Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 440 418 408
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10 -50
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 436 880 1,169
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.71% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% 3.73% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 413 767 1,092
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £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 14,831 23,571 30,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.94% 19.14% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12,099 18,743 24,324
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -26 389 £52,500 +16.67% 20
UK excluding London -52 238 £50,000 +11.11% 13
London +83 185 £62,500 +4.17% 8
South East +74 101 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Work from Home -89 52 £50,000 -5.21% 2
North of England -101 48 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Scotland +48 36 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Yorkshire -39 27 £45,000 - 2
South West +31 22 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Midlands +25 14 £42,500 - 3
East of England +81 13 £45,000 -21.74% 1
North West -64 12 £60,000 +41.18% 1
West Midlands +30 9 £27,500 -40.54% 2
North East +10 9 £42,500 +21.43%
East Midlands +18 5 £42,500 - 1
Wales +14 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 428 (98.17%) Selenium
2 402 (92.20%) Test Automation
3 270 (61.93%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (55.96%) Java
5 243 (55.73%) BDD
6 191 (43.81%) QA
7 185 (42.43%) Cucumber
8 180 (41.28%) C#
9 172 (39.45%) SDET
10 116 (26.61%) JavaScript
11 102 (23.39%) TDD
12 100 (22.94%) Appium
13 99 (22.71%) SQL
14 98 (22.48%) DevOps
15 92 (21.10%) Scrum
16 91 (20.87%) Azure
17 90 (20.64%) Python
18 86 (19.72%) Gherkin
19 81 (18.58%) Jenkins
20 72 (16.51%) SQL Server
21 71 (16.28%) JIRA
22 70 (16.06%) Git (software)
23 69 (15.83%) AWS
23 69 (15.83%) TypeScript
23 69 (15.83%) Postman
24 66 (15.14%) Finance
24 66 (15.14%) API Testing
25 61 (13.99%) SDLC
26 58 (13.30%) .NET
27 57 (13.07%) Skype

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 35 (8.03%) Confluence
2 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.92%) Apache
3 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.23%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (0.23%) Drupal
6 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) JBoss
6 1 (0.23%) nginx
6 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 91 (20.87%) Azure
2 69 (15.83%) AWS
3 25 (5.73%) BrowserStack
4 19 (4.36%) SaaS
5 18 (4.13%) Serverless
6 9 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (1.83%) BlazeMeter
7 8 (1.83%) Slack
8 7 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.61%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (0.92%) GCP
10 3 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.46%) GitHub
11 2 (0.46%) npm
12 1 (0.23%) IaaS
12 1 (0.23%) NuGet
12 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (13.07%) Skype
2 16 (3.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.52%) MySQL
3 10 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 7 (1.61%) Big Data
6 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.92%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.46%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.46%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) Redis
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 428 (98.17%) Selenium
2 185 (42.43%) Cucumber
3 100 (22.94%) Appium
4 81 (18.58%) Jenkins
5 71 (16.28%) JIRA
6 70 (16.06%) Git (software)
7 69 (15.83%) Postman
8 55 (12.61%) JMeter
9 49 (11.24%) JUnit
10 47 (10.78%) SpecFlow
11 42 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 40 (9.17%) Maven
13 39 (8.94%) TestNG
14 38 (8.72%) Cypress.io
15 37 (8.49%) SoapUI
16 36 (8.26%) NUnit
17 31 (7.11%) REST Assured
18 23 (5.28%) Protractor
19 20 (4.59%) Jasmine
19 20 (4.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 66 (15.14%) Finance
2 22 (5.05%) Marketing
3 10 (2.29%) Public Sector
4 6 (1.38%) Retail
5 5 (1.15%) Banking
6 4 (0.92%) Games
7 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.69%) Law
8 2 (0.46%) Brand Awareness
8 2 (0.46%) Electronics
8 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Back Office
9 1 (0.23%) Front Office
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (24.54%) Test Engineer
2 87 (19.95%) Analyst
2 87 (19.95%) Tester
3 86 (19.72%) Test Analyst
4 82 (18.81%) Developer
5 80 (18.35%) QA Engineer
6 76 (17.43%) Developer in Test
7 72 (16.51%) Automation Tester
8 67 (15.37%) Software Developer
9 65 (14.91%) QA Analyst
10 64 (14.68%) QA Test Analyst
11 47 (10.78%) Test Automation Engineer
12 45 (10.32%) Automation Test Analyst
13 38 (8.72%) Software Engineer
14 37 (8.49%) Software Test Engineer
15 36 (8.26%) QA Automation Analyst
16 35 (8.03%) QA Test Engineer
17 33 (7.57%) Automation Engineer
18 30 (6.88%) QA Automation Engineer
18 30 (6.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (19.72%) Gherkin
2 58 (13.30%) .NET
3 54 (12.39%) RESTful
4 44 (10.09%) REST
5 34 (7.80%) Node.js
6 31 (7.11%) Swagger
7 29 (6.65%) SOAP
8 26 (5.96%) WebdriverIO
9 25 (5.73%) Web Services
10 22 (5.05%) Chai
11 18 (4.13%) JSON
12 17 (3.90%) CSS
12 17 (3.90%) Spring
12 17 (3.90%) Spring Boot
13 15 (3.44%) React
14 14 (3.21%) HTML
15 11 (2.52%) Apache Thrift
15 11 (2.52%) Kafka
16 10 (2.29%) XML
17 7 (1.61%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.94%) Mobile App
2 21 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.59%) EPoS
4 6 (1.38%) User Experience
5 3 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.46%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.46%) LIMS
6 2 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.46%) Wiki
7 1 (0.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.23%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.23%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.98%) Unix
2 10 (2.29%) Linux
2 10 (2.29%) Windows
3 9 (2.06%) Android
3 9 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (92.20%) Test Automation
2 270 (61.93%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (55.73%) BDD
4 172 (39.45%) SDET
5 102 (23.39%) TDD
6 98 (22.48%) DevOps
7 92 (21.10%) Scrum
8 66 (15.14%) API Testing
9 61 (13.99%) SDLC
10 52 (11.93%) Test Scripting
11 51 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (10.78%) QA Automation
13 46 (10.55%) Mentoring
13 46 (10.55%) Test Strategy
14 43 (9.86%) Fintech
15 35 (8.03%) Regression Testing
16 31 (7.11%) Manual Testing
17 30 (6.88%) Unit Testing
18 29 (6.65%) Microservices
19 28 (6.42%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 244 (55.96%) Java
2 180 (41.28%) C#
3 116 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 99 (22.71%) SQL
5 90 (20.64%) Python
6 69 (15.83%) TypeScript
7 39 (8.94%) Ruby
8 17 (3.90%) VB.NET
9 12 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.29%) Groovy
10 10 (2.29%) Perl
11 8 (1.83%) Scala
12 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.38%) Java 8
14 5 (1.15%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.92%) VBScript
16 2 (0.46%) C
16 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.46%) VB
16 2 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (9.17%) ISTQB
2 19 (4.36%) Degree
3 17 (3.90%) ISEB
4 16 (3.67%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.21%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.83%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (43.81%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (10.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 30 (6.88%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.46%) Ansible
3 2 (0.46%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Grafana
4 1 (0.23%) Graphite
4 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.23%) Packer
4 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (5.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.44%) Oracle
3 5 (1.15%) Splunk
4 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.69%) IBM
6 2 (0.46%) Google
6 2 (0.46%) Micro Focus
6 2 (0.46%) SAP
6 2 (0.46%) Spotify
7 1 (0.23%) Apple
7 1 (0.23%) New Relic
7 1 (0.23%) Perfecto Mobile