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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Architect
Rank 831 798 849
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 19 48 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.050% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.053% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 14 44 22
Average salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £42,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £72,250
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £58,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -2.08%
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
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
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 £27,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -7 9 £80,000 +20.75% 1
East of England - 9 £67,500 - 1
South West - 1 £60,000 -
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
3 21 (52.50%) Performance Testing
4 18 (45.00%) Java
4 18 (45.00%) LoadRunner
5 17 (42.50%) HP
6 15 (37.50%) SQL
7 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
7 14 (35.00%) Oracle
7 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
7 14 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database
8 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
9 10 (25.00%) Test Management
9 10 (25.00%) TDD
9 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
10 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
10 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (22.50%) Selenium
10 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
10 9 (22.50%) BDD
10 9 (22.50%) JUnit
11 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (20.00%) Hudson
11 8 (20.00%) JBehave
11 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
11 8 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (20.00%) TestNG

Test Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (22.50%) SoapUI
2 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
2 9 (22.50%) Selenium
2 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
2 9 (22.50%) JUnit
3 8 (20.00%) Hudson
3 8 (20.00%) JBehave
3 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 8 (20.00%) TestNG
3 8 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (5.00%) EasyMock
5 1 (2.50%) Mockito
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Maven
5 1 (2.50%) JMeter
5 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Android
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 21 (52.50%) Performance Testing
3 14 (35.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 10 (25.00%) Test Management
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (22.50%) BDD
6 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (20.00%) ATDD
7 7 (17.50%) Line Management
7 7 (17.50%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.00%) Data Management
10 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) PL/SQL
4 13 (32.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (17.50%) ISEB
2 3 (7.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) HP
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle
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