Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 383 377 369
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +76
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,107 1,392 1,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.85% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.29% 4.24% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1,183 1,382
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 25,821 32,805 35,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.85% 20.06% 20.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20,420 26,525 28,945
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +5 1,049 £50,000 +5.26% 122
UK excluding London -16 615 £45,000 +3.45% 99
London +16 474 £60,000 +4.35% 36
South East -9 199 £45,000 - 27
North of England +14 193 £42,500 - 42
Yorkshire +25 107 £45,000 - 12
South West +14 68 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West +1 66 £40,000 - 25
East of England +71 62 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Midlands -63 48 £50,000 +5.26% 9
East Midlands +1 32 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Scotland +27 31 £47,500 +58.33% 11
North East +36 20 £35,000 -17.65% 5
West Midlands -37 16 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Wales -13 14 £30,815 -17.83% 2
Northern Ireland -16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,067 (96.39%) Selenium
2 996 (89.97%) Test Automation
3 830 (74.98%) Agile Software Development
4 608 (54.92%) Java
5 514 (46.43%) C#
6 429 (38.75%) QA
7 398 (35.95%) BDD
8 393 (35.50%) Scrum
9 386 (34.87%) Cucumber
10 294 (26.56%) Jenkins
11 290 (26.20%) JavaScript
12 255 (23.04%) Python
13 254 (22.94%) JIRA
14 250 (22.58%) TDD
15 245 (22.13%) SQL
15 245 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
16 225 (20.33%) SpecFlow
17 213 (19.24%) API Testing
18 210 (18.97%) .NET
19 201 (18.16%) DevOps
20 198 (17.89%) SDET
21 178 (16.08%) Git (software)
22 172 (15.54%) Manual Testing
23 170 (15.36%) Finance
24 169 (15.27%) Azure
25 152 (13.73%) AWS
26 150 (13.55%) Test Scripting
27 147 (13.28%) Web Services
28 143 (12.92%) Ruby
29 137 (12.38%) REST

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 96 (8.67%) Confluence
2 32 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.26%) Apache TomEE
4 14 (1.26%) JBoss
5 11 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (0.54%) IIS
7 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.36%) CMS
7 4 (0.36%) WordPress
8 3 (0.27%) Drupal
8 3 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.27%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (2.08%) SAP ERP
2 16 (1.45%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.090%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 169 (15.27%) Azure
2 152 (13.73%) AWS
3 38 (3.43%) GitHub
4 36 (3.25%) BrowserStack
5 30 (2.71%) Sauce Labs
6 29 (2.62%) SaaS
7 23 (2.08%) GCP
8 10 (0.90%) CloudBees
9 7 (0.63%) IaaS
9 7 (0.63%) PaaS
10 6 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.36%) G Suite
11 4 (0.36%) Office 365
11 4 (0.36%) Serverless
12 3 (0.27%) npm
12 3 (0.27%) Slack
12 3 (0.27%) Trello
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.18%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.18%) Internet
2 2 (0.18%) Intranet
2 2 (0.18%) SSH
3 1 (0.090%) 5G
3 1 (0.090%) DNS
3 1 (0.090%) Softphone
3 1 (0.090%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (0.090%) TETRA
3 1 (0.090%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 15 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 12 (1.08%) Redis
5 11 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 11 (0.99%) MySQL
6 10 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.81%) Big Data
8 8 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.45%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.36%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.36%) Neo4j
11 4 (0.36%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.18%) DB2
12 2 (0.18%) PowerCenter
12 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2017
13 1 (0.090%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.090%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,067 (96.39%) Selenium
2 386 (34.87%) Cucumber
3 294 (26.56%) Jenkins
4 254 (22.94%) JIRA
5 225 (20.33%) SpecFlow
6 178 (16.08%) Git (software)
7 117 (10.57%) Appium
8 104 (9.39%) SoapUI
9 103 (9.30%) Maven
10 101 (9.12%) JMeter
11 91 (8.22%) JUnit
12 82 (7.41%) Visual Studio
13 64 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 56 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
15 51 (4.61%) NUnit
16 50 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 50 (4.52%) Hudson
16 50 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
17 48 (4.34%) TeamCity
17 48 (4.34%) TestNG
General
1 170 (15.36%) Finance
2 104 (9.39%) Retail
3 46 (4.16%) Banking
4 34 (3.07%) Marketing
4 34 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.35%) Public Sector
6 22 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.72%) Electronics
8 9 (0.81%) Games
8 9 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.72%) Advertising
10 7 (0.63%) Front Office
10 7 (0.63%) Legal
11 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.36%) Law
12 1 (0.090%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 218 (19.69%) Analyst
2 215 (19.42%) Test Engineer
3 185 (16.71%) Tester
4 183 (16.53%) Test Analyst
5 163 (14.72%) Test Automation Engineer
6 150 (13.55%) QA Engineer
7 137 (12.38%) Developer
8 119 (10.75%) Automation Tester
9 113 (10.21%) Developer in Test
10 104 (9.39%) Automation Test Analyst
11 69 (6.23%) Automation Engineer
12 67 (6.05%) QA Automation Engineer
12 67 (6.05%) Software Developer
13 64 (5.78%) Senior Test Engineer
14 55 (4.97%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 54 (4.88%) Test Leader
16 48 (4.34%) Software Tester
17 46 (4.16%) Automation Test Lead
17 46 (4.16%) QA Analyst
18 42 (3.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (18.97%) .NET
2 147 (13.28%) Web Services
3 137 (12.38%) REST
4 121 (10.93%) HTML
5 87 (7.86%) CSS
6 86 (7.77%) SOAP
7 71 (6.41%) Node.js
8 68 (6.14%) Gherkin
9 64 (5.78%) RESTful
10 61 (5.51%) AngularJS
10 61 (5.51%) WebdriverIO
11 50 (4.52%) React
12 45 (4.07%) XML
13 42 (3.79%) .NET Core
14 40 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (3.52%) JSON
16 36 (3.25%) .NET Framework
17 32 (2.89%) Spring
18 31 (2.80%) Swagger
19 27 (2.44%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 105 (9.49%) Mobile App
2 73 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (3.25%) User Experience
4 27 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (1.99%) Algorithms
6 13 (1.17%) Data Structures
6 13 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (0.99%) Wiki
8 10 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
8 10 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.72%) Cloud Native
10 8 (0.72%) Derivative
10 8 (0.72%) PMI
11 7 (0.63%) Life Science
11 7 (0.63%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.54%) Robotics
13 5 (0.45%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.05%) Windows
2 73 (6.59%) Linux
3 43 (3.88%) Android
4 42 (3.79%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.81%) Unix
6 12 (1.08%) Mac OS
7 11 (0.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 996 (89.97%) Test Automation
2 830 (74.98%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (35.95%) BDD
4 393 (35.50%) Scrum
5 250 (22.58%) TDD
6 245 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
7 213 (19.24%) API Testing
8 201 (18.16%) DevOps
9 198 (17.89%) SDET
10 172 (15.54%) Manual Testing
11 150 (13.55%) Test Scripting
12 135 (12.20%) Test Strategy
13 132 (11.92%) Performance Testing
14 130 (11.74%) Regression Testing
15 127 (11.47%) Software Testing
16 125 (11.29%) Functional Testing
17 116 (10.48%) Mentoring
18 108 (9.76%) SDLC
19 102 (9.21%) Software Engineering
20 99 (8.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 608 (54.92%) Java
2 514 (46.43%) C#
3 290 (26.20%) JavaScript
4 255 (23.04%) Python
5 245 (22.13%) SQL
6 143 (12.92%) Ruby
7 35 (3.16%) C++
7 35 (3.16%) Shell Script
8 31 (2.80%) Groovy
9 23 (2.08%) Scala
10 22 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 21 (1.90%) Go
12 18 (1.63%) ES6
13 16 (1.45%) TypeScript
14 15 (1.36%) Java 8
15 13 (1.17%) VBScript
15 13 (1.17%) XPath
16 11 (0.99%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.90%) C
17 10 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (11.56%) ISTQB
2 64 (5.78%) Degree
3 62 (5.60%) ISEB
4 59 (5.33%) Security Cleared
5 58 (5.24%) SC Cleared
6 30 (2.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.72%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.18%) CITP
10 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (38.75%) QA
2 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (10.21%) Docker
2 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (2.89%) Kubernetes
2 29 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (1.81%) Puppet
4 19 (1.72%) Ansible
5 13 (1.17%) Grafana
5 13 (1.17%) Graphite
5 13 (1.17%) HP ALM
5 13 (1.17%) Prometheus
6 10 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.81%) Packer
8 8 (0.72%) Marathon
8 8 (0.72%) Mesos
9 7 (0.63%) Terraform
10 6 (0.54%) Kibana
10 6 (0.54%) logstash
11 4 (0.36%) HP Fortify
12 1 (0.090%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 121 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.70%) SAP
3 43 (3.88%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 38 (3.43%) Oracle
5 28 (2.53%) Google
5 28 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 26 (2.35%) Atlassian
7 16 (1.45%) WorldPay
8 13 (1.17%) New Relic
9 9 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 8 (0.72%) Guidewire
10 8 (0.72%) HP
11 7 (0.63%) IBM
12 6 (0.54%) Adobe
12 6 (0.54%) Splunk
13 5 (0.45%) hybris
14 4 (0.36%) Perfecto Mobile
14 4 (0.36%) Veracode
14 4 (0.36%) VMware
15 3 (0.27%) Apiary