Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1054 1053 1051
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 78 102 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.050% 0.062% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.064% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 64 81 141
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £32,150 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,875 £81,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%

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 150,190 158,986 174,461
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 95.95% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 121,981 128,249 148,022
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +10 28 £46,000 -24.12% 3
North of England +29 21 £35,000 -12.50% 6
South West +16 16 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire +34 11 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North West +9 7 £35,000 - 3
South East +5 6 £42,250 -6.11% 1
East of England +25 5 £45,000 +33.33% 1
North East -12 3 £32,500 -4.41%
Midlands +9 2 £41,250 +6.45% 1
West Midlands +19 1 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +10 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Lead Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (58.97%) Test Automation
3 36 (46.15%) Selenium
4 30 (38.46%) SDLC
5 29 (37.18%) QA
6 26 (33.33%) Finance
7 25 (32.05%) Java
7 25 (32.05%) ISTQB
8 23 (29.49%) SQL
9 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (23.08%) Test Management
11 17 (21.79%) JIRA
12 16 (20.51%) .NET
12 16 (20.51%) C#
12 16 (20.51%) Test Strategy
13 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
14 14 (17.95%) Banking
15 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
15 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (15.38%) Manual Testing
15 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
16 11 (14.10%) Scrum
16 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
16 11 (14.10%) HTML
16 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
17 10 (12.82%) JUnit
17 10 (12.82%) CSS
17 10 (12.82%) Regression Testing
17 10 (12.82%) Cucumber

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 2 (2.56%) Confluence
1 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) LAN
1 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Big Data
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (46.15%) Selenium
2 17 (21.79%) JIRA
3 10 (12.82%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.82%) Jasmine
3 10 (12.82%) JUnit
3 10 (12.82%) Protractor
3 10 (12.82%) TestNG
4 6 (7.69%) TestRail
5 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.56%) JMeter
8 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.28%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.28%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.28%) Subversion
8 1 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.97%) Marketing
4 5 (6.41%) Electronics
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 11 (14.10%) HTML
3 10 (12.82%) CSS
4 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 2 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) COM
5 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.28%) RESTful
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.28%) XBRL
5 1 (1.28%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.56%) Derivative
3 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.56%) Robotics
3 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.56%) Tandem
4 1 (1.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (58.97%) Test Automation
3 30 (38.46%) SDLC
4 22 (28.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (23.08%) Test Management
6 16 (20.51%) Test Strategy
7 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 12 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
8 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Scrum
10 10 (12.82%) Regression Testing
11 9 (11.54%) User Stories
12 8 (10.26%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (10.26%) Functional Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (7.69%) Context-Driven Testing
13 6 (7.69%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) Java
2 23 (29.49%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) C#
4 11 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (32.05%) ISTQB
2 9 (11.54%) ISEB
3 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.18%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Charles River
4 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.28%) HP