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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Architect
Rank 856 952 967
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 25 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.021% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.021% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 19
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £67,500 £59,130
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,750 £83,200
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +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
86630 102774 109716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71903 85678 90819
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Test Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Architect
Top 18 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 8 December 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 +81 22 £67,500 -3.57% 5
South East +80 14 £68,750 -1.78%
Berkshire - 12 £70,000 -
London +43 5 £75,000 +3.44% 5
West Yorkshire +35 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +23 3 £50,000 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland - 3 £42,500 -
Inverclyde - 2 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £75,000 -
Surrey +29 1 £50,000 -28.57%
Reigate - 1 £50,000 -
Paisley - 1 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Greenock - 1 £42,500 -
Gourock - 1 £42,500 -
Fareham - 1 - -

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (44.68%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) Python
3 19 (40.43%) Ruby
4 17 (36.17%) Degree
4 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
5 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
6 15 (31.91%) Web Services
7 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.79%) HP
8 13 (27.66%) C#
8 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
9 12 (25.53%) HTTP
9 12 (25.53%) IBM
9 12 (25.53%) REST
9 12 (25.53%) Test Planning
9 12 (25.53%) Performance Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Security Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle
11 10 (21.28%) C++
11 10 (21.28%) Finance
11 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (21.28%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
12 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Test Management
12 9 (19.15%) SOA
13 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (17.02%) QA

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 4 (8.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
2 8 (17.02%) Selenium
3 6 (12.77%) AppScan
3 6 (12.77%) Burp Suite
3 6 (12.77%) Metasploit
4 5 (10.64%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.51%) JMeter
5 4 (8.51%) Rational Performance Tester
6 2 (4.26%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.13%) Appium
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.13%) WATIR
7 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Law
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Web Services
2 12 (25.53%) REST
3 6 (12.77%) .NET
3 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.51%) Ajax
4 4 (8.51%) HTML
4 4 (8.51%) JMX
4 4 (8.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.51%) Life Science
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) AIX
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
1 6 (12.77%) Solaris
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
3 16 (34.04%) Test Strategy
4 12 (25.53%) Performance Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Test Planning
5 11 (23.40%) Mentoring
5 11 (23.40%) Security Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Automation Testing
7 9 (19.15%) SOA
7 9 (19.15%) Test Management
8 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (14.89%) Data Management
9 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
10 6 (12.77%) BDD
10 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (12.77%) Open Source
10 6 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
1 21 (44.68%) Python
2 19 (40.43%) Ruby
3 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.66%) C#
5 10 (21.28%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 4 (8.51%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.89%) ISEB
3 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (12.77%) CEH
4 6 (12.77%) CISSP
4 6 (12.77%) CREST Certified
4 6 (12.77%) OSCP
5 4 (8.51%) CISA
6 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) SDET
3 1 (2.13%) MiFID
3 1 (2.13%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) HP Fortify
1 6 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.51%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (8.51%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) HP
2 12 (25.53%) IBM
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 6 (12.77%) Cognizant
5 4 (8.51%) Informatica
5 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
5 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 4 (8.51%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (2.13%) Telerik
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £51,296
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: from £51,296
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Accenture
Posted: 23 days ago