Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 519 437 411
Rank change year-on-year -82 -26 -26
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 401 657 1,096
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.30% 3.30% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 335 552 938
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,850
25th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,000 £61,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £79,500 £74,875 £77,500
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 17,424 19,894 29,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.78% 19.47% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13,474 15,865 23,268
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Top 17 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 6 May 2021. 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 -79 349 £57,500 +27.78% 28
UK excluding London -95 214 £50,000 +11.11% 21
London +46 169 £64,000 -1.54% 10
South East +11 83 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Work from Home -116 67 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North of England -106 48 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Scotland +29 39 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Yorkshire -45 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West -34 20 £52,500 +31.25%
North West -67 17 £50,000 +17.65% 3
East of England +28 11 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Midlands -8 9 £35,500 -16.47% 2
North East +12 8 £40,750 +1.88% 2
West Midlands -17 6 £28,000 -37.78%
East Midlands -2 3 £42,500 - 2
Wales -3 2 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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.

1 390 (97.26%) Selenium
2 367 (91.52%) Test Automation
3 253 (63.09%) Agile Software Development
4 229 (57.11%) Java
5 190 (47.38%) BDD
6 180 (44.89%) C#
6 180 (44.89%) Cucumber
7 179 (44.64%) QA
8 148 (36.91%) Software Testing
9 129 (32.17%) SDET
10 113 (28.18%) JavaScript
11 108 (26.93%) Azure
12 98 (24.44%) DevOps
13 97 (24.19%) SQL
14 92 (22.94%) Scrum
15 87 (21.70%) Jenkins
16 85 (21.20%) TDD
17 81 (20.20%) Python
17 81 (20.20%) Appium
18 79 (19.70%) Postman
19 77 (19.20%) AWS
20 74 (18.45%) Gherkin
21 73 (18.20%) Social Skills
22 71 (17.71%) Git (software)
23 70 (17.46%) JIRA
24 69 (17.21%) Finance
25 68 (16.96%) JMeter
25 68 (16.96%) API Testing
26 65 (16.21%) SDLC
26 65 (16.21%) SpecFlow

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 28 (6.98%) Confluence
2 4 (1.00%) Apache
2 4 (1.00%) nginx
2 4 (1.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 108 (26.93%) Azure
2 77 (19.20%) AWS
3 33 (8.23%) BrowserStack
4 25 (6.23%) SaaS
5 24 (5.99%) Serverless
6 15 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (3.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 14 (3.49%) AWS CodePipeline
8 13 (3.24%) Slack
9 12 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.75%) GitHub
11 6 (1.50%) Azure Storage
12 5 (1.25%) GCP
13 4 (1.00%) NuGet
13 4 (1.00%) Sauce Labs
14 3 (0.75%) BlazeMeter
14 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.50%) CloudBees
15 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
16 1 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.98%) Skype
2 20 (4.99%) HTTP
3 3 (0.75%) SMTP
3 3 (0.75%) SSH
4 1 (0.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.49%) MySQL
3 17 (4.24%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (2.49%) Big Data
5 10 (2.49%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.75%) Blockchain
8 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.25%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) Redis
11 1 (0.25%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 390 (97.26%) Selenium
2 180 (44.89%) Cucumber
3 87 (21.70%) Jenkins
4 81 (20.20%) Appium
5 79 (19.70%) Postman
6 71 (17.71%) Git (software)
7 70 (17.46%) JIRA
8 68 (16.96%) JMeter
9 65 (16.21%) SpecFlow
10 50 (12.47%) JUnit
11 48 (11.97%) Maven
12 40 (9.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (8.98%) REST Assured
14 35 (8.73%) NUnit
15 33 (8.23%) SoapUI
16 31 (7.73%) Cypress.io
16 31 (7.73%) Visual Studio
17 30 (7.48%) TestNG
18 22 (5.49%) IntelliJ
19 21 (5.24%) Eclipse
General
1 73 (18.20%) Social Skills
2 69 (17.21%) Finance
3 26 (6.48%) Marketing
4 23 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (4.99%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.74%) Games
7 10 (2.49%) Banking
8 8 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (2.00%) Retail
8 8 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.50%) Electronics
11 4 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (1.00%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Police
Job Titles
1 95 (23.69%) Tester
2 92 (22.94%) Test Engineer
3 74 (18.45%) Automation Tester
4 70 (17.46%) Developer
5 64 (15.96%) Developer in Test
6 61 (15.21%) Analyst
6 61 (15.21%) QA Engineer
7 55 (13.72%) Software Developer
8 54 (13.47%) Test Analyst
9 40 (9.98%) Test Automation Engineer
10 39 (9.73%) QA Analyst
11 34 (8.48%) Software Engineer
11 34 (8.48%) Test Leader
12 33 (8.23%) Senior Test Engineer
13 32 (7.98%) QA Test Analyst
14 30 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
15 27 (6.73%) Lead Tester
15 27 (6.73%) Software Test Engineer
16 26 (6.48%) Automation Test Lead
17 25 (6.23%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (18.45%) Gherkin
2 64 (15.96%) REST
3 58 (14.46%) RESTful
4 55 (13.72%) .NET
5 38 (9.48%) Web Services
6 36 (8.98%) SOAP
7 27 (6.73%) JSON
8 26 (6.48%) Swagger
9 22 (5.49%) CSS
10 20 (4.99%) Spring
10 20 (4.99%) WebdriverIO
11 19 (4.74%) Node.js
11 19 (4.74%) Spring Boot
12 18 (4.49%) .NET Core
13 17 (4.24%) Chai
13 17 (4.24%) HTML
14 13 (3.24%) .NET Framework
14 13 (3.24%) Kafka
14 13 (3.24%) React
15 11 (2.74%) Apache Thrift
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.47%) Mobile App
2 20 (4.99%) EPoS
3 8 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (1.75%) LIMS
5 5 (1.25%) User Experience
6 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.25%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.99%) Unix
2 14 (3.49%) Linux
3 4 (1.00%) Windows
4 3 (0.75%) Android
4 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (91.52%) Test Automation
2 253 (63.09%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (47.38%) BDD
4 148 (36.91%) Software Testing
5 129 (32.17%) SDET
6 98 (24.44%) DevOps
7 92 (22.94%) Scrum
8 85 (21.20%) TDD
9 68 (16.96%) API Testing
10 65 (16.21%) SDLC
11 58 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (13.97%) Mentoring
13 50 (12.47%) Regression Testing
14 49 (12.22%) Test Scripting
14 49 (12.22%) Test Strategy
15 43 (10.72%) Fintech
16 32 (7.98%) Software Engineering
17 31 (7.73%) Kanban
18 28 (6.98%) Manual Testing
18 28 (6.98%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (57.11%) Java
2 180 (44.89%) C#
3 113 (28.18%) JavaScript
4 97 (24.19%) SQL
5 81 (20.20%) Python
6 45 (11.22%) TypeScript
7 40 (9.98%) Ruby
8 18 (4.49%) Groovy
9 15 (3.74%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.74%) Scala
10 12 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 9 (2.24%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
12 8 (2.00%) Java 8
13 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.25%) VBScript
14 4 (1.00%) PHP
14 4 (1.00%) XPath
15 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (11.22%) ISTQB
2 26 (6.48%) ISEB
3 22 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (4.24%) Degree
5 16 (3.99%) Security Cleared
6 14 (3.49%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (44.64%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 58 (14.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (10.72%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.25%) Terraform
4 2 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.24%) Oracle
3 9 (2.24%) Splunk
4 6 (1.50%) SAP
5 4 (1.00%) Google
6 3 (0.75%) IBM
6 3 (0.75%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.50%) CA
7 2 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.50%) HP
7 2 (0.50%) Mercator
7 2 (0.50%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.25%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.25%) Spotify