The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Head of Testing featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Testing
Rank 865 898 913
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 31 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.023% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 26
Median salary £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £42,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £92,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +68.18%
Head of Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88902 96228 105919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.52% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 75555 79766 87460
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Head of Testing in the job title.

Head of Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Head of Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Testing across the England region.

Head of Testing Salary Trend in England

Head of Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Head of Testing Salary Histogram in England

Head of Testing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 17 £85,000 +6.25%
South East +15 8 £75,000 -18.91% 1
North West - 3 £54,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £72,500 -
Head of Testing
UK

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Head of Testing job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Head of Testing in the job title.

1 42 (62.69%) Test Strategy
2 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) QA
3 20 (29.85%) Waterfall
4 19 (28.36%) ISTQB
5 17 (25.37%) Finance
6 15 (22.39%) Test Management
7 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
8 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
8 13 (19.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (17.91%) ISEB
9 12 (17.91%) Java
10 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
11 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.93%) C#
11 10 (14.93%) Test Planning
12 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
12 9 (13.43%) ITIL
13 8 (11.94%) Regression Testing
13 8 (11.94%) Selenium
14 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
14 7 (10.45%) Release Management
14 7 (10.45%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (10.45%) SDLC
15 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
15 6 (8.96%) SOAP
15 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
16 5 (7.46%) VoIP
16 5 (7.46%) HTTP

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (1.49%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) HTTP
1 5 (7.46%) INAP
1 5 (7.46%) M3UA
1 5 (7.46%) RANAP
1 5 (7.46%) SCCP
1 5 (7.46%) SCTP
1 5 (7.46%) SIGTRAN
1 5 (7.46%) SMPP
1 5 (7.46%) TCAP
1 5 (7.46%) VoIP
2 2 (2.99%) 2G
2 2 (2.99%) 3G
2 2 (2.99%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) Bugzilla
2 5 (7.46%) HP UFT
2 5 (7.46%) Ranorex
2 5 (7.46%) Testopia
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) NUnit
5 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.49%) JMeter
5 1 (1.49%) JUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.49%) TestNG
5 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Front Office
5 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) SOAP
2 2 (2.99%) Ajax
2 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Neural Network
3 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Android
1 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Test Strategy
2 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) Waterfall
4 15 (22.39%) Test Management
5 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
6 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
7 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.93%) Test Planning
8 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
9 9 (13.43%) ITIL
10 8 (11.94%) Regression Testing
11 7 (10.45%) Release Management
11 7 (10.45%) SDLC
11 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
12 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
12 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Project Management
13 5 (7.46%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Java
2 10 (14.93%) C#
3 5 (7.46%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) ISTQB
2 13 (19.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 12 (17.91%) ISEB
4 5 (7.46%) CREST Certified
4 5 (7.46%) Degree
5 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.49%) CEH
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) GIAC
6 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.49%) OSCP
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (59.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Agilent
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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