The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Head of Testing featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Testing
Rank 161 159 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.19% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £75,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.26%
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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2755 3040 3558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.16% 95.30% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1955 2346
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Head of Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Head of Testing in the job title.

Head of Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Head of Testing
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Head of Testing Salary Trend in Scotland

Head of Testing
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Edinburgh +1 1 £75,000 +50.00% 2
Head of Testing
UK

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Scotland region featuring Head of Testing in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago