Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 443 402
Rank change year-on-year +97 -41 +66
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1607 1305 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.89% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.38% 3.66% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1222 1538
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 36702 35642 37921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.32% 18.74% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29857 30770 32040
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 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +81 1565 £50,000 +11.11% 135
UK excluding London +120 901 £45,000 +12.50% 72
London +10 690 £55,000 +4.76% 63
South East +78 319 £44,000 +3.53% 15
North of England +54 263 £50,000 +25.00% 28
Midlands +120 178 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North West +51 143 £50,000 +33.33% 17
Yorkshire +31 100 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Midlands +52 92 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East Midlands +95 86 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East of England +19 82 £52,500 +16.67% 7
South West +21 43 £50,000 +40.85% 5
North East +11 20 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Scotland -11 18 £52,500 +31.25%
Wales +5 7 £43,750 -2.78%

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 1502 (93.47%) Selenium
2 1474 (91.72%) Test Automation
3 1254 (78.03%) Agile Software Development
4 954 (59.37%) Java
5 772 (48.04%) QA
6 766 (47.67%) Cucumber
7 682 (42.44%) BDD
8 614 (38.21%) C#
9 504 (31.36%) TDD
10 447 (27.82%) Scrum
11 395 (24.58%) JavaScript
12 391 (24.33%) Jenkins
13 367 (22.84%) Test Scripting
14 360 (22.40%) SQL
15 336 (20.91%) Finance
16 300 (18.67%) JIRA
17 298 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
18 290 (18.05%) Test Strategy
19 271 (16.86%) Manual Testing
20 256 (15.93%) Ruby
21 248 (15.43%) SpecFlow
22 247 (15.37%) JMeter
23 234 (14.56%) Software Testing
24 233 (14.50%) ISTQB
25 224 (13.94%) Gherkin
26 223 (13.88%) Web Services
27 216 (13.44%) SoapUI
28 211 (13.13%) Git (software)
29 208 (12.94%) SDET
30 202 (12.57%) HTML

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 69 (4.29%) Confluence
2 28 (1.74%) CMS
3 25 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.31%) Apache
4 21 (1.31%) JBoss
5 11 (0.68%) Apache TomEE
5 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.62%) IIS
7 8 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.37%) Jetty
8 6 (0.37%) nginx
9 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.25%) Documentum
10 3 (0.19%) Drupal
10 3 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.12%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.12%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.062%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) SAP ERP
1 9 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 112 (6.97%) GitHub
2 108 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (1.99%) SaaS
5 31 (1.93%) BrowserStack
6 21 (1.31%) Sauce Labs
7 11 (0.68%) PaaS
8 10 (0.62%) IaaS
9 8 (0.50%) Slack
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.12%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.12%) Datadog
11 2 (0.12%) npm
11 2 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.062%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.062%) Office 365
12 1 (0.062%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.42%) Internet
2 38 (2.36%) HTTP
3 12 (0.75%) Intranet
4 10 (0.62%) SSL
5 6 (0.37%) Skype
6 5 (0.31%) SMS
7 4 (0.25%) ATM
7 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.19%) VoIP
9 2 (0.12%) NGN
9 2 (0.12%) TETRA
9 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.062%) DNS
10 1 (0.062%) DSL
10 1 (0.062%) PPP
10 1 (0.062%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.80%) MySQL
3 55 (3.42%) Big Data
4 47 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 14 (0.87%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.56%) SQLPlus
8 8 (0.50%) Redis
9 7 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.25%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.25%) DB2
12 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.19%) Power BI
13 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.12%) MarkLogic
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1502 (93.47%) Selenium
2 766 (47.67%) Cucumber
3 391 (24.33%) Jenkins
4 300 (18.67%) JIRA
5 248 (15.43%) SpecFlow
6 247 (15.37%) JMeter
7 216 (13.44%) SoapUI
8 211 (13.13%) Git (software)
9 200 (12.45%) JUnit
10 114 (7.09%) JBehave
11 98 (6.10%) Maven
12 95 (5.91%) NUnit
12 95 (5.91%) Protractor
13 94 (5.85%) TestNG
14 77 (4.79%) Visual Studio
15 76 (4.73%) Jasmine
16 74 (4.60%) Appium
17 71 (4.42%) HP UFT
18 60 (3.73%) TeamCity
19 58 (3.61%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 336 (20.91%) Finance
2 92 (5.72%) Retail
3 84 (5.23%) Banking
4 46 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.12%) Marketing
6 32 (1.99%) Games
7 24 (1.49%) Digital Economy
8 14 (0.87%) Advertising
8 14 (0.87%) Publishing
9 12 (0.75%) Electronics
9 12 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.44%) Law
12 6 (0.37%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.25%) Legal
13 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Automotive
14 3 (0.19%) Front Office
15 2 (0.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 524 (32.61%) Tester
2 398 (24.77%) Automation Tester
3 313 (19.48%) Developer
4 262 (16.30%) QA Engineer
5 225 (14.00%) Test Engineer
6 214 (13.32%) Analyst
7 184 (11.45%) Test Analyst
8 158 (9.83%) Test Automation Engineer
9 155 (9.65%) Developer in Test
10 125 (7.78%) Senior Tester
11 118 (7.34%) Selenium Tester
12 115 (7.16%) QA Automation Engineer
13 111 (6.91%) QA Tester
14 106 (6.60%) Senior Automation Tester
15 96 (5.97%) Java Engineer
16 91 (5.66%) Java Developer
17 89 (5.54%) Automation Test Analyst
18 85 (5.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
19 80 (4.98%) Software Tester
20 78 (4.85%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (13.94%) Gherkin
2 223 (13.88%) Web Services
3 202 (12.57%) HTML
4 189 (11.76%) REST
5 164 (10.21%) .NET
6 146 (9.09%) SOAP
7 132 (8.21%) CSS
8 118 (7.34%) RESTful
8 118 (7.34%) XML
9 79 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 77 (4.79%) HTML5
10 77 (4.79%) JSON
11 62 (3.86%) jQuery
12 56 (3.48%) Node.js
13 47 (2.92%) CSS3
14 44 (2.74%) Spring
15 33 (2.05%) CakePHP
15 33 (2.05%) Laravel
16 31 (1.93%) ASP.NET
17 30 (1.87%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 174 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 79 (4.92%) Fintech
4 63 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 57 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.68%) User Experience
8 22 (1.37%) RIA
9 20 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.12%) N-Tier
11 16 (1.00%) EPoS
12 14 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.50%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
16 6 (0.37%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.31%) EFT
17 5 (0.31%) Internet of Things
18 4 (0.25%) BBC
18 4 (0.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 128 (7.97%) Linux
2 102 (6.35%) Windows
3 47 (2.92%) Unix
4 27 (1.68%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.00%) Android
6 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.12%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1474 (91.72%) Test Automation
2 1254 (78.03%) Agile Software Development
3 682 (42.44%) BDD
4 504 (31.36%) TDD
5 447 (27.82%) Scrum
6 367 (22.84%) Test Scripting
7 298 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
8 290 (18.05%) Test Strategy
9 271 (16.86%) Manual Testing
10 234 (14.56%) Software Testing
11 208 (12.94%) SDET
12 197 (12.26%) OO
13 193 (12.01%) Open Source
14 176 (10.95%) API Testing
15 170 (10.58%) Regression Testing
16 165 (10.27%) Performance Testing
16 165 (10.27%) SDLC
17 162 (10.08%) Functional Testing
18 153 (9.52%) OOP
19 152 (9.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 954 (59.37%) Java
2 614 (38.21%) C#
3 395 (24.58%) JavaScript
4 360 (22.40%) SQL
5 256 (15.93%) Ruby
6 178 (11.08%) Python
7 85 (5.29%) PHP
8 60 (3.73%) Groovy
9 39 (2.43%) ES6
10 32 (1.99%) Shell Script
11 31 (1.93%) Scala
12 23 (1.43%) TypeScript
13 20 (1.24%) C++
14 17 (1.06%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.00%) Perl
16 12 (0.75%) C
17 9 (0.56%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.50%) Lua
19 7 (0.44%) PL/SQL
20 6 (0.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 233 (14.50%) ISTQB
2 190 (11.82%) Degree
3 132 (8.21%) ISEB
4 94 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 14 (0.87%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.25%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.19%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.062%) CCNA
12 1 (0.062%) CCNP
12 1 (0.062%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.062%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.062%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.062%) MCITP
12 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 772 (48.04%) QA
2 4 (0.25%) PMO
3 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.12%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 38 (2.36%) Docker
2 4 (0.25%) Xen
3 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.062%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.062%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (1.74%) Puppet
3 22 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.24%) Ansible
5 8 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 8 (0.50%) Terraform
6 5 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.12%) Grafana
7 2 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (4.54%) Microsoft
2 44 (2.74%) HP
3 40 (2.49%) Oracle
4 33 (2.05%) Zend
5 27 (1.68%) Atlassian
6 25 (1.56%) SAP
7 14 (0.87%) Capita
8 13 (0.81%) IBM
9 10 (0.62%) Google
10 7 (0.44%) Cognizant
10 7 (0.44%) TOWER Software
11 5 (0.31%) Caplin
12 4 (0.25%) BT
12 4 (0.25%) CA
12 4 (0.25%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (0.25%) McAfee
12 4 (0.25%) Micro Focus
12 4 (0.25%) Pega
12 4 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.19%) Sitecore