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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Architect
Rank 835 819 841
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 31 45 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.044% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.046% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 24
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,000 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
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
99423 96838 103920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.66% 94.71% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 83438 79404 90243
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +22 12 £82,500 +32.00% 3
East of England - 11 £67,500 - 1
South West - 7 £60,000 -
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (63.27%) Test Strategy
2 22 (44.90%) Performance Testing
3 20 (40.82%) Finance
4 18 (36.73%) Java
5 17 (34.69%) SQL
5 17 (34.69%) LoadRunner
6 16 (32.65%) HP
6 16 (32.65%) Oracle
7 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
7 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 14 (28.57%) Oracle Database
9 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
9 12 (24.49%) TDD
10 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (22.45%) BDD
10 11 (22.45%) Selenium
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
11 10 (20.41%) Test Management
11 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
12 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
12 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
12 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
12 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (18.37%) JUnit
13 8 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (16.33%) TestNG
13 8 (16.33%) ATDD

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) LoadRunner
2 11 (22.45%) Selenium
3 10 (20.41%) WebDriver
4 9 (18.37%) Cucumber
4 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
4 9 (18.37%) JUnit
4 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
5 8 (16.33%) JBehave
5 8 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (16.33%) TestNG
5 8 (16.33%) Hudson
5 8 (16.33%) NUnit
6 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.08%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.04%) JMeter
7 1 (2.04%) Maven
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
7 1 (2.04%) Mockito
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Mainframe
1 3 (6.12%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
2 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) UNIX
1 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Test Strategy
2 22 (44.90%) Performance Testing
3 15 (30.61%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
4 12 (24.49%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) BDD
6 10 (20.41%) Test Management
7 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.33%) ATDD
8 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (14.29%) Line Management
10 3 (6.12%) Data Management
10 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
11 2 (4.08%) Scrum
11 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.08%) Project Management
11 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) PL/SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) C#
6 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (14.29%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) CSQA
4 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) Oracle
1 16 (32.65%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.04%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
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