Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Test Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1092 1057 1076
Rank change year-on-year -35 +19 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Test Analyst 85 165 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.090% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 70 141 207
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +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 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 18 November 2017.

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 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
England -51 82 £45,000 +5.88%
London +21 48 £63,000 +5.88%
UK excluding London -40 34 £39,000 -8.24%
South East +13 10 £43,000 +1.18%
Midlands +16 9 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands +13 6 £41,250 +14.58%
East of England +9 6 £32,500 -35.00%
North of England -55 5 £35,000 -12.50%
South West -10 4 £37,500 -31.82%
North West -33 4 £38,500 -9.41%
East Midlands +34 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 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 featuring Lead Test Analyst in the job title.

1 60 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 54 (63.53%) QA
3 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (37.65%) Selenium
5 31 (36.47%) Finance
6 30 (35.29%) SQL
7 25 (29.41%) ISEB
7 25 (29.41%) Functional Testing
8 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
9 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (24.71%) Test Strategy
11 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (22.35%) Integration Testing
11 19 (22.35%) Software Testing
12 18 (21.18%) Java
13 17 (20.00%) Web Services
14 16 (18.82%) ISTQB
14 16 (18.82%) Test Scripting
14 16 (18.82%) JIRA
14 16 (18.82%) BDD
15 15 (17.65%) SOAP
15 15 (17.65%) C#
15 15 (17.65%) .NET
16 14 (16.47%) Unix
16 14 (16.47%) SOA
16 14 (16.47%) WebDriver
17 13 (15.29%) System Testing
17 13 (15.29%) Test Management
17 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
17 13 (15.29%) SDLC

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 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.53%) Apache
3 3 (3.53%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.88%) Big Data
4 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Power BI
5 1 (1.18%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.18%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 32 (37.65%) Selenium
2 16 (18.82%) JIRA
3 14 (16.47%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.41%) HP UFT
5 8 (9.41%) Rational Functional Tester
5 8 (9.41%) SilkTest
6 7 (8.24%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.71%) JMeter
9 3 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.53%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.53%) JBehave
9 3 (3.53%) JUnit
9 3 (3.53%) Maven
9 3 (3.53%) TestNG
10 2 (2.35%) MSTest
10 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (36.47%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Back Office
4 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Law
6 1 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Web Services
2 15 (17.65%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) SOAP
3 12 (14.12%) XML
4 10 (11.76%) HTML
5 8 (9.41%) RESTful
6 6 (7.06%) XBRL
7 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.71%) Gherkin
8 3 (3.53%) Apache POI
8 3 (3.53%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.53%) JDBC
8 3 (3.53%) JSON
8 3 (3.53%) LAMP
8 3 (3.53%) REST
8 3 (3.53%) Spring
8 3 (3.53%) YAML
9 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.18%) CGI
9 1 (1.18%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) User Experience
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Unix
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) Functional Testing
4 21 (24.71%) Test Strategy
5 19 (22.35%) Integration Testing
5 19 (22.35%) Software Testing
5 19 (22.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (18.82%) BDD
6 16 (18.82%) Test Scripting
7 14 (16.47%) SOA
8 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
8 13 (15.29%) SDLC
8 13 (15.29%) System Testing
8 13 (15.29%) Test Management
9 12 (14.12%) Exploratory Testing
10 11 (12.94%) Defect Management
10 11 (12.94%) Manual Testing
11 9 (10.59%) API Testing
11 9 (10.59%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (35.29%) SQL
2 18 (21.18%) Java
3 15 (17.65%) C#
4 11 (12.94%) Groovy
5 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.53%) PHP
6 3 (3.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) ISEB
2 16 (18.82%) ISTQB
3 11 (12.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (8.24%) Degree
5 6 (7.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (63.53%) QA
2 8 (9.41%) ISO 20022
2 8 (9.41%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) SAP
4 6 (7.06%) HP
5 3 (3.53%) IBM
5 3 (3.53%) Lotus
6 2 (2.35%) Charles River
6 2 (2.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) Netezza
7 1 (1.18%) Tableau