Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 404 401
Rank change year-on-year +71 -3 +39
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,512 1,243 1,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.75% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.63% 3.97% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,149 1,437
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,800 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 32,662 31,287 34,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.29% 18.83% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27,093 27,040 29,786
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
London +10 643 £55,000 +4.76% 109
South East +73 309 £45,000 +12.50% 32
North of England +83 272 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Midlands +94 164 £42,500 +6.25% 21
North West +81 143 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Yorkshire +34 112 £45,000 +12.50% 24
East of England +6 98 £52,500 +16.67% 10
East Midlands +82 96 £42,500 +6.25% 16
West Midlands +26 69 £46,250 +5.71% 5
South West +5 38 £50,000 +48.15% 12
North East -11 18 £50,000 +42.86% 2
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 1,430 (94.58%) Selenium
2 1,427 (94.38%) Test Automation
3 1,201 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
4 915 (60.52%) Java
5 740 (48.94%) QA
6 686 (45.37%) Cucumber
7 651 (43.06%) BDD
8 598 (39.55%) C#
9 495 (32.74%) TDD
10 451 (29.83%) Scrum
11 425 (28.11%) JavaScript
12 375 (24.80%) Jenkins
13 304 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
14 302 (19.97%) SQL
15 298 (19.71%) Manual Testing
16 287 (18.98%) Test Scripting
17 281 (18.58%) JIRA
18 276 (18.25%) Finance
19 247 (16.34%) SoapUI
20 238 (15.74%) Python
21 236 (15.61%) Test Strategy
22 234 (15.48%) JMeter
23 233 (15.41%) Software Testing
24 230 (15.21%) Web Services
25 229 (15.15%) Ruby
26 225 (14.88%) SDET
27 208 (13.76%) SpecFlow
28 194 (12.83%) OO
29 191 (12.63%) JUnit
29 191 (12.63%) Gherkin

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 76 (5.03%) Confluence
2 21 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 20 (1.32%) CMS
4 16 (1.06%) Apache
4 16 (1.06%) JBoss
5 11 (0.73%) IIS
6 6 (0.40%) Jetty
6 6 (0.40%) nginx
7 5 (0.33%) Apache TomEE
7 5 (0.33%) Drupal
7 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.26%) Documentum
9 2 (0.13%) Content Management Server
9 2 (0.13%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.066%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.066%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.066%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 100 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (5.49%) GitHub
3 64 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (2.84%) SaaS
5 23 (1.52%) BrowserStack
6 17 (1.12%) Slack
7 14 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
8 11 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.40%) PaaS
11 5 (0.33%) BlazeMeter
11 5 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
11 5 (0.33%) IaaS
12 4 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.066%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.066%) Office 365
14 1 (0.066%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.65%) Internet
2 29 (1.92%) HTTP
3 8 (0.53%) VoIP
4 7 (0.46%) Intranet
5 5 (0.33%) SSL
6 4 (0.26%) ATM
6 4 (0.26%) DNS
6 4 (0.26%) Skype
7 3 (0.20%) 3G
7 3 (0.20%) DHCP
7 3 (0.20%) ICMP
7 3 (0.20%) LTE
7 3 (0.20%) SMS
7 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.13%) TETRA
8 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.13%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.066%) 4G
9 1 (0.066%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.58%) Big Data
3 34 (2.25%) MySQL
4 33 (2.18%) Relational Database
5 12 (0.79%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.33%) Blockchain
8 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.33%) SQLPlus
9 4 (0.26%) DB2
9 4 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.13%) Redis
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.066%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.066%) Power BI
11 1 (0.066%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,430 (94.58%) Selenium
2 686 (45.37%) Cucumber
3 375 (24.80%) Jenkins
4 281 (18.58%) JIRA
5 247 (16.34%) SoapUI
6 234 (15.48%) JMeter
7 208 (13.76%) SpecFlow
8 191 (12.63%) JUnit
9 152 (10.05%) Git (software)
10 115 (7.61%) Maven
11 105 (6.94%) JBehave
12 87 (5.75%) Protractor
13 84 (5.56%) NUnit
14 76 (5.03%) TestNG
15 75 (4.96%) Jasmine
16 68 (4.50%) Visual Studio
17 63 (4.17%) HP UFT
17 63 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
18 59 (3.90%) TeamCity
19 55 (3.64%) Appium
General
1 276 (18.25%) Finance
2 107 (7.08%) Retail
3 41 (2.71%) Banking
4 37 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 35 (2.31%) Marketing
6 23 (1.52%) Games
7 20 (1.32%) Digital Economy
8 15 (0.99%) Legal
9 11 (0.73%) Advertising
9 11 (0.73%) Law
10 10 (0.66%) Publishing
11 8 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.46%) Electronics
12 7 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.33%) Automotive
13 5 (0.33%) Back Office
14 4 (0.26%) Front Office
14 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.066%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.066%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 473 (31.28%) Tester
2 365 (24.14%) Automation Tester
3 312 (20.63%) Developer
4 277 (18.32%) Test Engineer
5 266 (17.59%) QA Engineer
6 191 (12.63%) Developer in Test
7 183 (12.10%) Analyst
8 178 (11.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 155 (10.25%) Test Analyst
10 126 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
11 115 (7.61%) Senior Tester
12 101 (6.68%) Java Engineer
13 97 (6.42%) Senior Automation Tester
14 95 (6.28%) Selenium Tester
15 94 (6.22%) Java Developer
16 91 (6.02%) QA Test Engineer
17 87 (5.75%) Software Developer
18 82 (5.42%) Software Tester
19 81 (5.36%) Java Developer in Test
20 77 (5.09%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (15.21%) Web Services
2 191 (12.63%) Gherkin
3 190 (12.57%) HTML
4 161 (10.65%) REST
5 158 (10.45%) .NET
6 128 (8.47%) CSS
7 127 (8.40%) SOAP
8 115 (7.61%) RESTful
9 101 (6.68%) XML
10 95 (6.28%) AngularJS
11 67 (4.43%) HTML5
12 63 (4.17%) jQuery
12 63 (4.17%) JSON
12 63 (4.17%) Node.js
13 33 (2.18%) Ajax
13 33 (2.18%) Spring
14 30 (1.98%) CSS3
15 28 (1.85%) React
16 26 (1.72%) Hibernate
16 26 (1.72%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 89 (5.89%) Fintech
4 63 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
5 62 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 46 (3.04%) Client/Server
7 35 (2.31%) User Experience
8 18 (1.19%) EPoS
9 15 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (0.79%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.73%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 10 (0.66%) RIA
13 7 (0.46%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.46%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.26%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.26%) BBC
14 4 (0.26%) EFT
14 4 (0.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (6.81%) Linux
2 75 (4.96%) Windows
3 44 (2.91%) Unix
4 42 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.18%) Android
6 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.066%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.066%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,427 (94.38%) Test Automation
2 1,201 (79.43%) Agile Software Development
3 651 (43.06%) BDD
4 495 (32.74%) TDD
5 451 (29.83%) Scrum
6 304 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
7 298 (19.71%) Manual Testing
8 287 (18.98%) Test Scripting
9 236 (15.61%) Test Strategy
10 233 (15.41%) Software Testing
11 225 (14.88%) SDET
12 194 (12.83%) OO
13 187 (12.37%) SDLC
14 186 (12.30%) Open Source
15 182 (12.04%) API Testing
16 170 (11.24%) Regression Testing
17 163 (10.78%) OOP
18 141 (9.33%) Performance Testing
19 136 (8.99%) Functional Testing
20 127 (8.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 915 (60.52%) Java
2 598 (39.55%) C#
3 425 (28.11%) JavaScript
4 302 (19.97%) SQL
5 238 (15.74%) Python
6 229 (15.15%) Ruby
7 84 (5.56%) Groovy
8 74 (4.89%) PHP
9 38 (2.51%) ES6
10 29 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 26 (1.72%) C++
11 26 (1.72%) Scala
11 26 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 23 (1.52%) TypeScript
13 18 (1.19%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.93%) Perl
15 13 (0.86%) C
16 10 (0.66%) Lua
17 8 (0.53%) COBOL
17 8 (0.53%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 189 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 174 (11.51%) Degree
3 127 (8.40%) ISEB
4 77 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (1.79%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.26%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.066%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.066%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.066%) MCITP
11 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.066%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 740 (48.94%) QA
2 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
2 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.066%) GCP
System Software
1 46 (3.04%) Docker
2 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (2.05%) Puppet
4 14 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.46%) Ansible
6 6 (0.40%) Terraform
7 4 (0.26%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 69 (4.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (2.58%) Capita
2 39 (2.58%) Oracle
3 30 (1.98%) HP
4 23 (1.52%) Google
5 22 (1.46%) SAP
6 20 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.12%) Zend
8 15 (0.99%) IBM
9 13 (0.86%) CA
9 13 (0.86%) CA Agile Central
9 13 (0.86%) Micro Focus
10 10 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.40%) TOWER Software
12 5 (0.33%) Caplin
13 4 (0.26%) BT
13 4 (0.26%) McAfee
13 4 (0.26%) Pega
13 4 (0.26%) RedGate
13 4 (0.26%) Twitter