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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Testing
Rank 862 903 928
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 39 39 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.038% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.039% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 32
Median salary £77,500 £77,500 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £46,920 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £98,000 £92,500 £109,500
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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
87545 99782 108857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.53% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74699 83238 89859
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 £72,500 £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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +36 19 £85,000 +6.25% 1
South East +40 12 £76,250 -10.29%
West Midlands - 5 £72,500 - 1
North West +20 2 £49,500 -34.00%
South West +12 1 £90,000 -
Head of Testing
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 39 (63.93%) Test Strategy
2 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) QA
4 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
4 21 (34.43%) Test Automation
5 20 (32.79%) ISTQB
6 17 (27.87%) Java
7 15 (24.59%) Selenium
7 15 (24.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 15 (24.59%) SDLC
8 14 (22.95%) Test Planning
8 14 (22.95%) C#
8 14 (22.95%) Finance
9 13 (21.31%) Defect Management
10 12 (19.67%) V-Model
11 11 (18.03%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (18.03%) Test Management
11 11 (18.03%) HP UFT
12 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (16.39%) Bugzilla
12 10 (16.39%) RUP
12 10 (16.39%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (16.39%) Testopia
12 10 (16.39%) Ranorex
13 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
13 9 (14.75%) ISEB
14 8 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
15 7 (11.48%) Release Management
15 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing

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 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) 2G
1 2 (3.28%) 3G
1 2 (3.28%) 4G
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
1 2 (3.28%) INAP
1 2 (3.28%) M3UA
1 2 (3.28%) RANAP
1 2 (3.28%) SCCP
1 2 (3.28%) SCTP
1 2 (3.28%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (3.28%) SMPP
1 2 (3.28%) TCAP
1 2 (3.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Selenium
2 11 (18.03%) HP UFT
3 10 (16.39%) Bugzilla
3 10 (16.39%) Ranorex
3 10 (16.39%) Testopia
4 3 (4.92%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) NUnit
6 1 (1.64%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.64%) JMeter
6 1 (1.64%) JUnit
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.64%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.64%) TestNG
6 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.28%) Ajax
2 2 (3.28%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.28%) jQuery
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) Guava
3 1 (1.64%) Guice
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) RESTEasy
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Fintech
2 1 (1.64%) Neural Network
2 1 (1.64%) Tandem
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Android
1 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (63.93%) Test Strategy
2 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (34.43%) Test Automation
3 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
4 15 (24.59%) SDLC
5 14 (22.95%) Test Planning
6 13 (21.31%) Defect Management
7 12 (19.67%) V-Model
8 11 (18.03%) Test Management
9 10 (16.39%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) RUP
9 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
11 8 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
12 7 (11.48%) Release Management
13 6 (9.84%) Automation Testing
14 5 (8.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) Java
2 14 (22.95%) C#
3 4 (6.56%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) ISTQB
2 15 (24.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 9 (14.75%) ISEB
4 3 (4.92%) CREST Certified
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 2 (3.28%) CEH
5 2 (3.28%) CISM
5 2 (3.28%) CISSP
5 2 (3.28%) GIAC
5 2 (3.28%) OSCP
5 2 (3.28%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (1.64%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (1.64%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (49.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.28%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Agilent
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix
2 1 (1.64%) HP
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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