The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Testing
Rank 856 849 847
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 21 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.012% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 16
Average salary £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,458 £47,000 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 -6 11 £77,500 +10.71% 1
East Midlands - 4 £53,458 -
North West -20 2 £60,000 +27.65%
East of England - 2 £72,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Head of Testing
UK

Head of Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (41.38%) Finance
1 24 (41.38%) QA
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 13 (22.41%) Project Management
5 12 (20.69%) Service Management
5 12 (20.69%) ITIL
5 12 (20.69%) ISEB
6 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
6 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Test Strategy
7 10 (17.24%) Test Management
7 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Line Management
9 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
9 8 (13.79%) Scrum
9 8 (13.79%) Six Sigma
10 7 (12.07%) PMI
10 7 (12.07%) PMI Certification
10 7 (12.07%) Validation
10 7 (12.07%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
10 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (12.07%) Demand Management
11 6 (10.34%) Automation Testing
11 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
12 5 (8.62%) ISTQB

Head of Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (1.72%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.45%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) JUnit
1 4 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (6.90%) LoadRunner
1 4 (6.90%) TestPartner
1 4 (6.90%) SilkPerformer
1 4 (6.90%) QALoad
1 4 (6.90%) Selenium
1 4 (6.90%) jMock
1 4 (6.90%) EasyMock
2 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Back Office
2 4 (6.90%) Retail
3 3 (5.17%) Law
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) PMI
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) UNIX
1 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (22.41%) Project Management
4 12 (20.69%) Service Management
4 12 (20.69%) ITIL
5 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
5 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Test Strategy
6 10 (17.24%) Test Management
6 10 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Line Management
8 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Scrum
8 8 (13.79%) Six Sigma
9 7 (12.07%) Validation
9 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (12.07%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) Java
1 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.72%) Perl
1 1 (1.72%) Python
1 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) ISEB
3 7 (12.07%) PMI Certification
3 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (41.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.72%) HP
1 1 (1.72%) Capita
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Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago