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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Architect
Rank 836 861 842
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 25 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.023% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.024% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 19
Average salary £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £42,275 £53,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £74,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -
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
97285 102439 95015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81970 83640 79578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
London +14 12 £80,000 +10.34% 1
South West -12 8 £73,750 -
North West -7 2 £65,000 +53.75% 2
East of England -1 1 £60,000 -11.11%
South East - 1 £77,500 - 1
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 30 (69.77%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
4 21 (48.84%) Finance
4 21 (48.84%) SQL
5 20 (46.51%) Test Strategy
6 19 (44.19%) Oracle
7 17 (39.53%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (32.56%) BDD
9 13 (30.23%) QA
9 13 (30.23%) Data Management
10 12 (27.91%) IBM
10 12 (27.91%) HP
10 12 (27.91%) Banking
11 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (25.58%) LoadRunner
11 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
12 10 (23.26%) XML
12 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
12 10 (23.26%) Selenium
12 10 (23.26%) Green Hat
13 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
13 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
13 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
13 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
13 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
13 9 (20.93%) Financial Institution
13 9 (20.93%) TDD
14 8 (18.60%) OOP
14 8 (18.60%) OO

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Temenos T24
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database
2 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.28%) OLTP
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) LoadRunner
2 10 (23.26%) Selenium
3 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.60%) WebDriver
5 7 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (13.95%) NUnit
6 6 (13.95%) JUnit
6 6 (13.95%) Jenkins
6 6 (13.95%) TestNG
6 6 (13.95%) JBehave
6 6 (13.95%) Hudson
6 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
7 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
8 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
9 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (2.33%) WinRunner
10 1 (2.33%) TestDirector
10 1 (2.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
3 9 (20.93%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) XML
2 7 (16.28%) Middleware
3 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Informatics
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (51.16%) Test Automation
3 20 (46.51%) Test Strategy
4 17 (39.53%) Non-Functional Testing
5 14 (32.56%) BDD
6 13 (30.23%) Data Management
7 11 (25.58%) Configuration Management
7 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
9 9 (20.93%) TDD
9 9 (20.93%) Mentoring
10 8 (18.60%) Coaching
10 8 (18.60%) Strategic Planning
10 8 (18.60%) OOP
10 8 (18.60%) OO
10 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
11 7 (16.28%) Cash Management
11 7 (16.28%) Line Management
12 6 (13.95%) ATDD
12 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 21 (48.84%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
3 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
4 7 (16.28%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) IBM
2 12 (27.91%) HP
3 10 (23.26%) Green Hat
4 3 (6.98%) Teradata
4 3 (6.98%) Informatica
5 2 (4.65%) Cognizant
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) Reuters
6 1 (2.33%) BT
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