Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1018 1109 1057
Rank change year-on-year +91 -52 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 96 72 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.043% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.045% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 73 61 137
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,250 £36,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £56,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 140,942 161,317 168,994
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.98% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 114,066 130,898 142,201
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,486
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +48 39 £46,500 -28.46% 4
South West +28 20 £52,500 +40.00% 2
South East +19 18 £43,000 -4.44% 2
North of England +26 11 £36,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +46 6 £45,000 +12.50%
North West +21 5 £30,000 -33.33% 1
North East +3 5 £37,500 +10.29%
West Midlands +45 2 £42,250 +2.42% 1
Midlands +37 2 £42,250 +5.63% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Lead Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 63 (65.63%) Test Automation
2 56 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (46.88%) QA
4 41 (42.71%) Finance
5 40 (41.67%) SDLC
6 39 (40.63%) Selenium
7 38 (39.58%) SQL
8 34 (35.42%) Test Scripting
8 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
9 32 (33.33%) Test Strategy
10 26 (27.08%) ISEB
11 25 (26.04%) Regression Testing
12 24 (25.00%) Manual Testing
12 24 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 22 (22.92%) ISTQB
13 22 (22.92%) Java
14 19 (19.79%) C#
14 19 (19.79%) .NET
14 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
15 18 (18.75%) Test Management
15 18 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (16.67%) Waterfall
16 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (16.67%) Scrum
16 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 16 (16.67%) HTML
17 15 (15.63%) JUnit
17 15 (15.63%) CSS
17 15 (15.63%) Jasmine

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 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) DB2
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (40.63%) Selenium
2 15 (15.63%) Jasmine
2 15 (15.63%) JUnit
2 15 (15.63%) Protractor
2 15 (15.63%) TestNG
3 13 (13.54%) JIRA
4 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.25%) TestRail
4 6 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.13%) Robot Framework
6 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.04%) Gatling
7 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.04%) JMeter
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.04%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (42.71%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Marketing
3 10 (10.42%) Banking
4 9 (9.38%) Electronics
4 9 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.08%) Law
5 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) .NET
2 16 (16.67%) HTML
3 15 (15.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (1.04%) JDBC
5 1 (1.04%) RESTful
5 1 (1.04%) SOAP
5 1 (1.04%) Web Services
5 1 (1.04%) XBRL
5 1 (1.04%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Mobile App
2 12 (12.50%) AS400
3 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.04%) Fintech
6 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.29%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Solaris
3 2 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (65.63%) Test Automation
2 56 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (41.67%) SDLC
4 34 (35.42%) Software Testing
4 34 (35.42%) Test Scripting
5 32 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 25 (26.04%) Regression Testing
7 24 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 24 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 18 (18.75%) Test Management
8 18 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (16.67%) Scrum
9 16 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 14 (14.58%) User Stories
11 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (11.46%) Scenario Testing
12 10 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (9.38%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.58%) SQL
2 22 (22.92%) Java
3 19 (19.79%) C#
4 16 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) C++
6 1 (1.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.04%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) ISEB
2 22 (22.92%) ISTQB
3 18 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (46.88%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) GDPR
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) IBM
3 10 (10.42%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Oracle
5 1 (1.04%) HP