Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 556 379 393
Rank change year-on-year -177 +14 -11
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 517 324 985
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.72% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.23% 3.41% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 422 304 851
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,300 £33,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,875
90th Percentile £91,250 £70,000 £77,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 23,184 9,492 23,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.90% 21.16% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14,281 7,994 19,349
10th Percentile £37,450 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +7.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £83,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebDriver in England.

Salary trend for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebDriver in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -133 253 £65,000 +4.00% 26
South East -144 119 £50,000 - 17
North of England -129 63 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Yorkshire -95 33 £49,500 +10.00% 7
South West -85 29 £52,500 - 5
North West -87 29 £50,000 -14.89% 10
Midlands -103 22 £48,750 +50.00% 7
East of England -104 17 £60,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands -67 16 £51,250 +28.13% 3
West Midlands -106 6 £48,750 +82.24% 4
North East -42 1 £60,000 +33.33% 2
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 498 (96.32%) Selenium
2 483 (93.42%) Test Automation
3 355 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
4 307 (59.38%) QA
5 271 (52.42%) C#
6 246 (47.58%) Java
7 209 (40.43%) Software Testing
8 200 (38.68%) BDD
9 184 (35.59%) Azure
10 183 (35.40%) JavaScript
11 164 (31.72%) SDET
12 154 (29.79%) SpecFlow
13 146 (28.24%) SQL
14 144 (27.85%) Cucumber
15 142 (27.47%) DevOps
16 133 (25.73%) Mentoring
17 128 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
18 127 (24.56%) .NET
19 120 (23.21%) Jenkins
20 119 (23.02%) REST
20 119 (23.02%) Scrum
21 111 (21.47%) Web Services
22 99 (19.15%) API Testing
23 96 (18.57%) Git (software)
24 92 (17.79%) Kubernetes
25 90 (17.41%) JMeter
25 90 (17.41%) Social Skills
26 89 (17.21%) TDD
27 87 (16.83%) HTTP
28 85 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement

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 16 (3.09%) Confluence
2 13 (2.51%) Camunda
3 4 (0.77%) IIS
3 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.77%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.39%) nginx
5 1 (0.19%) Apache
5 1 (0.19%) Appian
5 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.19%) FileNet
5 1 (0.19%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 10 (1.93%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 184 (35.59%) Azure
2 77 (14.89%) AWS
3 59 (11.41%) GitHub
4 45 (8.70%) GCP
5 35 (6.77%) Amazon SQS
6 28 (5.42%) SaaS
7 24 (4.64%) BrowserStack
8 23 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (3.09%) Serverless
10 12 (2.32%) PaaS
11 10 (1.93%) Sauce Labs
12 8 (1.55%) Microsoft 365
12 8 (1.55%) NuGet
13 6 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.16%) BlazeMeter
13 6 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.77%) Trello
15 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.39%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 87 (16.83%) HTTP
2 6 (1.16%) SMTP
3 2 (0.39%) Softphone
4 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.58%) Hadoop
4 33 (6.38%) Big Data
5 29 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 14 (2.71%) Redis
8 13 (2.51%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.97%) Blockchain
9 5 (0.97%) MySQL
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.19%) Power BI
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 498 (96.32%) Selenium
2 154 (29.79%) SpecFlow
3 144 (27.85%) Cucumber
4 120 (23.21%) Jenkins
5 96 (18.57%) Git (software)
6 90 (17.41%) JMeter
7 84 (16.25%) JIRA
8 77 (14.89%) Postman
9 75 (14.51%) Cypress.io
10 70 (13.54%) JUnit
11 55 (10.64%) Appium
12 50 (9.67%) NUnit
13 44 (8.51%) GitLab
14 42 (8.12%) Visual Studio
15 38 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 34 (6.58%) Jasmine
17 33 (6.38%) SonarQube
18 32 (6.19%) Bitbucket
18 32 (6.19%) Mocha
19 31 (6.00%) Protractor
General
1 90 (17.41%) Social Skills
2 79 (15.28%) Finance
3 18 (3.48%) Law
4 16 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.09%) Public Sector
5 14 (2.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 12 (2.32%) Games
6 12 (2.32%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (2.32%) Retail
7 9 (1.74%) Banking
8 7 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.16%) Electronics
9 6 (1.16%) Marketing
10 5 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.77%) Military
12 2 (0.39%) Police
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (23.40%) Test Engineer
2 88 (17.02%) QA Engineer
3 86 (16.63%) Developer
4 81 (15.67%) Tester
5 69 (13.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 58 (11.22%) Automation Tester
7 49 (9.48%) Developer in Test
8 44 (8.51%) Analyst
9 41 (7.93%) Software Developer
10 39 (7.54%) Test Analyst
11 37 (7.16%) Senior Test Engineer
12 36 (6.96%) Quality Engineer
13 29 (5.61%) Software Test Engineer
14 28 (5.42%) Software Engineer
15 27 (5.22%) Automation Test Lead
15 27 (5.22%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
16 26 (5.03%) Development Engineer
16 26 (5.03%) Software Development Engineer
16 26 (5.03%) Test Development Engineer
16 26 (5.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (24.56%) .NET
2 119 (23.02%) REST
3 111 (21.47%) Web Services
4 72 (13.93%) JSON
5 71 (13.73%) RESTful
6 52 (10.06%) React
7 49 (9.48%) Gherkin
8 43 (8.32%) Node.js
9 42 (8.12%) HTML
10 36 (6.96%) Apache Thrift
11 34 (6.58%) Kafka
12 30 (5.80%) .NET Framework
13 28 (5.42%) CSS
14 26 (5.03%) .NET Core
15 25 (4.84%) ASP.NET
16 23 (4.45%) SOAP
17 21 (4.06%) jQuery
18 20 (3.87%) Entity Framework
18 20 (3.87%) Nightwatchjs
18 20 (3.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.03%) Algorithms
3 24 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.51%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.51%) Virtual Team
6 10 (1.93%) Legacy Systems
7 6 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.16%) User Experience
8 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.77%) LIMS
10 3 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.58%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.39%) Handset
11 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.19%) NHS
12 1 (0.19%) PDA
12 1 (0.19%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.19%) W3C
12 1 (0.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.19%) Android
2 25 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.48%) Linux
4 9 (1.74%) Windows
5 5 (0.97%) VMS
6 4 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.39%) Unix
8 1 (0.19%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (93.42%) Test Automation
2 355 (68.67%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (40.43%) Software Testing
4 200 (38.68%) BDD
5 164 (31.72%) SDET
6 142 (27.47%) DevOps
7 133 (25.73%) Mentoring
8 128 (24.76%) Continuous Integration
9 119 (23.02%) Scrum
10 99 (19.15%) API Testing
11 89 (17.21%) TDD
12 85 (16.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 78 (15.09%) Functional Testing
13 78 (15.09%) Manual Testing
14 75 (14.51%) Performance Testing
15 74 (14.31%) Non-Functional Testing
16 71 (13.73%) Microservices
17 67 (12.96%) OO
18 64 (12.38%) Coaching
18 64 (12.38%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 271 (52.42%) C#
2 246 (47.58%) Java
3 183 (35.40%) JavaScript
4 146 (28.24%) SQL
5 77 (14.89%) Python
6 14 (2.71%) TypeScript
7 13 (2.51%) Ruby
8 11 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 11 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.74%) Groovy
10 8 (1.55%) PHP
11 6 (1.16%) Scala
12 5 (0.97%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.77%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.77%) XPath
14 3 (0.58%) Java 8
14 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (10.06%) ISTQB
2 51 (9.86%) Degree
3 38 (7.35%) ISEB
4 19 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 307 (59.38%) QA
2 8 (1.55%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.77%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (11.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 92 (17.79%) Kubernetes
2 33 (6.38%) Terraform
3 23 (4.45%) Ansible
4 9 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.97%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.97%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.19%) Consul
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.19%) Packer
6 1 (0.19%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.70%) Google
3 19 (3.68%) Oracle
4 17 (3.29%) LexisNexis
5 9 (1.74%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.55%) Cognizant
7 6 (1.16%) SAP
8 5 (0.97%) HP
9 4 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
9 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.58%) Mercator
11 2 (0.39%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.39%) Perfecto Mobile
11 2 (0.39%) Veracode
12 1 (0.19%) CA
12 1 (0.19%) Databricks
12 1 (0.19%) IBM
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.19%) Talend
12 1 (0.19%) TIBCO