Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 236 251
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +33
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 11 21 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.17% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.39% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 47
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £38,000
90th Percentile £46,000 £57,750 £48,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -5.26%

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 5,762 5,360 7,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 90.68% 87.50% 90.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4,592 4,208 6,158
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
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 17 October 2018. 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
Bracknell - 5 £35,000 - 1
Newbury - 4 - -
Reading -9 2 £44,000 +10.00% 1
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Defect Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 9 (81.82%) Mathematics
1 9 (81.82%) Test Planning
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Stochastic Modelling
5 4 (36.36%) System Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Fintech
5 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) Ansible
6 2 (18.18%) Docker
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing

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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Tester
1 5 (45.45%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Fintech
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Mathematics
1 9 (81.82%) Test Planning
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Stochastic Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
1 2 (18.18%) VMware