Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 351 430
Rank change year-on-year -31 +79 -9
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,398 1,632 1,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.92% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.06% 4.47% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,223 1,474 1,334
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34,422 36,486 35,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.37% 20.59% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27,877 29,892 30,967
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,625 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.83% +2.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -34 1,339 £47,500 -5.00% 138
UK excluding London +2 766 £45,000 - 79
London -28 615 £55,000 -1.79% 68
South East -10 264 £45,000 +5.88% 14
North of England +2 194 £42,500 -5.56% 29
Midlands +15 134 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Yorkshire +39 95 £45,000 - 10
North West +3 93 £42,500 -8.60% 18
West Midlands +20 73 £50,000 +17.65% 8
East of England -8 68 £45,000 - 4
South West -11 64 £47,500 +11.76% 11
East Midlands +1 61 £41,000 -8.89% 4
Wales +15 29 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Scotland -15 12 £34,000 -20.00% 5
North East -30 6 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 5 £72,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 1,319 (94.35%) Selenium
2 1,271 (90.92%) Test Automation
3 1,056 (75.54%) Agile Software Development
4 777 (55.58%) Java
5 760 (54.36%) QA
6 604 (43.20%) C#
7 600 (42.92%) BDD
8 584 (41.77%) Cucumber
9 394 (28.18%) Jenkins
10 391 (27.97%) JavaScript
11 384 (27.47%) TDD
12 354 (25.32%) Scrum
13 320 (22.89%) SDET
14 314 (22.46%) JIRA
15 299 (21.39%) Manual Testing
16 296 (21.17%) SQL
17 284 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
18 278 (19.89%) SpecFlow
19 276 (19.74%) Finance
20 231 (16.52%) Test Scripting
21 223 (15.95%) SoapUI
22 201 (14.38%) Performance Testing
23 197 (14.09%) Git (software)
24 194 (13.88%) Software Testing
25 192 (13.73%) Web Services
26 188 (13.45%) Regression Testing
27 185 (13.23%) Python
28 184 (13.16%) Functional Testing
29 182 (13.02%) Ruby
30 181 (12.95%) API Testing

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 90 (6.44%) Confluence
2 28 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (1.36%) CMS
4 16 (1.14%) Apache
5 12 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.72%) nginx
7 9 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 8 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (0.50%) WordPress
10 6 (0.43%) Jetty
11 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.36%) Drupal
11 5 (0.36%) JBoss
11 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.29%) IIS
12 4 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.21%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.21%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.072%) Maya
4 1 (0.072%) Mingle
4 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.072%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.072%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.072%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.072%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.072%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 76 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (3.29%) SaaS
3 38 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (2.58%) BrowserStack
5 34 (2.43%) GitHub
6 30 (2.15%) Sauce Labs
7 15 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.50%) BlazeMeter
9 6 (0.43%) Datadog
9 6 (0.43%) IaaS
9 6 (0.43%) Logentries
9 6 (0.43%) PaaS
10 5 (0.36%) CloudBees
10 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.29%) AWS OpsWorks
11 4 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.14%) Runscope
13 1 (0.072%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.15%) HTTP
2 16 (1.14%) Internet
3 11 (0.79%) SMS
4 4 (0.29%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.21%) PPP
5 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.14%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
6 2 (0.14%) TETRA
6 2 (0.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.072%) ATM
7 1 (0.072%) Broadband
7 1 (0.072%) CDMA
7 1 (0.072%) GSM
7 1 (0.072%) Intranet
7 1 (0.072%) LTE
7 1 (0.072%) Skype
7 1 (0.072%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.072%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.79%) MySQL
3 15 (1.07%) Big Data
4 14 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 13 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.57%) Redis
9 5 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.21%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.14%) DB2
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.072%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.072%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.072%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.072%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.072%) GIS
13 1 (0.072%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,319 (94.35%) Selenium
2 584 (41.77%) Cucumber
3 394 (28.18%) Jenkins
4 314 (22.46%) JIRA
5 278 (19.89%) SpecFlow
6 223 (15.95%) SoapUI
7 197 (14.09%) Git (software)
8 180 (12.88%) JMeter
9 150 (10.73%) JUnit
10 138 (9.87%) Appium
11 122 (8.73%) NUnit
12 109 (7.80%) Visual Studio
13 107 (7.65%) Protractor
14 102 (7.30%) Maven
15 94 (6.72%) TeamCity
16 74 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 66 (4.72%) LoadRunner
18 63 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 62 (4.43%) JBehave
20 57 (4.08%) Jasmine
General
1 276 (19.74%) Finance
2 83 (5.94%) Retail
3 64 (4.58%) Banking
4 41 (2.93%) Games
5 30 (2.15%) Law
6 19 (1.36%) Marketing
7 14 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.86%) Advertising
9 10 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.50%) Back Office
10 7 (0.50%) Polish Language
11 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.072%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.072%) Billing
14 1 (0.072%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 391 (27.97%) Tester
2 352 (25.18%) Test Engineer
3 313 (22.39%) Developer
4 293 (20.96%) Automation Tester
5 265 (18.96%) Analyst
6 238 (17.02%) Developer in Test
7 226 (16.17%) QA Engineer
8 202 (14.45%) Test Analyst
9 184 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
10 123 (8.80%) QA Analyst
11 115 (8.23%) QA Tester
12 114 (8.15%) Software Test Engineer
13 110 (7.87%) Software Developer
14 100 (7.15%) Software Engineer
15 96 (6.87%) Automation Test Analyst
16 94 (6.72%) QA Automation Engineer
17 85 (6.08%) QA Automation Tester
18 79 (5.65%) Development Engineer
18 79 (5.65%) Test Development Engineer
19 78 (5.58%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (13.73%) Web Services
2 156 (11.16%) HTML
3 142 (10.16%) RESTful
4 138 (9.87%) .NET
5 129 (9.23%) CSS
6 121 (8.66%) Gherkin
7 117 (8.37%) AngularJS
8 99 (7.08%) REST
9 96 (6.87%) SOAP
10 68 (4.86%) Node.js
11 57 (4.08%) XML
12 49 (3.51%) HTML5
13 45 (3.22%) jQuery
14 40 (2.86%) JSON
15 39 (2.79%) React
16 34 (2.43%) WebdriverIO
17 33 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (1.93%) Sass
19 26 (1.86%) Spring
20 25 (1.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.87%) Fintech
2 106 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 102 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (4.29%) User Experience
5 59 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 44 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
9 11 (0.79%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 8 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.50%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.43%) NHS
13 6 (0.43%) Video on Demand
13 6 (0.43%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.36%) Contactless
14 5 (0.36%) EMV
15 4 (0.29%) LIMS
15 4 (0.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (4.36%) Linux
2 52 (3.72%) Windows
3 38 (2.72%) Android
4 30 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.07%) Unix
6 4 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.21%) CentOS
8 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,271 (90.92%) Test Automation
2 1,056 (75.54%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (42.92%) BDD
4 384 (27.47%) TDD
5 354 (25.32%) Scrum
6 320 (22.89%) SDET
7 299 (21.39%) Manual Testing
8 284 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
9 231 (16.52%) Test Scripting
10 201 (14.38%) Performance Testing
11 194 (13.88%) Software Testing
12 188 (13.45%) Regression Testing
13 184 (13.16%) Functional Testing
14 181 (12.95%) API Testing
15 141 (10.09%) Test Strategy
16 135 (9.66%) Open Source
17 131 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
18 130 (9.30%) Software Engineering
19 126 (9.01%) Acceptance Criteria
20 123 (8.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 777 (55.58%) Java
2 604 (43.20%) C#
3 391 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 296 (21.17%) SQL
5 185 (13.23%) Python
6 182 (13.02%) Ruby
7 43 (3.08%) PHP
8 38 (2.72%) Groovy
9 21 (1.50%) TypeScript
10 19 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.14%) Apple Swift
11 16 (1.14%) ES6
12 14 (1.00%) Objective-C
13 13 (0.93%) Scala
14 12 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 12 (0.86%) C
14 12 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.64%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 107 (7.65%) Degree
2 103 (7.37%) ISTQB
3 77 (5.51%) ISEB
4 41 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 34 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 28 (2.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.21%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.072%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.072%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.072%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 760 (54.36%) QA
2 8 (0.57%) WCAG
3 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.21%) GCP
3 3 (0.21%) PSD2
4 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (4.08%) Docker
2 9 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.072%) LXC
4 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.57%) Puppet
4 6 (0.43%) Ansible
4 6 (0.43%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.43%) Terraform
5 5 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.36%) WMI
6 4 (0.29%) WebInspect
7 3 (0.21%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 79 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (2.43%) HP
3 29 (2.07%) Oracle
4 26 (1.86%) Capita
5 15 (1.07%) Google
6 13 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 9 (0.64%) SAP
8 5 (0.36%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 5 (0.36%) Informatica
8 5 (0.36%) PayPal
8 5 (0.36%) RedGate
8 5 (0.36%) Sitecore
8 5 (0.36%) Splunk
9 4 (0.29%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.29%) Twitter
10 3 (0.21%) Apple
10 3 (0.21%) hybris
10 3 (0.21%) McAfee
10 3 (0.21%) Perforce
10 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com