Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 435 404 361
Rank change year-on-year -31 -43 -3
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 761 1,138 1,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.42% 3.83% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 664 1,034 1,490
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,750 £32,834
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,125 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22,254 29,696 36,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.32% 19.93% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17,561 23,594 29,990
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
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 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 9 April 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 9 April 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 -29 707 £45,000 -10.00% 38
UK excluding London +51 506 £45,000 - 33
London -84 234 £61,000 +1.67% 9
North of England +69 211 £42,500 - 14
South East +19 150 £45,000 - 9
North West +107 133 £42,500 - 11
Yorkshire +46 73 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South West +62 41 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Midlands +5 40 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Work from Home -14 38 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Wales +22 36 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Midlands +45 22 £46,250 +2.78% 1
East Midlands +5 18 £42,500 -17.07% 2
East of England +13 17 £55,000 +44.74% 2
Scotland +29 11 £55,000 +44.74% 1
North East -15 5 £39,750 +24.22% 1

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 728 (95.66%) Selenium
2 717 (94.22%) Test Automation
3 559 (73.46%) Agile Software Development
4 433 (56.90%) Java
5 387 (50.85%) C#
6 280 (36.79%) QA
7 270 (35.48%) BDD
8 261 (34.30%) Cucumber
9 232 (30.49%) Scrum
10 230 (30.22%) Jenkins
11 194 (25.49%) JIRA
12 165 (21.68%) SQL
13 162 (21.29%) Manual Testing
14 155 (20.37%) .NET
15 151 (19.84%) SDET
16 149 (19.58%) API Testing
17 145 (19.05%) TDD
18 141 (18.53%) JavaScript
18 141 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
19 137 (18.00%) SpecFlow
20 135 (17.74%) Test Scripting
21 123 (16.16%) Finance
22 122 (16.03%) Python
22 122 (16.03%) DevOps
23 120 (15.77%) SoapUI
24 118 (15.51%) Regression Testing
25 114 (14.98%) Software Testing
26 112 (14.72%) Docker
27 108 (14.19%) ISTQB
28 102 (13.40%) SQL Server

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 80 (10.51%) Confluence
2 14 (1.84%) CMS
3 13 (1.71%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.66%) NServiceBus
5 5 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.39%) Apache TomEE
7 3 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.39%) IIS
7 3 (0.39%) JBoss
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.13%) Mule
9 1 (0.13%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.58%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.66%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 97 (12.75%) Azure
2 74 (9.72%) AWS
3 48 (6.31%) GitHub
4 35 (4.60%) SaaS
5 25 (3.29%) BrowserStack
6 18 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (2.10%) Amazon ECS
7 16 (2.10%) Amazon S3
7 16 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (2.10%) Serverless
8 15 (1.97%) Sauce Labs
9 14 (1.84%) Amazon SageMaker
10 9 (1.18%) BlazeMeter
11 7 (0.92%) Slack
11 7 (0.92%) Tricentis Tosca
12 5 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.66%) GCP
13 3 (0.39%) CloudBees
13 3 (0.39%) NuGet
14 2 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.05%) Softphone
2 7 (0.92%) HTTP
3 3 (0.39%) SMTP
4 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) DSL
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
5 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.50%) MySQL
2 19 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.66%) DB2
7 5 (0.66%) Redis
8 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.39%) Big Data
9 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.39%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.13%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 728 (95.66%) Selenium
2 261 (34.30%) Cucumber
3 230 (30.22%) Jenkins
4 194 (25.49%) JIRA
5 137 (18.00%) SpecFlow
6 120 (15.77%) SoapUI
7 96 (12.61%) Git (software)
8 94 (12.35%) Maven
9 93 (12.22%) Postman
10 78 (10.25%) Team Foundation Server
11 76 (9.99%) JUnit
12 74 (9.72%) JMeter
13 69 (9.07%) Visual Studio
14 55 (7.23%) NUnit
15 54 (7.10%) Bitbucket
16 53 (6.96%) REST Assured
17 52 (6.83%) TestNG
18 38 (4.99%) Appium
19 32 (4.20%) Hudson
20 29 (3.81%) Protractor
General
1 123 (16.16%) Finance
2 32 (4.20%) Banking
3 17 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.45%) Games
4 11 (1.45%) Retail
5 10 (1.31%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.18%) Marketing
7 6 (0.79%) Legal
8 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 188 (24.70%) Analyst
2 162 (21.29%) Test Analyst
3 132 (17.35%) Test Engineer
3 132 (17.35%) Tester
4 107 (14.06%) Developer
5 96 (12.61%) Test Automation Engineer
6 92 (12.09%) Automation Tester
7 88 (11.56%) Developer in Test
8 75 (9.86%) QA Engineer
9 71 (9.33%) Automation Test Analyst
10 69 (9.07%) Software Developer
11 54 (7.10%) Software Engineer
12 46 (6.04%) Automation Engineer
13 45 (5.91%) Software Test Engineer
14 39 (5.12%) QA Analyst
15 34 (4.47%) QA Leader
16 33 (4.34%) Development Engineer
16 33 (4.34%) Test Development Engineer
17 32 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
17 32 (4.20%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (20.37%) .NET
2 101 (13.27%) REST
3 75 (9.86%) SOAP
4 70 (9.20%) Gherkin
5 57 (7.49%) Web Services
6 49 (6.44%) RESTful
7 45 (5.91%) HTML
8 44 (5.78%) Node.js
9 35 (4.60%) CSS
10 32 (4.20%) AngularJS
11 24 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 24 (3.15%) Spring
11 24 (3.15%) XML
12 23 (3.02%) React
13 21 (2.76%) .NET Framework
14 19 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (2.23%) JSON
16 15 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
17 14 (1.84%) CoreNLP
17 14 (1.84%) OpenNLP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 10 (1.31%) User Experience
4 9 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (1.05%) Handset
5 8 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (0.92%) Life Science
6 7 (0.92%) Virtual Team
7 6 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (0.66%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.66%) Robotics
8 5 (0.66%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.66%) Wiki
9 4 (0.53%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.53%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.53%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.53%) PlayStation
10 3 (0.39%) W3C
11 2 (0.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (3.81%) Linux
2 24 (3.15%) Windows
3 21 (2.76%) Android
4 20 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.31%) Unix
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (0.13%) CentOS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 717 (94.22%) Test Automation
2 559 (73.46%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (35.48%) BDD
4 232 (30.49%) Scrum
5 162 (21.29%) Manual Testing
6 151 (19.84%) SDET
7 149 (19.58%) API Testing
8 145 (19.05%) TDD
9 141 (18.53%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (17.74%) Test Scripting
11 122 (16.03%) DevOps
12 118 (15.51%) Regression Testing
13 114 (14.98%) Software Testing
14 88 (11.56%) Test Strategy
15 80 (10.51%) Waterfall
16 74 (9.72%) Functional Testing
17 70 (9.20%) Performance Testing
18 68 (8.94%) SDLC
19 66 (8.67%) Microservices
20 65 (8.54%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 433 (56.90%) Java
2 387 (50.85%) C#
3 165 (21.68%) SQL
4 141 (18.53%) JavaScript
5 122 (16.03%) Python
6 79 (10.38%) Ruby
7 25 (3.29%) VBScript
8 23 (3.02%) Groovy
8 23 (3.02%) PowerShell
9 17 (2.23%) PHP
9 17 (2.23%) Scala
10 15 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 14 (1.84%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.58%) Java 8
13 11 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.31%) VB
15 9 (1.18%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.05%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.05%) VBA
17 7 (0.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 108 (14.19%) ISTQB
2 71 (9.33%) Degree
3 63 (8.28%) ISEB
4 41 (5.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 30 (3.94%) SC Cleared
7 28 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (1.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (36.79%) QA
System Software
1 112 (14.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (4.86%) Kubernetes
2 24 (3.15%) Terraform
3 23 (3.02%) Puppet
4 20 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.10%) Ansible
6 14 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (1.05%) HP ALM
8 6 (0.79%) Grafana
9 3 (0.39%) Graphite
9 3 (0.39%) Packer
9 3 (0.39%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.26%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 92 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.94%) SAP
3 28 (3.68%) Oracle
4 15 (1.97%) HP
5 12 (1.58%) FIS
5 12 (1.58%) Google
5 12 (1.58%) WorldPay
6 10 (1.31%) IBM
7 9 (1.18%) CA
7 9 (1.18%) Pega
8 8 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
9 7 (0.92%) Micro Focus
9 7 (0.92%) Parasoft
10 6 (0.79%) T-Plan
11 5 (0.66%) Autodesk
11 5 (0.66%) Guidewire
11 5 (0.66%) Perforce
11 5 (0.66%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.39%) New Relic