Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 - 121
Rank change year-on-year - +121 +33
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.20% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Kent median annual salary £48,250 - £34,500
10th Percentile £43,075 - £24,000
90th Percentile £54,025 - £45,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -8.60% -2.11%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 910 1,138 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 88.78% 88.91% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 777 987 1,370
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £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 Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Kent

Defect Management
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Defect Management in Kent

Defect Management
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 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
Maidstone - 1 £51,500 - 1
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft