Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 318 408 379
Rank change year-on-year +90 -29 -32
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 292 571 771
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.82% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.98% 3.43% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 274 455 739
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,875 £68,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 7,330 16,643 20,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 20.52% 20.10% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5,930 12,952 16,787
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +4.17%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing WebDriver as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebDriver in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 10 August 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 10 August 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
South East +117 125 £45,000 - 5
North of England +103 101 £45,000 +5.88% 8
North West +126 59 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire +103 36 £45,000 - 2
South West +71 21 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Wales +43 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +55 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Scotland +78 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Midlands +52 7 £41,000 -8.89% 1
North East +15 6 £45,000 +27.66% 3
West Midlands +83 5 £41,000 -3.53% 1
East Midlands +35 2 £50,000 -
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 290 (99.32%) Selenium
2 279 (95.55%) Test Automation
3 181 (61.99%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (56.51%) C#
5 110 (37.67%) QA
6 108 (36.99%) Java
7 107 (36.64%) BDD
8 88 (30.14%) JIRA
9 84 (28.77%) Cucumber
9 84 (28.77%) Jenkins
10 83 (28.42%) .NET
11 81 (27.74%) SpecFlow
12 73 (25.00%) Manual Testing
13 71 (24.32%) SQL Server
14 69 (23.63%) SQL
15 65 (22.26%) Scrum
15 65 (22.26%) Test Scripting
16 59 (20.21%) SoapUI
17 58 (19.86%) TDD
18 56 (19.18%) API Testing
19 50 (17.12%) SDET
20 49 (16.78%) Skype
20 49 (16.78%) Software Testing
21 47 (16.10%) Maven
22 45 (15.41%) Visual Studio
23 44 (15.07%) Microsoft
24 41 (14.04%) ISTQB
24 41 (14.04%) DevOps
25 37 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
26 35 (11.99%) Git (software)

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 28 (9.59%) Confluence
2 11 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.71%) IIS
4 4 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.34%) Mule
6 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.93%) Azure
2 18 (6.16%) AWS
3 15 (5.14%) SaaS
4 11 (3.77%) GitHub
5 8 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.74%) BrowserStack
5 8 (2.74%) Serverless
6 4 (1.37%) BlazeMeter
6 4 (1.37%) NuGet
7 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.34%) Slack
8 1 (0.34%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 49 (16.78%) Skype
2 4 (1.37%) HTTP
2 4 (1.37%) SMTP
3 2 (0.68%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.68%) DB2
4 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.68%) MySQL
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 290 (99.32%) Selenium
2 88 (30.14%) JIRA
3 84 (28.77%) Cucumber
3 84 (28.77%) Jenkins
4 81 (27.74%) SpecFlow
5 59 (20.21%) SoapUI
6 47 (16.10%) Maven
7 45 (15.41%) Visual Studio
8 35 (11.99%) Git (software)
9 33 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (10.62%) Postman
11 26 (8.90%) JUnit
12 25 (8.56%) JMeter
13 24 (8.22%) TestNG
14 16 (5.48%) NUnit
15 15 (5.14%) Protractor
16 12 (4.11%) Bitbucket
16 12 (4.11%) Hudson
17 11 (3.77%) HP UFT
17 11 (3.77%) Subversion
General
1 29 (9.93%) Finance
2 10 (3.42%) Banking
3 8 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.71%) Electronics
5 4 (1.37%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Publishing
7 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (40.75%) Analyst
2 109 (37.33%) Test Analyst
3 55 (18.84%) Test Engineer
4 48 (16.44%) Automation Test Analyst
5 46 (15.75%) Tester
6 42 (14.38%) Developer
7 40 (13.70%) Developer in Test
8 38 (13.01%) Test Automation Engineer
9 29 (9.93%) Automation Tester
10 26 (8.90%) Software Engineer
10 26 (8.90%) Software Test Engineer
11 24 (8.22%) Development Engineer
11 24 (8.22%) Software Development Engineer
11 24 (8.22%) Test Development Engineer
12 21 (7.19%) QA Analyst
13 19 (6.51%) Lead Test Analyst
13 19 (6.51%) Software Developer
14 16 (5.48%) Software Tester
15 14 (4.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 14 (4.79%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.42%) .NET
2 24 (8.22%) Web Services
3 22 (7.53%) Gherkin
4 21 (7.19%) SOAP
5 19 (6.51%) REST
6 14 (4.79%) HTML
7 13 (4.45%) CSS
7 13 (4.45%) XML
8 12 (4.11%) .NET Core
8 12 (4.11%) React
9 10 (3.42%) ASP.NET
9 10 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (3.42%) RESTful
10 9 (3.08%) Node.js
11 8 (2.74%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.37%) Behat
13 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.03%) JSON
14 2 (0.68%) jQuery
14 2 (0.68%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.37%) PlayStation
4 3 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.03%) User Experience
5 1 (0.34%) DataPower
5 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.14%) Windows
2 12 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Android
4 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (95.55%) Test Automation
2 181 (61.99%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (36.64%) BDD
4 73 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 65 (22.26%) Scrum
5 65 (22.26%) Test Scripting
6 58 (19.86%) TDD
7 56 (19.18%) API Testing
8 50 (17.12%) SDET
9 49 (16.78%) Software Testing
10 41 (14.04%) DevOps
11 37 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (11.30%) Coaching
13 32 (10.96%) Regression Testing
14 27 (9.25%) Configuration Management
15 26 (8.90%) Unit Testing
16 24 (8.22%) Test Strategy
17 22 (7.53%) Test Management
17 22 (7.53%) Waterfall
18 21 (7.19%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (56.51%) C#
2 108 (36.99%) Java
3 69 (23.63%) SQL
4 31 (10.62%) JavaScript
5 22 (7.53%) Python
6 16 (5.48%) PowerShell
7 15 (5.14%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.74%) Ruby
10 4 (1.37%) COBOL
10 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.37%) VB
10 4 (1.37%) VBScript
11 3 (1.03%) Groovy
11 3 (1.03%) Java 8
11 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.68%) PHP
12 2 (0.68%) Scala
13 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (14.04%) ISTQB
2 27 (9.25%) Degree
3 26 (8.90%) ISEB
4 12 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (37.67%) QA
System Software
1 28 (9.59%) Docker
2 3 (1.03%) Firmware
3 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (4.79%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.42%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.08%) Puppet
4 8 (2.74%) Ansible
4 8 (2.74%) Terraform
5 6 (2.05%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 44 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.79%) Oracle
3 12 (4.11%) HP
3 12 (4.11%) SAP
4 5 (1.71%) Guidewire
4 5 (1.71%) Remedy
5 3 (1.03%) Google
5 3 (1.03%) IBM
6 2 (0.68%) Adobe
6 2 (0.68%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) CA
7 1 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.34%) hybris
7 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.34%) OutSystems
7 1 (0.34%) Parasoft