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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Testing
Rank 840 881 944
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 21 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.042% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.044% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 14
Median salary £52,500 £87,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £51,500 £53,458
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £77,500 £53,458
% change year-on-year
-32.25% +44.97%
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
83086 96194 102645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.50% 96.61% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69540 81017 85644
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
South East +65 6 £66,250 -28.37% 1
North West -25 4 £85,000 +9.67%
East Midlands - 4 £52,500 -
London +46 3 £85,000 -4.22%
South West +12 3 £43,000 -16.50%
Yorkshire +17 1 - -
Head of Testing
UK

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (57.38%) QA
3 31 (50.82%) SDLC
4 30 (49.18%) Test Strategy
5 27 (44.26%) Selenium
6 26 (42.62%) Waterfall
7 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
8 21 (34.43%) HP UFT
9 19 (31.15%) ISTQB
9 19 (31.15%) Test Planning
10 18 (29.51%) Defect Management
10 18 (29.51%) V-Model
10 18 (29.51%) Java
11 17 (27.87%) C#
11 17 (27.87%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (26.23%) Testopia
12 16 (26.23%) Ranorex
12 16 (26.23%) RUP
12 16 (26.23%) Bugzilla
12 16 (26.23%) Risk Analysis
12 16 (26.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 10 (16.39%) Automation Testing
14 9 (14.75%) Finance
15 7 (11.48%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
15 7 (11.48%) BDD
16 6 (9.84%) Release Management
16 6 (9.84%) Performance Testing
16 6 (9.84%) Gherkin
16 6 (9.84%) People Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Selenium
2 21 (34.43%) HP UFT
3 16 (26.23%) Bugzilla
3 16 (26.23%) Ranorex
3 16 (26.23%) Testopia
4 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.64%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.64%) Hudson
6 1 (1.64%) JBehave
6 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.64%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
2 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) Guava
3 1 (1.64%) Guice
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) RESTEasy
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Fintech
2 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.92%) Bitcoin
3 3 (4.92%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.28%) NHS
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Cryptocurrency
5 1 (1.64%) Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
1 4 (6.56%) zOS
2 3 (4.92%) Android
2 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) SDLC
3 30 (49.18%) Test Strategy
4 26 (42.62%) Waterfall
5 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
6 19 (31.15%) Test Planning
7 18 (29.51%) Defect Management
7 18 (29.51%) V-Model
8 16 (26.23%) Risk Analysis
8 16 (26.23%) RUP
9 10 (16.39%) Automation Testing
10 7 (11.48%) BDD
10 7 (11.48%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (9.84%) People Management
11 6 (9.84%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Release Management
11 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (9.84%) TDD
12 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Java
2 17 (27.87%) C#
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) ISTQB
2 16 (26.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (6.56%) ISEB
3 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CEH
4 1 (1.64%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (1.64%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (1.64%) CISM
4 1 (1.64%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) GIAC
4 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.64%) OSCP
4 1 (1.64%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (57.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (27.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) HP
2 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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