Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

Test Architect
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +350
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Architect 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.020% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
South West median annual salary £80,000 - -
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.89% -5.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,775 10,114 10,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.68% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,933 8,394 8,970
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Test Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Architect in the South West

Test Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Test Architect in the South West

Test Architect
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £80,000 -
Test Architect
England

Test Architect Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Test Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Test Architect in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (100.00%) WebdriverIO
1 2 (100.00%) Decision-Making

Test Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WebdriverIO
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google