Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Issue Tracking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 308 303
Rank change year-on-year +48 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Issue Tracking 17 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 20
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +63.64%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £45,375 £47,500 £47,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -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 7,106 8,905 9,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.22% 90.78% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,312 7,038 7,439
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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
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 22 January 2019. 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 +9 10 £40,000 -
Coventry +20 6 - - 1
Issue Tracking
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
1 17 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) Atlassian
2 11 (64.71%) Multithreading
2 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
2 11 (64.71%) Confluence
2 11 (64.71%) GitHub
2 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (64.71%) Data Structures
2 11 (64.71%) Algorithms
3 10 (58.82%) Python
4 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
5 7 (41.18%) Appium
5 7 (41.18%) ISEB
5 7 (41.18%) Selenium
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Retail
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) XML
6 6 (35.29%) Broadband
6 6 (35.29%) Xcode
6 6 (35.29%) Google
6 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (35.29%) User Experience

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 11 (64.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) GitHub
2 6 (35.29%) Google Play
2 6 (35.29%) iTunes
2 6 (35.29%) TestFlight
3 1 (5.88%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 11 (64.71%) Jenkins
3 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
4 7 (41.18%) Appium
4 7 (41.18%) Selenium
5 6 (35.29%) Genymotion
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) Subversion
5 6 (35.29%) UI Automator
5 6 (35.29%) Xcode
6 1 (5.88%) Maven
6 1 (5.88%) Robot Framework
6 1 (5.88%) Robotium
6 1 (5.88%) TestNG
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
1 6 (35.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Algorithms
1 11 (64.71%) Data Structures
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (35.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Multithreading
2 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 11 (64.71%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) API Development
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Customer-Centricity
3 6 (35.29%) Front End Development
3 6 (35.29%) Lean Thinking
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 6 (35.29%) Personalization
4 3 (17.65%) SDET
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Atlassian
2 6 (35.29%) Google