTQB
3 15 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (46.67%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) AAT
5 1 (3.33%) HND
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (76.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft