Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bug Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bug Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bug Management
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1214 1295
Rank change year-on-year +43 +81 +8
Permanent jobs citing Bug Management 11 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 11
UK median annual salary £37,500 £51,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.83% +46.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £21,250 £40,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £40,000 £115,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +28.57% +2.94%

Bug 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 162377 170041 191608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.91% 89.40% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 128248 141329 157803
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Bug Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bug Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bug Management in the UK

Bug Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bug Management.

Salary trend for Bug Management in the UK

Bug Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bug Management over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Bug Management in the UK

Bug Management
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bug Management within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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
England +20 10 £37,500 -34.78%
UK excluding London +44 7 £31,500 -30.00%
London -5 4 £40,000 -42.86%
North East - 3 £37,500 -
East of England - 3 £31,500 -
North of England - 3 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £21,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Bug Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Bug Management.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) QA
4 3 (27.27%) 3D Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
4 3 (27.27%) Physics
4 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) Telematics
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Line Management
4 3 (27.27%) Texturing
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Visual Effects
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
4 3 (27.27%) Games
4 3 (27.27%) Sony
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (18.18%) Nagios

Bug Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Graduate
1 3 (27.27%) Graduate Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Graduate Software Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) QA Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Mac OS X
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) 3D Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Line Management
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Physics
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Telematics
3 3 (27.27%) Texturing
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Effects
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Kanban
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sony
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
3 1 (9.09%) VMware