Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 152 170
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 21 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.37% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 14
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £34,658 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.36% +5.26% -10.59%
10th Percentile £28,827 £36,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £52,575 £44,100 £86,250
South East median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.45% +4.82%

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 2,563 2,420 3,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.65% 88.58% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,051 1,975 2,528
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +14 20 £34,658 -13.36%
High Wycombe +2 1 £51,500 -
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 17 (80.95%) JIRA
1 17 (80.95%) PowerShell
2 15 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 15 (71.43%) QA
3 14 (66.67%) Perl
3 14 (66.67%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) ISEB
3 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 14 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Mercurial
5 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
6 3 (14.29%) Finance
6 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (14.29%) Unix
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
6 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (9.52%) Release Management
7 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
7 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Validation

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:

Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
2 5 (23.81%) Mercurial
3 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 14 (66.67%) Software QA Tester
1 14 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 14 (66.67%) Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Trainee
2 7 (33.33%) Trainee Software Tester
2 7 (33.33%) Trainee Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 3 (14.29%) Release Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Release Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 14 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 8 (38.10%) Software Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Release Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) PowerShell
2 14 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 14 (66.67%) Perl
2 14 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) ISEB
1 14 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA