Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Defect Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Defect Management over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 203 233
Rank change year-on-year +40 +30 +35
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 27 16 24
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.69% 0.34% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.37% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 27
Median annual salary £56,000 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +103.64% -45.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £42,500 £68,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% -30.00% +42.86%

Defect Management 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,649 4,366 6,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.13% 92.32% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,045 3,717 5,725
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,447 £63,750 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Defect Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in West Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Defect Management in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Defect Management in West Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Defect Management in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Defect Management in West Yorkshire

Defect Management
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Defect Management within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 8 April 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
Leeds +39 27 £56,000 +40.00%
Defect Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT jobs citing Defect Management 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 21 (77.78%) Functional Testing
4 16 (59.26%) DevOps
4 16 (59.26%) Test Strategy
5 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
6 14 (51.85%) Business Analysis
6 14 (51.85%) DNA
6 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (51.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (51.85%) API Testing
7 11 (40.74%) JIRA
8 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Confluence
8 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
11 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 3 (11.11%) QA
12 2 (7.41%) Selenium
12 2 (7.41%) Symfony
12 2 (7.41%) Validation
12 2 (7.41%) TDD
12 2 (7.41%) LAMP
12 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
12 2 (7.41%) PHP
12 2 (7.41%) SQL
12 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (25.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Azure
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Test Leader
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Test Manager
2 14 (51.85%) Test Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) LAMP
1 2 (7.41%) React
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 21 (77.78%) Functional Testing
4 16 (59.26%) DevOps
4 16 (59.26%) Test Strategy
5 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
6 14 (51.85%) API Testing
6 14 (51.85%) Business Analysis
6 14 (51.85%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (51.85%) DNA
6 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
11 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.41%) TDD
11 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.41%) PHP
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft