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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 691 573 429
Rank change year-on-year -118 -144 0
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 631 502 412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.63% 2.10% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 296 416 377
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,734 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -1.96%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £70,000
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 38,819 23,916 13,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.73% 20.98% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15,549 15,377 10,572
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +6.67%

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -161 489 £57,500 +4.55% 39
London -100 314 £66,250 -1.85% 15
Work from Home -134 270 £55,000 - 24
UK excluding London -148 218 £50,000 - 28
South East -80 76 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Scotland -18 50 £50,000 +17.65% 2
East of England -48 43 £105,000 +75.00% 3
North of England -116 23 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North West -75 16 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Midlands -49 14 £48,250 +7.22% 6
East Midlands -6 12 £50,000 +33.33%
South West -36 8 £51,250 +7.89%
Yorkshire -53 7 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Wales -16 4 £62,500 +38.89% 2
West Midlands -58 2 £46,500 -11.43% 6

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 607 (96.20%) Test Automation
2 541 (85.74%) Selenium
3 460 (72.90%) Agile
4 370 (58.64%) Java
5 354 (56.10%) QA
6 338 (53.57%) Software Testing
7 286 (45.32%) Jenkins
8 257 (40.73%) Finance
9 239 (37.88%) SQL
10 237 (37.56%) BDD
11 227 (35.97%) CI/CD
12 224 (35.50%) JavaScript
13 211 (33.44%) C#
14 196 (31.06%) API Testing
15 195 (30.90%) Mentoring
16 194 (30.74%) DevOps
17 192 (30.43%) Cucumber
18 187 (29.64%) Test Strategy
19 181 (28.68%) SDET
20 180 (28.53%) Social Skills
21 178 (28.21%) JIRA
21 178 (28.21%) Azure
22 169 (26.78%) JMeter
23 164 (25.99%) AWS
24 148 (23.45%) Test Planning
25 144 (22.82%) TDD
26 142 (22.50%) Cypress.io
27 141 (22.35%) JSON
28 140 (22.19%) REST
29 139 (22.03%) Scrum

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 59 (9.35%) Confluence
2 26 (4.12%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
3 3 (0.48%) Apache TomEE
3 3 (0.48%) Drupal
3 3 (0.48%) JBoss
3 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.32%) Camunda
5 1 (0.16%) IIS
5 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 178 (28.21%) Azure
2 164 (25.99%) AWS
3 104 (16.48%) GitHub
4 71 (11.25%) OpenShift
5 63 (9.98%) Azure DevOps
6 54 (8.56%) Sauce Labs
7 46 (7.29%) BrowserStack
8 38 (6.02%) SaaS
9 29 (4.60%) PaaS
10 26 (4.12%) CloudBees
10 26 (4.12%) IaaS
11 12 (1.90%) Tricentis Tosca
12 11 (1.74%) BlazeMeter
12 11 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.11%) GCP
15 6 (0.95%) Power Platform
16 5 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
17 4 (0.63%) PowerApps
18 3 (0.48%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 81 (12.84%) HTTP
2 48 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.63%) FTP
3 4 (0.63%) PuTTY
3 4 (0.63%) SSH
4 3 (0.48%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) DVB
5 1 (0.16%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.94%) MongoDB
2 48 (7.61%) Hadoop
3 42 (6.66%) Big Data
4 31 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.80%) SQL Server
6 21 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.58%) MySQL
8 10 (1.58%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.32%) Power BI
10 2 (0.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.16%) DynamoDB
11 1 (0.16%) QlikView
11 1 (0.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 541 (85.74%) Selenium
2 286 (45.32%) Jenkins
3 192 (30.43%) Cucumber
4 178 (28.21%) JIRA
5 169 (26.78%) JMeter
6 142 (22.50%) Cypress.io
7 138 (21.87%) Postman
8 122 (19.33%) Git (software)
9 108 (17.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 103 (16.32%) SpecFlow
11 84 (13.31%) JUnit
12 58 (9.19%) REST Assured
13 55 (8.72%) Visual Studio
14 54 (8.56%) SoapUI
15 53 (8.40%) Appium
16 50 (7.92%) Mocha
17 47 (7.45%) Protractor
18 40 (6.34%) GitLab
19 39 (6.18%) SonarQube
19 39 (6.18%) TestRail
General
1 257 (40.73%) Finance
2 180 (28.53%) Social Skills
3 51 (8.08%) Public Sector
4 43 (6.81%) Banking
5 42 (6.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 40 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (5.39%) Games
8 33 (5.23%) Aerospace
9 28 (4.44%) Law
10 25 (3.96%) Telecoms
11 17 (2.69%) Esports
12 13 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
13 12 (1.90%) Retail
14 11 (1.74%) Publishing
15 10 (1.58%) Humanities
15 10 (1.58%) Manufacturing
15 10 (1.58%) Military
15 10 (1.58%) Social Science
16 9 (1.43%) Financial Institution
17 7 (1.11%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 183 (29.00%) Test Engineer
2 145 (22.98%) QA Engineer
3 93 (14.74%) Tester
4 88 (13.95%) Software Test Engineer
5 83 (13.15%) Software Engineer
6 70 (11.09%) Analyst
7 67 (10.62%) Automation Tester
8 56 (8.87%) Test Automation Engineer
8 56 (8.87%) Test Leader
9 55 (8.72%) Automation Test Lead
10 53 (8.40%) QA Tester
11 51 (8.08%) Developer
11 51 (8.08%) Development Engineer
11 51 (8.08%) Software Development Engineer
11 51 (8.08%) Test Development Engineer
12 48 (7.61%) Java Engineer
13 39 (6.18%) Automation Engineer
14 38 (6.02%) Test Analyst
15 37 (5.86%) Senior Test Engineer
16 35 (5.55%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (22.35%) JSON
2 140 (22.19%) REST
3 122 (19.33%) Web Services
4 71 (11.25%) HTML
5 68 (10.78%) Apache Thrift
6 63 (9.98%) CSS
7 61 (9.67%) SOAP
8 60 (9.51%) AngularJS
9 58 (9.19%) Node.js
10 52 (8.24%) .NET
11 51 (8.08%) Kafka
12 43 (6.81%) React
13 42 (6.66%) RESTful
14 40 (6.34%) Spring
15 39 (6.18%) Puppeteer
16 38 (6.02%) Spring Boot
17 36 (5.71%) Gherkin
18 34 (5.39%) Chai
18 34 (5.39%) XML
19 32 (5.07%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.20%) Social Network
2 74 (11.73%) Mobile App
3 66 (10.46%) User Experience
4 57 (9.03%) Public Cloud
5 51 (8.08%) Social Media
6 20 (3.17%) PlayStation
7 17 (2.69%) Online Games
7 17 (2.69%) Sports Betting
8 15 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.58%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.58%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.11%) PMI
13 6 (0.95%) EPoS
13 6 (0.95%) IoT
14 5 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 5 (0.79%) Wiki
15 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.08%) Unix
2 39 (6.18%) Windows
3 36 (5.71%) Android
4 35 (5.55%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.58%) Linux
6 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 607 (96.20%) Test Automation
2 460 (72.90%) Agile
3 338 (53.57%) Software Testing
4 237 (37.56%) BDD
5 227 (35.97%) CI/CD
6 196 (31.06%) API Testing
7 195 (30.90%) Mentoring
8 194 (30.74%) DevOps
9 187 (29.64%) Test Strategy
10 181 (28.68%) SDET
11 148 (23.45%) Test Planning
12 144 (22.82%) TDD
13 139 (22.03%) Scrum
14 119 (18.86%) Microservices
15 118 (18.70%) Functional Testing
16 117 (18.54%) QA Automation
17 105 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
18 95 (15.06%) User Stories
19 94 (14.90%) Test Scripting
20 90 (14.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 370 (58.64%) Java
2 239 (37.88%) SQL
3 224 (35.50%) JavaScript
4 211 (33.44%) C#
5 115 (18.23%) Python
6 37 (5.86%) Ruby
7 27 (4.28%) TypeScript
8 18 (2.85%) Scala
9 15 (2.38%) XPath
10 12 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.43%) Lua
12 9 (1.43%) VBScript
13 7 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.95%) Bash
15 5 (0.79%) PHP
15 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.63%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.63%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.48%) ES6
Qualifications
1 127 (20.13%) Degree
2 85 (13.47%) ISTQB
3 77 (12.20%) ISEB
4 55 (8.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 37 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (3.49%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.06%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.27%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.11%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.48%) CIPD
11 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 354 (56.10%) QA
2 64 (10.14%) Accessibility
3 9 (1.43%) WCAG
4 3 (0.48%) FATCA
4 3 (0.48%) GDPR
5 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (5.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (6.81%) HP Quality Center
2 32 (5.07%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.74%) Ansible
3 11 (1.74%) Terraform
4 10 (1.58%) HP ALM
5 7 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.11%) Puppet
6 3 (0.48%) Grafana
6 3 (0.48%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.16%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (7.13%) FIS
2 40 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.55%) Oracle
4 23 (3.65%) Sony
5 21 (3.33%) Splunk
6 14 (2.22%) HP
7 13 (2.06%) LexisNexis
8 9 (1.43%) CA
9 8 (1.27%) Sun
10 6 (0.95%) Mercator
11 5 (0.79%) Google
11 5 (0.79%) Micro Focus
12 4 (0.63%) Apple
13 3 (0.48%) New Relic
13 3 (0.48%) Sybase
14 1 (0.16%) Datto
14 1 (0.16%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.16%) Netlify
14 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (0.16%) SAP