Period
to 13 December 2019

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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 218 248
Rank change year-on-year +61 +30 +18
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 45 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.08% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 4
West Yorkshire median annual salary £53,000 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.50% +31.15% -23.75%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,275 £59,750 £38,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +7.14%

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 3,864 4,753 6,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.77% 92.15% 93.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,213 3,944 5,384
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,490 £27,325
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in West Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Defect Management in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Defect Management in West Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 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
Leeds +37 31 £56,000 +40.00% 1
Bradford - 8 £77,500 -
Wakefield - 3 £29,000 -
Batley +1 2 £31,250 +13.64%
Huddersfield - 1 £36,500 -
Defect Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Test Automation
3 26 (57.78%) DevOps
4 24 (53.33%) Functional Testing
5 23 (51.11%) JIRA
6 20 (44.44%) Software Testing
7 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 18 (40.00%) API Testing
8 16 (35.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (35.56%) Waterfall
8 16 (35.56%) Confluence
8 16 (35.56%) DNA
8 16 (35.56%) Business Analysis
9 15 (33.33%) Scrum
10 12 (26.67%) QA
11 10 (22.22%) Retail
11 10 (22.22%) Finance
11 10 (22.22%) Java
11 10 (22.22%) Web Services
11 10 (22.22%) AWS
11 10 (22.22%) SDLC
12 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (20.00%) XML
12 9 (20.00%) HTML
12 9 (20.00%) CSS
12 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 8 (17.78%) SQL
13 8 (17.78%) J2EE
13 8 (17.78%) Oracle

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 16 (35.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) AWS
2 8 (17.78%) GCP
3 2 (4.44%) Azure
3 2 (4.44%) G Suite
3 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 8 (17.78%) DB2
1 8 (17.78%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) JIRA
2 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (17.78%) Android Studio
3 8 (17.78%) Ant
3 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
3 8 (17.78%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.78%) IntelliJ
3 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.78%) JUnit
3 8 (17.78%) Maven
3 8 (17.78%) Subversion
3 8 (17.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) Testopia
5 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
1 10 (22.22%) Retail
2 8 (17.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Test Leader
2 19 (42.22%) Test Manager
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 8 (17.78%) Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Java Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
2 9 (20.00%) XML
3 8 (17.78%) Ajax
3 8 (17.78%) CSS3
3 8 (17.78%) Dropwizard
3 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
3 8 (17.78%) HTML5
3 8 (17.78%) J2EE
3 8 (17.78%) JAXB
3 8 (17.78%) JDBC
3 8 (17.78%) JDOM
3 8 (17.78%) JPA
3 8 (17.78%) jQuery
3 8 (17.78%) JSON
3 8 (17.78%) REST
3 8 (17.78%) Spring
3 8 (17.78%) Spring Boot
3 8 (17.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Android
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
1 8 (17.78%) Windows 7
1 8 (17.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Test Automation
3 26 (57.78%) DevOps
4 24 (53.33%) Functional Testing
5 20 (44.44%) Software Testing
6 18 (40.00%) API Testing
6 18 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (40.00%) Test Strategy
7 16 (35.56%) Business Analysis
7 16 (35.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (35.56%) DNA
7 16 (35.56%) Waterfall
8 15 (33.33%) Scrum
9 10 (22.22%) SDLC
10 8 (17.78%) API Integration
10 8 (17.78%) Cross-Platform Development
10 8 (17.78%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (17.78%) Logistics
10 8 (17.78%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) Java
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) Java 8
3 8 (17.78%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) Master's Degree
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Google
3 1 (2.22%) HP