Period
to 18 February 2018

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

Defect Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 - 104
Rank change year-on-year - +104 -
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.98% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% - 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 5
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 - £27,500
10th Percentile £36,250 - £26,250
90th Percentile £43,500 - £30,000
South West median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% -1.32% -10.59%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,084 1,144 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 88.78% 91.30% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 922 948 944
Somerset median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,325 £26,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,225 £58,750 £55,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Somerset

Defect Management
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Defect Management in Somerset

Defect Management
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Bath - 10 £38,500 -
Defect Management
South West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (75.00%) QA
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) VBScript
3 8 (66.67%) MySQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (66.67%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (66.67%) LAMP
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 4 (33.33%) Linux

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) MySQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Software QA Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 8 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) LAMP
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 8 (66.67%) SDLC
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Workload Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP