Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Defect Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Defect Management over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 266 291
Rank change year-on-year +26 +25 +32
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 11 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.46% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 42
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -23.40% +30.56%
10th Percentile £39,150 £41,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,875 £79,750
South East median annual salary £44,250 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -6.84% - +18.75%

Defect Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5551 7407 9614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.48% 87.83% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4352 5664 7663
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Defect Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Berkshire

Defect Management
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Defect Management in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Defect Management in Berkshire

Defect Management
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in Berkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Defect Management in Berkshire

Defect Management
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +31 7 £40,000 -12.09%
Slough +5 2 £53,750 +41.45%
Wokingham - 2 £50,000 -
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Defect Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
1 7 (63.64%) Test Management
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
3 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) VB
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
4 1 (9.09%) Protractor
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
4 1 (9.09%) TestLink
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Management
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) HP