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

Selenium WebDriver
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 261 300
Rank change year-on-year +23 +39 +18
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 69 71 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.70% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.81% 3.73% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 51
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £36,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 1,435 1,901 1,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.26% 18.76% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 1,622 1,524
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 July 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 July 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 +1 45 £52,500 +23.53% 6
Solihull -1 10 £42,500 -
Staffordshire +11 9 £38,750 - 4
Coventry +2 4 £40,000 +29.03% 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 69 (100.00%) Selenium
2 68 (98.55%) Test Automation
3 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (55.07%) Java
5 33 (47.83%) C#
6 29 (42.03%) Scrum
7 28 (40.58%) Cucumber
8 27 (39.13%) QA
9 26 (37.68%) Waterfall
9 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
10 23 (33.33%) SpecFlow
11 22 (31.88%) BDD
12 21 (30.43%) Python
13 19 (27.54%) SDET
14 18 (26.09%) Fintech
15 17 (24.64%) TDD
16 16 (23.19%) Load Testing
16 16 (23.19%) TestNG
17 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
17 15 (21.74%) Ruby
17 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
18 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
18 14 (20.29%) Finance
19 13 (18.84%) Manual Testing
20 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
20 12 (17.39%) SQL
20 12 (17.39%) JUnit
20 12 (17.39%) ISEB
21 11 (15.94%) JIRA
22 10 (14.49%) Test Strategy

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 4 (5.80%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) JBoss
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Chatbot
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) BrowserStack
2 4 (5.80%) GitHub
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) SMS
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MySQL
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 69 (100.00%) Selenium
2 28 (40.58%) Cucumber
3 26 (37.68%) Visual Studio
4 23 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 16 (23.19%) TestNG
6 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
7 12 (17.39%) Jenkins
7 12 (17.39%) JUnit
8 11 (15.94%) JIRA
9 8 (11.59%) Robot Framework
10 6 (8.70%) Maven
11 5 (7.25%) Subversion
12 4 (5.80%) Appium
12 4 (5.80%) Robotium
13 3 (4.35%) AccuRev
13 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
13 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
14 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
14 2 (2.90%) JBehave
14 2 (2.90%) JMeter
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (46.38%) Test Engineer
2 23 (33.33%) Tester
3 20 (28.99%) Automation Tester
3 20 (28.99%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Senior Test Engineer
5 12 (17.39%) Senior Automation Tester
5 12 (17.39%) Senior Tester
6 10 (14.49%) Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Test Analyst
7 9 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Technical Tester
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Software Tester
8 7 (10.14%) Technical Tester
9 6 (8.70%) QA Tester
10 5 (7.25%) QA Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) QA Test Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Software Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Software QA Tester
10 5 (7.25%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) .NET
2 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.80%) JSON
4 2 (2.90%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) LINQ
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Fintech
2 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) EPoS
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Unix
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (98.55%) Test Automation
2 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.03%) Scrum
4 26 (37.68%) Waterfall
5 22 (31.88%) BDD
6 19 (27.54%) SDET
7 17 (24.64%) TDD
8 16 (23.19%) Load Testing
9 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
10 13 (18.84%) Manual Testing
11 10 (14.49%) Test Strategy
12 9 (13.04%) Open Source
12 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
13 8 (11.59%) Defect Tracking
13 8 (11.59%) Issue Tracking
13 8 (11.59%) Performance Testing
14 5 (7.25%) CRM
14 5 (7.25%) Exploratory Testing
14 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
14 5 (7.25%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) C#
3 21 (30.43%) Python
4 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.74%) Ruby
5 12 (17.39%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) ISEB
2 8 (11.59%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
4 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (39.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (2.90%) Facebook
4 1 (1.45%) Cognos
4 1 (1.45%) HP
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) SAP