Period
to 19 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 411 395 390
Rank change year-on-year -16 -5 -14
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 321 1,076 1,381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 3.97% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 318 928 1,266
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,425 £33,175 £32,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 10,370 27,115 33,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 19.18% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,438 21,412 27,414
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,548 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.77% +1.22% +3.45%

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 19 September 2020.

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 19 September 2020. 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 -14 303 £50,000 - 37
UK excluding London +83 218 £50,000 +11.11% 27
South East +164 115 £50,000 +11.11% 8
London -33 98 £62,500 +4.17% 12
North of England +68 64 £45,000 +9.09% 7
North West +101 28 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire +65 28 £45,000 - 2
Work from Home +43 20 £45,000 -21.74% 4
South West +86 16 £54,000 +20.00% 1
North East +9 8 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Scotland +95 7 £40,000 -11.11%
Wales +34 6 £52,500 +61.54% 2
Midlands +90 5 £47,500 +5.56% 4
East of England +83 5 £51,250 -2.38% 5
West Midlands +92 4 £57,500 +53.33% 4
East Midlands +56 1 £37,500 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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.

1 315 (98.13%) Selenium
2 314 (97.82%) Test Automation
3 217 (67.60%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (47.35%) QA
5 148 (46.11%) BDD
6 136 (42.37%) C#
7 128 (39.88%) Java
8 121 (37.69%) Cucumber
9 97 (30.22%) SDET
10 87 (27.10%) JIRA
11 80 (24.92%) Jenkins
12 79 (24.61%) API Testing
13 78 (24.30%) Scrum
14 74 (23.05%) TDD
15 73 (22.74%) SQL
16 71 (22.12%) JavaScript
16 71 (22.12%) SQL Server
17 70 (21.81%) SpecFlow
18 69 (21.50%) .NET
19 64 (19.94%) Skype
20 62 (19.31%) Manual Testing
21 60 (18.69%) Test Scripting
22 55 (17.13%) DevOps
23 53 (16.51%) Appium
24 50 (15.58%) ISTQB
24 50 (15.58%) SoapUI
25 47 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
26 40 (12.46%) Unit Testing
26 40 (12.46%) Regression Testing
27 38 (11.84%) Web Services

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 32 (9.97%) Confluence
2 9 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.56%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.62%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.62%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (11.84%) AWS
2 27 (8.41%) Azure
3 18 (5.61%) SaaS
4 12 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (3.74%) Serverless
5 8 (2.49%) BrowserStack
6 7 (2.18%) BlazeMeter
7 5 (1.56%) NuGet
8 4 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.25%) GitHub
9 3 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (19.94%) Skype
2 11 (3.43%) HTTP
3 4 (1.25%) SMTP
4 1 (0.31%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.87%) NoSQL
2 6 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.93%) Big Data
5 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.31%) SQLite
6 1 (0.31%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 315 (98.13%) Selenium
2 121 (37.69%) Cucumber
3 87 (27.10%) JIRA
4 80 (24.92%) Jenkins
5 70 (21.81%) SpecFlow
6 53 (16.51%) Appium
7 50 (15.58%) SoapUI
8 34 (10.59%) Git (software)
8 34 (10.59%) Maven
9 27 (8.41%) JMeter
10 26 (8.10%) Postman
10 26 (8.10%) Visual Studio
11 23 (7.17%) JUnit
12 22 (6.85%) Protractor
13 20 (6.23%) Jasmine
13 20 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (4.67%) Cypress.io
14 15 (4.67%) TestNG
15 10 (3.12%) HP UFT
15 10 (3.12%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (10.59%) Finance
2 5 (1.56%) Electronics
2 5 (1.56%) Public Sector
3 4 (1.25%) Retail
3 4 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.93%) Banking
5 2 (0.62%) Front Office
5 2 (0.62%) Legal
5 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Back Office
6 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (29.28%) Analyst
2 93 (28.97%) Test Analyst
3 69 (21.50%) Developer
4 65 (20.25%) Developer in Test
4 65 (20.25%) Test Engineer
5 50 (15.58%) Automation Test Analyst
6 48 (14.95%) Tester
7 38 (11.84%) Automation Tester
8 37 (11.53%) QA Engineer
8 37 (11.53%) Test Automation Engineer
9 35 (10.90%) Software Developer
10 28 (8.72%) QA Analyst
11 27 (8.41%) QA Test Analyst
11 27 (8.41%) Software Engineer
11 27 (8.41%) Software Test Engineer
12 25 (7.79%) Development Engineer
12 25 (7.79%) Software Development Engineer
12 25 (7.79%) Test Development Engineer
13 23 (7.17%) QA Automation Analyst
14 21 (6.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (21.50%) .NET
2 38 (11.84%) Web Services
3 33 (10.28%) Node.js
4 30 (9.35%) Gherkin
5 29 (9.03%) RESTful
6 24 (7.48%) WebdriverIO
7 18 (5.61%) REST
7 18 (5.61%) SOAP
8 17 (5.30%) CSS
9 16 (4.98%) Chai
9 16 (4.98%) HTML
10 13 (4.05%) ASP.NET
10 13 (4.05%) React
11 12 (3.74%) WireMock
11 12 (3.74%) XML
12 10 (3.12%) .NET Core
12 10 (3.12%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.80%) Kafka
14 7 (2.18%) JSON
15 6 (1.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.30%) Mobile App
2 7 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (0.93%) EPoS
4 3 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (0.93%) Wiki
5 2 (0.62%) User Experience
6 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.31%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.31%) PMI
6 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.36%) Linux
1 14 (4.36%) Windows
2 5 (1.56%) Android
3 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.62%) Unix
5 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (97.82%) Test Automation
2 217 (67.60%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (46.11%) BDD
4 97 (30.22%) SDET
5 79 (24.61%) API Testing
6 78 (24.30%) Scrum
7 74 (23.05%) TDD
8 62 (19.31%) Manual Testing
9 60 (18.69%) Test Scripting
10 55 (17.13%) DevOps
11 47 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (12.46%) Regression Testing
12 40 (12.46%) Unit Testing
13 34 (10.59%) Software Testing
14 32 (9.97%) Open Source
15 29 (9.03%) Configuration Management
16 27 (8.41%) Fintech
17 25 (7.79%) Microservices
18 24 (7.48%) Performance Testing
18 24 (7.48%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 136 (42.37%) C#
2 128 (39.88%) Java
3 73 (22.74%) SQL
4 71 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 37 (11.53%) TypeScript
6 31 (9.66%) Python
7 8 (2.49%) Java 8
7 8 (2.49%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.18%) Ruby
9 6 (1.87%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.25%) C
11 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.62%) PHP
12 2 (0.62%) VBScript
13 1 (0.31%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 50 (15.58%) ISTQB
2 34 (10.59%) ISEB
3 23 (7.17%) Security Cleared
4 20 (6.23%) Degree
5 15 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (47.35%) QA
System Software
1 32 (9.97%) Docker
2 3 (0.93%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (4.67%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (2.49%) Terraform
4 4 (1.25%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.62%) Ansible
5 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.80%) HP
2 9 (2.80%) Oracle
3 5 (1.56%) Remedy
3 5 (1.56%) SAP
4 3 (0.93%) Google
4 3 (0.93%) Spotify
5 2 (0.62%) Adobe
5 2 (0.62%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.31%) Apple
6 1 (0.31%) IBM
6 1 (0.31%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.31%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.31%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com