Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Tracking
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 466 550
Rank change year-on-year -36 +84 -26
Permanent jobs citing Defect Tracking 48 68 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 59 63
South East median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.53% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 26,903 25,485 33,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.69% 87.72% 88.27%
Number of salaries quoted 22,279 20,975 28,005
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +7 21 £40,000 -5.88%
East Sussex -13 14 £32,500 -
Berkshire -5 5 - - 2
Thames Valley -29 5 - - 2
Hampshire -30 5 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Surrey -5 3 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Defect Tracking
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 43 (89.58%) Test Automation
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 23 (47.92%) Computer Science
5 21 (43.75%) QA
6 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 17 (35.42%) Degree
8 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 16 (33.33%) Regression Testing
8 16 (33.33%) SDLC
9 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 15 (31.25%) Windows
9 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (29.17%) C#
10 14 (29.17%) .NET
10 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 12 (25.00%) Linux
11 12 (25.00%) JIRA
12 11 (22.92%) Selenium
12 11 (22.92%) TDD
12 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
12 11 (22.92%) BDD
13 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (20.83%) User Experience
13 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
13 10 (20.83%) Validation
13 10 (20.83%) Atlassian
13 10 (20.83%) UML
13 10 (20.83%) Python

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 4 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) BrowserStack
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) JIRA
2 11 (22.92%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) JMeter
5 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.08%) Protractor
5 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 17 (35.42%) QA Analyst
4 15 (31.25%) Test Analyst
5 14 (29.17%) QA Test Analyst
6 9 (18.75%) Python Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Junior
7 5 (10.42%) Junior Software Test Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Junior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Tester
10 1 (2.08%) Test Automation Specialist
10 1 (2.08%) Test Environment Manager
10 1 (2.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) Middleware
3 3 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (47.92%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.83%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (89.58%) Test Automation
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 18 (37.50%) Test Strategy
5 16 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 16 (33.33%) SDLC
5 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.92%) BDD
7 11 (22.92%) Software Testing
7 11 (22.92%) TDD
8 10 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.83%) UML
8 10 (20.83%) Validation
9 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
10 4 (8.33%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) C#
2 10 (20.83%) C++
2 10 (20.83%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.58%) ISEB
4 4 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (8.33%) PMP
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle