Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Issue Tracking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Issue Tracking over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Issue Tracking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 317 339
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22 -29
Permanent jobs citing Issue Tracking 11 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.077% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +32.35% -24.44%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

Issue 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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,237 9,094 10,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.25% 91.40% 90.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,311 7,518 8,501
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Issue Tracking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Issue Tracking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Issue Tracking in the West Midlands

Issue Tracking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Issue Tracking in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Issue Tracking in the West Midlands

Issue Tracking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Issue Tracking in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Issue Tracking in the West Midlands

Issue Tracking
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Issue Tracking within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Birmingham -3 8 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £52,500 -
Issue Tracking
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Issue 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Issue Tracking.

1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) QA
2 7 (63.64%) Atlassian
2 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
2 7 (63.64%) Confluence
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (63.64%) GitHub
2 7 (63.64%) Data Structures
2 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) TestNG
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Maven
4 4 (36.36%) Robotium
4 4 (36.36%) Appium
4 4 (36.36%) Robot Framework

Issue Tracking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (63.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) GitHub
2 4 (36.36%) BrowserStack
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
1 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Appium
2 4 (36.36%) Maven
2 4 (36.36%) Robot Framework
2 4 (36.36%) Robotium
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) TestNG
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Development Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Development Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Development Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ERP Manager
3 2 (18.18%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) Doctrine
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) Laravel
2 1 (9.09%) Vue.js
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
1 7 (63.64%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Multithreading
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) ERP
4 3 (27.27%) SDET
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Co-Creation
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) OO PHP
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Atlassian