Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 585 404 406
Rank change year-on-year -181 +2 -12
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 538 374 1,011
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 3.26% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 440 340 862
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 26,044 11,473 25,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.35% 21.17% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15,994 9,638 20,706
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,575 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WebDriver.

Salary trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WebDriver over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021. 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 -185 494 £55,000 +10.00% 84
UK excluding London -175 269 £50,000 - 58
London -145 248 £65,000 +4.00% 36
South East -139 116 £50,000 - 15
Work from Home -173 107 £60,000 +33.33% 24
North of England -114 59 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Yorkshire -96 33 £50,000 - 5
Scotland -50 28 £47,500 +18.75% 10
South West -60 27 £50,000 -6.10% 4
North West -97 25 £50,000 -16.67% 12
Midlands -100 22 £52,500 +40.00% 7
East Midlands -51 17 £60,000 +41.18% 1
East of England -106 12 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Wales -41 6 £45,000 -25.00%
West Midlands -100 5 £50,000 +81.82% 6
North East -42 1 £60,000 +33.33%

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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.

1 518 (96.28%) Selenium
2 507 (94.24%) Test Automation
3 359 (66.73%) Agile Software Development
4 310 (57.62%) QA
5 268 (49.81%) Java
5 268 (49.81%) C#
6 208 (38.66%) BDD
7 198 (36.80%) Software Testing
8 187 (34.76%) JavaScript
9 174 (32.34%) Azure
10 169 (31.41%) Cucumber
11 151 (28.07%) SpecFlow
12 145 (26.95%) SDET
13 141 (26.21%) DevOps
14 139 (25.84%) SQL
15 130 (24.16%) Scrum
16 120 (22.30%) Mentoring
16 120 (22.30%) Jenkins
17 116 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
18 113 (21.00%) JIRA
19 112 (20.82%) REST
20 111 (20.63%) .NET
21 107 (19.89%) Git (software)
22 101 (18.77%) API Testing
23 98 (18.22%) Web Services
24 97 (18.03%) Social Skills
25 88 (16.36%) Finance
26 87 (16.17%) JMeter
26 87 (16.17%) TDD
27 86 (15.99%) Cypress.io

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 24 (4.46%) Confluence
2 14 (2.60%) Camunda
3 4 (0.74%) Apache
3 4 (0.74%) IIS
3 4 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.19%) JBoss
5 1 (0.19%) nginx
5 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 12 (2.23%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 174 (32.34%) Azure
2 69 (12.83%) AWS
3 64 (11.90%) GitHub
4 41 (7.62%) GCP
5 29 (5.39%) Amazon SQS
6 26 (4.83%) BrowserStack
6 26 (4.83%) SaaS
7 14 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (2.23%) PaaS
8 12 (2.23%) Serverless
9 10 (1.86%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (1.86%) NuGet
9 10 (1.86%) Sauce Labs
10 9 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.30%) BlazeMeter
12 6 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.93%) Azure Service Bus
14 4 (0.74%) Azure Logic Apps
14 4 (0.74%) Trello
15 3 (0.56%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 74 (13.75%) HTTP
2 8 (1.49%) SMTP
3 2 (0.37%) Softphone
4 1 (0.19%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (5.02%) MongoDB
4 26 (4.83%) Hadoop
5 25 (4.65%) Big Data
6 15 (2.79%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.60%) Redis
8 12 (2.23%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.49%) MySQL
11 3 (0.56%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.37%) Power BI
12 2 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 518 (96.28%) Selenium
2 169 (31.41%) Cucumber
3 151 (28.07%) SpecFlow
4 120 (22.30%) Jenkins
5 113 (21.00%) JIRA
6 107 (19.89%) Git (software)
7 87 (16.17%) JMeter
8 86 (15.99%) Cypress.io
9 79 (14.68%) Postman
10 70 (13.01%) JUnit
11 63 (11.71%) Appium
12 53 (9.85%) Visual Studio
13 45 (8.36%) GitLab
13 45 (8.36%) NUnit
14 42 (7.81%) REST Assured
15 33 (6.13%) TestNG
16 32 (5.95%) Maven
17 30 (5.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 30 (5.58%) Jasmine
18 29 (5.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 97 (18.03%) Social Skills
2 88 (16.36%) Finance
3 27 (5.02%) Public Sector
4 21 (3.90%) Law
5 17 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.04%) Games
6 11 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 11 (2.04%) Retail
7 10 (1.86%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (1.67%) Banking
9 7 (1.30%) Marketing
10 6 (1.12%) Electronics
10 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.56%) French Language
12 3 (0.56%) Military
12 3 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.19%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 139 (25.84%) Test Engineer
2 101 (18.77%) Tester
3 98 (18.22%) QA Engineer
4 82 (15.24%) Test Automation Engineer
5 74 (13.75%) Automation Tester
6 73 (13.57%) Developer
7 49 (9.11%) Analyst
8 44 (8.18%) Developer in Test
8 44 (8.18%) Test Analyst
9 38 (7.06%) Senior Test Engineer
10 35 (6.51%) Software Developer
11 32 (5.95%) Quality Engineer
12 31 (5.76%) QA Tester
13 26 (4.83%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
14 25 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
14 25 (4.65%) Software Test Engineer
15 24 (4.46%) Automation Test Lead
15 24 (4.46%) Test Leader
16 23 (4.28%) C# Developer
16 23 (4.28%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (20.82%) REST
2 111 (20.63%) .NET
3 98 (18.22%) Web Services
4 78 (14.50%) RESTful
5 64 (11.90%) JSON
6 60 (11.15%) Gherkin
7 55 (10.22%) React
8 44 (8.18%) Node.js
9 42 (7.81%) HTML
10 30 (5.58%) Kafka
11 29 (5.39%) Apache Thrift
12 28 (5.20%) Spring
13 27 (5.02%) CSS
14 25 (4.65%) .NET Core
14 25 (4.65%) SOAP
15 22 (4.09%) .NET Framework
15 22 (4.09%) AngularJS
16 21 (3.90%) ASP.NET
16 21 (3.90%) Spring Boot
17 19 (3.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
2 25 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.09%) Algorithms
5 16 (2.97%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.42%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.49%) User Experience
8 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
10 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.56%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.37%) Handset
11 2 (0.37%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.19%) LIMS
12 1 (0.19%) PDA
12 1 (0.19%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.19%) W3C
12 1 (0.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.58%) Android
2 23 (4.28%) Apple iOS
3 18 (3.35%) Linux
4 8 (1.49%) Windows
5 5 (0.93%) VMS
6 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.37%) Unix
8 1 (0.19%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (94.24%) Test Automation
2 359 (66.73%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (38.66%) BDD
4 198 (36.80%) Software Testing
5 145 (26.95%) SDET
6 141 (26.21%) DevOps
7 130 (24.16%) Scrum
8 120 (22.30%) Mentoring
9 116 (21.56%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (18.77%) API Testing
11 87 (16.17%) TDD
12 82 (15.24%) Performance Testing
13 80 (14.87%) Manual Testing
14 76 (14.13%) Functional Testing
15 71 (13.20%) Non-Functional Testing
16 69 (12.83%) Microservices
17 68 (12.64%) Test Scripting
18 67 (12.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 64 (11.90%) Coaching
20 63 (11.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 268 (49.81%) C#
1 268 (49.81%) Java
2 187 (34.76%) JavaScript
3 139 (25.84%) SQL
4 83 (15.43%) Python
5 15 (2.79%) TypeScript
6 13 (2.42%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.04%) Scala
8 10 (1.86%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.67%) Groovy
9 9 (1.67%) PHP
9 9 (1.67%) Ruby
10 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.74%) Kotlin
11 4 (0.74%) XPath
12 3 (0.56%) Java 8
13 2 (0.37%) C++
13 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.19%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (10.22%) ISTQB
2 47 (8.74%) Degree
3 37 (6.88%) ISEB
4 21 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.04%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.37%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (57.62%) QA
2 18 (3.35%) Accessibility
3 7 (1.30%) WCAG
4 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (9.11%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (13.75%) Kubernetes
2 32 (5.95%) Terraform
3 24 (4.46%) Ansible
4 8 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.74%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.19%) Consul
6 1 (0.19%) Kibana
6 1 (0.19%) logstash
6 1 (0.19%) Packer
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Sysdig
6 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.62%) Google
3 16 (2.97%) Oracle
4 12 (2.23%) Cognizant
5 11 (2.04%) LexisNexis
6 9 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.12%) Mercator
7 6 (1.12%) SAP
8 4 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (0.74%) HP
8 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.56%) Perfecto Mobile
10 2 (0.37%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.37%) Veracode
11 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.19%) CA
11 1 (0.19%) Databricks
11 1 (0.19%) OutSystems
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.19%) Talend