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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Architect
Rank 856 880 843
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 22 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.019% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.020% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 10
Average salary £80,000 £67,500 £73,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,275 £61,750
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £77,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -26.66%
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
97564 104302 96112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.51% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81515 86339 80864
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
South West -2 9 £67,500 +29.18% 2
East of England +10 6 £86,000 +20.27% 1
London +20 5 £80,000 +6.66%
North West -6 2 £55,000 +30.10%
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (77.78%) Java
2 24 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (61.11%) Finance
4 21 (58.33%) Test Strategy
5 20 (55.56%) SQL
5 20 (55.56%) Oracle
6 18 (50.00%) HP
7 17 (47.22%) LoadRunner
8 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
8 15 (41.67%) Performance Testing
9 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
9 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
9 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
10 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (27.78%) QA
12 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (25.00%) Banking
13 8 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
14 7 (19.44%) BDD
14 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (19.44%) Middleware
14 7 (19.44%) IBM
14 7 (19.44%) Line Management
15 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 6 (16.67%) Coaching
15 6 (16.67%) Green Hat
15 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 6 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
15 6 (16.67%) XML
15 6 (16.67%) OOP

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (16.67%) Temenos T24
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (16.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) LoadRunner
2 6 (16.67%) Selenium
2 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (11.11%) TestNG
4 4 (11.11%) JBehave
4 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) Hudson
4 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.11%) NUnit
4 4 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) TestPartner
General
1 22 (61.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
2 6 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 21 (58.33%) Test Strategy
3 15 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 15 (41.67%) Performance Testing
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (19.44%) Line Management
7 7 (19.44%) BDD
8 6 (16.67%) Cash Management
8 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (16.67%) Coaching
8 6 (16.67%) Data Management
8 6 (16.67%) OOP
8 6 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.89%) Test Management
9 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (77.78%) Java
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) Shell Script
3 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle
2 18 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (19.44%) IBM
4 6 (16.67%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.78%) Reuters
5 1 (2.78%) BT
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