The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Defect Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defect Manager
Rank 908 977 999
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Defect Manager 3 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.004% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +6.32%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,375
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +6.32%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Defect Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Defect Manager in the job title.

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 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 3 £55,000 +4.76%
South East +16 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Hampshire -3 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Southampton -6 3 £55,000 +4.76%

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Defect Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Defect Manager in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Defect Management
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
6 2 (18.18%) Capita
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) PKI
7 1 (9.09%) Statistics
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Legal
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

Defect Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
1 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Bugzilla
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Energy
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Defect Management
2 5 (45.45%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Capita
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Green Hat
2 1 (9.09%) IBM