Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 391 390 349
Rank change year-on-year -1 -41 +72
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 926 1,192 1,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.82% 4.00% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 779 1,002 1,462
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +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 24,257 29,765 35,204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.35% 19.90% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19,102 23,688 28,866
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Top 15 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 20 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
England +3 882 £47,500 -5.00% 109
UK excluding London +18 570 £45,000 +4.65% 92
London -57 334 £60,000 - 38
North of England +84 247 £42,500 - 40
South East +8 169 £45,000 - 10
Yorkshire +83 120 £45,000 +5.88% 13
North West +51 115 £42,500 +6.25% 26
South West +22 51 £40,000 -20.00% 10
Midlands -12 44 £42,500 -10.53% 8
East of England +31 24 £75,000 +87.50% 2
West Midlands -7 24 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Wales +2 22 £45,000 +20.00% 7
East Midlands -13 20 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Scotland +25 14 £38,636 +40.49% 13
North East 0 12 £33,000 -6.38% 1

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 894 (96.54%) Selenium
2 851 (91.90%) Test Automation
3 705 (76.13%) Agile Software Development
4 552 (59.61%) Java
5 456 (49.24%) C#
6 342 (36.93%) QA
7 306 (33.05%) BDD
8 303 (32.72%) Cucumber
9 297 (32.07%) Scrum
10 251 (27.11%) Jenkins
11 201 (21.71%) SQL
12 200 (21.60%) JIRA
13 197 (21.27%) Python
14 193 (20.84%) JavaScript
15 189 (20.41%) API Testing
16 180 (19.44%) Manual Testing
17 174 (18.79%) SpecFlow
18 173 (18.68%) TDD
19 158 (17.06%) DevOps
20 157 (16.95%) SDET
21 152 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
22 148 (15.98%) .NET
23 140 (15.12%) Finance
24 139 (15.01%) Test Scripting
25 133 (14.36%) ISTQB
26 127 (13.71%) Regression Testing
27 126 (13.61%) REST
27 126 (13.61%) Git (software)
27 126 (13.61%) AWS
28 125 (13.50%) Postman

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 97 (10.48%) Confluence
2 28 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (1.73%) Apache TomEE
3 16 (1.73%) JBoss
3 16 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 10 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 10 (1.08%) CMS
5 8 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.05%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.97%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 126 (13.61%) AWS
2 123 (13.28%) Azure
3 49 (5.29%) GitHub
4 36 (3.89%) BrowserStack
5 33 (3.56%) SaaS
6 23 (2.48%) Sauce Labs
7 16 (1.73%) Amazon ECS
7 16 (1.73%) Amazon S3
7 16 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (1.51%) Amazon SageMaker
8 14 (1.51%) Serverless
9 10 (1.08%) CloudBees
10 9 (0.97%) Slack
11 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.65%) GCP
13 5 (0.54%) Tricentis Tosca
14 4 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
14 4 (0.43%) IaaS
14 4 (0.43%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.86%) HTTP
1 8 (0.86%) Softphone
2 1 (0.11%) 5G
2 1 (0.11%) DNS
2 1 (0.11%) DSL
2 1 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.38%) MySQL
3 16 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (1.51%) NoSQL
6 9 (0.97%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.76%) Big Data
9 5 (0.54%) Redis
10 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2017
11 3 (0.32%) Blockchain
11 3 (0.32%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.32%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 894 (96.54%) Selenium
2 303 (32.72%) Cucumber
3 251 (27.11%) Jenkins
4 200 (21.60%) JIRA
5 174 (18.79%) SpecFlow
6 126 (13.61%) Git (software)
7 125 (13.50%) Postman
8 119 (12.85%) Maven
9 101 (10.91%) JUnit
10 98 (10.58%) SoapUI
11 88 (9.50%) JMeter
12 82 (8.86%) Appium
13 81 (8.75%) REST Assured
14 74 (7.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 63 (6.80%) Visual Studio
16 61 (6.59%) Bitbucket
16 61 (6.59%) TestNG
17 55 (5.94%) Hudson
18 53 (5.72%) JBehave
19 50 (5.40%) NUnit
General
1 140 (15.12%) Finance
2 41 (4.43%) Banking
3 37 (4.00%) Retail
4 29 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.59%) Marketing
6 23 (2.48%) Public Sector
7 9 (0.97%) Electronics
7 9 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.76%) Games
9 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.65%) Legal
10 4 (0.43%) Advertising
11 3 (0.32%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.22%) Front Office
12 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 215 (23.22%) Analyst
2 182 (19.65%) Test Analyst
3 163 (17.60%) Test Engineer
4 151 (16.31%) Tester
5 134 (14.47%) Test Automation Engineer
6 122 (13.17%) QA Engineer
7 110 (11.88%) Developer
8 104 (11.23%) Automation Tester
9 96 (10.37%) Automation Test Analyst
10 88 (9.50%) Developer in Test
11 74 (7.99%) Automation Engineer
12 59 (6.37%) Software Developer
13 52 (5.62%) QA Automation Engineer
14 43 (4.64%) QA Analyst
14 43 (4.64%) Software Test Engineer
15 39 (4.21%) Senior Analyst
15 39 (4.21%) Senior Test Analyst
15 39 (4.21%) Software Engineer
15 39 (4.21%) Software Tester
16 37 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (15.98%) .NET
2 126 (13.61%) REST
3 90 (9.72%) Web Services
4 86 (9.29%) HTML
5 73 (7.88%) SOAP
6 65 (7.02%) Gherkin
7 50 (5.40%) Node.js
8 48 (5.18%) CSS
9 47 (5.08%) RESTful
10 42 (4.54%) XML
11 35 (3.78%) AngularJS
12 32 (3.46%) Spring
13 27 (2.92%) JSON
14 25 (2.70%) .NET Framework
14 25 (2.70%) React
15 21 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
15 21 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
16 18 (1.94%) WebdriverIO
17 16 (1.73%) Nightwatchjs
18 15 (1.62%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (6.05%) Mobile App
3 25 (2.70%) User Experience
4 13 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (1.19%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (1.08%) Handset
7 9 (0.97%) Robotics
7 9 (0.97%) Virtual Team
8 8 (0.86%) Life Science
8 8 (0.86%) PMI
9 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.54%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.54%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.43%) Blog
11 4 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.43%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.43%) Social Network
11 4 (0.43%) Tandem
11 4 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (5.08%) Linux
2 39 (4.21%) Windows
3 28 (3.02%) Android
3 28 (3.02%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.08%) Unix
5 5 (0.54%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 851 (91.90%) Test Automation
2 705 (76.13%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (33.05%) BDD
4 297 (32.07%) Scrum
5 189 (20.41%) API Testing
6 180 (19.44%) Manual Testing
7 173 (18.68%) TDD
8 158 (17.06%) DevOps
9 157 (16.95%) SDET
10 152 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
11 139 (15.01%) Test Scripting
12 127 (13.71%) Regression Testing
13 109 (11.77%) Functional Testing
14 107 (11.56%) Software Testing
14 107 (11.56%) Test Strategy
15 103 (11.12%) Performance Testing
16 94 (10.15%) Mentoring
17 84 (9.07%) OOP
17 84 (9.07%) Software Engineering
18 74 (7.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 552 (59.61%) Java
2 456 (49.24%) C#
3 201 (21.71%) SQL
4 197 (21.27%) Python
5 193 (20.84%) JavaScript
6 112 (12.10%) Ruby
7 31 (3.35%) Groovy
8 30 (3.24%) Shell Script
9 28 (3.02%) VBScript
10 23 (2.48%) Scala
11 20 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.16%) TypeScript
12 18 (1.94%) Java 8
13 14 (1.51%) VBA
14 13 (1.40%) PHP
14 13 (1.40%) XPath
15 11 (1.19%) Go
16 9 (0.97%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.76%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 133 (14.36%) ISTQB
2 74 (7.99%) ISEB
3 64 (6.91%) Degree
4 59 (6.37%) Security Cleared
5 53 (5.72%) SC Cleared
6 34 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 32 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 15 (1.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (36.93%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 123 (13.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (3.24%) Puppet
2 24 (2.59%) Ansible
2 24 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.59%) Terraform
3 20 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (1.94%) Grafana
5 15 (1.62%) Graphite
5 15 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.62%) Prometheus
6 11 (1.19%) Packer
7 6 (0.65%) Kibana
7 6 (0.65%) logstash
8 4 (0.43%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.43%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 103 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 36 (3.89%) SAP
3 32 (3.46%) Oracle
4 19 (2.05%) Atlassian
4 19 (2.05%) WorldPay
5 15 (1.62%) New Relic
6 13 (1.40%) Google
7 12 (1.30%) FIS
8 10 (1.08%) IBM
9 8 (0.86%) Guidewire
10 7 (0.76%) CA
10 7 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (0.76%) HP
10 7 (0.76%) Micro Focus
10 7 (0.76%) Parasoft
10 7 (0.76%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.65%) Adobe
11 6 (0.65%) T-Plan
11 6 (0.65%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.54%) Pega