Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Head of Testing was £110,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Head of Testing
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 363 383
Rank change year-on-year +18 +20 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.025% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.016% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
East of England median annual salary £110,000 £110,000 £70,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +56.03% -2.76%
10th Percentile £70,838 £110,000 £67,750
90th Percentile £119,000 £110,000 £73,250
England median annual salary £90,000 £78,750 £80,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.56% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11717 12561 14624
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.68% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9597 10393 12137
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.51% +3.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Head of Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Head of Testing in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Testing in the East of England

Head of Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Head of Testing in the East of England

Head of Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Testing in the East of England

Head of Testing
Job Locations in the East of 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 East of England region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +24 3 £110,000 -
Head of Testing
England

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 East of England region featuring Head of Testing in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) VME
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) C

Head of Testing Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Artifactory
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft