Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 243 295
Rank change year-on-year +19 +52 +15
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 76 91 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.90% 0.90% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.09% 4.77% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 61 90 42
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £28,875
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £56,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 1,247 1,907 1,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.70% 18.88% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 1,602 1,492
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,475 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.95% +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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +2 56 £47,500 -9.52% 4
Staffordshire +30 9 £42,500 - 2
Solihull 0 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Warwickshire +44 2 £42,500 -33.07% 2
Coventry 0 2 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Shropshire +12 1 - - 3
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 75 (98.68%) Selenium
2 67 (88.16%) Test Automation
3 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (57.89%) Java
5 33 (43.42%) Waterfall
6 31 (40.79%) C#
7 28 (36.84%) QA
8 27 (35.53%) Scrum
9 25 (32.89%) JUnit
10 24 (31.58%) Test Strategy
11 23 (30.26%) Cucumber
12 22 (28.95%) TestNG
13 20 (26.32%) Visual Studio
14 19 (25.00%) BDD
14 19 (25.00%) SpecFlow
15 18 (23.68%) Python
16 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
16 17 (22.37%) Open Source
17 16 (21.05%) V-Model
17 16 (21.05%) SDET
18 14 (18.42%) Ruby
18 14 (18.42%) Load Testing
19 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
19 13 (17.11%) TDD
19 13 (17.11%) Finance
19 13 (17.11%) Fintech
20 12 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
20 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
21 10 (13.16%) JIRA
21 10 (13.16%) Docker

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 6 (7.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.95%) BrowserStack
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) GitHub
4 1 (1.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (98.68%) Selenium
2 25 (32.89%) JUnit
3 23 (30.26%) Cucumber
4 22 (28.95%) TestNG
5 20 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 19 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 10 (13.16%) JIRA
9 9 (11.84%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.26%) CircleCI
10 4 (5.26%) JBehave
10 4 (5.26%) PHPUnit
11 2 (2.63%) AccuRev
11 2 (2.63%) Appium
11 2 (2.63%) Maven
11 2 (2.63%) Robot Framework
11 2 (2.63%) Robotium
12 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Test Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Test Automation Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Tester
4 11 (14.47%) Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Automation Tester
7 8 (10.53%) Software Tester
8 7 (9.21%) QA Tester
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Software QA Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) QA Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Software Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) QA Automation Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) Test Automation Manager
10 5 (6.58%) Test Leader
10 5 (6.58%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) CSS
2 6 (7.89%) HTML
2 6 (7.89%) Node.js
3 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.26%) Backbone.js
3 4 (5.26%) CSS3
3 4 (5.26%) GraphQL
3 4 (5.26%) HTML5
3 4 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (5.26%) Symfony
4 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.63%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.32%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) LINQ
6 1 (1.32%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.32%) REST
6 1 (1.32%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Fintech
2 7 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Android
1 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (88.16%) Test Automation
2 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (43.42%) Waterfall
4 27 (35.53%) Scrum
5 24 (31.58%) Test Strategy
6 19 (25.00%) BDD
7 17 (22.37%) Open Source
8 16 (21.05%) SDET
8 16 (21.05%) V-Model
9 14 (18.42%) Load Testing
10 13 (17.11%) Software Testing
10 13 (17.11%) TDD
11 12 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
12 9 (11.84%) Manual Testing
13 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (10.53%) OOP
14 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (7.89%) Exploratory Testing
16 5 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
16 5 (6.58%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) Java
2 31 (40.79%) C#
3 18 (23.68%) Python
4 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.42%) Ruby
6 9 (11.84%) SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Apple
2 3 (3.95%) Google
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.63%) Facebook