The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Architect
Rank 906 931 984
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 17 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.037% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.039% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 13
Median salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £43,913 £42,275
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £86,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +35.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94900 105542 116515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 80031 87022 95416
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Architect in the job title.

Test Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Architect within the UK.

Test Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Test Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Architect over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 within the UK.

Test Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Architect
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 16 £72,500 -9.37% 4
London +35 9 £75,000 -6.25% 2
South West +10 5 £72,500 +7.40%
Cheltenham - 5 £72,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £72,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Test Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Architect in the job title.

1 25 (73.53%) Test Automation
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (55.88%) QA
4 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
5 14 (41.18%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (26.47%) Java
9 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) Marketing
10 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (20.59%) Selenium
11 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (20.59%) Agile Testing
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.65%) ISEB
12 6 (17.65%) Data Management
12 6 (17.65%) Ruby
12 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
12 6 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
12 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (17.65%) BDD
12 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
12 6 (17.65%) Android

Test Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) MTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.65%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) JMeter
4 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.88%) Arquillian
5 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) Hudson
5 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.88%) JUnit
5 2 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) Mockito
5 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.94%) Ranorex
6 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (23.53%) Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Android
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Test Automation
2 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) Test Strategy
4 12 (35.29%) Scrum
4 12 (35.29%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (29.41%) Performance Testing
7 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (20.59%) Agile Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Integration Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
10 6 (17.65%) BDD
10 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (17.65%) Data Management
10 6 (17.65%) Mentoring
10 6 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
10 6 (17.65%) Release Management
10 6 (17.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.94%) CEH
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) CREST Certified
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) OSCP
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Ansible
1 2 (5.88%) Kibana
1 2 (5.88%) logstash
2 1 (2.94%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
PCR
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 9 days ago