Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 298 299
Rank change year-on-year +62 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 91 45 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.75% 2.48% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 90 44 23
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,575 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,500 £43,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1914 1814 1752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.99% 15.72% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1531 1555
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WebDriver in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Birmingham +45 60 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Coventry +18 13 £32,500 - 1
Solihull +6 10 £42,500 +25.93%
Staffordshire +12 2 - - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £37,500 -
Shropshire -1 1 £62,500 +92.31%
Warwickshire -2 1 £63,500 +118.97%
Worcestershire -6 1 £37,500 +19.05%
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 91 (100.00%) Selenium
2 90 (98.90%) Test Automation
3 44 (48.35%) Java
4 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (43.96%) QA
6 39 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 38 (41.76%) Software Testing
8 36 (39.56%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (38.46%) Cucumber
10 31 (34.07%) Test Strategy
10 31 (34.07%) C#
11 30 (32.97%) Scrum
12 28 (30.77%) SQL
13 22 (24.18%) JIRA
13 22 (24.18%) BDD
14 20 (21.98%) JMeter
15 19 (20.88%) Regression Testing
15 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
16 17 (18.68%) .NET
16 17 (18.68%) ISEB
16 17 (18.68%) Gherkin
17 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
17 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
18 15 (16.48%) SpecFlow
19 14 (15.38%) Manual Testing
20 13 (14.29%) CRM
20 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
20 13 (14.29%) SoapUI
21 12 (13.19%) Open Source
21 12 (13.19%) OOP

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.69%) JBoss
3 3 (3.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Intranet
1 5 (5.49%) SMS
2 2 (2.20%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 91 (100.00%) Selenium
2 35 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 22 (24.18%) JIRA
4 20 (21.98%) JMeter
5 16 (17.58%) Git (software)
5 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
6 15 (16.48%) SpecFlow
7 13 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 12 (13.19%) WATIR
9 11 (12.09%) JBehave
10 9 (9.89%) Visual Studio
11 8 (8.79%) Protractor
12 7 (7.69%) Bitbucket
12 7 (7.69%) Eclipse
12 7 (7.69%) IntelliJ
12 7 (7.69%) Jasmine
12 7 (7.69%) JUnit
12 7 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (7.69%) Maven
12 7 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 5 (5.49%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Automotive
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (49.45%) Tester
2 35 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 20 (21.98%) Test Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Selenium Tester
5 14 (15.38%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) QA Tester
6 12 (13.19%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 10 (10.99%) Analyst
8 9 (9.89%) Automation Test Lead
9 8 (8.79%) QA Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) QA Leader
9 8 (8.79%) Test Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Developer
10 6 (6.59%) QA Automation Tester
11 5 (5.49%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) QA Team Leader
11 5 (5.49%) QA Test Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Software Tester
11 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
12 4 (4.40%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) .NET
1 17 (18.68%) Gherkin
2 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
3 7 (7.69%) SOAP
4 5 (5.49%) Apache Flex
4 5 (5.49%) GWT
5 3 (3.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.20%) CSS
7 1 (1.10%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.10%) HTML5
7 1 (1.10%) jQuery
7 1 (1.10%) JSON
7 1 (1.10%) React
7 1 (1.10%) REST
7 1 (1.10%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (39.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.10%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Linux
1 5 (5.49%) Unix
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (98.90%) Test Automation
2 43 (47.25%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 38 (41.76%) Software Testing
5 31 (34.07%) Test Strategy
6 30 (32.97%) Scrum
7 22 (24.18%) BDD
8 19 (20.88%) Regression Testing
9 14 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 13 (14.29%) CRM
11 12 (13.19%) OO
11 12 (13.19%) OOP
11 12 (13.19%) Open Source
11 12 (13.19%) TDD
12 11 (12.09%) QA Automation
13 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
14 8 (8.79%) Functional Testing
14 8 (8.79%) SDLC
15 7 (7.69%) API Testing
15 7 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.35%) Java
2 31 (34.07%) C#
3 28 (30.77%) SQL
4 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.69%) Perl
5 7 (7.69%) Python
6 5 (5.49%) Ruby
6 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.20%) Groovy
7 2 (2.20%) Scala
7 2 (2.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) ISTQB
2 17 (18.68%) ISEB
3 10 (10.99%) Degree
4 9 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (43.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 5 (5.49%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.20%) HP
4 1 (1.10%) Pega
4 1 (1.10%) Xamarin