Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 424 415
Rank change year-on-year +76 -9 +41
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 1629 1414 1624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.45% 3.93% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1351 1470
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%

WebDriver is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36611 36020 36815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.68% 18.23% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29988 31193 30908
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 August 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 18 August 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 1592 £50,000 +11.11% 109
UK excluding London +92 849 £45,000 +12.50% 67
London +55 767 £56,000 +6.67% 45
South East +38 300 £42,500 - 18
North of England +29 210 £45,000 +20.00% 24
Midlands +118 147 £45,000 +28.57% 10
North West +21 107 £46,500 +24.00% 15
South West +50 90 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Yorkshire +24 89 £45,000 +20.00% 6
East of England +31 86 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands +49 80 £42,500 +27.82% 5
East Midlands +84 67 £45,000 +22.45% 5
North East +21 15 £35,000 - 3
Scotland +18 13 £42,500 +2.41% 2
Wales +18 12 £35,000 -14.63% 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 1517 (93.12%) Selenium
2 1453 (89.20%) Test Automation
3 1271 (78.02%) Agile Software Development
4 958 (58.81%) Java
5 832 (51.07%) QA
6 737 (45.24%) BDD
7 733 (45.00%) Cucumber
8 613 (37.63%) C#
9 523 (32.11%) TDD
10 454 (27.87%) Scrum
11 417 (25.60%) SQL
12 392 (24.06%) Test Scripting
13 384 (23.57%) JavaScript
14 359 (22.04%) Continuous Integration
15 349 (21.42%) Jenkins
16 339 (20.81%) JIRA
17 318 (19.52%) Finance
18 283 (17.37%) Test Strategy
19 282 (17.31%) Ruby
20 268 (16.45%) Git (software)
21 255 (15.65%) Gherkin
22 254 (15.59%) SpecFlow
23 243 (14.92%) Web Services
24 240 (14.73%) ISTQB
25 223 (13.69%) JMeter
26 222 (13.63%) OO
27 219 (13.44%) Manual Testing
28 208 (12.77%) Software Testing
29 207 (12.71%) SDET
30 200 (12.28%) .NET

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 66 (4.05%) Confluence
2 36 (2.21%) Tomcat
3 31 (1.90%) CMS
4 29 (1.78%) Apache
5 22 (1.35%) JBoss
6 20 (1.23%) Apache TomEE
6 20 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.55%) Jetty
8 9 (0.55%) nginx
9 6 (0.37%) IIS
9 6 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.12%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.061%) ATG Dynamo
13 1 (0.061%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.061%) Kentico
Applications
1 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.061%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) SAP ERP
1 9 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 124 (7.61%) GitHub
2 106 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (3.01%) BrowserStack
5 42 (2.58%) SaaS
6 20 (1.23%) Sauce Labs
7 12 (0.74%) PaaS
8 11 (0.68%) IaaS
9 9 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.25%) Datadog
11 1 (0.061%) Slack
11 1 (0.061%) Trello
11 1 (0.061%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 77 (4.73%) Internet
2 53 (3.25%) HTTP
3 15 (0.92%) SSL
4 7 (0.43%) Intranet
5 6 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.31%) Skype
7 4 (0.25%) Firewall
7 4 (0.25%) FTP
7 4 (0.25%) IPv4
7 4 (0.25%) SMS
7 4 (0.25%) SMTP
7 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.12%) DNS
8 2 (0.12%) NGN
9 1 (0.061%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (0.061%) DSL
9 1 (0.061%) PPP
9 1 (0.061%) SSH
9 1 (0.061%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.17%) MySQL
3 49 (3.01%) Big Data
4 39 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 14 (0.86%) Redis
7 13 (0.80%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (0.55%) SQLPlus
10 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.25%) Informix
11 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.18%) DB2
12 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.12%) InfluxDB
13 2 (0.12%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1517 (93.12%) Selenium
2 733 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 349 (21.42%) Jenkins
4 339 (20.81%) JIRA
5 268 (16.45%) Git (software)
6 254 (15.59%) SpecFlow
7 223 (13.69%) JMeter
8 189 (11.60%) JUnit
9 171 (10.50%) SoapUI
10 115 (7.06%) Visual Studio
11 106 (6.51%) Appium
11 106 (6.51%) JBehave
12 105 (6.45%) NUnit
13 100 (6.14%) Protractor
14 95 (5.83%) Capybara
15 91 (5.59%) Maven
16 83 (5.10%) HP UFT
16 83 (5.10%) TeamCity
17 80 (4.91%) TestNG
18 76 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 318 (19.52%) Finance
2 92 (5.65%) Banking
3 78 (4.79%) Retail
4 35 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.96%) Games
6 31 (1.90%) Advertising
7 24 (1.47%) Marketing
8 22 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 21 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.23%) Publishing
11 13 (0.80%) Digital Economy
12 12 (0.74%) Electronics
12 12 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.25%) Automotive
14 4 (0.25%) Back Office
14 4 (0.25%) Legal
14 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Law
15 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 466 (28.61%) Tester
2 356 (21.85%) Automation Tester
3 301 (18.48%) Analyst
4 285 (17.50%) Test Engineer
5 275 (16.88%) Developer
6 266 (16.33%) QA Engineer
7 248 (15.22%) Test Analyst
8 216 (13.26%) Test Automation Engineer
9 142 (8.72%) QA Automation Engineer
10 133 (8.16%) Senior Tester
11 128 (7.86%) Automation Test Analyst
12 127 (7.80%) QA Tester
13 123 (7.55%) Selenium Tester
14 122 (7.49%) Developer in Test
15 114 (7.00%) Senior Automation Tester
16 101 (6.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 100 (6.14%) Java Engineer
17 100 (6.14%) QA Analyst
18 99 (6.08%) Automation Engineer
19 86 (5.28%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (15.65%) Gherkin
2 243 (14.92%) Web Services
3 200 (12.28%) .NET
4 184 (11.30%) HTML
5 152 (9.33%) REST
6 146 (8.96%) XML
7 141 (8.66%) RESTful
8 113 (6.94%) SOAP
9 99 (6.08%) CSS
10 83 (5.10%) JSON
11 77 (4.73%) AngularJS
12 67 (4.11%) HTML5
13 66 (4.05%) jQuery
14 65 (3.99%) Node.js
15 54 (3.31%) Spring
16 41 (2.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 37 (2.27%) JDBC
18 36 (2.21%) Hibernate
19 35 (2.15%) CSS3
20 32 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 160 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 77 (4.73%) Mobile App
4 63 (3.87%) User Experience
5 54 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 41 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
7 34 (2.09%) Fintech
8 33 (2.03%) RIA
9 22 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.10%) N-Tier
11 17 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
13 8 (0.49%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.37%) iPad
16 5 (0.31%) EPoS
16 5 (0.31%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.25%) Cybercrime
17 4 (0.25%) Data Structures
17 4 (0.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 137 (8.41%) Linux
2 92 (5.65%) Windows
3 48 (2.95%) Unix
4 46 (2.82%) Android
5 45 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (0.31%) CentOS
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.061%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1453 (89.20%) Test Automation
2 1271 (78.02%) Agile Software Development
3 737 (45.24%) BDD
4 523 (32.11%) TDD
5 454 (27.87%) Scrum
6 392 (24.06%) Test Scripting
7 359 (22.04%) Continuous Integration
8 283 (17.37%) Test Strategy
9 222 (13.63%) OO
10 219 (13.44%) Manual Testing
11 208 (12.77%) Software Testing
12 207 (12.71%) SDET
13 198 (12.15%) Software Engineering
14 182 (11.17%) QA Automation
15 180 (11.05%) Performance Testing
16 179 (10.99%) E-Commerce
17 161 (9.88%) Regression Testing
18 157 (9.64%) SDLC
19 155 (9.52%) Functional Testing
20 143 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 958 (58.81%) Java
2 613 (37.63%) C#
3 417 (25.60%) SQL
4 384 (23.57%) JavaScript
5 282 (17.31%) Ruby
6 154 (9.45%) Python
7 76 (4.67%) PHP
8 54 (3.31%) Groovy
9 40 (2.46%) Scala
10 39 (2.39%) ES6
11 31 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.80%) Apple Swift
13 13 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.68%) Perl
15 10 (0.61%) VB
16 8 (0.49%) C++
16 8 (0.49%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.49%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 240 (14.73%) ISTQB
2 158 (9.70%) Degree
3 120 (7.37%) ISEB
4 66 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (2.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.31%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.31%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.12%) CCNA
9 2 (0.12%) CCNP
9 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 832 (51.07%) QA
2 4 (0.25%) PMO
3 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.12%) GCP
3 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.061%) MiFID
4 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (1.66%) Docker
2 9 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.31%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.25%) Xen
6 1 (0.061%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 48 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (2.70%) Ansible
3 30 (1.84%) Puppet
4 18 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.86%) Terraform
6 8 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 6 (0.37%) HockeyApp
8 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.12%) Grafana
10 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.061%) Salt
Vendors
1 87 (5.34%) Microsoft
2 71 (4.36%) Oracle
3 52 (3.19%) HP
4 44 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 26 (1.60%) Zend
6 25 (1.53%) SAP
7 14 (0.86%) IBM
8 11 (0.68%) Cognizant
9 10 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 10 (0.61%) VMware
10 7 (0.43%) Twitter
11 6 (0.37%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.37%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.25%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (0.18%) AppDynamics
13 3 (0.18%) Dynatrace
14 2 (0.12%) Apple
14 2 (0.12%) Tableau
14 2 (0.12%) TOWER Software