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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Testing
UK / England
Rank 804 877 900
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 36 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.040% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 33 12
Median salary £110,000 £68,503 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.57% +27.44%
UK excluding London median salary £100,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +9.52%

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
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +84 12 £72,500 -21.62%
East of England +33 10 £110,000 +15.78%
London +56 6 £117,500 +30.55% 1
South West +22 5 £57,500 +11.65% 1
North West -30 3 £72,500 +45.00%
Head of Testing
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 (62.90%) QA
2 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (48.39%) Waterfall
4 29 (46.77%) SDLC
5 23 (37.10%) Software Testing
6 17 (27.42%) Non-Functional Testing
7 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
8 15 (24.19%) TDD
9 14 (22.58%) Scrum
9 14 (22.58%) Selenium
9 14 (22.58%) Release Management
9 14 (22.58%) BDD
10 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
10 13 (20.97%) HP UFT
11 11 (17.74%) .NET
11 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 11 (17.74%) Finance
12 10 (16.13%) Virtual Team Management
12 10 (16.13%) Virtual Team
13 9 (14.52%) Software Delivery
13 9 (14.52%) Test Planning
13 9 (14.52%) Apple iOS
13 9 (14.52%) Test Management
13 9 (14.52%) Android
13 9 (14.52%) Manual Testing
13 9 (14.52%) JIRA
13 9 (14.52%) HP
14 8 (12.90%) Windows
14 8 (12.90%) Project 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Selenium
2 13 (20.97%) HP UFT
3 9 (14.52%) JIRA
4 8 (12.90%) Zephyr
5 2 (3.23%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.23%) Testopia
6 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.61%) Hudson
6 1 (1.61%) JBehave
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Publishing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) .NET
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Virtual Team
2 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.23%) Bitcoin
4 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.23%) Fintech
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Android
1 9 (14.52%) Apple iOS
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (48.39%) Waterfall
3 29 (46.77%) SDLC
4 23 (37.10%) Software Testing
5 17 (27.42%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 15 (24.19%) TDD
8 14 (22.58%) BDD
8 14 (22.58%) Release Management
8 14 (22.58%) Scrum
9 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
10 10 (16.13%) Virtual Team Management
11 9 (14.52%) Manual Testing
11 9 (14.52%) Software Delivery
11 9 (14.52%) Test Management
11 9 (14.52%) Test Planning
12 8 (12.90%) Project Management
12 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) C#
1 3 (4.84%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (62.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) Google
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