The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 835 792 831
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 61 75 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.071% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.075% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 68
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £31,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,875
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107743 99984 109245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.34% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 87440 83008 92915
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the UK.

Lead Test Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 within the UK.

Lead Test Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 52 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West -1 12 £37,183 +14.41% 1
London -36 12 £48,750 -11.36% 1
South East -17 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Scotland -3 9 £42,500 -
North West -12 8 £54,750 +46.00% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £34,000 -
Gloucestershire -9 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Brighton -16 6 £40,000 +23.07%
East Sussex -21 6 £40,000 +19.40%
Manchester - 6 £58,000 - 1
West Midlands -14 4 £47,500 +53.22% 1
Paddington - 4 - -
Coventry - 3 - -
East Midlands -5 2 £35,250 +2.17%
Cheshire -11 2 £35,750 +2.14%
Dorset - 2 £32,500 -
Poole - 2 £32,500 -
Leicester - 2 £35,250 -
Bristol - 2 £34,183 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £35,250 -
Surrey - 2 £51,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £30,000 -
City of London -5 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Glasgow -8 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire -16 1 £45,000 -10.00%
West Yorkshire -42 1 £31,500 -7.35%
Yorkshire -55 1 £31,500 -7.35%
Suffolk - 1 £44,000 -

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Test Analyst 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title.

1 50 (44.64%) QA
2 41 (36.61%) Finance
3 33 (29.46%) SQL
4 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (25.89%) Selenium
6 28 (25.00%) ISEB
7 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
8 23 (20.54%) Automated Testing
8 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
9 19 (16.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (16.07%) Test Strategy
11 15 (13.39%) Manual Testing
12 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
14 11 (9.82%) ISTQB
14 11 (9.82%) Performance Testing
14 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (8.93%) Automation Testing
15 10 (8.93%) Regression Testing
16 9 (8.04%) .NET
16 9 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (8.04%) Test Management
16 9 (8.04%) Banking
16 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
17 8 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 8 (7.14%) Test Planning
17 8 (7.14%) Retail
17 8 (7.14%) Project Planning

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Test Analyst 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 Lead Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.89%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.79%) MarkLogic
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Selenium
2 14 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (5.36%) WebDriver
4 6 (5.36%) Selenium IDE
5 5 (4.46%) JIRA
6 4 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.57%) JMeter
6 4 (3.57%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.68%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.79%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.79%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.79%) NUnit
9 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.89%) JBehave
General
1 41 (36.61%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) .NET
2 8 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (2.68%) XML
4 2 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.14%) Statistics
3 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.79%) Equities
5 2 (1.79%) Derivative
6 1 (0.89%) DTV
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) UNIX
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.21%) Test Scripting
3 23 (20.54%) Automated Testing
3 23 (20.54%) Software Testing
4 19 (16.96%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (16.07%) Test Strategy
6 15 (13.39%) Manual Testing
7 14 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.82%) Performance Testing
9 10 (8.93%) Regression Testing
9 10 (8.93%) Automation Testing
10 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
10 9 (8.04%) Test Management
11 8 (7.14%) Test Planning
11 8 (7.14%) Scrum
11 8 (7.14%) Load Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Integration Testing
11 8 (7.14%) Project Planning
12 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (6.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.46%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) VBScript
3 6 (5.36%) VB
4 5 (4.46%) C#
5 4 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.79%) VBA
7 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (25.00%) ISEB
2 11 (9.82%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.46%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (44.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) SAP
3 3 (2.68%) HP
4 1 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.89%) webMethods
4 1 (0.89%) StatPro
4 1 (0.89%) Charles River
4 1 (0.89%) Telerik
4 1 (0.89%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.89%) Cognos
4 1 (0.89%) IBM
4 1 (0.89%) Fidessa
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