Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
South West > Somerset
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - +107 +7
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 9 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.69% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% - 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Somerset median annual salary £39,500 - £27,500
10th Percentile £35,500 - £26,250
90th Percentile £41,250 - £28,750
South West median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +5.88%

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 1175 1186 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 90.59% 90.74% 88.52%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1000 932
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,429
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +3.90%

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 13 December 2017. 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 - 9 £39,500 -
Defect Management
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Defect Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) SDLC
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (66.67%) LAMP
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) VBScript
3 6 (66.67%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (33.33%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Planning

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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software QA Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) LAMP
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Manual Testing
2 6 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) SDLC
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Workload Management
5 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP