Test Automation Jobs in the North of England

Automated Testing
England > North of England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England requiring Test Automation skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Test Automation over the 6 months leading up to 23 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 108 77 42
Rank change year-on-year -31 -35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 359 538 1,280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.13% 4.03% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 4.17% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 213 250 761
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,654
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,313 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £53,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.48% +12.63%
75th Percentile £71,991 £71,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,750 £82,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +4.35%

All Process and Methodology Skills
North of England

Test Automation falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,406 12,889 18,616
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 79.57% 96.47% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9,317 7,396 11,292
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,000 £29,639
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +5.77% +9.47%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £79,225 £82,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,086 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.41% +3.48% +4.47%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in the North of England

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in the North of England.

Salary trend for Test Automation in the North of England

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in the North of England over the 6 months to 23 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in the North of England

Test Automation
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the North of England region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
North West +15 235 £57,500 - 21
Yorkshire -43 106 £55,000 -4.35% 11
North East -46 18 £65,465 +15.87% 2
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England 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 11 (3.06%) Confluence
2 9 (2.51%) Tuxedo
3 8 (2.23%) IIS
4 5 (1.39%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.56%) Fusion 360
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 135 (37.60%) AWS
2 95 (26.46%) Azure
3 68 (18.94%) Amazon S3
3 68 (18.94%) OCI
4 66 (18.38%) Amazon EKS
5 65 (18.11%) Amazon ECR
5 65 (18.11%) Route 53
6 64 (17.83%) IBM Cloud
7 29 (8.08%) SaaS
8 21 (5.85%) GitHub
9 20 (5.57%) Azure DevOps
9 20 (5.57%) GCP
10 18 (5.01%) GitHub Actions
11 9 (2.51%) Power Platform
12 8 (2.23%) BrowserStack
13 7 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (1.95%) Serverless
14 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (1.67%) Google Play
14 6 (1.67%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.62%) 3G
1 13 (3.62%) 4G
1 13 (3.62%) MQTT
1 13 (3.62%) RS-485
1 13 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
1 13 (3.62%) Wireless
2 4 (1.11%) DNS
2 4 (1.11%) Firewall
2 4 (1.11%) HTTP
3 3 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (18.38%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (8.08%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (7.80%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.69%) MongoDB
5 23 (6.41%) MySQL
6 13 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.06%) SQL Server
8 4 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.84%) DynamoDB
10 2 (0.56%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 49 (13.65%) Selenium
2 38 (10.58%) Git
3 28 (7.80%) JMeter
4 22 (6.13%) Appium
4 22 (6.13%) JIRA
5 19 (5.29%) Postman
6 17 (4.74%) Jenkins
7 16 (4.46%) Cypress.io
8 15 (4.18%) CircleCI
9 12 (3.34%) Cucumber
9 12 (3.34%) SpecFlow
10 11 (3.06%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.51%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.23%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.23%) LoadRunner
12 8 (2.23%) MSTest
12 8 (2.23%) Visual Studio
13 7 (1.95%) GitLab
13 7 (1.95%) JUnit
13 7 (1.95%) WebDriver
General
1 119 (33.15%) Public Sector
2 78 (21.73%) Social Skills
3 73 (20.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 42 (11.70%) Finance
5 29 (8.08%) Retail
6 21 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.34%) Mandarin Language
7 12 (3.34%) Marketing
8 11 (3.06%) Automotive
9 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
10 8 (2.23%) Aerospace
10 8 (2.23%) Electronics
11 5 (1.39%) Law
12 4 (1.11%) Advertising
12 4 (1.11%) Tech for Good
12 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.56%) Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Games
13 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (38.16%) Senior
2 82 (22.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (20.06%) Senior DevOps
3 72 (20.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 66 (18.38%) Software Engineer
5 57 (15.88%) Developer
6 32 (8.91%) Senior Software Engineer
7 25 (6.96%) Lead
7 25 (6.96%) Tester
8 21 (5.85%) Java Engineer
8 21 (5.85%) Test Engineer
9 20 (5.57%) Analyst
9 20 (5.57%) Java Software Engineer
9 20 (5.57%) Senior Java Engineer
9 20 (5.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 20 (5.57%) Software Developer
10 19 (5.29%) Embedded Engineer
10 19 (5.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (3.62%) Automation Tester
11 13 (3.62%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.58%) RESTful
2 35 (9.75%) .NET
3 27 (7.52%) REST
4 21 (5.85%) Node.js
5 20 (5.57%) JSON
6 19 (5.29%) React
7 18 (5.01%) CSS
8 17 (4.74%) HTML
9 14 (3.90%) Jest
10 13 (3.62%) Gherkin
11 11 (3.06%) React Native
12 10 (2.79%) OAuth
12 10 (2.79%) OAuth2
12 10 (2.79%) Playwright
13 9 (2.51%) AngularJS
14 8 (2.23%) JWT
15 7 (1.95%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.95%) Web Services
16 6 (1.67%) Android SDK
17 4 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.83%) Blockchain
1 64 (17.83%) e-Learning
1 64 (17.83%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (5.57%) Product Ownership
2 20 (5.57%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (4.46%) Public Cloud
4 14 (3.90%) Distributed Systems
5 13 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.79%) Cloud Native
7 8 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.23%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.11%) NHS
10 4 (1.11%) Operational Technology
10 4 (1.11%) SCADA
11 3 (0.84%) Blog
11 3 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.31%) Linux
2 27 (7.52%) Windows
3 13 (3.62%) Embedded Linux
4 11 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.51%) Android
7 6 (1.67%) FreeRTOS
8 4 (1.11%) VMS
8 4 (1.11%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (68.52%) Agile
2 158 (44.01%) DevOps
3 132 (36.77%) Mentoring
4 119 (33.15%) Coaching
5 97 (27.02%) CI/CD
6 88 (24.51%) Software Testing
7 86 (23.96%) Containerisation
8 84 (23.40%) Software Engineering
9 76 (21.17%) Artificial Intelligence
10 71 (19.78%) TDD
11 66 (18.38%) Observability
12 65 (18.11%) Secrets Management
13 45 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (11.70%) BDD
15 41 (11.42%) Scrum
16 39 (10.86%) Continuous Deployment
17 38 (10.58%) SDLC
18 36 (10.03%) Test Scripting
19 34 (9.47%) Microservices
20 33 (9.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 86 (23.96%) JavaScript
2 67 (18.66%) Java
3 62 (17.27%) SQL
4 59 (16.43%) C#
5 53 (14.76%) Python
6 29 (8.08%) C
7 28 (7.80%) TypeScript
8 20 (5.57%) C++
9 15 (4.18%) Go
10 9 (2.51%) COBOL
10 9 (2.51%) Micro Focus COBOL
11 7 (1.95%) Kotlin
11 7 (1.95%) Ruby
12 4 (1.11%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.84%) PHP
14 2 (0.56%) Fortran
14 2 (0.56%) Groovy
14 2 (0.56%) Perl
14 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (9.75%) Degree
2 22 (6.13%) ISTQB
3 18 (5.01%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (3.62%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.95%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.84%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.84%) Azure Certification
8 3 (0.84%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.84%) ISEB
9 2 (0.56%) CIPD
9 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.56%) HND
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.56%) PhD
10 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (19.78%) QA
2 15 (4.18%) GDPR
3 5 (1.39%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) NIST
5 1 (0.28%) PSD2
5 1 (0.28%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 28 (7.80%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 96 (26.74%) Kubernetes
1 96 (26.74%) Terraform
2 65 (18.11%) Prometheus
3 8 (2.23%) Ansible
4 6 (1.67%) Kibana
5 5 (1.39%) Grafana
6 2 (0.56%) Progress Chef
7 1 (0.28%) Kiali
Vendors
1 65 (18.11%) Dynatrace
1 65 (18.11%) Red Hat
2 64 (17.83%) IBM
3 22 (6.13%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.06%) BT
5 10 (2.79%) Google
6 9 (2.51%) Micro Focus
7 5 (1.39%) SAP
8 4 (1.11%) Facebook
9 3 (0.84%) Black Duck
9 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.56%) ANSYS
10 2 (0.56%) Autodesk
10 2 (0.56%) Brio
10 2 (0.56%) EMC
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle
10 2 (0.56%) VMware
11 1 (0.28%) Cadence
11 1 (0.28%) iManage
11 1 (0.28%) Workday