Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 390 340 395
Rank change year-on-year -50 +55 +25
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,173 1,584 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.95% 4.41% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,478 1,277
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +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 29,677 35,946 33,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.85% 20.52% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23,655 29,479 28,311
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 -46 1,121 £50,000 - 193
UK excluding London -44 628 £43,750 -2.78% 120
London -19 527 £60,000 +9.09% 82
South East -46 196 £45,000 - 31
North of England -13 183 £42,500 -5.56% 35
Midlands -6 101 £45,000 +5.88% 18
North West +3 92 £40,000 -12.09% 15
Yorkshire +3 66 £42,500 -5.56% 16
East of England -5 59 £38,000 -30.91% 10
East Midlands -26 56 £52,500 +23.53% 9
South West +24 51 £50,000 - 17
West Midlands +30 45 £45,000 -6.49% 9
North East +22 24 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland +21 24 £36,000 -28.00% 6
Wales +22 10 £38,750 -16.22% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 1,118 (95.31%) Selenium
2 1,044 (89.00%) Test Automation
3 879 (74.94%) Agile Software Development
4 680 (57.97%) Java
5 641 (54.65%) QA
6 492 (41.94%) Cucumber
6 492 (41.94%) C#
7 476 (40.58%) BDD
8 395 (33.67%) Scrum
9 374 (31.88%) JavaScript
10 360 (30.69%) Jenkins
11 286 (24.38%) TDD
12 276 (23.53%) JIRA
13 264 (22.51%) SDET
14 254 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
15 236 (20.12%) SQL
16 226 (19.27%) API Testing
17 220 (18.76%) SoapUI
18 205 (17.48%) Finance
19 192 (16.37%) Git (software)
20 179 (15.26%) SpecFlow
21 176 (15.00%) Test Strategy
22 175 (14.92%) Python
23 173 (14.75%) Software Testing
24 166 (14.15%) Web Services
25 165 (14.07%) OOP
25 165 (14.07%) Test Scripting
26 157 (13.38%) Ruby
27 154 (13.13%) HTML
28 152 (12.96%) SDLC

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 72 (6.14%) Confluence
2 22 (1.88%) JBoss
3 18 (1.53%) Apache TomEE
3 18 (1.53%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 11 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (0.94%) CMS
6 7 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.43%) Kentico
9 4 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.34%) Jetty
10 3 (0.26%) Apache
11 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.17%) IIS
11 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.17%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.085%) HipChat
4 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 140 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 94 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.56%) BrowserStack
4 27 (2.30%) GitHub
5 22 (1.88%) SaaS
6 16 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.11%) Sauce Labs
8 11 (0.94%) CloudBees
9 9 (0.77%) PaaS
10 7 (0.60%) IaaS
11 5 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.43%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.26%) G Suite
14 2 (0.17%) npm
15 1 (0.085%) BlazeMeter
15 1 (0.085%) DigitalOcean
15 1 (0.085%) Heroku
15 1 (0.085%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.71%) HTTP
2 16 (1.36%) Internet
3 6 (0.51%) CDMA
3 6 (0.51%) GSM
3 6 (0.51%) LTE
3 6 (0.51%) UMTS
4 4 (0.34%) TETRA
5 2 (0.17%) VoIP
5 2 (0.17%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.17%) Z-Wave
6 1 (0.085%) DNS
6 1 (0.085%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.085%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.085%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (1.19%) Relational Database
3 11 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 10 (0.85%) MySQL
4 10 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.51%) Big Data
6 4 (0.34%) Redis
7 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.085%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.085%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.085%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.085%) KDB
9 1 (0.085%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,118 (95.31%) Selenium
2 492 (41.94%) Cucumber
3 360 (30.69%) Jenkins
4 276 (23.53%) JIRA
5 220 (18.76%) SoapUI
6 192 (16.37%) Git (software)
7 179 (15.26%) SpecFlow
8 145 (12.36%) JMeter
9 130 (11.08%) Maven
10 116 (9.89%) JUnit
11 113 (9.63%) Appium
12 77 (6.56%) Visual Studio
13 69 (5.88%) TeamCity
14 65 (5.54%) TestNG
15 61 (5.20%) JBehave
16 58 (4.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 54 (4.60%) Protractor
17 54 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
18 51 (4.35%) NUnit
19 50 (4.26%) HP UFT
General
1 205 (17.48%) Finance
2 71 (6.05%) Retail
3 49 (4.18%) Banking
4 30 (2.56%) Advertising
5 24 (2.05%) Marketing
6 17 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.19%) Retail Banking
8 11 (0.94%) Publishing
9 10 (0.85%) Electronics
10 7 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.43%) Games
11 5 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.43%) Law
12 4 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.26%) Back Office
14 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.085%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.085%) German Language
Job Titles
1 283 (24.13%) Tester
2 275 (23.44%) Test Engineer
3 251 (21.40%) Developer
4 235 (20.03%) QA Engineer
5 214 (18.24%) Automation Tester
6 184 (15.69%) Analyst
7 167 (14.24%) Developer in Test
8 159 (13.55%) Test Analyst
9 152 (12.96%) Test Automation Engineer
10 108 (9.21%) QA Automation Engineer
11 96 (8.18%) Software Test Engineer
12 92 (7.84%) Automation Test Analyst
13 76 (6.48%) Senior QA Engineer
14 75 (6.39%) Test Automation Developer
15 70 (5.97%) QA Test Engineer
16 69 (5.88%) QA Analyst
16 69 (5.88%) QA Tester
17 68 (5.80%) Senior Tester
18 62 (5.29%) Software Developer
18 62 (5.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (14.15%) Web Services
2 154 (13.13%) HTML
3 126 (10.74%) CSS
4 107 (9.12%) SOAP
5 101 (8.61%) .NET
6 94 (8.01%) Node.js
7 90 (7.67%) Gherkin
8 84 (7.16%) RESTful
9 81 (6.91%) REST
10 80 (6.82%) WebdriverIO
11 70 (5.97%) AngularJS
12 64 (5.46%) JSON
13 62 (5.29%) XML
14 51 (4.35%) HTML5
15 43 (3.67%) Spring
16 34 (2.90%) Nightwatchjs
17 33 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (2.73%) React
19 29 (2.47%) jQuery
20 18 (1.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.38%) Fintech
2 82 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (6.31%) Mobile App
4 71 (6.05%) User Experience
5 38 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.02%) Tandem
8 10 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 8 (0.68%) Internet of Things
9 8 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (0.51%) Wiki
12 5 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.43%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.43%) Learning Management System
13 4 (0.34%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.34%) NHS
13 4 (0.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 49 (4.18%) Linux
2 38 (3.24%) Android
3 37 (3.15%) Windows
4 35 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 24 (2.05%) Unix
6 6 (0.51%) CentOS
6 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.26%) zOS
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,044 (89.00%) Test Automation
2 879 (74.94%) Agile Software Development
3 476 (40.58%) BDD
4 395 (33.67%) Scrum
5 286 (24.38%) TDD
6 264 (22.51%) SDET
7 254 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
8 226 (19.27%) API Testing
9 176 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 173 (14.75%) Software Testing
11 165 (14.07%) OOP
11 165 (14.07%) Test Scripting
12 152 (12.96%) SDLC
13 140 (11.94%) Manual Testing
14 136 (11.59%) Regression Testing
15 134 (11.42%) Functional Testing
16 131 (11.17%) Performance Testing
17 120 (10.23%) Software Engineering
18 110 (9.38%) QA Automation
19 108 (9.21%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 680 (57.97%) Java
2 492 (41.94%) C#
3 374 (31.88%) JavaScript
4 236 (20.12%) SQL
5 175 (14.92%) Python
6 157 (13.38%) Ruby
7 32 (2.73%) PHP
8 20 (1.71%) ES6
9 19 (1.62%) Shell Script
10 18 (1.53%) Groovy
11 17 (1.45%) Java 8
12 13 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.11%) T-SQL
13 11 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.94%) Scala
13 11 (0.94%) VBScript
14 10 (0.85%) C++
15 9 (0.77%) C
16 6 (0.51%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.34%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 114 (9.72%) ISTQB
2 90 (7.67%) Degree
3 61 (5.20%) ISEB
4 55 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (3.15%) Security Cleared
6 33 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.085%) CSQA
11 1 (0.085%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 641 (54.65%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (4.77%) Docker
2 5 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (1.11%) HP ALM
3 9 (0.77%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.43%) Puppet
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.56%) HP
3 29 (2.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 27 (2.30%) Google
4 27 (2.30%) Oracle
5 20 (1.71%) SAP
6 15 (1.28%) Cognizant
7 11 (0.94%) hybris
8 8 (0.68%) IBM
9 7 (0.60%) Adobe
9 7 (0.60%) VMware
10 6 (0.51%) PureLoad
10 6 (0.51%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.51%) Reuters
11 5 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.43%) Peoplefluent
12 4 (0.34%) Apple
12 4 (0.34%) Pega
12 4 (0.34%) Perforce
12 4 (0.34%) T-Plan