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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Architect
UK
Rank 848 938 928
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 8 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.007% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 15
Median salary £67,500 £82,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £71,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.61%

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 within the UK.

Test Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Architect
Top 5 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +100 7 £67,500 -27.99% 3
London +65 4 £76,250 -18.66% 3
South East - 3 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £67,500 -

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
3 12 (37.50%) HP
4 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
5 10 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
6 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) Test Management
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) C#
7 8 (25.00%) HTTP
7 8 (25.00%) IBM
7 8 (25.00%) Ruby
7 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (21.88%) Data Management
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) REST
9 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (18.75%) QA
9 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (18.75%) C++
9 6 (18.75%) SAP
10 5 (15.63%) SOAP
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) JMeter
10 5 (15.63%) Finance

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 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JMeter
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.25%) AppScan
4 2 (6.25%) Burp Suite
4 2 (6.25%) Metasploit
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.13%) NeoLoad
5 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.13%) WATIR
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) REST
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
3 5 (15.63%) SOAP
4 4 (12.50%) Ajax
4 4 (12.50%) JMX
5 2 (6.25%) .NET
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) JMS
6 1 (3.13%) ODBC
6 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) AIX
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Test Management
6 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (21.88%) Data Management
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.63%) System Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Test Planning
10 4 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Open Source
10 4 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 4 (12.50%) TMap
11 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) Python
3 8 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) Ruby
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) C++
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (9.38%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) CEH
4 2 (6.25%) CISA
4 2 (6.25%) CISSP
4 2 (6.25%) CREST Certified
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (6.25%) OSCP
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SDET
3 1 (3.13%) MiFID
3 1 (3.13%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (12.50%) Perfmon
3 2 (6.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Informatica
5 4 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 4 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (6.25%) Cognizant
7 1 (3.13%) CA
7 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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