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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Architect
Rank 886 847 865
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 16 9 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 18
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £85,250
UK excluding London average salary £63,750 £75,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +96.07%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Architect
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London -49 8 £75,000 +27.65%
North West +4 7 £62,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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Test Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 23 (34.85%) System Testing
3 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 22 (33.33%) Banking
4 21 (31.82%) ATM
5 20 (30.30%) Project Management
5 20 (30.30%) Degree
5 20 (30.30%) Selenium
6 18 (27.27%) BASE24
7 17 (25.76%) Java
8 16 (24.24%) SQL
9 15 (22.73%) SoapUI
10 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (19.70%) QA
12 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
13 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
13 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
14 10 (15.15%) Oracle
14 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
15 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
15 9 (13.64%) HTML
15 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.64%) HTTP
15 9 (13.64%) JMeter
15 9 (13.64%) Marketing
16 8 (12.12%) Ajax
16 8 (12.12%) Maven
16 8 (12.12%) VMware
16 8 (12.12%) SOA
16 8 (12.12%) Web Services

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.52%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 18 (27.27%) BASE24
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.82%) ATM
2 9 (13.64%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) SMS
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Selenium
2 15 (22.73%) SoapUI
3 10 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.64%) JMeter
5 8 (12.12%) Maven
6 7 (10.61%) Ant
6 7 (10.61%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (10.61%) CruiseControl
6 7 (10.61%) WebDriver
7 6 (9.09%) JUnit
8 2 (3.03%) JBehave
8 2 (3.03%) NUnit
8 2 (3.03%) JIRA
9 1 (1.52%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (13.64%) Marketing
4 6 (9.09%) Retail
5 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) HTML
2 8 (12.12%) Ajax
2 8 (12.12%) Web Services
2 8 (12.12%) XML
3 7 (10.61%) SOAP
4 6 (9.09%) J2EE
5 4 (6.06%) REST
6 3 (4.55%) .NET
7 1 (1.52%) CSS3
7 1 (1.52%) Middleware
7 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.52%) CSS
7 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.52%) jQuery
7 1 (1.52%) WCF
7 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.52%) LINQ
7 1 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.06%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) UNIX
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Android
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (3.03%) Windows NT
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) System Testing
2 22 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 20 (30.30%) Project Management
4 14 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 11 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 11 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 8 (12.12%) SOA
8 7 (10.61%) TDD
9 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 6 (9.09%) BDD
10 5 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
12 3 (4.55%) Automation Testing
12 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.55%) ERP
12 3 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.76%) Java
2 16 (24.24%) SQL
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) PHP
5 7 (10.61%) C#
5 7 (10.61%) Groovy
6 6 (9.09%) VBScript
7 3 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (3.03%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) VMware
3 6 (9.09%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Cognizant
5 2 (3.03%) Pega
6 1 (1.52%) SAP