Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 259 282
Rank change year-on-year +9 +23 +3
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 62 52 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.17% 3.23% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 45 53
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £28,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,250 £57,475
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 1,488 1,612 1,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.45% 16.70% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,405 1,450
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -9 34 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Coventry - 17 £40,000 - 1
Solihull -5 5 £42,500 +21.43%
Herefordshire +23 3 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire +31 1 £37,500 - 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 62 (100.00%) Selenium
2 61 (98.39%) Test Automation
3 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (58.06%) Cucumber
5 29 (46.77%) QA
6 23 (37.10%) Test Scripting
6 23 (37.10%) Manual Testing
7 22 (35.48%) Regression Testing
7 22 (35.48%) Java
8 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
8 21 (33.87%) C#
9 20 (32.26%) Python
10 18 (29.03%) CRM
10 18 (29.03%) Retail
11 17 (27.42%) ISTQB
11 17 (27.42%) ISEB
12 16 (25.81%) BDD
12 16 (25.81%) Robot Framework
12 16 (25.81%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 16 (25.81%) Chatbot
13 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
14 14 (22.58%) Scrum
15 13 (20.97%) TDD
15 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
15 13 (20.97%) Subversion
16 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
16 11 (17.74%) JSON
16 11 (17.74%) SpecFlow
17 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
17 10 (16.13%) Load Testing

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 5 (8.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 62 (100.00%) Selenium
2 36 (58.06%) Cucumber
3 16 (25.81%) Robot Framework
4 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
5 13 (20.97%) Subversion
6 11 (17.74%) SpecFlow
6 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
7 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
7 8 (12.90%) JUnit
8 7 (11.29%) JIRA
8 7 (11.29%) JMeter
8 7 (11.29%) TestNG
9 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
9 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
10 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
10 4 (6.45%) JBehave
10 4 (6.45%) Maven
11 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
11 3 (4.84%) WATIR
General
1 18 (29.03%) Retail
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Test Engineer
2 23 (37.10%) Test Automation Engineer
3 19 (30.65%) Tester
4 13 (20.97%) Automation Tester
5 12 (19.35%) Senior Test Engineer
6 11 (17.74%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (14.52%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (12.90%) QA Leader
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Automation Tester
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Tester
9 5 (8.06%) Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) QA Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Technical Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Tester
11 2 (3.23%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.23%) Software Tester
11 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
12 1 (1.61%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) JSON
2 9 (14.52%) .NET
3 5 (8.06%) Gherkin
4 4 (6.45%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.23%) LINQ
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) HTML
7 1 (1.61%) REST
7 1 (1.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Fintech
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) EPoS
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.84%) Linux
1 3 (4.84%) Unix
1 3 (4.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (98.39%) Test Automation
2 50 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Manual Testing
3 23 (37.10%) Test Scripting
4 22 (35.48%) Regression Testing
5 18 (29.03%) CRM
6 16 (25.81%) BDD
6 16 (25.81%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 14 (22.58%) Scrum
8 13 (20.97%) TDD
8 13 (20.97%) Waterfall
9 10 (16.13%) Issue Tracking
9 10 (16.13%) Load Testing
9 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
10 8 (12.90%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (12.90%) SDET
11 7 (11.29%) QA Automation
12 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
13 5 (8.06%) Open Source
13 5 (8.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) C#
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.26%) Python
4 9 (14.52%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) Perl
7 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) XPath
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) ISEB
1 17 (27.42%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (46.77%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos
1 1 (1.61%) HP
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle
1 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (1.61%) SAP