Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 314 376
Rank change year-on-year -42 +62 -77
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 612 764 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.88% 1.03% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 4.99% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 543 652 649
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.90% +5.71% -2.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,625 £37,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13,926 15,307 15,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.07% 20.68% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11,114 12,127 13,654
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
Central London -78 115 £55,000 -4.35% 25
East London +27 27 £42,500 -26.09% 3
West London -2 27 £55,000 +8.37% 10
South London -9 8 £57,500 +4.55% 5
North London - 2 £42,500 -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 548 (89.54%) Selenium
2 534 (87.25%) Test Automation
3 461 (75.33%) Agile Software Development
4 391 (63.89%) Java
5 374 (61.11%) QA
6 305 (49.84%) Cucumber
7 286 (46.73%) BDD
8 244 (39.87%) JavaScript
9 204 (33.33%) C#
10 193 (31.54%) Jenkins
11 163 (26.63%) TDD
12 161 (26.31%) Scrum
13 149 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
14 148 (24.18%) SDET
15 145 (23.69%) Finance
16 138 (22.55%) Manual Testing
17 126 (20.59%) JIRA
18 123 (20.10%) SQL
19 108 (17.65%) Git (software)
20 106 (17.32%) Performance Testing
21 103 (16.83%) Appium
22 99 (16.18%) SpecFlow
23 88 (14.38%) Regression Testing
24 83 (13.56%) RESTful
25 82 (13.40%) HTML
25 82 (13.40%) Web Services
26 79 (12.91%) Functional Testing
27 77 (12.58%) Ruby
28 75 (12.25%) JUnit
28 75 (12.25%) Test Scripting

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 35 (5.72%) Confluence
2 11 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (1.63%) Apache
3 10 (1.63%) nginx
4 7 (1.14%) CMS
5 6 (0.98%) Jetty
5 6 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.65%) WordPress
8 3 (0.49%) Apache TomEE
8 3 (0.49%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.49%) S-PLUS
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 52 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.58%) Sauce Labs
3 25 (4.08%) BrowserStack
4 23 (3.76%) GitHub
5 22 (3.59%) SaaS
6 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.14%) BlazeMeter
8 6 (0.98%) Datadog
8 6 (0.98%) Logentries
9 5 (0.82%) CloudBees
9 5 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.65%) AWS OpsWorks
10 4 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
10 4 (0.65%) IaaS
10 4 (0.65%) PaaS
11 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.61%) HTTP
2 11 (1.80%) Internet
3 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.16%) Broadband
4 1 (0.16%) VoIP
4 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.12%) MySQL
3 12 (1.96%) Big Data
4 5 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.65%) Redis
6 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.16%) GIS
Development Applications
1 548 (89.54%) Selenium
2 305 (49.84%) Cucumber
3 193 (31.54%) Jenkins
4 126 (20.59%) JIRA
5 108 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 103 (16.83%) Appium
7 99 (16.18%) SpecFlow
8 75 (12.25%) JUnit
9 73 (11.93%) SoapUI
10 60 (9.80%) JMeter
11 53 (8.66%) TeamCity
12 49 (8.01%) NUnit
13 44 (7.19%) Protractor
14 39 (6.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 39 (6.37%) Jasmine
15 35 (5.72%) LoadRunner
16 34 (5.56%) JBehave
17 32 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (5.23%) Visual Studio
18 30 (4.90%) NeoLoad
General
1 145 (23.69%) Finance
2 46 (7.52%) Banking
3 41 (6.70%) Retail
4 35 (5.72%) Games
5 25 (4.08%) Law
6 13 (2.12%) Advertising
7 9 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.82%) Marketing
9 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (25.16%) Developer
2 153 (25.00%) Tester
3 152 (24.84%) Test Engineer
4 135 (22.06%) QA Engineer
5 110 (17.97%) Automation Tester
6 109 (17.81%) Developer in Test
7 88 (14.38%) Test Automation Engineer
8 72 (11.76%) Analyst
9 61 (9.97%) QA Automation Engineer
10 49 (8.01%) Software Developer
10 49 (8.01%) Software Test Engineer
11 48 (7.84%) QA Tester
11 48 (7.84%) Test Analyst
12 43 (7.03%) Java Developer
13 42 (6.86%) Java Developer in Test
13 42 (6.86%) Test Automation Developer
14 40 (6.54%) Java Automation Tester
15 39 (6.37%) QA Analyst
15 39 (6.37%) Software Engineer
16 38 (6.21%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (13.56%) RESTful
2 82 (13.40%) HTML
2 82 (13.40%) Web Services
3 74 (12.09%) CSS
4 67 (10.95%) AngularJS
5 55 (8.99%) SOAP
6 53 (8.66%) Node.js
7 33 (5.39%) Gherkin
7 33 (5.39%) React
7 33 (5.39%) REST
8 31 (5.07%) .NET
8 31 (5.07%) HTML5
9 30 (4.90%) XML
10 29 (4.74%) WebdriverIO
11 27 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 25 (4.08%) JSON
12 25 (4.08%) Sass
13 23 (3.76%) jQuery
14 21 (3.43%) Nightwatchjs
15 11 (1.80%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.09%) Fintech
2 71 (11.60%) Mobile App
3 58 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 26 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.94%) User Experience
7 11 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (0.98%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.98%) Video on Demand
9 6 (0.98%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.82%) NHS
11 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.65%) LIMS
11 4 (0.65%) Smart Meter
11 4 (0.65%) Tandem
12 3 (0.49%) Blog
12 3 (0.49%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.58%) Linux
2 23 (3.76%) Android
3 21 (3.43%) Windows
4 20 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.45%) Unix
6 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (87.25%) Test Automation
2 461 (75.33%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (46.73%) BDD
4 163 (26.63%) TDD
5 161 (26.31%) Scrum
6 149 (24.35%) Continuous Integration
7 148 (24.18%) SDET
8 138 (22.55%) Manual Testing
9 106 (17.32%) Performance Testing
10 88 (14.38%) Regression Testing
11 79 (12.91%) Functional Testing
12 75 (12.25%) Test Scripting
13 71 (11.60%) Open Source
14 70 (11.44%) API Testing
15 67 (10.95%) Non-Functional Testing
16 59 (9.64%) Software Engineering
16 59 (9.64%) Test Strategy
17 58 (9.48%) SDLC
18 54 (8.82%) DevOps
19 52 (8.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 391 (63.89%) Java
2 244 (39.87%) JavaScript
3 204 (33.33%) C#
4 123 (20.10%) SQL
5 77 (12.58%) Ruby
6 67 (10.95%) Python
7 30 (4.90%) Groovy
8 24 (3.92%) PHP
9 14 (2.29%) Apple Swift
9 14 (2.29%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.80%) Scala
11 10 (1.63%) ES6
12 8 (1.31%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.14%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.98%) C
15 5 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.65%) Perl
16 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.49%) C++
17 3 (0.49%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 34 (5.56%) Degree
2 23 (3.76%) ISTQB
3 18 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.61%) ISEB
5 15 (2.45%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (61.11%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) GCP
3 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (5.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.14%) Puppet
3 6 (0.98%) Ansible
3 6 (0.98%) Terraform
4 4 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.65%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.29%) Oracle
3 12 (1.96%) Capita
4 6 (0.98%) Atlassian
5 5 (0.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 5 (0.82%) Google
5 5 (0.82%) Informatica
5 5 (0.82%) RedGate
5 5 (0.82%) Splunk
6 3 (0.49%) BT
6 3 (0.49%) McAfee
7 2 (0.33%) HP
7 2 (0.33%) hybris
7 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.33%) SAP
7 2 (0.33%) Siebel
7 2 (0.33%) VMware
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe
8 1 (0.16%) PayPal
8 1 (0.16%) Sun