Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1110 1017 1059
Rank change year-on-year -93 +42 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 69 171 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.100% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 62 154 191
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,656 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 167,103 171,058 200,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,605 142,472 167,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Test Analyst in the UK

Lead Test Analyst
Top 12 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 18 January 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 -89 67 £45,000 +5.88% 8
London -13 35 £62,500 +25.00% 2
UK excluding London -83 32 £42,500 +2.41% 8
South East +23 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Midlands +5 8 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +8 5 £42,500 +9.68%
East of England +6 5 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North of England -66 5 £45,000 +12.50% 3
South West -3 4 £37,500 -9.64% 1
North West -24 4 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +9 3 £37,500 -16.67%
North East - 1 £34,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (60.87%) QA
2 41 (59.42%) Test Automation
3 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (31.88%) SQL
4 22 (31.88%) Selenium
5 20 (28.99%) Finance
6 17 (24.64%) SDLC
6 17 (24.64%) Integration Testing
7 14 (20.29%) Unix
8 13 (18.84%) Software Testing
9 12 (17.39%) Groovy
9 12 (17.39%) Functional Testing
10 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.94%) C#
10 11 (15.94%) ISEB
11 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.49%) API Testing
12 9 (13.04%) ISO 20022
12 9 (13.04%) BDD
12 9 (13.04%) SoapUI
12 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
12 9 (13.04%) ISTQB
12 9 (13.04%) JIRA
12 9 (13.04%) ISO 8583
12 9 (13.04%) Java
12 9 (13.04%) SOAP
12 9 (13.04%) Web Services
12 9 (13.04%) SOA
13 8 (11.59%) XML
13 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy

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 3 (4.35%) IBM Domino
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.45%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Selenium
2 9 (13.04%) JIRA
2 9 (13.04%) SoapUI
3 8 (11.59%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.35%) FitNesse
5 3 (4.35%) JBehave
5 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.35%) JUnit
5 3 (4.35%) Maven
5 3 (4.35%) TestNG
6 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.45%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.45%) Protractor
7 1 (1.45%) QUnit
7 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.45%) TestRail
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 3 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.04%) SOAP
1 9 (13.04%) Web Services
2 8 (11.59%) XML
3 7 (10.14%) HTML
4 3 (4.35%) .NET
4 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.35%) REST
4 3 (4.35%) RESTful
4 3 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.45%) CGI
5 1 (1.45%) Chai
5 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) User Experience
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Android
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (59.42%) Test Automation
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.64%) Integration Testing
3 17 (24.64%) SDLC
4 13 (18.84%) Software Testing
5 12 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 10 (14.49%) API Testing
7 9 (13.04%) BDD
7 9 (13.04%) SOA
7 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.70%) ETL
10 6 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (8.70%) PLM
10 6 (8.70%) Project Management
11 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Scenario Testing
11 5 (7.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) Groovy
3 11 (15.94%) C#
4 9 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (8.70%) Ruby
6 5 (7.25%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.90%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) ISEB
2 9 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 6 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (60.87%) QA
2 9 (13.04%) ISO 20022
2 9 (13.04%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Informatica
2 5 (7.25%) Netezza
3 3 (4.35%) IBM
3 3 (4.35%) Lotus
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Charles River
4 2 (2.90%) Remedy
5 1 (1.45%) SAP