Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 152 197
Rank change year-on-year -6 +45 -5
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 44 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.12% 1.07% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.18% 5.81% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 20
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £33,575
90th Percentile £65,875 £55,000 £51,375
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +17.65% +9.68% +14.81%

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 538 706 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.69% 18.43% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 413 601 587
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £30,050 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £58,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 44 (100.00%) Selenium
2 43 (97.73%) Test Automation
3 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (65.91%) Java
5 28 (63.64%) Scrum
6 25 (56.82%) Waterfall
7 24 (54.55%) QA
8 23 (52.27%) C#
9 21 (47.73%) Cucumber
9 21 (47.73%) BDD
10 20 (45.45%) Visual Studio
11 19 (43.18%) SDET
12 18 (40.91%) Fintech
13 17 (38.64%) SpecFlow
13 17 (38.64%) TDD
13 17 (38.64%) Python
14 16 (36.36%) Load Testing
15 15 (34.09%) TestNG
15 15 (34.09%) Ruby
16 13 (29.55%) Finance
17 11 (25.00%) JUnit
18 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
19 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
19 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
19 8 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
20 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
20 7 (15.91%) SQL
20 7 (15.91%) ISEB
21 6 (13.64%) Maven
21 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing

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 4 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) BrowserStack
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) MySQL
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (100.00%) Selenium
2 21 (47.73%) Cucumber
3 20 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 17 (38.64%) SpecFlow
5 15 (34.09%) TestNG
6 11 (25.00%) JUnit
7 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 6 (13.64%) JIRA
8 6 (13.64%) Maven
9 4 (9.09%) Appium
9 4 (9.09%) Robot Framework
9 4 (9.09%) Robotium
10 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
10 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
11 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
11 2 (4.55%) JBehave
11 2 (4.55%) JMeter
11 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
11 2 (4.55%) Zephyr
12 1 (2.27%) LoadUI
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Tester
2 17 (38.64%) Automation Tester
3 15 (34.09%) Test Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Senior Automation Tester
4 12 (27.27%) Senior Tester
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior Technical Tester
6 7 (15.91%) Software Tester
6 7 (15.91%) Technical Tester
7 6 (13.64%) Analyst
7 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) QA Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) QA Automation Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) QA Automation Tester
8 5 (11.36%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) QA Tester
8 5 (11.36%) Software Analyst
8 5 (11.36%) Software QA Tester
8 5 (11.36%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Fintech
2 4 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) EPoS
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Test Automation
2 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (63.64%) Scrum
4 25 (56.82%) Waterfall
5 21 (47.73%) BDD
6 19 (43.18%) SDET
7 17 (38.64%) TDD
8 16 (36.36%) Load Testing
9 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.64%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Exploratory Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Security Testing
13 4 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
13 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
13 4 (9.09%) Open Source
13 4 (9.09%) Project Management
14 3 (6.82%) Non-Functional Testing
14 3 (6.82%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) C#
3 17 (38.64%) Python
4 15 (34.09%) Ruby
5 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 2 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ISEB
2 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos
2 1 (2.27%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) SAP