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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Architect
Rank 896 930 967
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 22 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.032% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 12
Median salary £50,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +3.70%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Test Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Architect
Top 11 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 26 September 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 +39 21 £50,000 -34.42% 1
London +44 12 £66,250 -17.18%
Leeds - 8 £49,000 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £49,000 -
Yorkshire - 8 £49,000 -
South East +36 1 - - 1
Scotland +24 1 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +9 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 £42,500 - 1
Greenock - 1 £42,500 - 1

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Test Automation
3 17 (44.74%) Ruby
4 16 (42.11%) Python
5 14 (36.84%) Java
5 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
6 13 (34.21%) QA
6 13 (34.21%) Degree
6 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 11 (28.95%) Web Services
7 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
7 11 (28.95%) Test Planning
7 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
8 10 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
9 9 (23.68%) Selenium
9 9 (23.68%) C#
10 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 8 (21.05%) HTTP
10 8 (21.05%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) REST
11 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
11 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
11 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
11 7 (18.42%) HP
11 7 (18.42%) ISEB
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) .NET
11 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Selenium
1 9 (23.68%) SoapUI
2 6 (15.79%) AppScan
2 6 (15.79%) Burp Suite
2 6 (15.79%) Metasploit
3 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.26%) Hudson
4 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.26%) TestComplete
4 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) JMeter
5 1 (2.63%) JUnit
5 1 (2.63%) WATIR
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Web Services
2 8 (21.05%) REST
3 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 7 (18.42%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.26%) Node.js
4 2 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) AIX
3 6 (15.79%) Solaris
4 5 (13.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) Test Automation
3 14 (36.84%) Test Strategy
4 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) Mentoring
5 11 (28.95%) Security Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Test Planning
6 10 (26.32%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (18.42%) Performance Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Open Source
8 6 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (15.79%) Software Delivery
8 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Data Management
9 5 (13.16%) SDLC
9 5 (13.16%) Service Design
9 5 (13.16%) SOA
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Ruby
2 16 (42.11%) Python
3 14 (36.84%) Java
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.68%) C#
6 6 (15.79%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 7 (18.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (15.79%) CEH
3 6 (15.79%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) CREST Certified
3 6 (15.79%) OSCP
4 4 (10.53%) CISA
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) HP Fortify
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) HP
2 6 (15.79%) Cognizant
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Telerik
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