Period
to 23 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 339 356 353
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 +24
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 471 609 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.89% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.71% 4.55% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 410 525 586
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 10,010 13,377 15,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.36% 19.66% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8,099 10,612 11,993
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,963 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.93% - +5.26%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2019. 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
Central London +7 94 £67,500 +22.73% 12
South London +20 32 £60,000 -14.29% 1
West London +13 14 £55,000 +10.00% 11
East London +8 1 £52,500 +23.53% 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 447 (94.90%) Selenium
2 400 (84.93%) Test Automation
3 366 (77.71%) Agile Software Development
4 285 (60.51%) Java
5 218 (46.28%) QA
6 216 (45.86%) BDD
7 194 (41.19%) Cucumber
8 192 (40.76%) C#
9 167 (35.46%) Scrum
10 153 (32.48%) SDET
11 146 (31.00%) Jenkins
12 133 (28.24%) JIRA
13 129 (27.39%) API Testing
14 122 (25.90%) JavaScript
14 122 (25.90%) Python
15 116 (24.63%) TDD
16 111 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
17 106 (22.51%) SQL
18 97 (20.59%) Git (software)
19 93 (19.75%) Ruby
20 92 (19.53%) AWS
21 85 (18.05%) Finance
22 82 (17.41%) Azure
23 79 (16.77%) Performance Testing
24 77 (16.35%) DevOps
25 75 (15.92%) Manual Testing
26 68 (14.44%) SpecFlow
27 62 (13.16%) Functional Testing
27 62 (13.16%) Fintech
28 61 (12.95%) JMeter

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 45 (9.55%) Confluence
2 30 (6.37%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (3.40%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.97%) Apache TomEE
4 14 (2.97%) JBoss
5 8 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (19.53%) AWS
2 82 (17.41%) Azure
3 22 (4.67%) GitHub
4 19 (4.03%) BrowserStack
5 16 (3.40%) Sauce Labs
6 12 (2.55%) SaaS
7 7 (1.49%) CloudBees
7 7 (1.49%) GCP
7 7 (1.49%) IaaS
7 7 (1.49%) PaaS
8 6 (1.27%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.64%) Trello
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.42%) Slack
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.21%) Amazon SageMaker
11 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.21%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.49%) HTTP
2 2 (0.42%) Intranet
2 2 (0.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.34%) Redis
3 8 (1.70%) MySQL
4 7 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.06%) Blockchain
6 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.85%) Neo4j
7 4 (0.85%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.42%) Big Data
8 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 447 (94.90%) Selenium
2 194 (41.19%) Cucumber
3 146 (31.00%) Jenkins
4 133 (28.24%) JIRA
5 97 (20.59%) Git (software)
6 68 (14.44%) SpecFlow
7 61 (12.95%) JMeter
8 58 (12.31%) Appium
9 49 (10.40%) Maven
10 45 (9.55%) JUnit
11 37 (7.86%) SoapUI
12 36 (7.64%) Visual Studio Team System
13 33 (7.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 28 (5.94%) Gradle
14 28 (5.94%) TeamCity
15 27 (5.73%) TestRail
16 24 (5.10%) FitNesse
17 23 (4.88%) Eclipse
17 23 (4.88%) NUnit
18 22 (4.67%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 85 (18.05%) Finance
2 53 (11.25%) Retail
3 33 (7.01%) Banking
4 9 (1.91%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.49%) Front Office
5 7 (1.49%) Games
6 5 (1.06%) Legal
6 5 (1.06%) Marketing
6 5 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.85%) Advertising
7 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.64%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 126 (26.75%) Test Engineer
2 97 (20.59%) Developer
2 97 (20.59%) Test Automation Engineer
3 89 (18.90%) Developer in Test
4 81 (17.20%) QA Engineer
5 53 (11.25%) Software Developer
5 53 (11.25%) Tester
6 42 (8.92%) Automation Tester
7 39 (8.28%) Automation Engineer
7 39 (8.28%) QA Automation Engineer
8 38 (8.07%) Senior Test Engineer
9 33 (7.01%) Analyst
10 32 (6.79%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 31 (6.58%) QA Leader
12 26 (5.52%) Test Automation Developer
13 24 (5.10%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.88%) Test Analyst
15 22 (4.67%) C# Developer
16 18 (3.82%) Java Developer
16 18 (3.82%) Java Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (10.83%) .NET
2 50 (10.62%) REST
3 49 (10.40%) HTML
3 49 (10.40%) Web Services
4 48 (10.19%) WebdriverIO
5 45 (9.55%) CSS
6 37 (7.86%) Gherkin
7 34 (7.22%) Node.js
7 34 (7.22%) RESTful
8 29 (6.16%) SOAP
9 26 (5.52%) Swagger
10 25 (5.31%) AngularJS
11 22 (4.67%) .NET Framework
12 21 (4.46%) Spring
13 20 (4.25%) JSON
14 19 (4.03%) Elastic Stack
14 19 (4.03%) Jest
14 19 (4.03%) XML
15 16 (3.40%) React
16 15 (3.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.74%) Mobile App
2 23 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.34%) User Experience
4 10 (2.12%) Wiki
5 8 (1.70%) Algorithms
5 8 (1.70%) Derivative
5 8 (1.70%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.06%) Online Banking
7 4 (0.85%) Blog
7 4 (0.85%) Cloud Native
7 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.85%) Social Network
8 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.64%) Media Streaming
8 3 (0.64%) Online Games
8 3 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.52%) Windows
2 25 (5.31%) Linux
3 24 (5.10%) Android
3 24 (5.10%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.70%) Unix
5 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (84.93%) Test Automation
2 366 (77.71%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (45.86%) BDD
4 167 (35.46%) Scrum
5 153 (32.48%) SDET
6 129 (27.39%) API Testing
7 116 (24.63%) TDD
8 111 (23.57%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (16.77%) Performance Testing
10 77 (16.35%) DevOps
11 75 (15.92%) Manual Testing
12 62 (13.16%) Fintech
12 62 (13.16%) Functional Testing
13 60 (12.74%) Software Engineering
14 59 (12.53%) OOP
15 55 (11.68%) Mentoring
16 54 (11.46%) Test Strategy
17 50 (10.62%) QA Automation
18 47 (9.98%) Non-Functional Testing
19 46 (9.77%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 285 (60.51%) Java
2 192 (40.76%) C#
3 122 (25.90%) JavaScript
3 122 (25.90%) Python
4 106 (22.51%) SQL
5 93 (19.75%) Ruby
6 18 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.76%) Scala
8 12 (2.55%) ES6
8 12 (2.55%) XPath
9 10 (2.12%) Go
9 10 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.91%) C++
11 7 (1.49%) ES7
11 7 (1.49%) ES8
12 6 (1.27%) C
12 6 (1.27%) Java 8
13 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.85%) Groovy
14 3 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (7.86%) Degree
2 35 (7.43%) SC Cleared
2 35 (7.43%) Security Cleared
3 34 (7.22%) ISTQB
4 17 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (2.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (1.91%) ISEB
7 2 (0.42%) CITP
7 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (46.28%) QA
System Software
1 50 (10.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (3.61%) Ansible
2 16 (3.40%) Puppet
3 13 (2.76%) Grafana
3 13 (2.76%) Graphite
3 13 (2.76%) Prometheus
4 11 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.91%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.91%) Packer
6 7 (1.49%) Marathon
6 7 (1.49%) Mesos
6 7 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.27%) Kibana
7 6 (1.27%) logstash
8 4 (0.85%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.82%) Atlassian
3 17 (3.61%) Oracle
4 16 (3.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 13 (2.76%) New Relic
6 9 (1.91%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.70%) Google
8 6 (1.27%) Adobe
9 4 (0.85%) HP
10 3 (0.64%) Apiary
10 3 (0.64%) Sencha
11 2 (0.42%) ATG
11 2 (0.42%) hybris
11 2 (0.42%) IBM
12 1 (0.21%) Progress
12 1 (0.21%) SAP