Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1092 1031 1046
Rank change year-on-year -61 +15 +94
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 80 159 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.089% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 65 138 193
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,500 £33,925 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +15 47 £64,000 +8.47% 2
South East +22 10 £43,000 +1.18%
Midlands +21 9 £40,000 -8.57%
East of England +12 6 £32,500 -35.00%
West Midlands +1 6 £41,250 +16.20%
South West +11 4 £37,500 -31.82%
North of England -69 4 £38,500 -3.75%
East Midlands +32 3 £37,500 -16.67%
North West -34 3 £42,000 -1.18%
North East - 1 £34,000 -
Lead Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Lead Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 53 (66.25%) QA
3 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (40.00%) Selenium
5 31 (38.75%) Finance
6 29 (36.25%) SQL
7 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (30.00%) ISEB
7 24 (30.00%) Functional Testing
8 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (23.75%) Test Strategy
10 18 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (22.50%) Integration Testing
10 18 (22.50%) Java
11 17 (21.25%) Web Services
11 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
12 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 16 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 15 (18.75%) JIRA
13 15 (18.75%) BDD
13 15 (18.75%) SOAP
13 15 (18.75%) C#
13 15 (18.75%) .NET
14 14 (17.50%) Unix
14 14 (17.50%) SOA
14 14 (17.50%) WebDriver
15 13 (16.25%) Test Management
15 13 (16.25%) SDLC
16 12 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
16 12 (15.00%) System Testing

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%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
3 3 (3.75%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.25%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) Big Data
4 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) Power BI
5 1 (1.25%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (40.00%) Selenium
2 15 (18.75%) JIRA
3 14 (17.50%) WebDriver
4 9 (11.25%) SoapUI
5 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 8 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 8 (10.00%) SilkTest
6 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.50%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.00%) JMeter
8 3 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.75%) JBehave
8 3 (3.75%) JUnit
8 3 (3.75%) Maven
8 3 (3.75%) TestNG
9 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (38.75%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Back Office
4 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) Web Services
2 15 (18.75%) .NET
2 15 (18.75%) SOAP
3 12 (15.00%) XML
4 10 (12.50%) HTML
5 7 (8.75%) RESTful
6 6 (7.50%) XBRL
7 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.75%) Apache POI
8 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.75%) JDBC
8 3 (3.75%) JSON
8 3 (3.75%) LAMP
8 3 (3.75%) REST
8 3 (3.75%) Spring
8 3 (3.75%) YAML
9 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.25%) CGI
9 1 (1.25%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) User Experience
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Unix
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 19 (23.75%) Test Strategy
5 18 (22.50%) Integration Testing
5 18 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (21.25%) Software Testing
7 16 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 15 (18.75%) BDD
9 14 (17.50%) SOA
10 13 (16.25%) SDLC
10 13 (16.25%) Test Management
11 12 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
11 12 (15.00%) System Testing
12 11 (13.75%) Defect Management
13 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
14 9 (11.25%) API Testing
14 9 (11.25%) ITIL
14 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
15 8 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) SQL
2 18 (22.50%) Java
3 15 (18.75%) C#
4 11 (13.75%) Groovy
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.75%) PHP
6 3 (3.75%) Ruby
7 2 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) ISEB
2 16 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.75%) Degree
5 6 (7.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (66.25%) QA
2 8 (10.00%) ISO 20022
2 8 (10.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) SAP
4 6 (7.50%) HP
5 3 (3.75%) IBM
5 3 (3.75%) Lotus
6 2 (2.50%) Charles River
6 2 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (1.25%) Informatica
7 1 (1.25%) Netezza
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau