Period
to 21 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 342 375 338
Rank change year-on-year +33 -37 +94
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 574 644 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.81% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.09% 3.72% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 490 556 851
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 14,023 17,305 20,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.68% 20.53% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11,150 13,943 16,933
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the UK excluding London

WebDriver
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in the UK excluding London

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in the UK excluding London

WebDriver
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2020. 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
North of England +78 248 £42,500 - 42
South East +4 169 £45,000 - 11
Yorkshire +86 120 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North West +49 116 £42,500 +6.25% 27
South West +25 52 £40,000 -21.95% 9
Midlands -31 45 £42,500 -10.53% 10
West Midlands -6 25 £47,500 +5.56% 9
East of England +38 24 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Wales +7 23 £45,000 +20.00% 7
East Midlands -19 20 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Scotland +19 14 £38,636 +40.49% 9
North East 0 12 £33,000 -10.81% 2
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 560 (97.56%) Selenium
2 544 (94.77%) Test Automation
3 430 (74.91%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (54.36%) C#
5 295 (51.39%) Java
6 206 (35.89%) QA
7 193 (33.62%) Scrum
8 183 (31.88%) BDD
9 180 (31.36%) Cucumber
10 139 (24.22%) SpecFlow
10 139 (24.22%) Jenkins
11 123 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 121 (21.08%) SQL
13 117 (20.38%) Manual Testing
14 114 (19.86%) .NET
15 111 (19.34%) Test Scripting
15 111 (19.34%) JIRA
15 111 (19.34%) TDD
16 109 (18.99%) ISTQB
17 106 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
18 104 (18.12%) API Testing
19 95 (16.55%) DevOps
19 95 (16.55%) Software Testing
19 95 (16.55%) Regression Testing
20 84 (14.63%) Microsoft
21 81 (14.11%) SQL Server
22 77 (13.41%) Python
23 76 (13.24%) Finance
23 76 (13.24%) REST
23 76 (13.24%) Test Strategy

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 72 (12.54%) Confluence
2 8 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Chatbot
2 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (3.31%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (1.57%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.50%) Azure
2 37 (6.45%) AWS
3 32 (5.57%) GitHub
4 24 (4.18%) SaaS
5 18 (3.14%) BrowserStack
6 7 (1.22%) Sauce Labs
7 6 (1.05%) Slack
8 5 (0.87%) CloudBees
8 5 (0.87%) Tricentis Tosca
9 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CodeBuild
10 1 (0.17%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.17%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.39%) Softphone
2 3 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.17%) 5G
3 1 (0.17%) DSL
3 1 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.22%) Big Data
5 6 (1.05%) MySQL
6 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2017
7 3 (0.52%) InfluxDB
7 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.52%) Redis
7 3 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 560 (97.56%) Selenium
2 180 (31.36%) Cucumber
3 139 (24.22%) Jenkins
3 139 (24.22%) SpecFlow
4 111 (19.34%) JIRA
5 70 (12.20%) Maven
5 70 (12.20%) Postman
6 66 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 62 (10.80%) Git (software)
7 62 (10.80%) SoapUI
8 60 (10.45%) JUnit
8 60 (10.45%) Visual Studio
9 56 (9.76%) TestNG
10 46 (8.01%) Bitbucket
10 46 (8.01%) JMeter
11 45 (7.84%) NUnit
12 40 (6.97%) Appium
12 40 (6.97%) Hudson
13 31 (5.40%) Jasmine
13 31 (5.40%) JBehave
General
1 76 (13.24%) Finance
2 21 (3.66%) Public Sector
3 20 (3.48%) Banking
4 18 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.96%) Marketing
6 9 (1.57%) Electronics
6 9 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.57%) Retail
7 3 (0.52%) Games
8 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.35%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 198 (34.49%) Analyst
2 169 (29.44%) Test Analyst
3 117 (20.38%) Tester
4 86 (14.98%) Test Engineer
5 83 (14.46%) Automation Test Analyst
6 76 (13.24%) Automation Tester
7 73 (12.72%) Test Automation Engineer
8 56 (9.76%) QA Engineer
9 40 (6.97%) Automation Engineer
10 39 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
10 39 (6.79%) Senior Test Analyst
11 38 (6.62%) QA Analyst
12 36 (6.27%) Software Tester
13 31 (5.40%) Developer
14 28 (4.88%) Automation Test Lead
14 28 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
15 25 (4.36%) QA Tester
15 25 (4.36%) Test Leader
16 24 (4.18%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
17 23 (4.01%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (19.86%) .NET
2 76 (13.24%) REST
3 56 (9.76%) SOAP
4 55 (9.58%) Web Services
5 54 (9.41%) HTML
6 36 (6.27%) Gherkin
7 28 (4.88%) CSS
8 24 (4.18%) RESTful
9 22 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (3.66%) XML
11 18 (3.14%) AngularJS
12 15 (2.61%) JSON
13 14 (2.44%) Spring
14 13 (2.26%) Nightwatchjs
14 13 (2.26%) Node.js
15 10 (1.74%) React
15 10 (1.74%) WebdriverIO
16 8 (1.39%) .NET Framework
17 7 (1.22%) HTML5
18 6 (1.05%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.27%) Mobile App
3 18 (3.14%) User Experience
4 10 (1.74%) Handset
5 9 (1.57%) Robotics
6 8 (1.39%) PMI
7 7 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.87%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.70%) Cloud Native
10 4 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.70%) Private Cloud
10 4 (0.70%) Tandem
11 3 (0.52%) Life Science
11 3 (0.52%) Wiki
12 2 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.17%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.57%) Linux
2 23 (4.01%) Windows
3 12 (2.09%) Android
3 12 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.87%) Mac OS
4 5 (0.87%) Unix
5 4 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (94.77%) Test Automation
2 430 (74.91%) Agile Software Development
3 193 (33.62%) Scrum
4 183 (31.88%) BDD
5 117 (20.38%) Manual Testing
6 111 (19.34%) TDD
6 111 (19.34%) Test Scripting
7 106 (18.47%) Continuous Integration
8 104 (18.12%) API Testing
9 95 (16.55%) DevOps
9 95 (16.55%) Regression Testing
9 95 (16.55%) Software Testing
10 76 (13.24%) Test Strategy
11 70 (12.20%) Mentoring
12 59 (10.28%) Waterfall
13 56 (9.76%) SDLC
14 54 (9.41%) Coaching
14 54 (9.41%) Functional Testing
15 51 (8.89%) Performance Testing
16 50 (8.71%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 312 (54.36%) C#
2 295 (51.39%) Java
3 123 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 121 (21.08%) SQL
5 77 (13.41%) Python
6 40 (6.97%) Ruby
7 30 (5.23%) Shell Script
8 27 (4.70%) VBScript
9 22 (3.83%) Groovy
10 14 (2.44%) VBA
11 13 (2.26%) PHP
12 12 (2.09%) Scala
13 11 (1.92%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.05%) Java 8
14 6 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.05%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.87%) C++
15 5 (0.87%) Perl
16 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (18.99%) ISTQB
2 66 (11.50%) ISEB
3 30 (5.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (4.88%) Security Cleared
5 26 (4.53%) Degree
6 23 (4.01%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (35.89%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (12.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (2.79%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.92%) Puppet
4 5 (0.87%) Ansible
5 4 (0.70%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.52%) Grafana
7 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.35%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.17%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.92%) SAP
3 19 (3.31%) WorldPay
4 12 (2.09%) FIS
5 9 (1.57%) IBM
5 9 (1.57%) Oracle
6 8 (1.39%) Guidewire
7 7 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.05%) CA
8 6 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (1.05%) Google
8 6 (1.05%) Micro Focus
8 6 (1.05%) Parasoft
8 6 (1.05%) T-Plan
9 5 (0.87%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.87%) Autodesk
9 5 (0.87%) Perforce
9 5 (0.87%) TOWER Software
10 4 (0.70%) HP
11 3 (0.52%) Red Hat