Testers / Test Automation Engineers

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Full Time Part Time Permanent
  • Post Date: January 19, 2022
Job Description

It is an exciting time for HM Land Registry as we continue on a major transformation programme. HMLR’s ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data.

We are now recruiting for Testers and Test Automation Engineers (Test Analysts).

As part of the Test team you will be developing quality digital services which enable over £1 trillion worth of lending to be secured against property across England and Wales. You will work with the team of like-minded professionals to ensure that testing is carried out and that quality issues are sufficiently considered during the development process. You will use and learn a wide range of technologies including Jenkins, Ruby, Cucumber and BDD (Behaviour Driven Development framework).


For more information about these roles, please see the candidate pack at the following link: HMLR digital careers

You can work from home the majority of the time if you prefer, or you can work from one of our 14 offices across England and Wales. You will need to be based within a commutable distance from one of them, which will be assigned contractually as your ‘home’ office.

National salary for Tester is £27,130 (Croydon £30,604). An IT Allowance of up to £4,609 is also payable on meeting qualifying criteria. National salary for Test Automation Engineer is £33,839 (£37,290 Croydon) Plus an IT allowance (non-pensionable) of £4,609 is also payable from day one.

Please be advised that HM Land Registry does not hold a UK Visa & Immigration (UKVI) Skilled Worker License sponsor and are unable to sponsor any individuals for Skilled Worker Sponsorship.

Where an individual taking up the responsibility will be based in Swansea Office, the ability to speak Welsh is desirable.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Changing and Improving
  • Managing a Quality Service
  • Working Together
  • Leadership

Technical skills

We’ll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:

  • Tester: Holds relevant IT Degree (or equivalent); and / or industry experience in testing and a basic understanding of a coding language.
  • Test Automation Engineer: Ability to create automation test frameworks and write automation tests using a coding language.


HM Land Registry offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

HM Land Registry is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated.

We’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve.

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan. Our current focus is to encourage people from under-represented groups into management and leadership roles, especially people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority colleagues.

Further information

If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance to the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, please email hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from HM Land Registry then you may take your complaint to the Civil Service Commission: http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/making-complaint/

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