Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 373 333 427
Rank change year-on-year -40 +94 +13
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,433 1,587 1,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.83% 0.94% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.01% 4.72% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,309 1,453 1,491
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,974 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +16.88% -3.75%

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 35,703 33,622 36,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 19.90% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 29,030 28,209 30,973
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 2018. 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 -44 1,387 £47,500 -2.06% 178
UK excluding London -30 797 £45,000 - 102
London -39 618 £55,000 - 84
South East -15 291 £45,000 +5.88% 31
North of England +6 214 £42,500 -5.56% 23
Midlands +25 134 £42,500 - 17
Yorkshire +42 116 £42,500 -5.56% 13
North West +25 92 £42,500 -5.56% 9
East of England -53 90 £55,000 +22.22% 13
East Midlands +18 80 £42,500 -5.56% 8
West Midlands +13 55 £50,000 +17.65% 9
South West -79 45 £44,250 +10.63% 10
Wales +14 14 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Scotland -33 14 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North East -32 7 £57,500 +64.29% 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 1,345 (93.86%) Selenium
2 1,309 (91.35%) Test Automation
3 1,110 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
4 863 (60.22%) Java
5 757 (52.83%) QA
6 654 (45.64%) BDD
7 641 (44.73%) Cucumber
8 597 (41.66%) C#
9 445 (31.05%) JavaScript
10 429 (29.94%) Scrum
11 427 (29.80%) TDD
12 399 (27.84%) Jenkins
13 334 (23.31%) JIRA
14 293 (20.45%) SQL
15 292 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
16 289 (20.17%) Manual Testing
17 274 (19.12%) SDET
18 255 (17.79%) Test Scripting
19 254 (17.73%) Web Services
20 234 (16.33%) Python
21 231 (16.12%) SpecFlow
22 229 (15.98%) SoapUI
23 213 (14.86%) Finance
24 207 (14.45%) Software Testing
25 203 (14.17%) JMeter
26 200 (13.96%) Regression Testing
27 195 (13.61%) API Testing
28 191 (13.33%) Ruby
29 187 (13.05%) SDLC
30 186 (12.98%) Performance Testing

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 92 (6.42%) Confluence
2 41 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 22 (1.54%) Apache
4 21 (1.47%) CMS
5 15 (1.05%) nginx
6 14 (0.98%) Jetty
7 12 (0.84%) JBoss
8 9 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.56%) Apache TomEE
10 6 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.42%) IIS
11 5 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.28%) Drupal
12 4 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.21%) Tornado
14 2 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (0.77%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.21%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.070%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.070%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.070%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 92 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.68%) SaaS
3 45 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (3.07%) GitHub
5 29 (2.02%) Sauce Labs
6 26 (1.81%) BrowserStack
7 24 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.98%) BlazeMeter
9 11 (0.77%) Slack
10 10 (0.70%) DigitalOcean
11 7 (0.49%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.42%) IaaS
12 6 (0.42%) PaaS
13 4 (0.28%) Datadog
13 4 (0.28%) Logentries
14 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.070%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.070%) AWS OpsWorks
15 1 (0.070%) G Suite
15 1 (0.070%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.44%) HTTP
2 30 (2.09%) Internet
3 13 (0.91%) VoIP
4 7 (0.49%) SMS
5 6 (0.42%) DNS
6 5 (0.35%) SSL
7 4 (0.28%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.21%) 3G
8 3 (0.21%) DHCP
8 3 (0.21%) ICMP
8 3 (0.21%) LTE
8 3 (0.21%) TETRA
9 2 (0.14%) Diameter Protocol
9 2 (0.14%) PPP
10 1 (0.070%) ATM
10 1 (0.070%) Broadband
10 1 (0.070%) LAN
10 1 (0.070%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.40%) Big Data
3 18 (1.26%) MySQL
4 12 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 11 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.35%) Redis
9 4 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.14%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.14%) DB2
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.070%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.070%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.070%) Power BI
11 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.070%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,345 (93.86%) Selenium
2 641 (44.73%) Cucumber
3 399 (27.84%) Jenkins
4 334 (23.31%) JIRA
5 231 (16.12%) SpecFlow
6 229 (15.98%) SoapUI
7 203 (14.17%) JMeter
8 172 (12.00%) JUnit
9 163 (11.37%) Git (software)
10 125 (8.72%) Maven
11 112 (7.82%) NUnit
12 108 (7.54%) Appium
13 94 (6.56%) JBehave
14 89 (6.21%) Protractor
15 76 (5.30%) TeamCity
16 74 (5.16%) Visual Studio
17 65 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
18 63 (4.40%) HP UFT
19 62 (4.33%) Karma Test Runner
20 56 (3.91%) LoadRunner
General
1 213 (14.86%) Finance
2 120 (8.37%) Retail
3 54 (3.77%) Banking
4 42 (2.93%) Games
5 30 (2.09%) Law
6 18 (1.26%) Advertising
7 17 (1.19%) Marketing
8 16 (1.12%) Legal
9 13 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 12 (0.84%) Back Office
10 12 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.35%) Polish Language
12 5 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.28%) Automotive
13 4 (0.28%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.14%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.070%) Brand Awareness
16 1 (0.070%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 399 (27.84%) Tester
2 369 (25.75%) Test Engineer
3 332 (23.17%) Developer
4 319 (22.26%) Automation Tester
5 255 (17.79%) QA Engineer
6 249 (17.38%) Analyst
7 238 (16.61%) Developer in Test
8 206 (14.38%) Test Analyst
9 202 (14.10%) Test Automation Engineer
10 129 (9.00%) QA Automation Engineer
11 118 (8.23%) Software Test Engineer
12 115 (8.03%) QA Analyst
13 114 (7.96%) Software Developer
14 104 (7.26%) QA Tester
15 102 (7.12%) Automation Test Analyst
16 91 (6.35%) QA Test Engineer
17 89 (6.21%) Java Developer
18 85 (5.93%) QA Automation Tester
18 85 (5.93%) Selenium Tester
18 85 (5.93%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (17.73%) Web Services
2 171 (11.93%) HTML
3 145 (10.12%) RESTful
4 131 (9.14%) .NET
4 131 (9.14%) Gherkin
5 128 (8.93%) CSS
6 114 (7.96%) AngularJS
7 110 (7.68%) REST
8 93 (6.49%) SOAP
9 82 (5.72%) XML
10 79 (5.51%) jQuery
11 74 (5.16%) Node.js
12 53 (3.70%) JSON
13 48 (3.35%) React
14 47 (3.28%) HTML5
15 41 (2.86%) Ajax
16 40 (2.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 35 (2.44%) React Native
18 30 (2.09%) CodeMirror
18 30 (2.09%) lodash
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.77%) Mobile App
2 83 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (5.37%) Fintech
4 61 (4.26%) User Experience
5 57 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
6 52 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 25 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (0.98%) Client/Server
10 13 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.84%) Contactless
11 12 (0.84%) EMV
12 9 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.42%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.35%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.28%) EPoS
15 4 (0.28%) NHS
15 4 (0.28%) Smart Meter
16 3 (0.21%) Internet of Things
16 3 (0.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 67 (4.68%) Linux
2 59 (4.12%) Windows
3 51 (3.56%) Android
4 44 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 36 (2.51%) Unix
6 3 (0.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.14%) CentOS
7 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,309 (91.35%) Test Automation
2 1,110 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
3 654 (45.64%) BDD
4 429 (29.94%) Scrum
5 427 (29.80%) TDD
6 292 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
7 289 (20.17%) Manual Testing
8 274 (19.12%) SDET
9 255 (17.79%) Test Scripting
10 207 (14.45%) Software Testing
11 200 (13.96%) Regression Testing
12 195 (13.61%) API Testing
13 187 (13.05%) SDLC
14 186 (12.98%) Performance Testing
15 168 (11.72%) Test Strategy
16 165 (11.51%) Functional Testing
17 161 (11.24%) OO
18 151 (10.54%) Software Engineering
19 147 (10.26%) Open Source
20 146 (10.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 863 (60.22%) Java
2 597 (41.66%) C#
3 445 (31.05%) JavaScript
4 293 (20.45%) SQL
5 234 (16.33%) Python
6 191 (13.33%) Ruby
7 68 (4.75%) Groovy
8 54 (3.77%) PHP
9 38 (2.65%) ES6
10 20 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 20 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 18 (1.26%) C++
12 16 (1.12%) Apple Swift
12 16 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 15 (1.05%) Scala
14 13 (0.91%) Java 8
14 13 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.56%) C
15 8 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 110 (7.68%) ISTQB
2 104 (7.26%) Degree
3 89 (6.21%) ISEB
4 31 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.56%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.14%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.070%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.070%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.070%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 757 (52.83%) QA
2 8 (0.56%) PSD2
3 7 (0.49%) WCAG
4 1 (0.070%) GCP
4 1 (0.070%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (3.14%) Docker
2 8 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.14%) LXC
6 1 (0.070%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (1.81%) Puppet
3 14 (0.98%) Ansible
3 14 (0.98%) Terraform
4 13 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 12 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.77%) WebInspect
7 5 (0.35%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.14%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (4.40%) Microsoft
2 51 (3.56%) Capita
3 43 (3.00%) Oracle
4 34 (2.37%) HP
5 33 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 22 (1.54%) Google
7 14 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
7 14 (0.98%) RedGate
8 12 (0.84%) PayPal
9 11 (0.77%) IBM
9 11 (0.77%) SAP
10 10 (0.70%) CA
10 10 (0.70%) Micro Focus
11 9 (0.63%) Apple
11 9 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.49%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.49%) Sun
13 5 (0.35%) Splunk
13 5 (0.35%) Twitter
14 4 (0.28%) WorldPay