Period
to 17 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 173 203
Rank change year-on-year +97 +30 -30
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 89 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.67% 0.72% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.82% 4.59% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 86 25 12
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +115.91% -56.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £22,500 £19,000
90th Percentile £55,625 £63,750 £48,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +5.56%

WebDriver is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 449 566 513
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 18.51% 15.58% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 375 505 426
Reading median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £33,850 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,800 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +17.65%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Reading

WebDriver
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in Reading

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Reading over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 83 (93.26%) Test Automation
2 76 (85.39%) Selenium
3 72 (80.90%) Java
4 71 (79.78%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (59.55%) Test Scripting
6 52 (58.43%) Test Strategy
7 44 (49.44%) JIRA
7 44 (49.44%) SQL
8 42 (47.19%) JMeter
9 40 (44.94%) QA
10 37 (41.57%) ISTQB
11 32 (35.96%) Degree
12 30 (33.71%) Scrum
13 29 (32.58%) Regression Testing
14 27 (30.34%) C#
15 26 (29.21%) BDD
16 25 (28.09%) Computer Science Degree
16 25 (28.09%) Computer Science
16 25 (28.09%) Test Management
17 24 (26.97%) Finance
18 22 (24.72%) Gatling
18 22 (24.72%) Open Source
18 22 (24.72%) QA Automation
19 20 (22.47%) Cucumber
19 20 (22.47%) Oracle
20 17 (19.10%) Financial Institution
20 17 (19.10%) SoapUI
21 16 (17.98%) Protractor
21 16 (17.98%) Web Services
21 16 (17.98%) Linux

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (7.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) SAP ERP
1 8 (8.99%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQLPlus
2 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.25%) InfluxDB
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 76 (85.39%) Selenium
2 44 (49.44%) JIRA
3 42 (47.19%) JMeter
4 22 (24.72%) Gatling
5 20 (22.47%) Cucumber
6 17 (19.10%) SoapUI
7 16 (17.98%) Git (software)
7 16 (17.98%) Protractor
8 13 (14.61%) Jenkins
8 13 (14.61%) LoadRunner
9 11 (12.36%) JUnit
10 10 (11.24%) Subversion
11 8 (8.99%) eggPlant
11 8 (8.99%) HP UFT
11 8 (8.99%) LoadUI
11 8 (8.99%) TeamCity
11 8 (8.99%) TestNG
11 8 (8.99%) Toad
12 7 (7.87%) Bugzilla
13 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Financial Institution
3 13 (14.61%) Digital Economy
4 8 (8.99%) Publishing
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Tester
2 20 (22.47%) Analyst
2 20 (22.47%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.35%) Test Engineer
4 18 (20.22%) QA Engineer
5 16 (17.98%) QA Automation Engineer
6 14 (15.73%) Software Tester
6 14 (15.73%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (14.61%) Automation Tester
7 13 (14.61%) Java Engineer
8 12 (13.48%) Java Automation Tester
8 12 (13.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 12 (13.48%) Selenium Tester
9 11 (12.36%) QA Tester
10 10 (11.24%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (11.24%) QA Automation Tester
11 9 (10.11%) Developer
12 8 (8.99%) SAP Analyst
12 8 (8.99%) SAP Test Analyst
12 8 (8.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Web Services
2 14 (15.73%) SOAP
3 10 (11.24%) .NET
4 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
5 4 (4.49%) RESTful
5 4 (4.49%) XML
6 3 (3.37%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Flex
6 3 (3.37%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.37%) GWT
6 3 (3.37%) REST
7 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.09%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (14.61%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.12%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (93.26%) Test Automation
2 71 (79.78%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (59.55%) Test Scripting
4 52 (58.43%) Test Strategy
5 30 (33.71%) Scrum
6 29 (32.58%) Regression Testing
7 26 (29.21%) BDD
8 25 (28.09%) Test Management
9 22 (24.72%) Open Source
9 22 (24.72%) QA Automation
10 16 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (17.98%) TDD
11 13 (14.61%) Issue Tracking
11 13 (14.61%) Risk Management
11 13 (14.61%) User Stories
12 12 (13.48%) Defect Tracking
12 12 (13.48%) Manual Testing
12 12 (13.48%) Performance Testing
13 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
13 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) Java
2 44 (49.44%) SQL
3 27 (30.34%) C#
4 13 (14.61%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.62%) Perl
7 3 (3.37%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (41.57%) ISTQB
2 32 (35.96%) Degree
3 25 (28.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.62%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.25%) CCNA
5 2 (2.25%) CCNP
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (44.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.25%) Grafana
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) HP
3 8 (8.99%) SAP
4 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.37%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.25%) Cisco