Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 371 365 435
Rank change year-on-year -6 +70 -25
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,406 1,533 1,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.88% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.26% 4.28% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,390 1,236
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,250 £66,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 33,016 35,788 35,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.07% 20.47% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26,705 29,062 30,318
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 -9 1,333 £47,500 -5.00% 144
UK excluding London +3 769 £43,500 -3.33% 82
London -2 610 £57,500 +4.55% 68
South East -11 250 £45,000 +5.88% 17
North of England -6 197 £42,500 -5.56% 26
Midlands +8 144 £47,500 +11.76% 22
North West -4 110 £40,000 -20.00% 17
Yorkshire +24 84 £45,000 - 8
West Midlands +28 80 £47,500 +11.76% 18
South West +9 72 £47,500 -5.00% 8
East Midlands -14 64 £42,500 -2.86% 4
East of England -6 55 £40,000 -17.95% 3
Wales +23 33 £37,500 +7.14%
Scotland +1 17 £30,000 -33.33% 5
Northern Ireland - 5 £72,500 - 1
North East -22 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,351 (96.09%) Selenium
2 1,275 (90.68%) Test Automation
3 1,052 (74.82%) Agile Software Development
4 774 (55.05%) Java
5 737 (52.42%) QA
6 626 (44.52%) C#
7 578 (41.11%) Cucumber
8 574 (40.83%) BDD
9 418 (29.73%) Jenkins
10 401 (28.52%) JavaScript
11 372 (26.46%) TDD
12 346 (24.61%) Scrum
13 329 (23.40%) JIRA
14 314 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
14 314 (22.33%) SDET
15 292 (20.77%) SQL
16 281 (19.99%) SpecFlow
17 275 (19.56%) Manual Testing
18 272 (19.35%) Finance
19 224 (15.93%) Git (software)
20 219 (15.58%) Test Scripting
21 218 (15.50%) SoapUI
22 197 (14.01%) Software Testing
23 195 (13.87%) API Testing
24 192 (13.66%) Ruby
25 191 (13.58%) Python
26 187 (13.30%) Performance Testing
27 184 (13.09%) Functional Testing
28 182 (12.94%) Test Strategy
29 178 (12.66%) JMeter

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 99 (7.04%) Confluence
2 20 (1.42%) CMS
3 14 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 14 (1.00%) Tomcat
4 13 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (0.71%) Apache
6 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.50%) JBoss
8 6 (0.43%) Apache TomEE
8 6 (0.43%) nginx
8 6 (0.43%) WordPress
9 5 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.36%) Drupal
9 5 (0.36%) Kentico
10 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.28%) IIS
10 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.21%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.28%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.071%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.071%) Maya
4 1 (0.071%) Mingle
4 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.071%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 105 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.56%) BrowserStack
4 30 (2.13%) GitHub
5 26 (1.85%) SaaS
5 26 (1.85%) Sauce Labs
6 14 (1.00%) CloudBees
7 11 (0.78%) IaaS
7 11 (0.78%) PaaS
8 8 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
9 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.43%) Datadog
9 6 (0.43%) Logentries
9 6 (0.43%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
10 4 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.92%) HTTP
2 15 (1.07%) Internet
3 9 (0.64%) SMS
4 6 (0.43%) CDMA
4 6 (0.43%) GSM
4 6 (0.43%) LTE
4 6 (0.43%) UMTS
5 4 (0.28%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.21%) PPP
7 1 (0.071%) Broadband
7 1 (0.071%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.071%) VoIP
7 1 (0.071%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.071%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.49%) MySQL
3 18 (1.28%) Big Data
4 13 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 12 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 10 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.57%) Redis
9 4 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.071%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.071%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.071%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.071%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.071%) GIS
12 1 (0.071%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.071%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,351 (96.09%) Selenium
2 578 (41.11%) Cucumber
3 418 (29.73%) Jenkins
4 329 (23.40%) JIRA
5 281 (19.99%) SpecFlow
6 224 (15.93%) Git (software)
7 218 (15.50%) SoapUI
8 178 (12.66%) JMeter
9 155 (11.02%) JUnit
10 148 (10.53%) Appium
11 118 (8.39%) Maven
12 112 (7.97%) Visual Studio
13 107 (7.61%) Protractor
14 106 (7.54%) NUnit
15 95 (6.76%) TeamCity
16 83 (5.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 75 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 63 (4.48%) TestNG
19 61 (4.34%) HP UFT
20 57 (4.05%) JBehave
General
1 272 (19.35%) Finance
2 67 (4.77%) Retail
3 63 (4.48%) Banking
4 23 (1.64%) Games
5 19 (1.35%) Advertising
5 19 (1.35%) Marketing
6 16 (1.14%) Law
7 15 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 12 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.50%) Polish Language
12 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.36%) Back Office
13 5 (0.36%) Electronics
14 3 (0.21%) Brand Awareness
14 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.071%) Billing
15 1 (0.071%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.071%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 357 (25.39%) Test Engineer
2 353 (25.11%) Tester
3 306 (21.76%) Developer
4 265 (18.85%) Automation Tester
5 257 (18.28%) Analyst
6 227 (16.15%) Developer in Test
7 218 (15.50%) QA Engineer
8 198 (14.08%) Test Analyst
9 194 (13.80%) Test Automation Engineer
10 107 (7.61%) Software Test Engineer
11 102 (7.25%) QA Analyst
11 102 (7.25%) Software Developer
12 99 (7.04%) Automation Test Analyst
13 98 (6.97%) QA Tester
14 84 (5.97%) Test Automation Developer
15 81 (5.76%) QA Automation Engineer
16 80 (5.69%) Software Engineer
17 74 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
18 73 (5.19%) Senior Test Engineer
19 67 (4.77%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (12.52%) HTML
2 162 (11.52%) Web Services
3 148 (10.53%) .NET
4 134 (9.53%) CSS
5 124 (8.82%) Gherkin
6 114 (8.11%) RESTful
7 106 (7.54%) AngularJS
8 105 (7.47%) REST
9 98 (6.97%) SOAP
10 81 (5.76%) Node.js
11 60 (4.27%) XML
12 56 (3.98%) HTML5
13 55 (3.91%) WebdriverIO
14 54 (3.84%) JSON
15 39 (2.77%) Spring
16 34 (2.42%) React
17 31 (2.20%) jQuery
18 27 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 26 (1.85%) ASP.NET
20 25 (1.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 122 (8.68%) Fintech
2 111 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 80 (5.69%) User Experience
4 66 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (0.92%) Data Structures
9 11 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 11 (0.78%) Virtual Team
10 9 (0.64%) Tandem
11 8 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.50%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.50%) NHS
13 6 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.43%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.36%) Xbox
15 4 (0.28%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.28%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 69 (4.91%) Linux
2 57 (4.05%) Windows
3 43 (3.06%) Android
4 35 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.13%) Unix
6 8 (0.57%) CentOS
7 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,275 (90.68%) Test Automation
2 1,052 (74.82%) Agile Software Development
3 574 (40.83%) BDD
4 372 (26.46%) TDD
5 346 (24.61%) Scrum
6 314 (22.33%) Continuous Integration
6 314 (22.33%) SDET
7 275 (19.56%) Manual Testing
8 219 (15.58%) Test Scripting
9 197 (14.01%) Software Testing
10 195 (13.87%) API Testing
11 187 (13.30%) Performance Testing
12 184 (13.09%) Functional Testing
13 182 (12.94%) Test Strategy
14 164 (11.66%) Regression Testing
15 139 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
16 125 (8.89%) SDLC
17 123 (8.75%) Exploratory Testing
17 123 (8.75%) Open Source
18 120 (8.53%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 774 (55.05%) Java
2 626 (44.52%) C#
3 401 (28.52%) JavaScript
4 292 (20.77%) SQL
5 192 (13.66%) Ruby
6 191 (13.58%) Python
7 41 (2.92%) PHP
8 28 (1.99%) Groovy
9 21 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 18 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.21%) TypeScript
12 16 (1.14%) C
12 16 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.07%) Java 8
14 12 (0.85%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.78%) ES6
16 10 (0.71%) Scala
16 10 (0.71%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.64%) Apple Swift
18 8 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 118 (8.39%) Degree
2 112 (7.97%) ISTQB
3 82 (5.83%) ISEB
4 53 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 52 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 48 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 38 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.071%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.071%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 737 (52.42%) QA
2 8 (0.57%) WCAG
3 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (4.41%) Docker
2 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.071%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.071%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.36%) WMI
5 4 (0.28%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.28%) Puppet
6 3 (0.21%) Ansible
7 2 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 34 (2.42%) HP
3 33 (2.35%) Oracle
4 22 (1.56%) Google
5 13 (0.92%) SAP
6 12 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 10 (0.71%) Cognizant
8 8 (0.57%) Adobe
8 8 (0.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 8 (0.57%) IBM
9 6 (0.43%) hybris
9 6 (0.43%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.43%) Reuters
10 5 (0.36%) Splunk
11 4 (0.28%) Informatica
11 4 (0.28%) Twitter
11 4 (0.28%) VMware
12 3 (0.21%) Siebel
12 3 (0.21%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.21%) Xamarin