Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Defect Management
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 174 257 288
Rank change year-on-year +83 +31 0
Permanent jobs citing Defect Management 8 47 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.68% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 25
Median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £25,875 £28,300 £33,100
90th Percentile £49,000 £50,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%

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 3,186 6,895 8,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.81% 90.59% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,723 5,547 7,298
Median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Defect Management in Yorkshire

Defect Management
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Defect Management in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 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
West Yorkshire +44 4 £27,500 -6.78%
North Yorkshire +77 3 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire +26 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Defect Management
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing

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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Gathering
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft