Test Automation Jobs in the Midlands

Automated Testing
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the 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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 109 30 59
Rank change year-on-year -79 +29 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 214 785 492
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.47% 7.77% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 8.07% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 194 257 317
10th Percentile £31,875 £37,500 £34,200
25th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £64,688 £66,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,781 £71,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

All Process and Methodology Skills
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 Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,467 9,730 10,096
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 86.19% 96.31% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,914 5,118 6,932
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,675 £29,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £39,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,990 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.78% +5.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £78,385
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 Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in the Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in the Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in the Midlands

Test Automation
Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
West Midlands -59 139 £52,500 -7.05% 61
East Midlands -69 73 £47,500 -13.64% 15
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the 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 2 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.47%) JBoss
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Exchange
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (2.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (29.91%) Azure
2 39 (18.22%) AWS
3 21 (9.81%) Azure DevOps
4 12 (5.61%) GitHub
5 8 (3.74%) GCP
6 7 (3.27%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.80%) BrowserStack
7 6 (2.80%) GitHub Actions
7 6 (2.80%) Power Platform
7 6 (2.80%) SaaS
7 6 (2.80%) WhatsApp
8 3 (1.40%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.40%) Serverless
8 3 (1.40%) Snowflake
9 2 (0.93%) IaaS
9 2 (0.93%) PaaS
9 2 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.47%) Firebase
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft 365
10 1 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.80%) 5G
2 5 (2.34%) WAN
3 4 (1.87%) HTTP
3 4 (1.87%) MQTT
3 4 (1.87%) SD-WAN
4 3 (1.40%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.40%) Internet
5 2 (0.93%) 3G
5 2 (0.93%) 4G
5 2 (0.93%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (0.93%) SCTP
5 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.47%) AMQP
6 1 (0.47%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.47%) FlexRay
6 1 (0.47%) LAN
6 1 (0.47%) Network Security
6 1 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (2.34%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.34%) Power BI
2 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.40%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) DynamoDB
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (11.68%) Git
2 23 (10.75%) Selenium
3 19 (8.88%) Cucumber
4 17 (7.94%) JIRA
5 15 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (6.07%) Visual Studio
7 11 (5.14%) JMeter
8 10 (4.67%) Maven
8 10 (4.67%) Postman
9 9 (4.21%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.27%) TestRail
11 6 (2.80%) Bitbucket
12 5 (2.34%) Cypress.io
12 5 (2.34%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.87%) Appium
13 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.40%) Gatling
14 3 (1.40%) IBM UrbanCode
14 3 (1.40%) JBehave
14 3 (1.40%) JUnit
General
1 49 (22.90%) Finance
1 49 (22.90%) Social Skills
2 30 (14.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 22 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.48%) Law
5 13 (6.07%) Banking
6 11 (5.14%) Public Sector
7 10 (4.67%) Retail
8 8 (3.74%) Marketing
8 8 (3.74%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (3.27%) Electronics
10 5 (2.34%) Automotive
10 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.87%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.87%) Games
11 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.87%) Police
12 3 (1.40%) Influencing Skills
12 3 (1.40%) Legal
12 3 (1.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (30.84%) Developer
2 34 (15.89%) Lead
3 32 (14.95%) Senior
4 27 (12.62%) Tester
5 20 (9.35%) QA Engineer
6 19 (8.88%) QA Leader
7 18 (8.41%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.54%) C# Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Java Developer
9 11 (5.14%) Senior Software Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Software Tester
9 11 (5.14%) Test Engineer
9 11 (5.14%) Test Leader
10 10 (4.67%) QA Tester
10 10 (4.67%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.21%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.21%) Applications Developer
12 8 (3.74%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.74%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.09%) .NET
2 24 (11.21%) HTML
3 22 (10.28%) React
3 22 (10.28%) Spring Boot
4 21 (9.81%) ASP.NET
4 21 (9.81%) CSS
5 20 (9.35%) Spring
6 16 (7.48%) REST
7 15 (7.01%) .NET Core
8 14 (6.54%) RESTful
9 11 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (5.14%) Hibernate
10 10 (4.67%) AngularJS
10 10 (4.67%) SOAP
11 7 (3.27%) Node.js
11 7 (3.27%) Playwright
12 6 (2.80%) Symfony
12 6 (2.80%) XML
13 5 (2.34%) EDI
13 5 (2.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.08%) Product Ownership
2 19 (8.88%) Mobile App
3 15 (7.01%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.87%) GNSS
5 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (0.93%) IoT
6 2 (0.93%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Onboarding
6 2 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.47%) Distributed Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Genomics
7 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.47%) NHS
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.61%) Linux
2 8 (3.74%) Windows
3 4 (1.87%) Unix
4 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.93%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (56.07%) Agile
2 64 (29.91%) DevOps
3 56 (26.17%) Software Testing
4 52 (24.30%) CI/CD
5 51 (23.83%) Mentoring
6 45 (21.03%) Scrum
7 38 (17.76%) SDLC
8 33 (15.42%) Test Strategy
9 31 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (14.02%) Manual Testing
11 29 (13.55%) Coaching
12 27 (12.62%) Functional Testing
13 25 (11.68%) Software Engineering
14 23 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (10.75%) Fintech
14 23 (10.75%) Non-Functional Testing
15 22 (10.28%) TDD
16 21 (9.81%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (9.81%) User Experience
17 20 (9.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.18%) C#
2 50 (23.36%) SQL
3 45 (21.03%) JavaScript
4 38 (17.76%) Java
5 37 (17.29%) Python
6 11 (5.14%) C
6 11 (5.14%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.27%) Bash
7 7 (3.27%) C++
7 7 (3.27%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.80%) PHP
9 5 (2.34%) Perl
9 5 (2.34%) VB
10 4 (1.87%) Dart
10 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.87%) Ruby
11 3 (1.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.47%) Ada
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 27 (12.62%) Degree
2 12 (5.61%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.67%) ISEB
4 7 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.80%) Azure Certification
5 6 (2.80%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.40%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.47%) MCP
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (39.72%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) Accessibility
3 5 (2.34%) PMO
4 2 (0.93%) NCSC
5 1 (0.47%) MISRA
5 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (11.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (11.21%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.74%) Terraform
3 2 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 35 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.67%) Databricks
3 9 (4.21%) SAP
4 8 (3.74%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle
5 6 (2.80%) YouTube
6 5 (2.34%) Google
6 5 (2.34%) SYSPRO
7 4 (1.87%) IBM
8 3 (1.40%) InterSystems
8 3 (1.40%) Telerik
9 2 (0.93%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (0.93%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.47%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.47%) EMC
10 1 (0.47%) Parasoft
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat