The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Testing
Rank 177 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 2 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.054% - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 10
Average salary £71,750 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £72,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3573 2460 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.25% 95.31% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 1876 1986
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Head of Testing
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Head of Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Head of Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Head of Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita