The median annual salary for a Test Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Architect
UK / England
Rank 828 922 918
Rank change year-on-year +94 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 15 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.011% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +7.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £52,000 £62,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £99,999 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £72,500 £66,250
% change year-on-year -3.44% +9.43%  

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 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +78 7 £70,000 -20.00% 2
South East - 4 £58,750 -
South West +25 2 £80,000 +10.34%
Yorkshire +18 1 £70,000 +33.33%
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Test Architect
UK

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
4 13 (38.24%) Oracle
4 13 (38.24%) Java
5 12 (35.29%) Performance Testing
6 10 (29.41%) HP
7 9 (26.47%) C#
7 9 (26.47%) QA
8 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 8 (23.53%) BDD
8 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (20.59%) DevOps
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.59%) Selenium
9 7 (20.59%) Retail
9 7 (20.59%) Data Management
10 6 (17.65%) Test Management
10 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) SAP
10 6 (17.65%) SOAP
10 6 (17.65%) IBM
10 6 (17.65%) HP UFT
10 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (17.65%) Open Source
11 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
11 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (14.71%) SOA

Test Architect Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) HP UFT
3 5 (14.71%) JMeter
4 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.76%) Rational Performance Tester
5 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.94%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) SOAP
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) Ajax
3 4 (11.76%) JMX
3 4 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) JMS
5 1 (2.94%) ODBC
5 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 14 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 12 (35.29%) Performance Testing
5 8 (23.53%) BDD
5 8 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) Data Management
6 7 (20.59%) DevOps
7 6 (17.65%) Open Source
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
8 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (14.71%) SOA
9 4 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Presales
9 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (11.76%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) Ruby
5 4 (11.76%) C
5 4 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) SDET
3 1 (2.94%) MiFID
3 1 (2.94%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (11.76%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (11.76%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 6 (17.65%) SAP
4 4 (11.76%) Informatica
4 4 (11.76%) Riverbed
4 4 (11.76%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (2.94%) Apigee
5 1 (2.94%) CA
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: £51,296 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago