Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 266 276
Rank change year-on-year +26 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 69 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.02% 3.05% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72 44 39
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,875 £28,575 £31,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,500 £44,000
England 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 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 1,717 1,609 1,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.72% 15.43% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 1,398 1,430
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +23 43 £55,000 +21.55% 3
Coventry - 17 £40,000 - 1
Solihull -14 3 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Herefordshire - 3 £37,500 -
Staffordshire +7 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Shropshire +5 1 £62,500 +92.31%
Worcestershire +4 1 £37,500 +19.05%
Wolverhampton - 1 £20,000 -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 69 (100.00%) Selenium
1 69 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (47.83%) Cucumber
4 32 (46.38%) QA
5 31 (44.93%) Test Scripting
6 29 (42.03%) Java
7 24 (34.78%) Regression Testing
7 24 (34.78%) Software Testing
8 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (28.99%) Test Strategy
10 19 (27.54%) Scrum
11 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
11 18 (26.09%) SQL
11 18 (26.09%) ISEB
11 18 (26.09%) ISTQB
11 18 (26.09%) Manual Testing
12 17 (24.64%) CRM
12 17 (24.64%) C#
13 16 (23.19%) Retail
14 15 (21.74%) BDD
15 14 (20.29%) JMeter
16 13 (18.84%) Python
16 13 (18.84%) JIRA
17 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
17 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
17 12 (17.39%) Robot Framework
17 12 (17.39%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 12 (17.39%) Chatbot
18 11 (15.94%) Gherkin

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 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.14%) JBoss
3 4 (5.80%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Apache
4 1 (1.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Chatbot
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SMS
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (100.00%) Selenium
2 33 (47.83%) Cucumber
3 14 (20.29%) JMeter
4 13 (18.84%) JIRA
5 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
5 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
5 12 (17.39%) Robot Framework
6 11 (15.94%) SoapUI
6 11 (15.94%) Subversion
7 8 (11.59%) JBehave
8 7 (10.14%) Bitbucket
8 7 (10.14%) JUnit
8 7 (10.14%) Maven
8 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
8 7 (10.14%) WATIR
9 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
9 6 (8.70%) IntelliJ
9 6 (8.70%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
11 3 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 16 (23.19%) Retail
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 7 (10.14%) Banking
3 7 (10.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Tester
2 21 (30.43%) Test Engineer
3 20 (28.99%) Automation Tester
4 15 (21.74%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (11.59%) Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) QA Leader
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) QA Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) QA Tester
8 6 (8.70%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) QA Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Test Leader
11 3 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) QA Automation Tester
11 3 (4.35%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Gherkin
2 8 (11.59%) .NET
3 7 (10.14%) JSON
4 4 (5.80%) SOAP
5 3 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.45%) GWT
6 1 (1.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
1 5 (7.25%) Unix
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 45 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (44.93%) Test Scripting
4 24 (34.78%) Regression Testing
4 24 (34.78%) Software Testing
5 20 (28.99%) Test Strategy
6 19 (27.54%) Scrum
7 18 (26.09%) Manual Testing
8 17 (24.64%) CRM
9 15 (21.74%) BDD
10 12 (17.39%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 9 (13.04%) Open Source
11 9 (13.04%) QA Automation
12 8 (11.59%) Performance Testing
12 8 (11.59%) TDD
13 7 (10.14%) Collateral Management
13 7 (10.14%) Issue Tracking
13 7 (10.14%) Waterfall
14 6 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
14 6 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.09%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) C#
4 13 (18.84%) Python
5 7 (10.14%) Perl
6 5 (7.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.35%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) Groovy
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) Scala
8 2 (2.90%) XPath
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) ISEB
1 18 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (46.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.45%) Pega
3 1 (1.45%) Xamarin