Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Tracking
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 482 492 558
Rank change year-on-year +10 +66 +11
Permanent jobs citing Defect Tracking 70 70 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 65 52 73
South East median annual salary £32,500 £36,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.56% -13.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,000 £30,050
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +5.88%

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 27,412 27,318 35,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.65% 87.21% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 22,663 22,339 30,269
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 February 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 25 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
Thames Valley +19 26 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Oxfordshire -16 22 £32,500 -7.14% 5
West Sussex +3 16 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Sussex -15 14 £32,500 -
Surrey +8 10 £37,500 -6.25%
Berkshire +17 4 - - 2
Hampshire -19 4 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Defect Tracking
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 57 (81.43%) Test Automation
2 41 (58.57%) QA
3 38 (54.29%) Python
4 33 (47.14%) Software Testing
5 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (44.29%) Computer Science
7 28 (40.00%) Degree
8 26 (37.14%) JIRA
8 26 (37.14%) Process Improvement
8 26 (37.14%) C
9 23 (32.86%) Performance Testing
10 22 (31.43%) Validation
11 21 (30.00%) Regression Testing
11 21 (30.00%) Linux
11 21 (30.00%) Manual Testing
12 19 (27.14%) Confluence
13 17 (24.29%) Test Strategy
13 17 (24.29%) SDLC
14 16 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (22.86%) Windows
15 15 (21.43%) .NET
15 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
16 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 14 (20.00%) BDD
17 12 (17.14%) Wireless
17 12 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
17 12 (17.14%) TDD
18 10 (14.29%) Selenium
18 10 (14.29%) C++
19 9 (12.86%) ISTQB

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 19 (27.14%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) Wireless
2 6 (8.57%) DVB
2 6 (8.57%) IPv4
2 6 (8.57%) IPv6
2 6 (8.57%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) JIRA
2 10 (14.29%) Selenium
3 4 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.43%) JMeter
6 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) TestLink
6 1 (1.43%) TestRail
6 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.57%) Electronics
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Tester
2 20 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 19 (27.14%) Analyst
3 19 (27.14%) Test Engineer
4 17 (24.29%) QA Analyst
5 16 (22.86%) Test Analyst
6 14 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 13 (18.57%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (14.29%) Graduate
9 8 (11.43%) Graduate Software Tester
9 8 (11.43%) Graduate Tester
9 8 (11.43%) Junior
9 8 (11.43%) Junior Software Tester
9 8 (11.43%) Junior Tester
10 6 (8.57%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (8.57%) Software Integration Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) Test Manager
12 2 (2.86%) Service Analyst
12 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) Middleware
3 2 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (44.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.57%) MPEG
2 6 (8.57%) STB
2 6 (8.57%) Video on Demand
3 4 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.29%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.00%) Linux
2 16 (22.86%) Windows
3 6 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (81.43%) Test Automation
2 33 (47.14%) Software Testing
3 32 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (37.14%) Process Improvement
5 23 (32.86%) Performance Testing
6 22 (31.43%) Validation
7 21 (30.00%) Manual Testing
7 21 (30.00%) Regression Testing
8 17 (24.29%) SDLC
8 17 (24.29%) Test Strategy
9 16 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (20.00%) BDD
11 12 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (17.14%) TDD
12 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
14 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
15 5 (7.14%) Project Management
15 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
15 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) Python
2 26 (37.14%) C
3 10 (14.29%) C++
4 7 (10.00%) C#
5 6 (8.57%) Embedded C
5 6 (8.57%) Embedded C++
5 6 (8.57%) Perl
6 3 (4.29%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Ada
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) ISTQB
3 8 (11.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (11.43%) ISEB
4 4 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.71%) PMP
5 2 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (58.57%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.43%) Sophos