The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Architect
Rank 838 880 848
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 16 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.009% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 8
Average salary £86,000 £75,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £68,750 £74,750 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-8.02% -0.33%
Test Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
East of England - 11 £86,000 -
South West -8 3 £67,500 +35.00% 1
London +41 2 £75,000 - 2
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (71.88%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Test Strategy
3 20 (62.50%) HP
3 20 (62.50%) LoadRunner
4 19 (59.38%) Finance
5 16 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) Oracle
5 16 (50.00%) Performance Testing
6 15 (46.88%) PL/SQL
6 15 (46.88%) Shell Script
6 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
7 8 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
7 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.75%) Banking
9 6 (18.75%) BDD
10 5 (15.63%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) Test Management
10 5 (15.63%) QA
11 4 (12.50%) Selenium
11 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (12.50%) JUnit
11 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
11 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
11 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
12 3 (9.38%) ATDD
12 3 (9.38%) Hudson

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.13%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) JUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Hudson
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.38%) TestNG
3 3 (9.38%) JBehave
3 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.38%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) EasyMock
5 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) TestPartner
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
1 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Test Strategy
2 16 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) ATDD
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Data Management
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) OOP
9 2 (6.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) PL/SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) HP
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Green Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Cognizant
4 1 (3.13%) Reuters
4 1 (3.13%) BT
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 - 75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
ROQ IT Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 20 days ago