Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1070 1098 1071
Rank change year-on-year +28 -27 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 89 91 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.052% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.054% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 71 71 151
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £81,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 157,752 168,024 185,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,078 134,582 155,346
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Lead Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Test Analyst in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Test Analyst in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Test Analyst over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Test Analyst in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 17 October 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
England +43 79 £45,000 - 9
UK excluding London +45 62 £45,000 +20.00% 4
London +22 27 £42,500 -34.62% 5
North of England +36 20 £35,000 - 1
South West +26 18 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Yorkshire +30 11 £37,500 -16.67%
Scotland - 9 £44,500 -
South East -8 7 £43,000 +4.88%
North West +9 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East of England +34 5 £45,000 +33.33% 2
North East -5 3 £32,500 -4.41%
Midlands +20 2 £41,250 +3.13%
West Midlands +18 1 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands -1 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Wales -5 1 £65,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (59.55%) Test Automation
3 41 (46.07%) Selenium
4 34 (38.20%) SDLC
5 30 (33.71%) QA
5 30 (33.71%) Finance
6 29 (32.58%) Java
7 27 (30.34%) ISTQB
7 27 (30.34%) Test Strategy
8 25 (28.09%) SQL
9 21 (23.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (22.47%) .NET
11 19 (21.35%) C#
12 18 (20.22%) Test Management
13 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (19.10%) Software Testing
13 17 (19.10%) JIRA
14 16 (17.98%) Test Scripting
15 15 (16.85%) HTML
15 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
15 15 (16.85%) Scrum
16 14 (15.73%) JUnit
16 14 (15.73%) CSS
16 14 (15.73%) Manual Testing
16 14 (15.73%) TestNG
16 14 (15.73%) Jasmine
16 14 (15.73%) Protractor
17 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (13.48%) Scenario Testing
18 12 (13.48%) Microsoft

Lead Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.25%) Confluence
1 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) LAN
1 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (46.07%) Selenium
2 17 (19.10%) JIRA
3 14 (15.73%) Jasmine
3 14 (15.73%) JUnit
3 14 (15.73%) Protractor
3 14 (15.73%) TestNG
4 9 (10.11%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.74%) TestRail
6 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.25%) JMeter
7 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.25%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.12%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.12%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.12%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Manufacturing
3 11 (12.36%) Marketing
4 9 (10.11%) Electronics
4 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Legal
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.47%) .NET
2 15 (16.85%) HTML
3 14 (15.73%) CSS
4 2 (2.25%) SOAP
4 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) COM
5 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.12%) REST
5 1 (1.12%) RESTful
5 1 (1.12%) Spring
5 1 (1.12%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.12%) Swagger
5 1 (1.12%) XBRL
5 1 (1.12%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Fintech
3 2 (2.25%) Robotics
3 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.25%) Tandem
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Solaris
3 2 (2.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (59.55%) Test Automation
3 34 (38.20%) SDLC
4 27 (30.34%) Test Strategy
5 21 (23.60%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (20.22%) Test Management
7 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (19.10%) Software Testing
8 16 (17.98%) Test Scripting
9 15 (16.85%) Scrum
10 14 (15.73%) Manual Testing
11 12 (13.48%) Scenario Testing
12 11 (12.36%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (12.36%) Regression Testing
13 10 (11.24%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (11.24%) User Stories
14 9 (10.11%) Functional Testing
14 9 (10.11%) Programme Management
14 9 (10.11%) Test Planning
15 8 (8.99%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.58%) Java
2 25 (28.09%) SQL
3 19 (21.35%) C#
4 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.37%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) Go
7 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (30.34%) ISTQB
2 11 (12.36%) ISEB
3 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (33.71%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Ansible
1 1 (1.12%) HP ALM
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) SAP
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Remedy
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) HP