Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 437 410
Rank change year-on-year +76 -27 +67
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1533 1309 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.88% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 3.70% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 1230 1524
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% - -5.88%

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 35913 35333 38250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.57% 18.47% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29146 30520 32275
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 £29,750
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +74 1494 £50,000 +11.11% 95
UK excluding London +104 837 £45,000 +12.50% 59
London +22 683 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South East +37 290 £42,500 - 15
North of England +61 237 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Midlands +126 155 £42,500 +6.25% 13
North West +59 130 £50,000 +42.86% 15
Yorkshire +36 91 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Midlands +57 84 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East of England +23 81 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Midlands +85 71 £42,500 +6.25% 11
South West +37 58 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Scotland -5 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North East +15 17 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Wales +12 8 £35,000 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 1418 (92.50%) Selenium
2 1384 (90.28%) Test Automation
3 1195 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
4 915 (59.69%) Java
5 746 (48.66%) Cucumber
6 734 (47.88%) QA
7 684 (44.62%) BDD
8 580 (37.83%) C#
9 479 (31.25%) TDD
10 441 (28.77%) Scrum
11 383 (24.98%) SQL
12 368 (24.01%) JavaScript
13 366 (23.87%) Jenkins
14 347 (22.64%) Test Scripting
15 346 (22.57%) Finance
16 301 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
17 297 (19.37%) JIRA
18 274 (17.87%) Test Strategy
19 255 (16.63%) Ruby
20 245 (15.98%) Gherkin
21 241 (15.72%) Git (software)
22 238 (15.53%) SpecFlow
23 223 (14.55%) Manual Testing
24 217 (14.16%) Web Services
25 215 (14.02%) ISTQB
26 211 (13.76%) JMeter
27 204 (13.31%) HTML
28 202 (13.18%) Software Testing
29 201 (13.11%) SDET
30 197 (12.85%) OO

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 68 (4.44%) Confluence
2 30 (1.96%) CMS
3 29 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 28 (1.83%) Apache
5 23 (1.50%) JBoss
6 17 (1.11%) Apache TomEE
6 17 (1.11%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.65%) Jetty
8 10 (0.65%) nginx
9 7 (0.46%) IIS
10 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.20%) Documentum
11 3 (0.20%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.13%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.13%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.065%) Kentico
Applications
1 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.065%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.59%) SAP ERP
1 9 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 116 (7.57%) GitHub
2 102 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.02%) BrowserStack
5 24 (1.57%) SaaS
6 19 (1.24%) Sauce Labs
7 11 (0.72%) PaaS
8 10 (0.65%) IaaS
9 6 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.39%) npm
10 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.26%) Datadog
10 4 (0.26%) Slack
11 1 (0.065%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.065%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 76 (4.96%) Internet
2 47 (3.07%) HTTP
3 10 (0.65%) SSL
4 8 (0.52%) Intranet
5 5 (0.33%) SMS
6 4 (0.26%) ATM
6 4 (0.26%) Skype
6 4 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.13%) NGN
7 2 (0.13%) VoIP
8 1 (0.065%) DNS
8 1 (0.065%) DSL
8 1 (0.065%) PPP
8 1 (0.065%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.76%) MySQL
3 54 (3.52%) Big Data
4 44 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.50%) MongoDB
6 10 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.65%) Redis
7 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (0.59%) SQLPlus
8 8 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.26%) DB2
11 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.20%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.20%) Power BI
12 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.13%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.13%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1418 (92.50%) Selenium
2 746 (48.66%) Cucumber
3 366 (23.87%) Jenkins
4 297 (19.37%) JIRA
5 241 (15.72%) Git (software)
6 238 (15.53%) SpecFlow
7 211 (13.76%) JMeter
8 195 (12.72%) SoapUI
9 188 (12.26%) JUnit
10 112 (7.31%) JBehave
11 95 (6.20%) Protractor
12 93 (6.07%) TestNG
13 91 (5.94%) Maven
14 90 (5.87%) NUnit
15 81 (5.28%) Visual Studio
16 74 (4.83%) HP UFT
17 73 (4.76%) Appium
17 73 (4.76%) Capybara
18 65 (4.24%) TeamCity
19 62 (4.04%) Jasmine
General
1 346 (22.57%) Finance
2 104 (6.78%) Banking
3 75 (4.89%) Retail
4 40 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.83%) Games
6 23 (1.50%) Marketing
7 22 (1.44%) Digital Economy
8 19 (1.24%) Advertising
8 19 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.98%) Publishing
11 13 (0.85%) Electronics
11 13 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.26%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
14 3 (0.20%) Legal
15 2 (0.13%) Billing
15 2 (0.13%) Law
15 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 469 (30.59%) Tester
2 352 (22.96%) Automation Tester
3 296 (19.31%) Developer
4 252 (16.44%) QA Engineer
5 237 (15.46%) Analyst
6 221 (14.42%) Test Engineer
7 199 (12.98%) Test Analyst
8 167 (10.89%) Test Automation Engineer
9 128 (8.35%) Developer in Test
10 127 (8.28%) QA Automation Engineer
11 125 (8.15%) Senior Tester
12 113 (7.37%) Selenium Tester
13 111 (7.24%) Java Engineer
14 105 (6.85%) Automation Test Analyst
14 105 (6.85%) QA Tester
14 105 (6.85%) Senior Automation Tester
15 96 (6.26%) Java Developer
16 92 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
17 83 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 75 (4.89%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (15.98%) Gherkin
2 217 (14.16%) Web Services
3 204 (13.31%) HTML
4 174 (11.35%) REST
5 158 (10.31%) .NET
6 132 (8.61%) SOAP
7 131 (8.55%) XML
8 124 (8.09%) CSS
9 111 (7.24%) RESTful
10 82 (5.35%) JSON
11 79 (5.15%) HTML5
12 78 (5.09%) AngularJS
13 65 (4.24%) jQuery
14 59 (3.85%) Node.js
15 49 (3.20%) Spring
16 48 (3.13%) CSS3
17 34 (2.22%) Ajax
18 33 (2.15%) CakePHP
18 33 (2.15%) Laravel
19 29 (1.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 165 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (9.13%) Computer Science
3 59 (3.85%) Fintech
4 57 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 56 (3.65%) Client/Server
6 53 (3.46%) User Experience
7 48 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 31 (2.02%) RIA
9 23 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 13 (0.85%) EPoS
12 12 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
15 7 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.39%) EFT
16 6 (0.39%) Internet of Things
17 4 (0.26%) Data Structures
17 4 (0.26%) Mainframe
17 4 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 136 (8.87%) Linux
2 95 (6.20%) Windows
3 45 (2.94%) Unix
4 21 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.17%) Android
6 6 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.065%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1384 (90.28%) Test Automation
2 1195 (77.95%) Agile Software Development
3 684 (44.62%) BDD
4 479 (31.25%) TDD
5 441 (28.77%) Scrum
6 347 (22.64%) Test Scripting
7 301 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
8 274 (17.87%) Test Strategy
9 223 (14.55%) Manual Testing
10 202 (13.18%) Software Testing
11 201 (13.11%) SDET
12 197 (12.85%) OO
13 171 (11.15%) Software Engineering
14 165 (10.76%) Open Source
15 163 (10.63%) QA Automation
16 159 (10.37%) SDLC
17 157 (10.24%) Regression Testing
18 154 (10.05%) API Testing
18 154 (10.05%) Functional Testing
19 147 (9.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 915 (59.69%) Java
2 580 (37.83%) C#
3 383 (24.98%) SQL
4 368 (24.01%) JavaScript
5 255 (16.63%) Ruby
6 155 (10.11%) Python
7 79 (5.15%) PHP
8 61 (3.98%) Groovy
9 36 (2.35%) ES6
10 33 (2.15%) Scala
10 33 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.24%) TypeScript
13 15 (0.98%) C++
13 15 (0.98%) Perl
14 9 (0.59%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.59%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.46%) C
15 7 (0.46%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 215 (14.02%) ISTQB
2 178 (11.61%) Degree
3 118 (7.70%) ISEB
4 88 (5.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 43 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 12 (0.78%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) CCNP
11 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.065%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.065%) MCITP
12 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 734 (47.88%) QA
2 4 (0.26%) PMO
3 1 (0.065%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.065%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 29 (1.89%) Docker
2 5 (0.33%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.26%) Xen
4 3 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.065%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 49 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (2.48%) Puppet
3 37 (2.41%) Ansible
4 26 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.98%) Terraform
6 5 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 5 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.20%) HockeyApp
8 2 (0.13%) Grafana
8 2 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 57 (3.72%) Oracle
3 44 (2.87%) HP
4 33 (2.15%) Zend
5 32 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 25 (1.63%) SAP
7 13 (0.85%) IBM
8 10 (0.65%) ServiceNow
9 7 (0.46%) Cognizant
9 7 (0.46%) TOWER Software
10 5 (0.33%) Capita
10 5 (0.33%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.26%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.26%) VMware
12 3 (0.20%) CA
12 3 (0.20%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.20%) Caplin
12 3 (0.20%) Dynatrace
12 3 (0.20%) Micro Focus
12 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com