Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Chester median annual salary £34,250 - -
Cheshire median annual salary £35,500 £41,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -14.97% -7.22% +31.15%

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 Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 253 168 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 93.01% 93.33% 92.40%
Number of salaries quoted 210 152 339
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.14% -0.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% - +12.50%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Chester

Defect Management
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Defect Management in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
1 12 (100.00%) QA
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Hudson
1 12 (100.00%) REST
1 12 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) PMI
2 11 (91.67%) PMI Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (58.33%) JUnit
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Line Management
3 7 (58.33%) SoapUI

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 12 (100.00%) Hudson
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 12 (100.00%) JIRA
1 12 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (58.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 11 (91.67%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) REST
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) PMI
2 5 (41.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Line Management
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Commercial Awareness
4 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA