Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 393 395 381
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 -14
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 369 1,016 1,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.76% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.21% 3.99% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 361 904 1,226
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 11,497 25,468 32,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.04% 19.01% 20.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9,599 20,254 26,053
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebDriver.

Salary trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebDriver over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 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 +10 357 £50,000 +5.26% 27
UK excluding London +27 219 £50,000 +11.11% 20
London +35 144 £62,500 +8.70% 9
South East +111 106 £50,000 +11.11% 9
North of England +3 60 £45,000 +8.43% 7
Yorkshire +26 30 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Work from Home -37 30 £45,000 -21.74% 2
South West +60 20 £54,000 +27.06% 1
North West +47 18 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Midlands +81 14 £37,500 -16.67%
East of England +97 13 £45,000 -30.77% 1
North East +13 12 £45,000 +36.36% 1
West Midlands +66 9 £27,500 -38.89%
East Midlands +60 5 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland +58 5 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wales +37 1 £60,000 +94.71%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 367 (99.46%) Selenium
2 357 (96.75%) Test Automation
3 244 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
4 217 (58.81%) BDD
5 185 (50.14%) Java
6 178 (48.24%) QA
7 160 (43.36%) Cucumber
8 150 (40.65%) C#
8 150 (40.65%) SDET
9 101 (27.37%) JavaScript
10 91 (24.66%) TDD
11 87 (23.58%) SQL
11 87 (23.58%) API Testing
12 82 (22.22%) Appium
13 81 (21.95%) Jenkins
13 81 (21.95%) JIRA
14 76 (20.60%) SQL Server
15 73 (19.78%) .NET
15 73 (19.78%) Skype
16 71 (19.24%) Scrum
17 69 (18.70%) DevOps
18 62 (16.80%) Test Scripting
18 62 (16.80%) Gherkin
19 60 (16.26%) SpecFlow
20 59 (15.99%) Python
20 59 (15.99%) TypeScript
21 52 (14.09%) Finance
22 49 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
23 48 (13.01%) ISTQB
24 46 (12.47%) SoapUI

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 36 (9.76%) Confluence
2 13 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.27%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) JBoss
4 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.52%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.54%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (12.20%) AWS
2 42 (11.38%) Azure
3 17 (4.61%) SaaS
4 13 (3.52%) Serverless
5 12 (3.25%) BrowserStack
6 9 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.90%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.81%) GCP
9 3 (0.81%) Sauce Labs
9 3 (0.81%) Slack
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.54%) npm
10 2 (0.54%) NuGet
11 1 (0.27%) GitHub
11 1 (0.27%) IaaS
11 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (19.78%) Skype
2 14 (3.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.90%) Big Data
2 7 (1.90%) MongoDB
3 6 (1.63%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.81%) MySQL
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.54%) BigQuery
6 2 (0.54%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Redis
7 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 367 (99.46%) Selenium
2 160 (43.36%) Cucumber
3 82 (22.22%) Appium
4 81 (21.95%) Jenkins
4 81 (21.95%) JIRA
5 60 (16.26%) SpecFlow
6 46 (12.47%) SoapUI
7 41 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 41 (11.11%) JUnit
8 39 (10.57%) Maven
9 34 (9.21%) Postman
10 33 (8.94%) TestNG
11 32 (8.67%) JMeter
12 28 (7.59%) Cypress.io
13 25 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (6.50%) Protractor
15 22 (5.96%) Jasmine
16 21 (5.69%) NUnit
17 12 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 12 (3.25%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (14.09%) Finance
2 6 (1.63%) Electronics
2 6 (1.63%) Public Sector
3 3 (0.81%) Financial Institution
3 3 (0.81%) Front Office
3 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (0.81%) Marketing
3 3 (0.81%) Retail
3 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.54%) Legal
4 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.27%) Advertising
5 1 (0.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 90 (24.39%) Test Engineer
2 86 (23.31%) Analyst
2 86 (23.31%) Developer
2 86 (23.31%) Test Analyst
3 80 (21.68%) Developer in Test
4 62 (16.80%) Tester
5 59 (15.99%) QA Engineer
6 57 (15.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 53 (14.36%) Automation Tester
7 53 (14.36%) QA Analyst
7 53 (14.36%) QA Test Analyst
8 49 (13.28%) Software Developer
9 46 (12.47%) Test Automation Engineer
10 44 (11.92%) Software Test Engineer
11 40 (10.84%) Software Engineer
12 37 (10.03%) Development Engineer
12 37 (10.03%) QA Automation Analyst
12 37 (10.03%) Software Development Engineer
12 37 (10.03%) Test Development Engineer
13 26 (7.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (19.78%) .NET
2 62 (16.80%) Gherkin
3 41 (11.11%) Node.js
4 33 (8.94%) RESTful
5 26 (7.05%) WebdriverIO
6 25 (6.78%) Web Services
7 23 (6.23%) REST
8 20 (5.42%) Chai
9 18 (4.88%) WireMock
10 17 (4.61%) React
11 15 (4.07%) SOAP
12 13 (3.52%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.52%) Kafka
13 12 (3.25%) JSON
14 10 (2.71%) Apache Thrift
14 10 (2.71%) CSS
15 9 (2.44%) AngularJS
16 8 (2.17%) HTML
16 8 (2.17%) Spring
16 8 (2.17%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.15%) Mobile App
2 6 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.81%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.81%) Wiki
6 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.27%) EPoS
7 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.07%) Windows
2 8 (2.17%) Android
2 8 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.17%) Linux
3 3 (0.81%) Unix
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (96.75%) Test Automation
2 244 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
3 217 (58.81%) BDD
4 150 (40.65%) SDET
5 91 (24.66%) TDD
6 87 (23.58%) API Testing
7 71 (19.24%) Scrum
8 69 (18.70%) DevOps
9 62 (16.80%) Test Scripting
10 49 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (12.20%) Configuration Management
12 41 (11.11%) Manual Testing
12 41 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 36 (9.76%) QA Automation
14 34 (9.21%) Fintech
15 33 (8.94%) Software Testing
16 32 (8.67%) Microservices
17 31 (8.40%) Regression Testing
18 29 (7.86%) Test Management
18 29 (7.86%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 185 (50.14%) Java
2 150 (40.65%) C#
3 101 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 87 (23.58%) SQL
5 59 (15.99%) Python
5 59 (15.99%) TypeScript
6 15 (4.07%) Ruby
6 15 (4.07%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.71%) Perl
8 6 (1.63%) Java 8
8 6 (1.63%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.36%) C
10 4 (1.08%) Groovy
11 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.81%) Scala
11 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (13.01%) ISTQB
2 25 (6.78%) ISEB
3 17 (4.61%) Degree
3 17 (4.61%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (48.24%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (8.40%) Docker
2 3 (0.81%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.54%) Ansible
3 2 (0.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) Terraform
4 1 (0.27%) Grafana
4 1 (0.27%) Graphite
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.27%) Packer
4 1 (0.27%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (6.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.63%) Oracle
3 4 (1.08%) Spotify
4 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.81%) SAP
5 2 (0.54%) Micro Focus
5 2 (0.54%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (0.27%) Apple
6 1 (0.27%) Google
6 1 (0.27%) New Relic
6 1 (0.27%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com