The median annual salary for a Test Automation Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 650 -
Rank change year-on-year +67 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Architect 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.012% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £70,000 £72,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% -  
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 £46,500 -
% change year-on-year +61.29% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32445 40865 41138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.75% 96.12% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 27449 35261 34593
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Test Automation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Presales
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SDET
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Presales
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP