Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Automation Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Automation Test Architect
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 843 901
Rank change year-on-year +11 +58 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Architect 8 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.009% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.010% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 8
London median annual salary £70,000 £77,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% -1.54%
10th Percentile £57,000 £66,250 £71,500
90th Percentile £78,250 £110,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £78,750
% change year-on-year -3.45% -7.94% -3.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Test Automation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Test Automation Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Architect in London

Test Automation Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Architect in London

Test Automation Architect
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Architect in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Architect in London

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Test Automation 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 London region featuring Test Automation Architect in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (50.00%) BDD
5 4 (50.00%) Java
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
6 3 (37.50%) QA
6 3 (37.50%) Ruby
7 2 (25.00%) SilkTest
7 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (25.00%) NUnit
7 2 (25.00%) JIRA
7 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (25.00%) Open Source
7 2 (25.00%) Confluence
7 2 (25.00%) Groovy
7 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
7 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Linux
7 2 (25.00%) Gherkin

Test Automation Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Slack
1 1 (12.50%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) HP UFT
4 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) NUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Protractor
5 2 (25.00%) SilkTest
5 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) Capybara
6 1 (12.50%) Gatling
6 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (12.50%) Mockito
6 1 (12.50%) Sikuli
6 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (12.50%) The Grinder
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Nightwatchjs
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDET
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) RPG
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Perfecto Mobile