Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 395 381 347
Rank change year-on-year -14 -34 +98
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1,141 1,442 1,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.83% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.06% 3.98% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1,305 1,486
UK median annual salary £51,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.37% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £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 28,075 36,190 35,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.43% 20.74% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22,266 29,368 29,183
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 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 -4 1,098 £51,000 +7.37% 35
UK excluding London -22 614 £45,000 - 22
London +18 514 £60,000 +9.09% 13
South East -24 204 £45,000 - 4
North of England +2 172 £42,500 - 11
Midlands -21 81 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -17 78 £42,500 - 7
East of England +64 64 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West +31 62 £45,000 +1.69% 3
North West -4 60 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +25 58 £50,000 +18.34% 2
North East +43 31 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Scotland +23 25 £45,000 +21.62%
West Midlands -6 23 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Wales -2 6 £40,000 +6.67%

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1,103 (96.67%) Selenium
2 1,029 (90.18%) Test Automation
3 864 (75.72%) Agile Software Development
4 616 (53.99%) Java
5 533 (46.71%) QA
6 501 (43.91%) C#
7 497 (43.56%) BDD
8 474 (41.54%) Cucumber
9 408 (35.76%) Scrum
10 332 (29.10%) Jenkins
11 323 (28.31%) TDD
12 314 (27.52%) JavaScript
13 311 (27.26%) Continuous Integration
14 289 (25.33%) JIRA
15 268 (23.49%) SQL
16 257 (22.52%) SDET
17 224 (19.63%) Python
18 223 (19.54%) API Testing
19 210 (18.40%) SoapUI
20 200 (17.53%) SpecFlow
21 189 (16.56%) .NET
22 185 (16.21%) Finance
23 173 (15.16%) Ruby
23 173 (15.16%) Web Services
24 172 (15.07%) Test Scripting
25 171 (14.99%) Git (software)
26 168 (14.72%) SDLC
27 167 (14.64%) Manual Testing
28 163 (14.29%) Software Testing
29 159 (13.94%) Amazon AWS

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 70 (6.13%) Confluence
2 13 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.79%) Apache TomEE
4 9 (0.79%) JBoss
5 5 (0.44%) IIS
5 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.088%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.088%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.088%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.088%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.31%) SAP ERP
2 13 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 159 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 157 (13.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (3.59%) SaaS
4 32 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 24 (2.10%) BrowserStack
6 23 (2.02%) GitHub
7 18 (1.58%) G Suite
8 17 (1.49%) Office 365
9 14 (1.23%) Sauce Labs
10 8 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 8 (0.70%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 6 (0.53%) Serverless
12 5 (0.44%) npm
13 4 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.35%) Trello
14 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (0.26%) CloudBees
14 3 (0.26%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.80%) HTTP
2 13 (1.14%) Internet
3 5 (0.44%) TETRA
4 4 (0.35%) SSH
4 4 (0.35%) VoIP
5 3 (0.26%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.18%) Intranet
6 2 (0.18%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.18%) Z-Wave
7 1 (0.088%) DNS
7 1 (0.088%) FTP
7 1 (0.088%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.84%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.14%) MySQL
3 13 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 13 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (0.88%) DB2
5 7 (0.61%) Redis
6 6 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.44%) Big Data
8 4 (0.35%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.35%) RavenDB
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.088%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,103 (96.67%) Selenium
2 474 (41.54%) Cucumber
3 332 (29.10%) Jenkins
4 289 (25.33%) JIRA
5 210 (18.40%) SoapUI
6 200 (17.53%) SpecFlow
7 171 (14.99%) Git (software)
8 125 (10.96%) JMeter
9 116 (10.17%) Appium
10 106 (9.29%) Maven
11 84 (7.36%) JUnit
12 80 (7.01%) Visual Studio
13 61 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 61 (5.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 53 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 53 (4.65%) TeamCity
15 51 (4.47%) TestNG
16 49 (4.29%) Hudson
17 45 (3.94%) NUnit
18 43 (3.77%) Eclipse
General
1 185 (16.21%) Finance
2 112 (9.82%) Retail
3 39 (3.42%) Banking
4 37 (3.24%) Marketing
5 24 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 21 (1.84%) Electronics
7 20 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.58%) Games
9 12 (1.05%) Advertising
10 9 (0.79%) Back Office
11 8 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.53%) Front Office
12 6 (0.53%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.53%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.44%) Publishing
14 4 (0.35%) Legal
15 2 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 264 (23.14%) Test Engineer
2 242 (21.21%) Tester
3 216 (18.93%) Developer
4 184 (16.13%) QA Engineer
5 168 (14.72%) Developer in Test
6 161 (14.11%) Automation Tester
7 153 (13.41%) Analyst
8 149 (13.06%) Test Automation Engineer
9 127 (11.13%) Test Analyst
10 86 (7.54%) QA Automation Engineer
11 85 (7.45%) Automation Test Analyst
12 70 (6.13%) Senior Test Engineer
13 63 (5.52%) Software Developer
13 63 (5.52%) Software Test Engineer
14 61 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
14 61 (5.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
15 56 (4.91%) Software Engineer
16 55 (4.82%) Senior QA Engineer
17 52 (4.56%) Test Automation Developer
18 51 (4.47%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (16.56%) .NET
2 173 (15.16%) Web Services
3 120 (10.52%) SOAP
4 105 (9.20%) REST
5 104 (9.11%) HTML
6 101 (8.85%) Gherkin
7 97 (8.50%) RESTful
8 92 (8.06%) CSS
9 83 (7.27%) Node.js
10 77 (6.75%) WebdriverIO
11 65 (5.70%) AngularJS
12 48 (4.21%) JSON
13 45 (3.94%) XML
14 42 (3.68%) React
15 38 (3.33%) .NET Core
15 38 (3.33%) Spring
16 37 (3.24%) Swagger
17 31 (2.72%) HTML5
18 30 (2.63%) .NET Framework
18 30 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 101 (8.85%) Mobile App
2 74 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (2.72%) User Experience
4 25 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (1.84%) Virtual Team
7 17 (1.49%) Wiki
8 13 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 11 (0.96%) Data Structures
9 11 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 8 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (0.61%) Life Science
12 6 (0.53%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.53%) Media Streaming
12 6 (0.53%) Tandem
13 5 (0.44%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 75 (6.57%) Linux
2 66 (5.78%) Windows
3 43 (3.77%) Android
3 43 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 24 (2.10%) Unix
5 13 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.53%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.35%) zOS
8 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,029 (90.18%) Test Automation
2 864 (75.72%) Agile Software Development
3 497 (43.56%) BDD
4 408 (35.76%) Scrum
5 323 (28.31%) TDD
6 311 (27.26%) Continuous Integration
7 257 (22.52%) SDET
8 223 (19.54%) API Testing
9 172 (15.07%) Test Scripting
10 168 (14.72%) SDLC
11 167 (14.64%) Manual Testing
12 163 (14.29%) Software Testing
13 139 (12.18%) Regression Testing
14 138 (12.09%) Software Engineering
15 136 (11.92%) DevOps
16 135 (11.83%) Mentoring
17 127 (11.13%) Non-Functional Testing
18 125 (10.96%) Functional Testing
18 125 (10.96%) OOP
18 125 (10.96%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 616 (53.99%) Java
2 501 (43.91%) C#
3 314 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 268 (23.49%) SQL
5 224 (19.63%) Python
6 173 (15.16%) Ruby
7 41 (3.59%) C++
8 36 (3.16%) PHP
9 25 (2.19%) Scala
9 25 (2.19%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.84%) C
11 20 (1.75%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.23%) ES6
13 14 (1.23%) Groovy
14 12 (1.05%) Go
14 12 (1.05%) TypeScript
15 10 (0.88%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.70%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.70%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 117 (10.25%) ISTQB
2 76 (6.66%) Degree
3 58 (5.08%) ISEB
4 41 (3.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 36 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 33 (2.89%) SC Cleared
7 29 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.18%) CITP
10 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.088%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.088%) CSQA
11 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.088%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 533 (46.71%) QA
2 1 (0.088%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.088%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (5.43%) Docker
2 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (2.63%) HP ALM
2 28 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (1.93%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.61%) Puppet
6 6 (0.53%) Marathon
6 6 (0.53%) Mesos
7 5 (0.44%) Ansible
8 1 (0.088%) Grafana
8 1 (0.088%) Graphite
8 1 (0.088%) Packer
8 1 (0.088%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 97 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.47%) Google
3 50 (4.38%) Oracle
4 47 (4.12%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 40 (3.51%) SAP
6 32 (2.80%) HP
7 15 (1.31%) Sitecore
8 13 (1.14%) WorldPay
9 11 (0.96%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.70%) Splunk
11 7 (0.61%) IBM
12 6 (0.53%) VMware
13 5 (0.44%) hybris
13 5 (0.44%) Perfecto Mobile
13 5 (0.44%) Veracode
14 4 (0.35%) ATG
14 4 (0.35%) PureLoad
14 4 (0.35%) T-Plan
14 4 (0.35%) Xamarin