The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Testing role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Testing in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Testing
Rank 834 815 850
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 40 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.029% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.031% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 32
Average salary £85,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £108,000 £90,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £71,250 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +27.27%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103361 95969 105981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.24% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85252 80299 91558
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of Testing
UK

Head of Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Testing in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -36 19 £88,750 +47.91%
Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 -
East of England - 5 £105,000 -
West Midlands -8 4 £70,000 -12.50%
South East -16 3 £90,000 +33.33% 1
North West -6 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £61,403 -
Head of Testing
UK

Head of Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Testing in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Testing in their job title.

1 44 (57.14%) QA
2 30 (38.96%) Finance
3 26 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
4 18 (23.38%) Test Strategy
5 16 (20.78%) Retail
6 12 (15.58%) LoadRunner
6 12 (15.58%) Test Management
7 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.29%) ISEB
8 10 (12.99%) Automated Testing
8 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Selenium
8 10 (12.99%) Manual Testing
9 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.39%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (10.39%) QMS
10 8 (10.39%) EasyMock
10 8 (10.39%) jMock
10 8 (10.39%) QALoad
10 8 (10.39%) TestPartner
10 8 (10.39%) SilkPerformer
10 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
10 8 (10.39%) Project Management
10 8 (10.39%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (10.39%) JUnit
11 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis

Head of Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Head of Testing in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Head of Testing in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.60%) Big Data
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) LoadRunner
2 10 (12.99%) Selenium
3 8 (10.39%) jMock
3 8 (10.39%) EasyMock
3 8 (10.39%) JUnit
3 8 (10.39%) TestPartner
3 8 (10.39%) SilkPerformer
3 8 (10.39%) QALoad
3 8 (10.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.30%) QADirector
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Retail
3 6 (7.79%) Games
4 5 (6.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Social Media
2 1 (1.30%) PMI
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
2 18 (23.38%) Test Strategy
3 12 (15.58%) Test Management
4 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 10 (12.99%) Automated Testing
5 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Manual Testing
6 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (10.39%) QMS
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.39%) Performance Improvement
7 8 (10.39%) Project Management
8 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.09%) Time Management
9 6 (7.79%) Dependency Management
9 6 (7.79%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) Java
1 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.30%) Perl
1 1 (1.30%) Python
1 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) ISEB
2 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (57.14%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) HP
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) Capita
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health Insurance
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