Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > South East
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 317 304 284
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 +46
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 198 246 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.85% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 4.01% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 166 225 290
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 5,138 6,136 5,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.28% 21.23% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,306 5,366 5,148
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the South East

WebDriver
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in the South East

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the South East over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in the South East

WebDriver
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 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
Thames Valley +45 77 £47,500 +5.56% 11
Berkshire +36 53 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Hampshire +8 39 £42,500 +4.29% 4
East Sussex +16 32 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Sussex -27 25 £45,000 - 2
Surrey +5 23 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Oxfordshire +31 15 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 9 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Kent -9 2 £36,250 +16.94% 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 South East region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 198 (100.00%) Selenium
2 192 (96.97%) Test Automation
3 109 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (49.49%) Java
5 86 (43.43%) Cucumber
6 82 (41.41%) C#
7 80 (40.40%) .NET
8 67 (33.84%) QA
9 64 (32.32%) BDD
10 62 (31.31%) Microsoft
11 61 (30.81%) Manual Testing
12 57 (28.79%) Visual Studio
13 56 (28.28%) SQL Server
14 54 (27.27%) TDD
14 54 (27.27%) SpecFlow
14 54 (27.27%) DevOps
15 52 (26.26%) JavaScript
16 50 (25.25%) Jenkins
17 48 (24.24%) Git (software)
18 47 (23.74%) Test Scripting
19 43 (21.72%) JIRA
19 43 (21.72%) Coaching
20 37 (18.69%) ISTQB
21 36 (18.18%) Scrum
22 35 (17.68%) SQL
23 31 (15.66%) Regression Testing
23 31 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
24 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
25 27 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
26 26 (13.13%) Web Services

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (10.61%) Confluence
2 3 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (1.52%) CMS
2 3 (1.52%) Drupal
2 3 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (1.52%) SugarCRM
2 3 (1.52%) WordPress
3 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.63%) Azure
2 15 (7.58%) GCP
3 14 (7.07%) SaaS
4 5 (2.53%) AWS
4 5 (2.53%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.52%) CloudBees
6 2 (1.01%) npm
6 2 (1.01%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.01%) Yarn
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) 5G
2 1 (0.51%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.02%) DB2
3 4 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.01%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 198 (100.00%) Selenium
2 86 (43.43%) Cucumber
3 57 (28.79%) Visual Studio
4 54 (27.27%) SpecFlow
5 50 (25.25%) Jenkins
6 48 (24.24%) Git (software)
7 43 (21.72%) JIRA
8 26 (13.13%) Mocha
9 17 (8.59%) Eclipse
10 16 (8.08%) Maven
10 16 (8.08%) TeamCity
11 14 (7.07%) JUnit
11 14 (7.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (6.06%) Appium
12 12 (6.06%) Hudson
12 12 (6.06%) TestNG
13 11 (5.56%) Jasmine
13 11 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (5.05%) JBehave
15 9 (4.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 17 (8.59%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Retail
3 6 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.53%) Marketing
5 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (40.40%) Analyst
2 67 (33.84%) Test Analyst
3 38 (19.19%) Tester
4 32 (16.16%) Test Engineer
5 30 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
6 23 (11.62%) Test Automation Engineer
7 22 (11.11%) Automation Tester
8 15 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 14 (7.07%) QA Analyst
10 13 (6.57%) Developer
10 13 (6.57%) Software Tester
11 12 (6.06%) Scientific Software Engineer
11 12 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
12 11 (5.56%) QA Engineer
13 9 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
14 8 (4.04%) QA Tester
14 8 (4.04%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 7 (3.54%) Automation Test Lead
15 7 (3.54%) Manual Tester
15 7 (3.54%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (40.40%) .NET
2 26 (13.13%) RESTful
2 26 (13.13%) Web Services
3 17 (8.59%) .NET Core
4 16 (8.08%) Gherkin
5 15 (7.58%) REST
6 14 (7.07%) CSS
7 10 (5.05%) HTML
8 9 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.54%) jQuery
9 7 (3.54%) SOAP
9 7 (3.54%) WebdriverIO
9 7 (3.54%) XML
10 6 (3.03%) .NET Framework
11 5 (2.53%) Nightwatchjs
11 5 (2.53%) React
12 4 (2.02%) CSS3
12 4 (2.02%) JSON
12 4 (2.02%) Node.js
12 4 (2.02%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 12 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 12 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.53%) Life Science
5 2 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.11%) Linux
2 6 (3.03%) Android
3 5 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.01%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (96.97%) Test Automation
2 109 (55.05%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (32.32%) BDD
4 61 (30.81%) Manual Testing
5 54 (27.27%) DevOps
5 54 (27.27%) TDD
6 47 (23.74%) Test Scripting
7 43 (21.72%) Coaching
8 36 (18.18%) Scrum
9 31 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (15.66%) Regression Testing
10 30 (15.15%) E-Commerce
11 27 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (12.12%) Test Strategy
13 23 (11.62%) API Testing
14 21 (10.61%) User Stories
15 19 (9.60%) Acceptance Criteria
16 18 (9.09%) Integration Testing
16 18 (9.09%) Software Engineering
17 17 (8.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (49.49%) Java
2 82 (41.41%) C#
3 52 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 35 (17.68%) SQL
5 20 (10.10%) Python
6 19 (9.60%) C++
7 12 (6.06%) Go
7 12 (6.06%) Groovy
8 5 (2.53%) ES6
8 5 (2.53%) Ruby
9 4 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.52%) Java 8
11 2 (1.01%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.01%) SOQL
12 1 (0.51%) PHP
12 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (18.69%) ISTQB
2 17 (8.59%) ISEB
3 13 (6.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (6.57%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.06%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.55%) Degree
6 7 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (33.84%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (12.12%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (8.08%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.04%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.59%) Oracle
3 15 (7.58%) Google
4 12 (6.06%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 5 (2.53%) SAP
6 3 (1.52%) hybris
6 3 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.01%) BT
7 2 (1.01%) HP
7 2 (1.01%) Informatica
7 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.01%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.51%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.51%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk