Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 378 416
Rank change year-on-year +43 +38 +40
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,581 1,367 1,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.39% 4.16% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 1,267 1,541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,875 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 35,994 32,857 37,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.50% 18.94% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 29,554 27,949 31,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +49 1,540 £50,000 +11.11% 205
UK excluding London +64 906 £45,000 +12.50% 126
London +12 653 £55,000 - 85
South East +75 316 £45,000 +12.50% 43
North of England +51 278 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Midlands +69 161 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North West +61 138 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Yorkshire +37 124 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East of England -24 102 £55,000 +22.22% 12
East Midlands +69 100 £42,500 +6.25% 10
West Midlands +13 62 £48,125 +6.94% 7
South West -11 40 £50,000 +42.86% 10
North East -25 17 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Scotland -46 14 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wales +4 5 £46,250 +42.31% 3

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1,503 (95.07%) Selenium
2 1,482 (93.74%) Test Automation
3 1,249 (79.00%) Agile Software Development
4 938 (59.33%) Java
5 781 (49.40%) QA
6 702 (44.40%) Cucumber
7 685 (43.33%) BDD
8 641 (40.54%) C#
9 512 (32.38%) TDD
10 466 (29.48%) Scrum
11 459 (29.03%) JavaScript
12 412 (26.06%) Jenkins
13 328 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
14 327 (20.68%) JIRA
15 313 (19.80%) SQL
16 311 (19.67%) Test Scripting
16 311 (19.67%) Manual Testing
17 271 (17.14%) Finance
18 268 (16.95%) Python
19 262 (16.57%) SoapUI
20 253 (16.00%) Test Strategy
21 252 (15.94%) Web Services
22 249 (15.75%) Ruby
23 244 (15.43%) JMeter
24 241 (15.24%) SDET
25 240 (15.18%) Software Testing
26 213 (13.47%) SpecFlow
27 211 (13.35%) SDLC
28 207 (13.09%) API Testing
29 203 (12.84%) OO

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 91 (5.76%) Confluence
2 26 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 21 (1.33%) CMS
4 19 (1.20%) Apache
5 17 (1.08%) JBoss
6 11 (0.70%) IIS
7 9 (0.57%) Jetty
7 9 (0.57%) nginx
8 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.44%) Apache TomEE
10 5 (0.32%) Drupal
11 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.25%) Documentum
12 2 (0.13%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.063%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.063%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.063%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.063%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (1.01%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 113 (7.15%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (4.30%) GitHub
4 65 (4.11%) SaaS
5 21 (1.33%) BrowserStack
6 18 (1.14%) Slack
7 15 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.95%) Sauce Labs
8 10 (0.63%) BlazeMeter
9 9 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
11 7 (0.44%) IaaS
11 7 (0.44%) PaaS
12 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.063%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.063%) Office 365
13 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.53%) Internet
2 34 (2.15%) HTTP
3 13 (0.82%) VoIP
4 7 (0.44%) SSL
5 6 (0.38%) DNS
5 6 (0.38%) Intranet
6 4 (0.25%) ATM
7 3 (0.19%) 3G
7 3 (0.19%) DHCP
7 3 (0.19%) ICMP
7 3 (0.19%) LTE
7 3 (0.19%) Skype
7 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.19%) TETRA
7 3 (0.19%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.13%) SMS
9 1 (0.063%) 4G
9 1 (0.063%) LAN
9 1 (0.063%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.59%) Big Data
3 28 (1.77%) MySQL
3 28 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 12 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.32%) Blockchain
7 5 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.13%) Power BI
9 2 (0.13%) Redis
10 1 (0.063%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.063%) DB2
10 1 (0.063%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,503 (95.07%) Selenium
2 702 (44.40%) Cucumber
3 412 (26.06%) Jenkins
4 327 (20.68%) JIRA
5 262 (16.57%) SoapUI
6 244 (15.43%) JMeter
7 213 (13.47%) SpecFlow
8 197 (12.46%) JUnit
9 159 (10.06%) Git (software)
10 126 (7.97%) Maven
11 118 (7.46%) JBehave
12 95 (6.01%) NUnit
13 88 (5.57%) Protractor
14 73 (4.62%) Jasmine
15 71 (4.49%) Visual Studio
16 70 (4.43%) TestNG
17 68 (4.30%) TeamCity
18 64 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 62 (3.92%) HP UFT
20 56 (3.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 271 (17.14%) Finance
2 110 (6.96%) Retail
3 52 (3.29%) Banking
4 30 (1.90%) Marketing
5 27 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 26 (1.64%) Games
7 17 (1.08%) Legal
8 16 (1.01%) Digital Economy
9 14 (0.89%) Law
10 12 (0.76%) Advertising
11 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.51%) Back Office
13 5 (0.32%) Automotive
13 5 (0.32%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.25%) Electronics
14 4 (0.25%) Front Office
14 4 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.13%) Publishing
16 1 (0.063%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 477 (30.17%) Tester
2 371 (23.47%) Automation Tester
3 337 (21.32%) Developer
4 329 (20.81%) Test Engineer
5 286 (18.09%) QA Engineer
6 215 (13.60%) Developer in Test
7 206 (13.03%) Analyst
8 201 (12.71%) Test Automation Engineer
9 176 (11.13%) Test Analyst
10 137 (8.67%) QA Automation Engineer
11 111 (7.02%) Java Engineer
12 106 (6.70%) Senior Tester
13 100 (6.33%) QA Test Engineer
13 100 (6.33%) Selenium Tester
14 98 (6.20%) Java Developer
15 94 (5.95%) Software Developer
16 90 (5.69%) Software Test Engineer
17 89 (5.63%) Senior Automation Tester
18 87 (5.50%) Automation Test Analyst
18 87 (5.50%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (15.94%) Web Services
2 195 (12.33%) HTML
3 187 (11.83%) Gherkin
4 167 (10.56%) REST
5 165 (10.44%) .NET
6 130 (8.22%) RESTful
7 129 (8.16%) CSS
8 122 (7.72%) SOAP
9 99 (6.26%) AngularJS
10 97 (6.14%) XML
11 74 (4.68%) jQuery
12 65 (4.11%) JSON
13 63 (3.98%) HTML5
14 61 (3.86%) Node.js
15 39 (2.47%) Ajax
16 36 (2.28%) React
17 35 (2.21%) Spring
18 34 (2.15%) React Native
19 31 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 30 (1.90%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 116 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.39%) Computer Science
3 91 (5.76%) Fintech
4 75 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 70 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
6 46 (2.91%) User Experience
7 38 (2.40%) Client/Server
8 18 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (1.01%) EPoS
10 15 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.76%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.57%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.51%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.44%) Contactless
14 7 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.44%) EMV
15 6 (0.38%) RIA
16 4 (0.25%) BBC
16 4 (0.25%) EFT
16 4 (0.25%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (6.51%) Linux
2 77 (4.87%) Windows
3 51 (3.23%) Unix
4 48 (3.04%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.53%) Android
6 2 (0.13%) DC/OS
6 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.063%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,482 (93.74%) Test Automation
2 1,249 (79.00%) Agile Software Development
3 685 (43.33%) BDD
4 512 (32.38%) TDD
5 466 (29.48%) Scrum
6 328 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
7 311 (19.67%) Manual Testing
7 311 (19.67%) Test Scripting
8 253 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 241 (15.24%) SDET
10 240 (15.18%) Software Testing
11 211 (13.35%) SDLC
12 207 (13.09%) API Testing
13 203 (12.84%) OO
14 197 (12.46%) Regression Testing
15 188 (11.89%) Open Source
16 175 (11.07%) OOP
17 158 (9.99%) Performance Testing
18 142 (8.98%) Functional Testing
19 131 (8.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 938 (59.33%) Java
2 641 (40.54%) C#
3 459 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 313 (19.80%) SQL
5 268 (16.95%) Python
6 249 (15.75%) Ruby
7 77 (4.87%) Groovy
8 68 (4.30%) PHP
9 40 (2.53%) ES6
10 29 (1.83%) C++
11 26 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 24 (1.52%) TypeScript
13 23 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.39%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.14%) Scala
16 14 (0.89%) C
17 13 (0.82%) Perl
18 10 (0.63%) Lua
19 9 (0.57%) COBOL
19 9 (0.57%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 177 (11.20%) ISTQB
2 166 (10.50%) Degree
3 134 (8.48%) ISEB
4 64 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 34 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 32 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.44%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.13%) OCPJP
12 1 (0.063%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.063%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.063%) MCITP
12 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 781 (49.40%) QA
2 5 (0.32%) PSD2
3 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.13%) WCAG
4 1 (0.063%) GCP
System Software
1 46 (2.91%) Docker
2 4 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.063%) LXC
4 1 (0.063%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (1.83%) Puppet
4 17 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.63%) Ansible
6 9 (0.57%) Terraform
7 7 (0.44%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.13%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.063%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.063%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (5.12%) Microsoft
2 47 (2.97%) Capita
3 42 (2.66%) Oracle
4 35 (2.21%) Atlassian
5 28 (1.77%) HP
6 26 (1.64%) Google
7 16 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
8 15 (0.95%) IBM
9 14 (0.89%) CA
9 14 (0.89%) Micro Focus
9 14 (0.89%) SAP
10 13 (0.82%) Zend
11 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.57%) RedGate
13 7 (0.44%) PayPal
14 6 (0.38%) Apple
14 6 (0.38%) Sun
15 5 (0.32%) Caplin
15 5 (0.32%) TOWER Software
16 4 (0.25%) Pega