The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 309 317 332
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 133 155 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.84% 4.45% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 121 122 94
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +21.42%
WebDriver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3465 3485 2874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.70% 15.24% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2971 2970 2471
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebDriver
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South East region.

WebDriver Salary Trend in the South East

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WebDriver Salary Histogram in the South East

WebDriver
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 50 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Surrey +2 38 £47,500 - 5
Berkshire -24 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Kent - 12 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +8 9 £36,500 -8.75%
West Sussex - 5 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 2 £40,000 +6.66%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing WebDriver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebDriver.

1 291 (99.32%) Selenium
2 220 (75.09%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (60.07%) Java
4 175 (59.73%) Test Automation
5 127 (43.34%) C#
6 117 (39.93%) SQL
7 113 (38.57%) QA
8 91 (31.06%) Test Scripting
9 86 (29.35%) Web Services
10 85 (29.01%) Automated Testing
11 81 (27.65%) JMeter
12 79 (26.96%) ISTQB
13 67 (22.87%) Automation Testing
14 66 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
14 66 (22.53%) Finance
15 62 (21.16%) ISEB
16 61 (20.82%) Software Testing
16 61 (20.82%) Jenkins
17 59 (20.14%) Manual Testing
18 58 (19.80%) HP UFT
19 56 (19.11%) TDD
20 54 (18.43%) User Acceptance Testing
20 54 (18.43%) Test Strategy
21 53 (18.09%) PHP
22 52 (17.75%) JIRA
23 51 (17.41%) XML
24 48 (16.38%) Ruby
25 47 (16.04%) Unit Testing
25 47 (16.04%) BDD
26 46 (15.70%) Waterfall

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing WebDriver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebDriver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.73%) Tomcat
1 8 (2.73%) Confluence
2 7 (2.39%) IIS
3 2 (0.68%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.05%) HTTP
1 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) SMTP
2 2 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.34%) Broadband
3 1 (0.34%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.95%) MySQL
2 26 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.41%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.73%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.71%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 291 (99.32%) Selenium
2 81 (27.65%) JMeter
3 61 (20.82%) Jenkins
4 58 (19.80%) HP UFT
5 52 (17.75%) JIRA
6 44 (15.02%) NUnit
7 42 (14.33%) SpecFlow
8 39 (13.31%) SoapUI
9 34 (11.60%) Cucumber
10 29 (9.90%) JUnit
10 29 (9.90%) TestNG
11 26 (8.87%) Eclipse
12 20 (6.83%) IntelliJ
13 17 (5.80%) Maven
14 16 (5.46%) Firebug
14 16 (5.46%) NSubstitute
15 15 (5.12%) Subversion
16 10 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (2.73%) Selenium IDE
17 8 (2.73%) MSTest
General
1 66 (22.53%) Finance
2 13 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.75%) Publishing
4 8 (2.73%) Banking
5 5 (1.71%) Marketing
5 5 (1.71%) Electronics
5 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.02%) Retail
7 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (28.33%) Analyst
2 74 (25.26%) Test Analyst
3 64 (21.84%) Tester
4 42 (14.33%) Developer
5 41 (13.99%) QA Engineer
6 35 (11.95%) Test Engineer
7 33 (11.26%) Software Engineer
8 28 (9.56%) Test Team Leader
8 28 (9.56%) Team Leader
9 23 (7.85%) Lead Test Analyst
9 23 (7.85%) Senior QA Engineer
9 23 (7.85%) Test Leader
10 22 (7.51%) Test Automation Engineer
11 19 (6.48%) Automation Engineer
12 18 (6.14%) Automation Team Leader
13 17 (5.80%) Automation Tester
13 17 (5.80%) Software Tester
14 15 (5.12%) Automation Test Analyst
14 15 (5.12%) Automation Analyst
14 15 (5.12%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (29.35%) Web Services
2 51 (17.41%) XML
3 45 (15.36%) HTML
4 43 (14.68%) .NET
5 39 (13.31%) LAMP
6 25 (8.53%) CSS
7 19 (6.48%) REST
8 15 (5.12%) Gherkin
9 9 (3.07%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.07%) RESTful
10 8 (2.73%) SOAP
11 6 (2.05%) Ajax
12 5 (1.71%) HTML5
13 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET
13 4 (1.37%) WCF
13 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.68%) Hibernate
14 2 (0.68%) Spring
14 2 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
14 2 (0.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.12%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.44%) N-Tier
5 12 (4.10%) User Experience
6 5 (1.71%) Wiki
6 5 (1.71%) DTV
7 4 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.02%) Social Media
8 3 (1.02%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Xbox
10 1 (0.34%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.29%) Windows
2 12 (4.10%) Linux
3 7 (2.39%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.39%) Android
4 5 (1.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (75.09%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (59.73%) Test Automation
3 91 (31.06%) Test Scripting
4 85 (29.01%) Automated Testing
5 67 (22.87%) Automation Testing
6 66 (22.53%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (20.82%) Software Testing
8 59 (20.14%) Manual Testing
9 56 (19.11%) TDD
10 54 (18.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 54 (18.43%) Test Strategy
11 47 (16.04%) Unit Testing
11 47 (16.04%) BDD
12 46 (15.70%) Waterfall
13 32 (10.92%) Scrum
14 31 (10.58%) Load Testing
15 30 (10.24%) Workflow
16 29 (9.90%) Performance Testing
17 27 (9.22%) Software Engineering
18 25 (8.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 176 (60.07%) Java
2 127 (43.34%) C#
3 117 (39.93%) SQL
4 53 (18.09%) PHP
5 48 (16.38%) Ruby
6 43 (14.68%) JavaScript
7 41 (13.99%) Python
8 10 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.39%) VB
10 6 (2.05%) VBScript
10 6 (2.05%) XPath
11 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.68%) C
12 2 (0.68%) COBOL
13 1 (0.34%) PHP5
13 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) C++
13 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (26.96%) ISTQB
2 62 (21.16%) ISEB
3 35 (11.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (6.14%) Degree
5 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (38.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (6.83%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.44%) Oracle
3 12 (4.10%) HP
4 6 (2.05%) SAP
5 3 (1.02%) VMware
6 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.68%) Websense
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