The median annual salary for a Head of Testing was - in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Testing
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 93 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Testing 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.075% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.081% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £84,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £90,000 £62,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year +44.00% -1.96%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1075 1240 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.37% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 693 828 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Head of Testing in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Testing in Edinburgh

Head of Testing
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Head of Testing in Edinburgh

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Head of Testing in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Client Onboarding

Head of Testing Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Client Onboarding
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA