Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 535 429 403
Rank change year-on-year -106 -26 -34
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 347 599 1,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.65% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.21% 3.32% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 304 507 896
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £35,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £38,875 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +28.89% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £83,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +26.67% -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 15,718 18,057 26,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.06% 19.56% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,210 14,511 21,248
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,817 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +24 169 £62,500 -3.85% 6
South East +7 81 £50,000 +11.11% 7
North of England -106 47 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Yorkshire -37 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West -46 20 £52,500 +31.25%
North West -61 17 £50,000 +17.65% 4
East of England +28 13 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Midlands -22 8 £42,500 - 2
North East +13 7 £36,500 -8.75% 2
West Midlands -14 5 £28,500 -36.67%
East Midlands +4 3 £42,500 - 2
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 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.

1 336 (96.83%) Selenium
2 318 (91.64%) Test Automation
3 228 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (59.08%) Java
5 184 (53.03%) BDD
6 170 (48.99%) Cucumber
7 168 (48.41%) QA
8 142 (40.92%) C#
9 119 (34.29%) Software Testing
10 113 (32.56%) SDET
11 106 (30.55%) JavaScript
12 90 (25.94%) SQL
13 87 (25.07%) Azure
14 82 (23.63%) Scrum
15 81 (23.34%) TDD
16 80 (23.05%) Jenkins
17 75 (21.61%) AWS
18 74 (21.33%) Appium
19 72 (20.75%) DevOps
20 68 (19.60%) Python
20 68 (19.60%) SpecFlow
21 67 (19.31%) Gherkin
22 65 (18.73%) API Testing
22 65 (18.73%) JMeter
22 65 (18.73%) Finance
22 65 (18.73%) JIRA
23 62 (17.87%) Social Skills
24 61 (17.58%) Docker
25 58 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
26 57 (16.43%) REST

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 23 (6.63%) Confluence
2 4 (1.15%) Apache
2 4 (1.15%) nginx
2 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 87 (25.07%) Azure
2 75 (21.61%) AWS
3 33 (9.51%) BrowserStack
4 24 (6.92%) Serverless
5 22 (6.34%) SaaS
6 15 (4.32%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (4.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (4.03%) AWS CodePipeline
8 12 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (2.59%) Slack
10 7 (2.02%) GitHub
11 6 (1.73%) Azure Storage
12 4 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.15%) GCP
12 4 (1.15%) NuGet
12 4 (1.15%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (0.86%) BlazeMeter
14 2 (0.58%) CloudBees
14 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.20%) Skype
2 21 (6.05%) HTTP
3 3 (0.86%) SMTP
3 3 (0.86%) SSH
4 1 (0.29%) FTP
4 1 (0.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.61%) MongoDB
2 16 (4.61%) MySQL
3 15 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 10 (2.88%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.02%) Big Data
6 7 (2.02%) Blockchain
7 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 336 (96.83%) Selenium
2 170 (48.99%) Cucumber
3 80 (23.05%) Jenkins
4 74 (21.33%) Appium
5 68 (19.60%) SpecFlow
6 65 (18.73%) JIRA
6 65 (18.73%) JMeter
7 55 (15.85%) Postman
8 48 (13.83%) Git (software)
9 47 (13.54%) JUnit
10 45 (12.97%) Maven
11 32 (9.22%) NUnit
12 31 (8.93%) SoapUI
12 31 (8.93%) Visual Studio
13 29 (8.36%) REST Assured
14 23 (6.63%) Cypress.io
15 22 (6.34%) TestNG
16 20 (5.76%) IntelliJ
17 19 (5.48%) Eclipse
18 18 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 65 (18.73%) Finance
2 62 (17.87%) Social Skills
3 20 (5.76%) Public Sector
4 12 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.17%) Games
6 10 (2.88%) Banking
7 8 (2.31%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (2.31%) Retail
7 8 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.73%) Electronics
9 6 (1.73%) Marketing
10 4 (1.15%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.29%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Police
Job Titles
1 78 (22.48%) Test Engineer
2 72 (20.75%) Tester
3 60 (17.29%) QA Engineer
4 58 (16.71%) Developer
5 57 (16.43%) Automation Tester
6 56 (16.14%) Analyst
7 54 (15.56%) Developer in Test
8 49 (14.12%) Test Analyst
9 44 (12.68%) Software Developer
10 41 (11.82%) Test Automation Engineer
11 36 (10.37%) QA Analyst
12 34 (9.80%) Test Leader
13 29 (8.36%) QA Test Analyst
14 28 (8.07%) Automation Engineer
15 27 (7.78%) Software Engineer
16 26 (7.49%) Automation Test Lead
17 25 (7.20%) QA Automation Engineer
18 22 (6.34%) Lead Tester
18 22 (6.34%) Senior Test Engineer
19 20 (5.76%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (19.31%) Gherkin
2 57 (16.43%) REST
3 50 (14.41%) .NET
4 49 (14.12%) RESTful
5 39 (11.24%) Web Services
6 36 (10.37%) SOAP
7 27 (7.78%) JSON
8 21 (6.05%) CSS
9 20 (5.76%) Spring
10 19 (5.48%) .NET Core
10 19 (5.48%) Node.js
10 19 (5.48%) Spring Boot
11 17 (4.90%) Chai
12 16 (4.61%) HTML
13 15 (4.32%) WebdriverIO
14 13 (3.75%) .NET Framework
15 12 (3.46%) jQuery
15 12 (3.46%) React
16 11 (3.17%) Apache Thrift
16 11 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.63%) Mobile App
2 10 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.02%) LIMS
5 5 (1.44%) User Experience
6 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.58%) NHS
8 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.29%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.03%) Linux
1 14 (4.03%) Unix
2 3 (0.86%) Android
2 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (91.64%) Test Automation
2 228 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (53.03%) BDD
4 119 (34.29%) Software Testing
5 113 (32.56%) SDET
6 82 (23.63%) Scrum
7 81 (23.34%) TDD
8 72 (20.75%) DevOps
9 65 (18.73%) API Testing
10 58 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (16.14%) Mentoring
12 46 (13.26%) Regression Testing
12 46 (13.26%) Test Strategy
13 44 (12.68%) Test Scripting
14 41 (11.82%) Fintech
15 40 (11.53%) SDLC
16 29 (8.36%) Kanban
17 27 (7.78%) OO
17 27 (7.78%) Performance Testing
18 26 (7.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 205 (59.08%) Java
2 142 (40.92%) C#
3 106 (30.55%) JavaScript
4 90 (25.94%) SQL
5 68 (19.60%) Python
6 42 (12.10%) TypeScript
7 28 (8.07%) Ruby
8 14 (4.03%) Groovy
9 13 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.46%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.17%) Scala
12 9 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.59%) CoffeeScript
13 8 (2.31%) Java 8
14 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.44%) VBScript
15 4 (1.15%) PHP
15 4 (1.15%) XPath
16 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (11.82%) ISTQB
2 26 (7.49%) ISEB
3 20 (5.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (4.32%) Degree
5 13 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.17%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (48.41%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 61 (17.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (13.54%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.44%) Terraform
4 2 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.48%) Oracle
3 9 (2.59%) Splunk
4 6 (1.73%) SAP
5 4 (1.15%) Google
6 3 (0.86%) IBM
6 3 (0.86%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.58%) Mercator
8 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.29%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.29%) Spotify