Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WebDriver skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebDriver over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 186 169
Rank change year-on-year +47 -17 +28
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 53 28 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.40% 0.61% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.13% 4.33% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 59 26 17
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,563 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £40,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +17.24% +3.57%

WebDriver is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 652 647 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.25% 14.03% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 539 583 602
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £27,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Birmingham

WebDriver
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver in Birmingham.

Salary trend for WebDriver in Birmingham

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 53 (100.00%) Selenium
1 53 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 33 (62.26%) Java
3 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (54.72%) QA
3 29 (54.72%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (52.83%) Software Testing
5 24 (45.28%) Scrum
6 22 (41.51%) Test Scripting
6 22 (41.51%) Test Strategy
7 21 (39.62%) Cucumber
8 19 (35.85%) SQL
9 16 (30.19%) C#
9 16 (30.19%) BDD
10 14 (26.42%) Gherkin
10 14 (26.42%) JMeter
11 13 (24.53%) JIRA
11 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
12 12 (22.64%) Open Source
12 12 (22.64%) Regression Testing
13 10 (18.87%) Finance
13 10 (18.87%) WATIR
14 9 (16.98%) JBehave
14 9 (16.98%) TDD
15 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
15 8 (15.09%) ISEB
15 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
15 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
15 8 (15.09%) SoapUI
15 8 (15.09%) QA Automation

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
2 7 (13.21%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (100.00%) Selenium
2 21 (39.62%) Cucumber
3 14 (26.42%) JMeter
4 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (24.53%) JIRA
5 10 (18.87%) WATIR
6 9 (16.98%) JBehave
7 8 (15.09%) SoapUI
8 7 (13.21%) Bitbucket
8 7 (13.21%) Eclipse
8 7 (13.21%) IntelliJ
8 7 (13.21%) JUnit
8 7 (13.21%) Maven
8 7 (13.21%) TeamCity
9 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
9 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
10 5 (9.43%) Protractor
10 5 (9.43%) Subversion
11 4 (7.55%) TestRail
12 3 (5.66%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
2 7 (13.21%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Games
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Tester
2 22 (41.51%) Automation Tester
3 10 (18.87%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) QA Tester
5 7 (13.21%) QA Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) QA Leader
6 6 (11.32%) Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Lead Test Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) QA Automation Tester
8 4 (7.55%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (5.66%) QA Team Leader
9 3 (5.66%) Software QA Tester
9 3 (5.66%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Gherkin
2 5 (9.43%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) Apache Flex
3 3 (5.66%) GWT
4 2 (3.77%) SOAP
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (54.72%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.89%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
1 5 (9.43%) Unix
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) Software Testing
4 24 (45.28%) Scrum
5 22 (41.51%) Test Scripting
5 22 (41.51%) Test Strategy
6 16 (30.19%) BDD
7 12 (22.64%) Open Source
7 12 (22.64%) Regression Testing
8 9 (16.98%) TDD
9 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
9 8 (15.09%) QA Automation
10 7 (13.21%) Collateral Management
10 7 (13.21%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Performance Testing
10 7 (13.21%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (11.32%) API Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Functional Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) C#
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.21%) Perl
5 7 (13.21%) Python
6 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.55%) Ruby
8 2 (3.77%) Groovy
8 2 (3.77%) Scala
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (54.72%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Atlassian
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) HP