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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bug Management
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 889 928 966
Rank change year-on-year +39 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Bug Management 1 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.001% 0.005% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 16
Median salary £37,500 £90,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -58.33% +125.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £70,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -46.42% +100.00%  

Bug Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79998 87554 96376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.92% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64425 73206 78779
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Bug Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Bug Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 4 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 1 £37,500 -58.33%
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £37,500 -
Cambridge - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 8 (72.73%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Android
3 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Bugzilla
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) NUnit
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (45.45%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Complexity Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Master's Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
4 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
4 4 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (36.36%) Android Development
4 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) User Stories

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) Bugzilla
2 5 (45.45%) NUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
3 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) NuGet
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) TestNG
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 4 (36.36%) WinRunner
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) TestLink
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Development Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Product Development Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
1 4 (36.36%) XML
1 4 (36.36%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Android
1 5 (45.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Exploratory Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 4 (36.36%) Android Development
3 4 (36.36%) Complexity Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
3 4 (36.36%) iOS Development
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) User Stories
3 4 (36.36%) V-Model
3 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft