The median annual salary for a Test Architect was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Architect
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 895 929
Rank change year-on-year +60 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 22 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.015% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.016% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 15
Median salary £66,000 £72,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.96% -9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £67,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,000 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.58% +7.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 79382 89280 100510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 65298 76096 83752
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Test Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Architect in England

Test Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Test Architect in England

Test Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Architect in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Architect in England

Test Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London +30 9 £65,000 -25.71% 1
South East - 7 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +7 4 £67,000 +34.00%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 £70,000 - 1
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the England region featuring Test Architect in the job title.

1 30 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) Selenium
4 13 (36.11%) Test Strategy
5 12 (33.33%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) Retail
6 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
6 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
6 11 (30.56%) BDD
6 11 (30.56%) Open Source
7 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
7 10 (27.78%) Ruby
7 10 (27.78%) QA
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
9 8 (22.22%) Validation
9 8 (22.22%) HP UFT
10 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) DevOps
11 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
12 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
12 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (13.89%) WATIR
12 5 (13.89%) JSON
12 5 (13.89%) HP
12 5 (13.89%) SQL

Test Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Selenium
2 10 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 8 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 8 (22.22%) HP UFT
4 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.89%) WATIR
5 4 (11.11%) Capybara
5 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 3 (8.33%) SonarQube
7 2 (5.56%) Appium
7 2 (5.56%) JUnit
7 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.56%) TestComplete
7 2 (5.56%) TestNG
8 1 (2.78%) Calabash
8 1 (2.78%) NeoLoad
8 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (30.56%) Retail
2 7 (19.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) JSON
1 5 (13.89%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.56%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.78%) JMS
4 1 (2.78%) ODBC
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) BBC
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Test Strategy
4 11 (30.56%) BDD
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
4 11 (30.56%) Software Testing
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Validation
7 7 (19.44%) DevOps
8 6 (16.67%) Test Planning
9 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (11.11%) CRM
10 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Presales
10 4 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
10 4 (11.11%) System Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) Ruby
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) ISTQB
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (8.33%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) HP
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) Telerik
3 1 (2.78%) Apigee
3 1 (2.78%) CA
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.78%) Virgin Media
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