Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Defect Tracking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Defect Tracking over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Tracking
England > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 510 547
Rank change year-on-year +33 +37 +39
Permanent jobs citing Defect Tracking 58 51 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 41
South East median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £40,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% -11.11%

Defect Tracking 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 25,973 27,378 31,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.24% 89.53% 89.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21,419 22,598 26,263
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,463 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Defect Tracking
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Defect Tracking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Tracking in the South East

Defect Tracking
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Defect Tracking in the South East.

Salary trend for Defect Tracking in the South East

Defect Tracking
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Tracking in the South East over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Defect Tracking in the South East

Defect Tracking
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Tracking within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
West Sussex +20 20 £47,500 - 2
Surrey +40 13 £50,000 +33.33% 3
East Sussex -6 10 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Hampshire -10 8 £47,500 +46.15%
Thames Valley +7 7 £66,000 +103.08% 1
Oxfordshire -15 6 £66,000 +103.08% 1
Berkshire +8 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Defect Tracking
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Defect Tracking 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 South East region with a requirement for Defect Tracking.

1 50 (86.21%) Test Automation
2 40 (68.97%) Process Improvement
3 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (58.62%) Computer Science
5 27 (46.55%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (44.83%) TDD
7 25 (43.10%) QA
8 24 (41.38%) Degree
8 24 (41.38%) BDD
8 24 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (37.93%) Python
10 19 (32.76%) Linux
10 19 (32.76%) Software Testing
11 18 (31.03%) Wireless
12 17 (29.31%) Windows
13 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (25.86%) Performance Testing
14 15 (25.86%) Selenium
14 15 (25.86%) Test Strategy
14 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (25.86%) Java
15 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
15 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (24.14%) SDLC
16 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (22.41%) Web Services
17 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
17 12 (20.69%) SQL
17 12 (20.69%) .NET
17 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing

Defect Tracking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.79%) Confluence
2 4 (6.90%) Ethereum
2 4 (6.90%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (6.90%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.03%) Wireless
2 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) Blockchain
2 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Selenium
2 10 (17.24%) JIRA
3 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.79%) SoapUI
4 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.34%) JUnit
4 6 (10.34%) Maven
5 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.17%) Robot Framework
7 2 (3.45%) Protractor
7 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.72%) Toad
General
1 5 (8.62%) Avionics
2 4 (6.90%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Test Engineer
2 23 (39.66%) Analyst
3 22 (37.93%) Test Analyst
4 17 (29.31%) Test Automation Engineer
5 12 (20.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 11 (18.97%) QA Analyst
6 11 (18.97%) QA Test Analyst
6 11 (18.97%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Tester
8 5 (8.62%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Blockchain Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Lead Test Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Automation Tester
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Tester
11 2 (3.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) Web Services
2 12 (20.69%) .NET
3 7 (12.07%) SOAP
4 5 (8.62%) XML
5 4 (6.90%) J2EE
5 4 (6.90%) Middleware
5 4 (6.90%) Node.js
5 4 (6.90%) REST
5 4 (6.90%) RESTful
5 4 (6.90%) Smart Contracts
5 4 (6.90%) Spring
5 4 (6.90%) web3js
6 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.72%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 34 (58.62%) Computer Science
2 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) User Experience
4 5 (8.62%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.72%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Linux
2 17 (29.31%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Test Automation
2 40 (68.97%) Process Improvement
3 36 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (46.55%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (44.83%) TDD
6 24 (41.38%) BDD
6 24 (41.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (32.76%) Software Testing
8 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (25.86%) Performance Testing
9 15 (25.86%) Test Strategy
10 14 (24.14%) SDLC
11 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
13 10 (17.24%) User Stories
14 8 (13.79%) Change Management
14 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
15 7 (12.07%) Scrum
15 7 (12.07%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Python
2 15 (25.86%) Java
3 12 (20.69%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) C#
5 6 (10.34%) C++
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.90%) Go
6 4 (6.90%) Solidity
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (43.10%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Talend
3 1 (1.72%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) Software AG
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) webMethods