Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Tracking
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 494 574
Rank change year-on-year -6 +80 -22
Permanent jobs citing Defect Tracking 36 57 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 41
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £50,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,750 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.37% -4.71% +11.84%

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 26,495 26,120 32,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.57% 89.06% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21,872 21,613 27,545
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +22 13 £25,000 -41.18% 1
Thames Valley +7 7 £66,000 +32.00% 3
Oxfordshire +8 6 £66,000 +88.57% 1
East Sussex -16 6 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Hampshire -24 6 £42,500 +30.77%
Surrey +17 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Berkshire -9 1 - - 1
Defect Tracking
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 31 (86.11%) Test Automation
2 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (58.33%) Degree
6 18 (50.00%) Process Improvement
7 15 (41.67%) JIRA
7 15 (41.67%) C#
8 14 (38.89%) QA
9 13 (36.11%) TDD
9 13 (36.11%) C++
9 13 (36.11%) Java
9 13 (36.11%) User Experience
10 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (33.33%) BDD
10 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (33.33%) Selenium
10 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (30.56%) Web Services
12 10 (27.78%) Python
12 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
13 9 (25.00%) SoapUI
14 8 (22.22%) Time Management
14 8 (22.22%) Kanban
14 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
14 8 (22.22%) Change Management
14 8 (22.22%) SOAP
14 8 (22.22%) Scrum
14 8 (22.22%) Test Planning

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 6 (16.67%) Confluence
2 4 (11.11%) Ethereum
2 4 (11.11%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (11.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.78%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Blockchain
2 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) JIRA
2 12 (33.33%) Selenium
3 9 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 8 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 6 (16.67%) JUnit
5 6 (16.67%) Maven
6 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.78%) Protractor
7 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.78%) Toad
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (5.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Test Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Junior
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Software Test Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Junior Test Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Blockchain Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Graduate
9 2 (5.56%) Graduate Test Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) Web Services
2 8 (22.22%) SOAP
3 7 (19.44%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) Spring
5 4 (11.11%) J2EE
5 4 (11.11%) Middleware
5 4 (11.11%) Node.js
5 4 (11.11%) REST
5 4 (11.11%) RESTful
5 4 (11.11%) Smart Contracts
5 4 (11.11%) web3js
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (36.11%) User Experience
3 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Test Automation
2 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (61.11%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (50.00%) Process Improvement
5 13 (36.11%) TDD
6 12 (33.33%) BDD
6 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 8 (22.22%) Change Management
8 8 (22.22%) IT Audit
8 8 (22.22%) Kanban
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
8 8 (22.22%) Test Planning
8 8 (22.22%) Time Management
9 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Regression Testing
9 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (19.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) C#
2 13 (36.11%) C++
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 10 (27.78%) Python
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.11%) Go
6 4 (11.11%) Solidity
7 1 (2.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Atlassian
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Talend
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Software AG
3 1 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (2.78%) webMethods