The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Testing role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Testing
Rank 164 192 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.027% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.028% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £62,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Head of Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3359 3582 2484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.24% 96.55% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2669 2756 1928
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Head of Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Testing in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Head of Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Testing across the Leeds region.

Head of Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Head of Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Validation
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) Capita
3 5 (41.67%) ACCA
3 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Retail
3 5 (41.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB

Head of Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Strategy
2 6 (50.00%) Line Management
2 6 (50.00%) Validation
2 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ACCA
1 5 (41.67%) CISA
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago