The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Architect
Rank 844 810 840
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 25 19 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.019% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.020% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 25
Average salary £67,500 £72,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,275 £56,500 £45,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £90,000 £84,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Test Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Architect Salary Trend in England

Test Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Test Architect Salary Histogram in England

Test Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
South West -9 7 £52,250 -0.94%
London -45 7 £72,500 - 1
East of England - 5 £67,500 -
North West - 5 £42,275 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 21 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Banking
4 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (17.95%) QA
5 7 (17.95%) Dependency Management
5 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 7 (17.95%) ATM
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
6 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
6 6 (15.38%) Java
6 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 6 (15.38%) Oracle
6 6 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Selenium
7 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
7 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
7 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
8 4 (10.26%) BASE24
8 4 (10.26%) Retail
8 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.13%) Big Data
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 6 (15.38%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) NUnit
4 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) JMeter
5 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.56%) LINQ
2 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (2.56%) CSS3
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Test Strategy
2 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (20.51%) Performance Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
4 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (17.95%) Dependency Management
4 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) Test Management
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) CSQA
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) MBA
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.56%) VocaLink
4 1 (2.56%) Pega
4 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
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