Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 16 July 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
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 449 484 457
Rank change year-on-year +35 -27 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 27 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.11% 0.072% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.074% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 43
North of England median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,250 £53,500
England 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 the North of 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 23,297 24,377 24,457
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 97.17% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,233 20,448 20,572
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in the North of England

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Lead Test Analyst in the North of England

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Test Analyst in the North of England

Lead Test Analyst
Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Yorkshire +24 12 £36,250 -25.26%
North West +7 9 £49,250 +26.28% 2
North East - 6 £43,750 -
Lead Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 North of England region featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) ISTQB
3 17 (62.96%) Selenium
4 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 12 (44.44%) QA
6 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
6 11 (40.74%) SDLC
7 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Java
8 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Ranorex
9 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 8 (29.63%) Test Management
9 8 (29.63%) JIRA
10 7 (25.93%) Ruby
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
10 7 (25.93%) BDD
10 7 (25.93%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
11 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 6 (22.22%) MSTest
11 6 (22.22%) Robot Framework
11 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
11 6 (22.22%) SOAP
11 6 (22.22%) Web Services

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 8 (29.63%) JIRA
4 7 (25.93%) Cucumber
5 6 (22.22%) JMeter
5 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 6 (22.22%) MSTest
5 6 (22.22%) Robot Framework
5 6 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 3 (11.11%) Telerik Test Studio
6 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
3 11 (40.74%) Software Testing
4 10 (37.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) Test Management
7 7 (25.93%) BDD
7 7 (25.93%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
9 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Ruby
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 5 (18.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Telerik
3 2 (7.41%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) SAP