Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 289 309
Rank change year-on-year +28 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 22 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 22
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% -1.41%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,250 £59,000 £41,900
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,641 9,000 10,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.65% 91.71% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,227 7,540 8,616
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
West Yorkshire +22 12 £42,500 +63.46% 6
South Yorkshire -4 8 £37,500 -36.17% 4
Defect Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Selenium
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) User Stories
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (18.18%) CRM
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) JSON
7 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) Retail
8 3 (13.64%) Logistics
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
9 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Defect Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Selenium
2 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.55%) eggPlant
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Test Leader
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Healthcare Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) JSON
1 4 (18.18%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) User Stories
7 4 (18.18%) CRM
7 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (18.18%) System Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) Logistics
8 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Java
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft