Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Lead Test Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1067 1004 1076
Rank change year-on-year -63 +72 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 80 137 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.085% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.088% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 68 120 146
England median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.75% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,500 £58,875 £64,375
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,426 155,087 182,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127,124 129,299 154,756
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Lead Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in England

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Test Analyst in England

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Test Analyst in England

Lead Test Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
London -30 31 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North of England -2 16 £48,500 +10.86% 2
South West -11 16 £50,000 +65.29% 1
South East -11 10 £36,000 +2.86%
North West -6 9 £49,250 +23.13% 1
East of England +1 5 £60,000 +60.00%
North East - 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +15 3 £30,000 -38.14%
Midlands +10 2 £40,000 +6.67% 1
West Midlands 0 2 £40,000 +14.29%
Lead Test Analyst
UK

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, Lead Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (63.75%) Test Automation
1 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (56.25%) QA
3 37 (46.25%) SQL
4 29 (36.25%) Selenium
5 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
6 20 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 19 (23.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (23.75%) ISTQB
8 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (20.00%) C#
10 15 (18.75%) Finance
10 15 (18.75%) SDLC
11 14 (17.50%) Java
11 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
12 13 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
13 12 (15.00%) Test Management
13 12 (15.00%) JIRA
13 12 (15.00%) Banking
13 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.00%) ISEB
13 12 (15.00%) Cucumber
13 12 (15.00%) BDD
14 11 (13.75%) Manual Testing
14 11 (13.75%) Regression Testing
14 11 (13.75%) Unix
15 10 (12.50%) Web Services
15 10 (12.50%) Ruby
15 10 (12.50%) WebDriver

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (6.25%) QlikView
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Selenium
2 12 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (15.00%) JIRA
3 10 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 9 (11.25%) Ranorex
4 9 (11.25%) SoapUI
5 8 (10.00%) JMeter
6 7 (8.75%) LoadRunner
6 7 (8.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (7.50%) MSTest
7 6 (7.50%) Robot Framework
8 5 (6.25%) Bitbucket
8 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.00%) Jasmine
9 4 (5.00%) JUnit
9 4 (5.00%) Protractor
9 4 (5.00%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.00%) TestNG
10 3 (3.75%) Telerik Test Studio
10 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) Web Services
2 9 (11.25%) HTML
2 9 (11.25%) SOAP
3 7 (8.75%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) .NET
5 4 (5.00%) CSS
5 4 (5.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.50%) XSD
7 1 (1.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Derivative
2 4 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
4 2 (2.50%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.50%) Robotics
4 2 (2.50%) Tandem
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Unix
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (63.75%) Agile Software Development
1 51 (63.75%) Test Automation
2 23 (28.75%) Software Testing
3 20 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 19 (23.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (21.25%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (18.75%) SDLC
7 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
8 12 (15.00%) BDD
8 12 (15.00%) Test Management
9 11 (13.75%) Manual Testing
9 11 (13.75%) Regression Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.00%) ETL
11 8 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.75%) CRM
12 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) C#
3 14 (17.50%) Java
4 10 (12.50%) Ruby
5 7 (8.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) C
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) ISTQB
2 12 (15.00%) ISEB
3 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
4 5 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (56.25%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) HL7
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 5 (6.25%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.25%) Informatica
3 5 (6.25%) Netezza
4 4 (5.00%) Charles River
5 3 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.75%) Telerik
6 2 (2.50%) Google
6 2 (2.50%) Twitter
7 1 (1.25%) SAP
7 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau