The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Automation Architect role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation Architect
Rank - 951 946
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Architect 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Average salary - £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary - £65,000 -

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Automation Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Automation Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Automation Architect
Salary Trend

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

Test Automation Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Test Automation Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation 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 Automation Architect in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) V-Model
4 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
4 4 (44.44%) Informatics
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Data Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Management
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management

Test Automation Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Automation 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 Automation Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Appium
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) RESTful
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) BDD
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) V-Model
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Web Application Development
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 1 (11.11%) Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Green Hat
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle