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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Testing
Rank 847 867 922
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 46 74 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.072% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.075% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 33
Median salary £75,000 £78,750 £85,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,750 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £92,500 £109,000
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
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
88528 99311 104845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.41% 96.33% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75361 82800 86272
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 £26,500
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +42 20 £72,500 -9.37% 1
South East +31 18 £78,750 -11.26%
West Midlands - 6 £71,250 - 1
South West +13 1 £90,000 -
North West +8 1 - -
Head of Testing
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (71.88%) Test Strategy
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.00%) QA
4 28 (43.75%) Test Automation
5 25 (39.06%) Waterfall
6 24 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 24 (37.50%) Selenium
6 24 (37.50%) SDLC
7 23 (35.94%) Java
8 20 (31.25%) C#
8 20 (31.25%) Test Planning
9 19 (29.69%) Defect Management
9 19 (29.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 18 (28.13%) V-Model
11 17 (26.56%) HP Quality Center
11 17 (26.56%) HP UFT
12 16 (25.00%) RUP
12 16 (25.00%) Bugzilla
12 16 (25.00%) Ranorex
12 16 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
12 16 (25.00%) Testopia
13 11 (17.19%) Finance
14 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (15.63%) Test Management
14 10 (15.63%) Automation Testing
15 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (12.50%) Performance Testing
16 7 (10.94%) Release Management
16 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
17 6 (9.38%) Automated 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 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) 2G
1 2 (3.13%) 3G
1 2 (3.13%) 4G
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) INAP
1 2 (3.13%) M3UA
1 2 (3.13%) RANAP
1 2 (3.13%) SCCP
1 2 (3.13%) SCTP
1 2 (3.13%) SIGTRAN
1 2 (3.13%) SMPP
1 2 (3.13%) TCAP
1 2 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (37.50%) Selenium
2 17 (26.56%) HP UFT
3 16 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 16 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 16 (25.00%) Testopia
4 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.13%) JIRA
5 2 (3.13%) NUnit
6 1 (1.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.56%) JMeter
6 1 (1.56%) JUnit
6 1 (1.56%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.56%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.56%) TestNG
6 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Front Office
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.69%) SOAP
3 2 (3.13%) Ajax
3 2 (3.13%) jQuery
3 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) Guava
4 1 (1.56%) Guice
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) REST
4 1 (1.56%) RESTEasy
4 1 (1.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Fintech
2 1 (1.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.56%) Linux
1 1 (1.56%) Unix
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (71.88%) Test Strategy
2 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 25 (39.06%) Waterfall
5 24 (37.50%) SDLC
6 20 (31.25%) Test Planning
7 19 (29.69%) Defect Management
8 18 (28.13%) V-Model
9 16 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (25.00%) RUP
10 10 (15.63%) Automation Testing
10 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (15.63%) Test Management
11 8 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (10.94%) Regression Testing
12 7 (10.94%) Release Management
13 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
14 5 (7.81%) Scrum
14 5 (7.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (6.25%) Python
4 3 (4.69%) C++
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 19 (29.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (9.38%) ISEB
4 2 (3.13%) CEH
4 2 (3.13%) CISM
4 2 (3.13%) CISSP
4 2 (3.13%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) GIAC
4 2 (3.13%) OSCP
4 2 (3.13%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (1.56%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (1.56%) CHECK Team Member
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.13%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) Agilent
2 1 (1.56%) Citrix
2 1 (1.56%) HP
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension, medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago