Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 355 444
Rank change year-on-year -22 +89 -54
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,316 1,603 1,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.89% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.15% 4.42% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,117 1,477 1,208
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,300 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,900 £66,250 £68,750
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 31,689 36,238 34,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.84% 20.17% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25,474 29,559 29,790
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -29 1,246 £50,000 - 142
UK excluding London -28 695 £45,000 - 88
London +23 597 £60,000 +9.09% 61
South East -34 241 £45,000 - 27
North of England -22 177 £42,500 -15.00% 27
Midlands -17 119 £47,500 +11.76% 8
North West -24 103 £40,000 -20.00% 12
West Midlands 0 70 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire -1 68 £44,000 -12.00% 12
South West +38 59 £47,500 -5.00% 9
East of England -11 49 £40,000 -23.81% 10
East Midlands -26 49 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Wales +17 23 £37,500 -14.29% 5
Scotland +7 22 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 9 £40,000 -
North East -14 6 £37,250 -23.59% 3

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,260 (95.74%) Selenium
2 1,185 (90.05%) Test Automation
3 982 (74.62%) Agile Software Development
4 741 (56.31%) Java
5 720 (54.71%) QA
6 579 (44.00%) C#
7 537 (40.81%) Cucumber
8 531 (40.35%) BDD
9 409 (31.08%) Jenkins
10 407 (30.93%) JavaScript
11 386 (29.33%) Scrum
12 329 (25.00%) TDD
13 310 (23.56%) JIRA
14 301 (22.87%) SDET
15 277 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
16 264 (20.06%) Finance
17 257 (19.53%) SQL
18 231 (17.55%) SoapUI
19 222 (16.87%) Git (software)
20 219 (16.64%) SpecFlow
21 218 (16.57%) Manual Testing
22 207 (15.73%) API Testing
23 196 (14.89%) Python
24 191 (14.51%) Test Strategy
25 182 (13.83%) Software Testing
26 178 (13.53%) Test Scripting
27 169 (12.84%) Ruby
27 169 (12.84%) HTML
28 164 (12.46%) Functional Testing
29 161 (12.23%) Web Services

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 (6.84%) Confluence
2 16 (1.22%) JBoss
2 16 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 15 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 14 (1.06%) Apache TomEE
4 14 (1.06%) Tomcat
5 13 (0.99%) CMS
6 7 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.38%) Apache
7 5 (0.38%) Kentico
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.30%) Jetty
9 3 (0.23%) IIS
9 3 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.23%) WordPress
10 2 (0.15%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.076%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.076%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.076%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.076%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.076%) HipChat
4 1 (0.076%) Maya
4 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.076%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.28%) BrowserStack
4 24 (1.82%) SaaS
5 22 (1.67%) GitHub
6 21 (1.60%) Sauce Labs
7 15 (1.14%) CloudBees
8 12 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.61%) IaaS
9 8 (0.61%) PaaS
10 6 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.15%) BlazeMeter
12 2 (0.15%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.15%) npm
12 2 (0.15%) Runscope
13 1 (0.076%) Datadog
13 1 (0.076%) Logentries
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.52%) HTTP
2 11 (0.84%) Internet
3 7 (0.53%) CDMA
3 7 (0.53%) GSM
3 7 (0.53%) LTE
3 7 (0.53%) UMTS
4 1 (0.076%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.076%) SMS
4 1 (0.076%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 13 (0.99%) MySQL
3 13 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 11 (0.84%) Big Data
6 7 (0.53%) Redis
7 6 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.076%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.076%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.076%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.076%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.076%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.076%) KDB
10 1 (0.076%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,260 (95.74%) Selenium
2 537 (40.81%) Cucumber
3 409 (31.08%) Jenkins
4 310 (23.56%) JIRA
5 231 (17.55%) SoapUI
6 222 (16.87%) Git (software)
7 219 (16.64%) SpecFlow
8 160 (12.16%) JMeter
9 143 (10.87%) JUnit
10 128 (9.73%) Appium
11 121 (9.19%) Maven
12 106 (8.05%) Visual Studio
13 91 (6.91%) TeamCity
14 88 (6.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 81 (6.16%) Protractor
16 76 (5.78%) NUnit
17 67 (5.09%) JBehave
18 66 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
18 66 (5.02%) TestNG
19 64 (4.86%) HP UFT
General
1 264 (20.06%) Finance
2 61 (4.64%) Retail
3 54 (4.10%) Banking
4 24 (1.82%) Advertising
5 19 (1.44%) Marketing
6 16 (1.22%) Retail Banking
7 14 (1.06%) Games
8 13 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.68%) Law
10 7 (0.53%) Publishing
11 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.38%) Electronics
12 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.076%) Back Office
14 1 (0.076%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.076%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.076%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 319 (24.24%) Tester
2 316 (24.01%) Test Engineer
3 286 (21.73%) Developer
4 248 (18.84%) Automation Tester
5 233 (17.71%) Analyst
6 229 (17.40%) QA Engineer
7 205 (15.58%) Developer in Test
8 196 (14.89%) Test Analyst
9 179 (13.60%) Test Automation Engineer
10 105 (7.98%) Software Test Engineer
11 100 (7.60%) Automation Test Analyst
12 91 (6.91%) Test Automation Developer
13 89 (6.76%) QA Automation Engineer
13 89 (6.76%) QA Tester
14 83 (6.31%) QA Analyst
14 83 (6.31%) Software Developer
15 71 (5.40%) Senior Tester
16 70 (5.32%) Software Engineer
17 65 (4.94%) Test Leader
18 63 (4.79%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (12.84%) HTML
2 161 (12.23%) Web Services
3 128 (9.73%) .NET
4 120 (9.12%) CSS
5 117 (8.89%) Gherkin
6 106 (8.05%) SOAP
7 103 (7.83%) RESTful
8 90 (6.84%) AngularJS
9 89 (6.76%) Node.js
10 86 (6.53%) REST
11 71 (5.40%) WebdriverIO
12 63 (4.79%) HTML5
13 57 (4.33%) XML
14 50 (3.80%) JSON
15 39 (2.96%) Spring
16 37 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (2.43%) React
18 30 (2.28%) jQuery
19 28 (2.13%) .NET Framework
20 25 (1.90%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.12%) Fintech
2 92 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (5.70%) Mobile App
3 75 (5.70%) User Experience
4 46 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (0.76%) Tandem
6 10 (0.76%) Virtual Team
7 8 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.38%) Xbox
11 4 (0.30%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.30%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (0.30%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.30%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.30%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.30%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 60 (4.56%) Linux
2 42 (3.19%) Windows
3 36 (2.74%) Android
4 31 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.52%) Unix
6 7 (0.53%) CentOS
6 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,185 (90.05%) Test Automation
2 982 (74.62%) Agile Software Development
3 531 (40.35%) BDD
4 386 (29.33%) Scrum
5 329 (25.00%) TDD
6 301 (22.87%) SDET
7 277 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
8 218 (16.57%) Manual Testing
9 207 (15.73%) API Testing
10 191 (14.51%) Test Strategy
11 182 (13.83%) Software Testing
12 178 (13.53%) Test Scripting
13 164 (12.46%) Functional Testing
14 153 (11.63%) Performance Testing
14 153 (11.63%) Regression Testing
15 142 (10.79%) OOP
16 132 (10.03%) SDLC
17 119 (9.04%) QA Automation
18 117 (8.89%) Exploratory Testing
19 116 (8.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 741 (56.31%) Java
2 579 (44.00%) C#
3 407 (30.93%) JavaScript
4 257 (19.53%) SQL
5 196 (14.89%) Python
6 169 (12.84%) Ruby
7 37 (2.81%) PHP
8 24 (1.82%) Groovy
9 19 (1.44%) ES6
10 18 (1.37%) Java 8
11 17 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.14%) TypeScript
14 11 (0.84%) C
15 10 (0.76%) Scala
15 10 (0.76%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.53%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.53%) VBScript
18 5 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 130 (9.88%) ISTQB
2 115 (8.74%) Degree
3 79 (6.00%) ISEB
4 55 (4.18%) Security Cleared
5 54 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 51 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 39 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.076%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 720 (54.71%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (4.56%) Docker
2 5 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.076%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 23 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.38%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.076%) Ansible
5 1 (0.076%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.076%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (6.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (2.13%) HP
3 23 (1.75%) Oracle
4 19 (1.44%) Google
5 16 (1.22%) SAP
6 14 (1.06%) Cognizant
7 13 (0.99%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 10 (0.76%) IBM
9 9 (0.68%) hybris
10 8 (0.61%) Adobe
10 8 (0.61%) VMware
11 7 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.53%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.46%) Reuters
13 5 (0.38%) Perforce
14 4 (0.30%) Apple
15 3 (0.23%) Informatica
15 3 (0.23%) Peoplefluent
15 3 (0.23%) Xamarin
16 2 (0.15%) Pega