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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Test Analyst
Rank 807 859 821
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 73 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.029% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.031% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 63 25 61
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 January 2015 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 26 January 2015. 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 +41 70 £42,125 -0.88% 6
London +36 32 £43,625 -12.75% 4
South East -31 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
City of London +10 14 £41,000 -45.33% 1
Berkshire +10 12 £42,500 - 1
Reading +14 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West - 9 £37,000 -
East Midlands +12 5 £41,250 +10.00%
Surrey - 5 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire +20 4 £41,250 +10.00%
Nottingham +15 4 £41,250 +10.00%
Gloucestershire - 4 £37,500 -
Scotland +6 3 £35,500 -11.25%
Somerset - 3 £37,000 -
Bath - 3 £37,000 -
West Midlands -12 2 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £38,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £38,000 -
Stirling - 2 £36,500 -
Leeds +6 1 £37,500 +19.04%
Edinburgh +2 1 £35,500 -11.25%
Warwickshire -5 1 £40,000 -5.88%
West Yorkshire -6 1 £37,500 +19.04%
North West -6 1 £38,000 +2.70%
Yorkshire -8 1 £37,500 +19.04%
Manchester -13 1 £38,000 +2.70%
West Sussex -14 1 £42,500 -16.66%
Wiltshire - 1 £33,000 -
Bristol - 1 £37,000 -
Buxton - 1 - -

Lead Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 56 (44.80%) ISEB
2 53 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (33.60%) QA
4 39 (31.20%) ISTQB
5 36 (28.80%) Software Testing
6 35 (28.00%) Finance
7 33 (26.40%) Test Strategy
8 29 (23.20%) SQL
9 24 (19.20%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (17.60%) Manual Testing
10 22 (17.60%) Scrum
10 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (16.00%) Retail
12 19 (15.20%) Test Management
13 17 (13.60%) Selenium
13 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (11.20%) Test Scripting
15 13 (10.40%) Investment Management
15 13 (10.40%) Automated Testing
16 12 (9.60%) Degree
16 12 (9.60%) Visual Studio
16 12 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (9.60%) HP Quality Center
17 11 (8.80%) Test Automation
17 11 (8.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (8.80%) Java
17 11 (8.80%) UNIX
17 11 (8.80%) Linux
18 10 (8.00%) Regression Testing
18 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2

Lead Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.40%) Big Data
4 2 (1.60%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Selenium
2 12 (9.60%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (5.60%) LoadRunner
4 7 (5.60%) Rational Performance Tester
4 7 (5.60%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.60%) JIRA
5 4 (3.20%) JMeter
6 3 (2.40%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.60%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (28.00%) Finance
2 20 (16.00%) Retail
3 9 (7.20%) Banking
4 4 (3.20%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.60%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) XML
2 6 (4.80%) .NET
2 6 (4.80%) Web Services
3 3 (2.40%) HTML
3 3 (2.40%) REST
3 3 (2.40%) CSS
3 3 (2.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.80%) WinForms
4 1 (0.80%) JSON
4 1 (0.80%) SOAP
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.20%) Statistics
4 3 (2.40%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.60%) EPoS
6 1 (0.80%) AS400
6 1 (0.80%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.80%) Equities
6 1 (0.80%) Derivative
6 1 (0.80%) iPhone
6 1 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.80%) UNIX
1 11 (8.80%) Linux
2 4 (3.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.80%) Software Testing
3 33 (26.40%) Test Strategy
4 24 (19.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (17.60%) Scrum
5 22 (17.60%) Manual Testing
6 19 (15.20%) Test Management
7 17 (13.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (11.20%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.40%) Automated Testing
9 13 (10.40%) Investment Management
10 11 (8.80%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.00%) Regression Testing
11 10 (8.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.20%) Performance Testing
13 8 (6.40%) Test Planning
14 7 (5.60%) Black-Box Testing
14 7 (5.60%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.60%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.60%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.20%) SQL
2 11 (8.80%) Java
3 8 (6.40%) C#
4 3 (2.40%) VBScript
4 3 (2.40%) VB
5 2 (1.60%) VBA
6 1 (0.80%) Ruby
6 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (44.80%) ISEB
2 39 (31.20%) ISTQB
3 12 (9.60%) Degree
4 11 (8.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (33.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.80%) HP
3 3 (2.40%) IBM
4 2 (1.60%) SAP
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle
5 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.80%) webMethods
5 1 (0.80%) StatPro
5 1 (0.80%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.80%) T-Plan
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