The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Architect
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £86,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
Test Architect
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1077 1213 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.97% 94.32% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1128 940
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Architect in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Architect
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Architect across the Bedfordshire region.

Test Architect Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Architect
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Architect across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Test Architect Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Test Architect
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Architect within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 10 £86,000 -
Test Architect
East of England

Test Architect
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Test Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Architect in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) HP
1 16 (100.00%) LoadRunner
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
3 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Oracle
3 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
3 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 13 (81.25%) Performance Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Test Strategy
3 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
4 8 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
6 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Test Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Performance Testing
1 13 (81.25%) Test Strategy
2 8 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) PL/SQL
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) HP
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle