Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 423 410 383
Rank change year-on-year -13 -27 -30
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 463 1,115 1,466
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.76% 0.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 3.91% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 423 956 1,395
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.94% +6.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14,941 28,519 36,839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.63% 19.37% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,945 22,632 29,911
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 13 July 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 13 July 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 -46 425 £50,000 -1.96% 24
UK excluding London +79 324 £45,000 - 15
London -95 132 £65,000 +8.33% 10
South East +85 128 £45,000 - 5
North of England +89 113 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North West +125 75 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Yorkshire +68 34 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wales +38 27 £45,000 +12.50%
South West +70 24 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Work from Home +52 16 £55,000 +15.79% 2
East of England +45 13 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +44 12 £41,000 -13.68% 2
West Midlands +76 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Scotland +69 7 £39,000 -13.33% 1
East Midlands +18 4 £50,000 -
North East +2 4 £45,000 +9.09% 1

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 453 (97.84%) Selenium
2 442 (95.46%) Test Automation
3 310 (66.95%) Agile Software Development
4 233 (50.32%) C#
5 217 (46.87%) Java
6 180 (38.88%) QA
7 177 (38.23%) BDD
8 169 (36.50%) Cucumber
9 141 (30.45%) Jenkins
10 126 (27.21%) Scrum
11 124 (26.78%) JIRA
12 114 (24.62%) .NET
13 111 (23.97%) SDET
14 109 (23.54%) SQL
15 105 (22.68%) Manual Testing
16 103 (22.25%) SpecFlow
17 101 (21.81%) TDD
18 96 (20.73%) API Testing
19 89 (19.22%) Test Scripting
20 88 (19.01%) SQL Server
21 82 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
22 80 (17.28%) DevOps
23 79 (17.06%) JavaScript
24 77 (16.63%) SoapUI
25 72 (15.55%) Finance
26 69 (14.90%) Regression Testing
27 68 (14.69%) ISTQB
28 66 (14.25%) Maven
28 66 (14.25%) Microsoft
29 65 (14.04%) Software Testing

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 47 (10.15%) Confluence
2 10 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.51%) NServiceBus
4 6 (1.30%) CMS
4 6 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.08%) IIS
6 4 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.43%) Apache TomEE
8 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.43%) JBoss
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.22%) Mule
9 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.02%) Azure
2 34 (7.34%) AWS
3 22 (4.75%) GitHub
4 19 (4.10%) SaaS
5 15 (3.24%) BrowserStack
6 12 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (2.38%) Serverless
8 8 (1.73%) Sauce Labs
9 7 (1.51%) BlazeMeter
10 4 (0.86%) NuGet
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon SageMaker
11 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.43%) Tricentis Tosca
12 1 (0.22%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.21%) Skype
2 6 (1.30%) HTTP
3 4 (0.86%) SMTP
4 2 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.22%) Softphone
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 10 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.51%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.08%) DB2
6 4 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.43%) Big Data
7 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.43%) MySQL
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.22%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.22%) OLTP
8 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 453 (97.84%) Selenium
2 169 (36.50%) Cucumber
3 141 (30.45%) Jenkins
4 124 (26.78%) JIRA
5 103 (22.25%) SpecFlow
6 77 (16.63%) SoapUI
7 66 (14.25%) Maven
8 64 (13.82%) Visual Studio
9 56 (12.10%) Git (software)
10 52 (11.23%) Postman
11 46 (9.94%) JUnit
12 45 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 41 (8.86%) JMeter
14 32 (6.91%) NUnit
15 31 (6.70%) Appium
15 31 (6.70%) TestNG
16 25 (5.40%) Protractor
16 25 (5.40%) REST Assured
17 24 (5.18%) Bitbucket
18 20 (4.32%) Subversion
General
1 72 (15.55%) Finance
2 14 (3.02%) Banking
3 12 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.51%) Public Sector
5 6 (1.30%) Games
5 6 (1.30%) Retail
6 3 (0.65%) Electronics
6 3 (0.65%) Marketing
7 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Law
8 1 (0.22%) Legal
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (31.32%) Analyst
2 131 (28.29%) Test Analyst
3 85 (18.36%) Test Engineer
4 81 (17.49%) Tester
5 80 (17.28%) Developer
6 75 (16.20%) Developer in Test
7 61 (13.17%) Test Automation Engineer
8 57 (12.31%) Software Developer
9 55 (11.88%) Automation Tester
10 54 (11.66%) Automation Test Analyst
11 35 (7.56%) QA Engineer
12 28 (6.05%) QA Analyst
13 27 (5.83%) Software Engineer
14 25 (5.40%) Software Test Engineer
15 24 (5.18%) Development Engineer
15 24 (5.18%) Software Development Engineer
15 24 (5.18%) Test Development Engineer
16 20 (4.32%) Software Tester
17 19 (4.10%) Lead Test Analyst
18 18 (3.89%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (24.62%) .NET
2 46 (9.94%) SOAP
3 43 (9.29%) REST
4 42 (9.07%) Gherkin
5 40 (8.64%) Web Services
6 32 (6.91%) RESTful
7 25 (5.40%) CSS
8 24 (5.18%) HTML
8 24 (5.18%) Node.js
9 22 (4.75%) AngularJS
10 16 (3.46%) XML
11 15 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (3.24%) WebdriverIO
12 11 (2.38%) .NET Core
12 11 (2.38%) Chai
12 11 (2.38%) React
13 10 (2.16%) JSON
14 9 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (1.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.97%) Mobile App
3 8 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.30%) User Experience
5 5 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.08%) PlayStation
6 4 (0.86%) Hedge funds
6 4 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (0.65%) EPoS
8 2 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.43%) W3C
8 2 (0.43%) Wiki
9 1 (0.22%) BBC
9 1 (0.22%) DataPower
9 1 (0.22%) Handset
9 1 (0.22%) Kinect
9 1 (0.22%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.22%) New Media
9 1 (0.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.89%) Linux
2 16 (3.46%) Windows
3 8 (1.73%) Android
4 7 (1.51%) Unix
5 6 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (95.46%) Test Automation
2 310 (66.95%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (38.23%) BDD
4 126 (27.21%) Scrum
5 111 (23.97%) SDET
6 105 (22.68%) Manual Testing
7 101 (21.81%) TDD
8 96 (20.73%) API Testing
9 89 (19.22%) Test Scripting
10 82 (17.71%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (17.28%) DevOps
12 69 (14.90%) Regression Testing
13 65 (14.04%) Software Testing
14 45 (9.72%) Microservices
15 43 (9.29%) Coaching
15 43 (9.29%) Test Strategy
16 42 (9.07%) Fintech
17 39 (8.42%) Performance Testing
18 37 (7.99%) Waterfall
19 33 (7.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (50.32%) C#
2 217 (46.87%) Java
3 109 (23.54%) SQL
4 79 (17.06%) JavaScript
5 46 (9.94%) Python
6 30 (6.48%) Ruby
7 22 (4.75%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.67%) TypeScript
9 9 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 9 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.73%) Java 8
11 7 (1.51%) VB
11 7 (1.51%) VBScript
12 6 (1.30%) COBOL
12 6 (1.30%) PHP
13 5 (1.08%) Groovy
13 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.65%) Scala
16 2 (0.43%) JCL
Qualifications
1 68 (14.69%) ISTQB
2 42 (9.07%) ISEB
3 36 (7.78%) Degree
4 30 (6.48%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.54%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (3.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (38.88%) QA
System Software
1 60 (12.96%) Docker
2 2 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (5.18%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (3.02%) Puppet
4 13 (2.81%) Ansible
5 12 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.38%) Terraform
7 6 (1.30%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.43%) Grafana
8 2 (0.43%) Graphite
8 2 (0.43%) Packer
8 2 (0.43%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 66 (14.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.54%) Oracle
3 15 (3.24%) SAP
4 14 (3.02%) HP
5 5 (1.08%) Guidewire
5 5 (1.08%) Pega
5 5 (1.08%) Remedy
6 4 (0.86%) Google
6 4 (0.86%) IBM
7 3 (0.65%) CA
8 2 (0.43%) Adobe
8 2 (0.43%) hybris
8 2 (0.43%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.43%) New Relic
8 2 (0.43%) Perfecto Mobile
8 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.43%) Spotify
9 1 (0.22%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.22%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.22%) Parasoft