Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 543 422 414
Rank change year-on-year -121 -8 -23
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 456 401 1,035
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.14% 3.10% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 383 364 874
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -3.85% +9.47%
75th Percentile £70,000 £61,438 £69,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £71,250 £77,675
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +8.42%

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 21,308 12,941 25,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.25% 19.85% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13,871 10,619 20,791
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,950 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £57,322 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.22% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -30 205 £67,500 +4.25% 23
South East -107 102 £50,000 +11.11% 16
North of England -97 75 £49,000 +8.89% 18
Yorkshire -56 37 £47,500 +5.56% 6
North West -69 34 £50,000 +14.29% 11
East of England -24 23 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South West -61 23 £51,250 +7.89% 6
Midlands -67 14 £48,750 +18.90% 4
West Midlands -56 9 £52,500 +29.63% 2
East Midlands -46 5 £37,500 -31.82% 2
North East -22 4 £47,500 +5.56% 1
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 446 (97.81%) Selenium
2 412 (90.35%) Test Automation
3 318 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
4 236 (51.75%) Java
4 236 (51.75%) C#
5 233 (51.10%) QA
6 176 (38.60%) BDD
7 175 (38.38%) Software Testing
8 160 (35.09%) Azure
9 157 (34.43%) Cucumber
10 154 (33.77%) SQL
11 145 (31.80%) SDET
12 142 (31.14%) JavaScript
13 115 (25.22%) Mentoring
14 114 (25.00%) DevOps
14 114 (25.00%) SpecFlow
15 112 (24.56%) REST
16 106 (23.25%) Jenkins
17 104 (22.81%) Web Services
18 103 (22.59%) TDD
19 97 (21.27%) .NET
20 94 (20.61%) AWS
20 94 (20.61%) Social Skills
21 88 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
22 86 (18.86%) Python
23 83 (18.20%) API Testing
24 82 (17.98%) Scrum
25 77 (16.89%) Finance
25 77 (16.89%) Kubernetes
26 76 (16.67%) JMeter

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 15 (3.29%) Confluence
2 5 (1.10%) nginx
3 4 (0.88%) IIS
3 4 (0.88%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) Appian
6 1 (0.22%) Camunda
6 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (1.32%) Chatbot
1 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 160 (35.09%) Azure
2 94 (20.61%) AWS
3 35 (7.68%) GitHub
4 33 (7.24%) BrowserStack
5 30 (6.58%) GCP
6 27 (5.92%) SaaS
6 27 (5.92%) Serverless
7 25 (5.48%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (1.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (1.97%) AWS CodePipeline
11 5 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.10%) Azure Storage
11 5 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.10%) Microsoft 365
11 5 (1.10%) NuGet
12 4 (0.88%) Slack
13 2 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
13 2 (0.44%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.91%) HTTP
2 5 (1.10%) SMTP
3 3 (0.66%) SSH
4 2 (0.44%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) FTP
5 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 30 (6.58%) Hadoop
4 28 (6.14%) Big Data
5 19 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (3.29%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.63%) MySQL
9 11 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (2.19%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 446 (97.81%) Selenium
2 157 (34.43%) Cucumber
3 114 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 106 (23.25%) Jenkins
5 76 (16.67%) JMeter
6 72 (15.79%) JIRA
7 68 (14.91%) Git (software)
8 62 (13.60%) JUnit
9 59 (12.94%) NUnit
10 58 (12.72%) Postman
11 56 (12.28%) Appium
12 45 (9.87%) Visual Studio
13 42 (9.21%) Maven
14 35 (7.68%) Cypress.io
15 32 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 29 (6.36%) SoapUI
17 25 (5.48%) TestNG
18 23 (5.04%) REST Assured
19 21 (4.61%) Mocha
20 20 (4.39%) GitLab
General
1 94 (20.61%) Social Skills
2 77 (16.89%) Finance
3 18 (3.95%) Games
4 17 (3.73%) Public Sector
5 16 (3.51%) Retail
6 15 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.29%) Banking
7 12 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (1.75%) Law
8 8 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 7 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.32%) Electronics
10 6 (1.32%) Marketing
11 3 (0.66%) Military
12 2 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.44%) Police
13 1 (0.22%) Automotive
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (25.66%) Test Engineer
2 67 (14.69%) Developer
3 66 (14.47%) Test Automation Engineer
3 66 (14.47%) Tester
4 65 (14.25%) QA Engineer
5 53 (11.62%) Automation Tester
6 48 (10.53%) Analyst
7 44 (9.65%) Developer in Test
8 43 (9.43%) Test Leader
9 41 (8.99%) Automation Test Lead
9 41 (8.99%) Software Engineer
10 39 (8.55%) Software Developer
10 39 (8.55%) Test Analyst
11 37 (8.11%) Senior Test Engineer
12 33 (7.24%) Software Test Engineer
13 29 (6.36%) Development Engineer
13 29 (6.36%) Software Development Engineer
13 29 (6.36%) Test Development Engineer
14 28 (6.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 27 (5.92%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (24.56%) REST
2 104 (22.81%) Web Services
3 97 (21.27%) .NET
4 61 (13.38%) JSON
5 55 (12.06%) Gherkin
6 42 (9.21%) RESTful
7 36 (7.89%) React
8 35 (7.68%) .NET Core
8 35 (7.68%) SOAP
9 30 (6.58%) Apache Thrift
9 30 (6.58%) Kafka
10 26 (5.70%) .NET Framework
10 26 (5.70%) CSS
10 26 (5.70%) jQuery
11 25 (5.48%) HTML
11 25 (5.48%) Node.js
12 22 (4.82%) ASP.NET
13 18 (3.95%) XML
14 17 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (3.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (5.48%) Mobile App
3 22 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.07%) Algorithms
5 12 (2.63%) Legacy Systems
6 10 (2.19%) LIMS
7 7 (1.54%) User Experience
7 7 (1.54%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.66%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.66%) NHS
10 2 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.22%) PDA
11 1 (0.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.29%) Android
1 15 (3.29%) Linux
2 11 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.32%) Windows
4 5 (1.10%) Unix
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (90.35%) Test Automation
2 318 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (38.60%) BDD
4 175 (38.38%) Software Testing
5 145 (31.80%) SDET
6 115 (25.22%) Mentoring
7 114 (25.00%) DevOps
8 103 (22.59%) TDD
9 88 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (18.20%) API Testing
11 82 (17.98%) Scrum
12 65 (14.25%) Test Scripting
13 60 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 60 (13.16%) Functional Testing
14 59 (12.94%) Regression Testing
14 59 (12.94%) Test Strategy
15 56 (12.28%) Non-Functional Testing
16 53 (11.62%) Scenario Testing
17 52 (11.40%) OO
18 51 (11.18%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 236 (51.75%) C#
1 236 (51.75%) Java
2 154 (33.77%) SQL
3 142 (31.14%) JavaScript
4 86 (18.86%) Python
5 21 (4.61%) Ruby
6 16 (3.51%) TypeScript
7 15 (3.29%) Bash Shell
7 15 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 13 (2.85%) Groovy
9 10 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.97%) Scala
11 8 (1.75%) PHP
11 8 (1.75%) XPath
12 6 (1.32%) Java 8
13 5 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
13 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.10%) VBScript
14 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (10.96%) ISTQB
2 40 (8.77%) Degree
3 38 (8.33%) ISEB
4 26 (5.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.75%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (51.10%) QA
2 11 (2.41%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (13.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 77 (16.89%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.41%) Terraform
3 9 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.88%) Puppet
5 3 (0.66%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 54 (11.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.58%) Google
3 26 (5.70%) Oracle
4 9 (1.97%) LexisNexis
5 6 (1.32%) SAP
6 5 (1.10%) Splunk
6 5 (1.10%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.88%) IBM
7 4 (0.88%) Mercator
8 3 (0.66%) HP
9 2 (0.44%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.44%) Perfecto Mobile
10 1 (0.22%) CA
10 1 (0.22%) Pega
10 1 (0.22%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.22%) Veracode