Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 164 167
Rank change year-on-year +21 +3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 7 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.28% 0.57% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.63% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.71% +7.59% -24.76%
10th Percentile £28,147 £28,100 £28,375
90th Percentile £46,250 £50,300 £43,250
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,241 2,548 2,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 89.14% 90.26% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 2,036 2,266
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Buckinghamshire

Defect Management
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Defect Management in Buckinghamshire

Defect Management
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Defect Management in Buckinghamshire

Defect Management
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 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
Milton Keynes +15 5 £36,525 -14.06%
Newport Pagnell - 2 £32,000 -
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
3 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 3 (42.86%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Unisys