Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 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
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1078 1070 1121
Rank change year-on-year -8 +51 -79
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 89 134 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.075% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.078% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 76 107 137
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.13% -5.00% -

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 166,836 171,875 195,546
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.19% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,941 140,015 164,329
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 22 July 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 22 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
England -10 85 £45,000 +12.50% 6
UK excluding London -6 65 £43,750 +15.13% 6
North of England +16 27 £37,500 -16.67% 3
London -22 24 £46,000 -20.00% 1
South West +22 20 £52,500 +61.54% 2
Yorkshire +26 12 £36,250 -25.26% 1
North West 0 9 £49,250 +26.28% 2
South East -9 9 £36,000 -10.00%
North East - 6 £43,750 -
Midlands -2 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Scotland - 3 £44,125 - 1
West Midlands +25 2 £40,000 +14.29%
East of England -1 2 - -
Wales +16 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands -6 1 £42,500 +13.33%

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 56 (62.92%) Test Automation
2 55 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (50.56%) QA
4 38 (42.70%) Selenium
5 34 (38.20%) SQL
6 28 (31.46%) ISTQB
7 25 (28.09%) SDLC
8 24 (26.97%) Java
9 23 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
10 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (22.47%) JIRA
11 20 (22.47%) Finance
12 18 (20.22%) Test Strategy
13 17 (19.10%) C#
14 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
14 15 (16.85%) Manual Testing
15 13 (14.61%) Integration Testing
15 13 (14.61%) Test Management
15 13 (14.61%) Banking
15 13 (14.61%) ISEB
15 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (13.48%) Scenario Testing
16 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
16 12 (13.48%) BDD
16 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
16 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
17 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
17 11 (12.36%) Non-Functional Testing
18 10 (11.24%) WebDriver

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 8 (8.99%) Confluence
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) LAN
1 1 (1.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.62%) QlikView
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) Selenium
2 20 (22.47%) JIRA
3 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
4 10 (11.24%) WebDriver
5 9 (10.11%) JMeter
5 9 (10.11%) Ranorex
5 9 (10.11%) SoapUI
6 8 (8.99%) Jasmine
6 8 (8.99%) JUnit
6 8 (8.99%) Protractor
6 8 (8.99%) TestNG
7 7 (7.87%) LoadRunner
8 6 (6.74%) MSTest
8 6 (6.74%) Robot Framework
8 6 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (5.62%) Bitbucket
9 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.37%) Telerik Test Studio
11 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.74%) Retail
5 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Marketing
6 3 (3.37%) Electronics
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.25%) Legal
7 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) .NET
1 10 (11.24%) Web Services
2 8 (8.99%) CSS
2 8 (8.99%) HTML
2 8 (8.99%) SOAP
3 3 (3.37%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.37%) XML
4 2 (2.25%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.25%) XSD
5 1 (1.12%) COM
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%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Derivative
2 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.25%) Life Science
3 2 (2.25%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.25%) Robotics
3 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.25%) Tandem
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.12%) Fintech
4 1 (1.12%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Linux
1 7 (7.87%) Unix
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Android
2 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Test Automation
2 55 (61.80%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.09%) SDLC
4 23 (25.84%) Software Testing
4 23 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (20.22%) Test Strategy
7 15 (16.85%) Manual Testing
8 13 (14.61%) Integration Testing
8 13 (14.61%) Test Management
9 12 (13.48%) BDD
9 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
9 12 (13.48%) Scenario Testing
10 11 (12.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.11%) TDD
12 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (8.99%) Functional Testing
13 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (38.20%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) Java
3 17 (19.10%) C#
4 11 (12.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.87%) Ruby
6 6 (6.74%) Python
7 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) C
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) ISTQB
2 13 (14.61%) ISEB
3 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.25%) Degree
6 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (50.56%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) HL7
3 1 (1.12%) GCP
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.49%) Charles River
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.37%) SAP
5 3 (3.37%) Telerik
6 2 (2.25%) Google
6 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.25%) Twitter
7 1 (1.12%) Tableau