Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Issue Tracking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 303 339
Rank change year-on-year +12 +36 -50
Permanent jobs citing Issue Tracking 17 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 7
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +32.35% -22.73%
10th Percentile £35,500 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £49,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 8,355 8,725 10,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.73% 90.54% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,399 7,102 8,596
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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
Coventry - 10 £40,000 -
Birmingham -13 3 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Staffordshire -1 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Wolverhampton - 1 £52,500 -
Issue Tracking
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) WebDriver
2 12 (70.59%) ISEB
2 12 (70.59%) Robot Framework
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
4 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
4 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
4 10 (58.82%) JSON
4 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
4 10 (58.82%) Retail
4 10 (58.82%) Subversion
4 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Python
4 10 (58.82%) CRM
4 10 (58.82%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Chatbot
4 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) C#
5 3 (17.65%) MySQL
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Maven
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) TestNG

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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Chatbot
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) BrowserStack
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Robot Framework
1 12 (70.59%) Selenium
1 12 (70.59%) WebDriver
2 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
3 10 (58.82%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Appium
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Robotium
4 2 (11.76%) TestNG
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (58.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Test Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Senior Test Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Manager
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) Doctrine
3 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
3 1 (5.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) CRM
3 10 (58.82%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Stress Testing
5 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Co-Creation
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
2 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian