Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 283 312
Rank change year-on-year +30 +29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 28 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 15
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% +42.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £50,750 £68,750 £43,050
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 6,707 9,246 9,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.22% 92.35% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,453 7,891 8,443
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,471 £60,000 £60,000
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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 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
West Yorkshire +29 12 £27,500 -45.00% 5
South Yorkshire +3 11 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire +5 4 £32,500 - 1
Defect Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 19 (67.86%) Test Automation
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Functional Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
5 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
5 11 (39.29%) QA
6 10 (35.71%) Selenium
6 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (32.14%) SDLC
8 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
8 8 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Finance
9 7 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (17.86%) ISEB
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) JIRA
11 5 (17.86%) User Experience
11 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
11 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
11 5 (17.86%) Confluence
11 5 (17.86%) REST
11 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (17.86%) WebDriver

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) G Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) Bitbucket
2 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.86%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
3 4 (14.29%) FogBugz
4 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Software Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) REST
3 4 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Test Automation
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (46.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Functional Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Software Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (32.14%) SDLC
7 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
8 8 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 7 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (17.86%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (14.29%) CRM
11 4 (14.29%) Performance Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (14.29%) Test Management
11 4 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) F#
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.86%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) HP
1 1 (3.57%) SAP