Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1094 1010 1053
Rank change year-on-year -84 +43 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 74 153 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.092% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 137 183
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £58,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

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 158,592 159,887 190,898
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.50% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,189 133,793 161,204
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,293 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -7 41 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South East -13 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West +4 6 £55,000 +96.43% 1
East of England +4 5 £60,000 +26.32%
Midlands -2 5 £40,000 +6.67% 1
North West -10 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
North of England -47 4 £45,000 +5.88% 5
West Midlands +14 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +5 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Lead Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 49 (66.22%) QA
2 43 (58.11%) Test Automation
3 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.54%) SQL
4 22 (29.73%) Finance
4 22 (29.73%) Test Strategy
5 19 (25.68%) Unix
5 19 (25.68%) Selenium
6 18 (24.32%) Integration Testing
7 14 (18.92%) JIRA
7 14 (18.92%) SDLC
8 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
8 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
8 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (16.22%) Test Scripting
9 12 (16.22%) ISEB
9 12 (16.22%) Functional Testing
10 11 (14.86%) Groovy
10 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
11 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (12.16%) SOA
12 9 (12.16%) ETL
12 9 (12.16%) Oracle
12 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.16%) SOAP
12 9 (12.16%) Web Services
12 9 (12.16%) XML
12 9 (12.16%) ISO 8583
12 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (8.11%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) IBM Domino
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.70%) QlikView
6 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.35%) Power BI
7 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (25.68%) Selenium
2 14 (18.92%) JIRA
3 9 (12.16%) SoapUI
4 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.46%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.76%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (2.70%) JBehave
7 2 (2.70%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Maven
7 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.70%) TestNG
7 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.35%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (29.73%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Back Office
4 3 (4.05%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) SOAP
1 9 (12.16%) Web Services
1 9 (12.16%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.70%) REST
3 2 (2.70%) RESTful
3 2 (2.70%) Spring
3 2 (2.70%) XSD
4 1 (1.35%) CGI
4 1 (1.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Life Science
3 2 (2.70%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Unix
2 7 (9.46%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) Android
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.11%) Test Automation
2 30 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.73%) Test Strategy
4 18 (24.32%) Integration Testing
5 14 (18.92%) SDLC
6 13 (17.57%) Software Testing
6 13 (17.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Functional Testing
7 12 (16.22%) Test Scripting
8 9 (12.16%) API Testing
8 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.16%) ETL
8 9 (12.16%) SOA
9 8 (10.81%) CRM
10 7 (9.46%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (9.46%) PLM
10 7 (9.46%) Regression Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (9.46%) User Stories
10 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) Groovy
3 8 (10.81%) Java
4 7 (9.46%) C#
4 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby
5 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) ISEB
3 11 (14.86%) ISTQB
4 8 (10.81%) Degree
4 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.76%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (66.22%) QA
2 9 (12.16%) ISO 20022
2 9 (12.16%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.70%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.76%) Informatica
3 5 (6.76%) Netezza
4 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (1.35%) Remedy
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau