Test Automation Jobs in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
England > East Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 14 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
14 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 117 29 34
Rank change year-on-year -88 +5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 64 226 237
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.53% 7.73% 6.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 8.05% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 56 74 152
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,125 £38,688 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,563
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +2.56%

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,401 2,808 3,189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.46% 96.03% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,454 1,378 2,130
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £65,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Test Automation in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 14 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -39 21 £52,500 -8.70% 5
Leicestershire -52 17 £36,500 -36.52% 9
Lincolnshire -8 13 £47,500 +35.71% 10
Derbyshire -32 7 £60,000 +37.14% 9
Northamptonshire -26 5 £72,500 +3.57% 2
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (42.19%) Azure
2 9 (14.06%) AWS
3 5 (7.81%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (4.69%) BrowserStack
4 3 (4.69%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (3.13%) SaaS
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon ECR
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.56%) GCP
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) OCI
6 1 (1.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) 5G
1 2 (3.13%) HTTP
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
1 2 (3.13%) SD-WAN
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.56%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.06%) JMeter
2 9 (14.06%) Selenium
3 8 (12.50%) JIRA
3 8 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.38%) Git
4 6 (9.38%) SpecFlow
4 6 (9.38%) TestRail
5 5 (7.81%) Cypress.io
5 5 (7.81%) Postman
5 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.69%) Appium
6 3 (4.69%) Gatling
6 3 (4.69%) JBehave
6 3 (4.69%) JUnit
7 2 (3.13%) Android Studio
General
1 10 (15.63%) Law
2 6 (9.38%) Social Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Influencing Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.25%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Lead
3 11 (17.19%) Test Leader
4 10 (15.63%) QA Leader
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Senior
6 6 (9.38%) QA Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.81%) QA Manager
7 5 (7.81%) QA Test Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) REST
2 10 (15.63%) .NET
3 9 (14.06%) CSS
3 9 (14.06%) HTML
4 8 (12.50%) SOAP
5 6 (9.38%) .NET Core
5 6 (9.38%) Playwright
6 5 (7.81%) React
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.25%) Symfony
7 4 (6.25%) Vue
8 3 (4.69%) Swagger
9 2 (3.13%) WinForms
9 2 (3.13%) XHTML
10 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.56%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.56%) WCF
10 1 (1.56%) XSLT
10 1 (1.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (6.25%) FMCG
3 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.69%) e-Learning
3 3 (4.69%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.69%) Product Ownership
4 2 (3.13%) GNSS
4 2 (3.13%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (3.13%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.56%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) Agile
2 22 (34.38%) DevOps
3 19 (29.69%) Manual Testing
4 16 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (23.44%) Software Testing
6 14 (21.88%) SDLC
7 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.63%) OO
8 9 (14.06%) API Testing
9 8 (12.50%) MVC
10 7 (10.94%) CI/CD
10 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.94%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Coaching
12 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
12 5 (7.81%) People Management
12 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) C#
2 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.19%) Python
3 11 (17.19%) SQL
4 9 (14.06%) Java
5 5 (7.81%) C
5 5 (7.81%) C++
6 4 (6.25%) Bash
6 4 (6.25%) PHP
7 3 (4.69%) Groovy
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
7 3 (4.69%) Rust
7 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
9 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) ISTQB
2 8 (12.50%) ISEB
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) MCP
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (45.31%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) MISRA
2 3 (4.69%) MISRA C
3 2 (3.13%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
1 3 (4.69%) Embedded Firmware
1 3 (4.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.13%) Terraform
3 1 (1.56%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Siemens
3 1 (1.56%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat