Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Tracking
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 663 838 948
Rank change year-on-year +175 +110 +35
Permanent jobs citing Defect Tracking 25 226 235
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 25 118 196
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £38,950 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £68,625 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.78% +28.57%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 45,275 126,161 151,489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.45% 92.22% 91.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,306 99,350 120,587
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,948 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,118 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.15% - +5.88%

Defect Tracking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Defect Tracking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Tracking in the UK

Defect Tracking
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Defect Tracking.

Salary trend for Defect Tracking in the UK

Defect Tracking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Defect Tracking over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Defect Tracking in the UK

Defect Tracking
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Tracking within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. 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 +204 24 £50,000 +5.26% 15
London +204 16 £50,000 -9.09% 5
UK excluding London +187 8 £48,250 +10.29% 10
South East +218 4 £32,500 -27.78% 4
Work from Home - 3 £92,500 - 1
North of England +141 2 £41,500 +10.67%
Midlands +124 2 £69,500 +29.30%
North West +101 2 £41,500 +10.67%
East Midlands +94 2 £69,500 +2.96%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 with a requirement for Defect Tracking.

1 18 (72.00%) JIRA
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
4 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
4 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (48.00%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (48.00%) C#
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) Degree
5 12 (48.00%) Time Management
6 11 (44.00%) RSpec
6 11 (44.00%) Mocha
6 11 (44.00%) HTML
6 11 (44.00%) .NET
6 11 (44.00%) JUnit
6 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (44.00%) Jest
6 11 (44.00%) .NET Core
6 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (44.00%) Vue.js
7 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
7 10 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
7 10 (40.00%) HTTP

Defect Tracking
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Azure
2 1 (4.00%) AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) 2G
2 1 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (4.00%) 4G
2 1 (4.00%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.00%) INAP
2 1 (4.00%) LTE
2 1 (4.00%) RS-232
2 1 (4.00%) RS-422
2 1 (4.00%) RS-485
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VoLTE
2 1 (4.00%) VoWiFi
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) JIRA
2 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (44.00%) JUnit
3 11 (44.00%) Mocha
3 11 (44.00%) RSpec
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Military
3 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
1 11 (44.00%) .NET Core
1 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
1 11 (44.00%) Jest
1 11 (44.00%) Vue.js
2 10 (40.00%) CSS
2 10 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.00%) NumPy
4 1 (4.00%) Pandas
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) React
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (52.00%) Computer Science
3 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (48.00%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 12 (48.00%) Time Management
5 10 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (40.00%) Extreme Programming
5 10 (40.00%) TDD
6 9 (36.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (16.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.00%) Project Delivery
9 3 (12.00%) Test Management
10 2 (8.00%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (12.00%) C
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 10 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (8.00%) PhD
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) PMO
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Intel
2 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.00%) Novell
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Talend