The median annual salary for a Test Automation Architect was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 948 -
Rank change year-on-year +105 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Automation Architect 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.002% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.002% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Median salary £70,000 £59,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Automation Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation Architect in the UK

Test Automation Architect
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Test Automation Architect in the UK

Test Automation Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation Architect over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation Architect in the UK

Test Automation Architect
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +82 9 £70,000 -3.44%
London +69 4 £70,000 -3.44%
South West - 2 £80,000 -
Bristol - 2 £80,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
South East - 1 £50,000 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £70,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 featuring Test Automation Architect in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) DevOps
5 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (26.67%) Presales
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) CRM
6 4 (26.67%) ERP
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

Test Automation Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (46.67%) Selenium
2 6 (40.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.67%) TestNG
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 4 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Presales
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
8 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) CA
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP