The median annual salary for a Test Architect was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Architect
England / South East
Rank 377 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.027% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £58,750 - -
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.72% +11.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14422 18600 19935
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12036 15863 16077
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Architect in the South East

Test Architect
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Test Architect in the South East

Test Architect
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Architect in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Architect in the South East

Test Architect
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Architect within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire - 2 - -
Hampshire - 1 £67,500 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -
Test Architect
England

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Test Architect in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
3 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Data Management
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) IBM
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) SOAP
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Test Management
5 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) SOA
6 5 (29.41%) HTTP
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) SAP
6 5 (29.41%) JMeter
7 4 (23.53%) JMX
7 4 (23.53%) Informatica
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) C++
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
7 4 (23.53%) TMap

Test Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JMeter
2 4 (23.53%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (11.76%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.88%) NeoLoad
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) Ajax
3 4 (23.53%) JMX
3 4 (23.53%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) ODBC
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Data Management
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) Test Management
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) SOA
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) System Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) TMap
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
8 2 (11.76%) Open Source
9 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Microservices
9 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (23.53%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (23.53%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) IBM
4 5 (29.41%) SAP
5 4 (23.53%) Informatica
5 4 (23.53%) Riverbed
5 4 (23.53%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (5.88%) Apigee
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat