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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Defect Manager
Rank 934 923 942
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Defect Manager 17 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.018% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 7
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.68%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Defect Manager over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Defect Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Defect Manager
Top 14 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 5 February 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
(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 +7 17 £47,500 +26.66% 2
South West - 6 £37,000 -
Dorset - 5 - -
East of England - 5 £48,750 -
Bournemouth - 5 - -
Essex - 5 £48,750 -
Brentwood - 4 £50,000 -
London - 4 £47,500 - 1
South East - 2 £48,750 - 1
Romford - 2 £47,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Bristol - 1 £37,000 -

Defect Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (85.00%) Defect Management
2 13 (65.00%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) ISEB
4 11 (55.00%) HP
4 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
5 9 (45.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) Banking
6 8 (40.00%) Test Management
7 7 (35.00%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Green Hat
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Workflow
9 5 (25.00%) IBM
9 5 (25.00%) Middleware
9 5 (25.00%) XML
9 5 (25.00%) MQSeries
10 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (20.00%) People Management
11 2 (10.00%) System Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
11 2 (10.00%) Retail
11 2 (10.00%) Billing
11 2 (10.00%) JIRA
11 2 (10.00%) CRM
11 2 (10.00%) SQL
11 2 (10.00%) MS Office

Defect Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Defect Management
2 8 (40.00%) Test Management
3 7 (35.00%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Workflow
6 4 (20.00%) People Management
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.00%) ERP
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) Process Management
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Green Hat
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) SunGard
London
Capita plc
Salary: £70000 per annum + Car + bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Hungerford
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 38000-45000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago