Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 240 292
Rank change year-on-year +19 +52 +24
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 76 82 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.82% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.07% 4.14% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 62 81 52
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £27,550
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £55,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 1,252 1,979 1,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.21% 19.84% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1,692 1,480
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 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Staffordshire +25 11 £40,000 - 3
Solihull -5 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Shropshire +18 1 - - 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 73 (96.05%) Test Automation
3 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (61.84%) Java
5 38 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 34 (44.74%) C#
7 32 (42.11%) Scrum
8 27 (35.53%) Visual Studio
9 24 (31.58%) SpecFlow
10 23 (30.26%) QA
11 22 (28.95%) Cucumber
11 22 (28.95%) TestNG
11 22 (28.95%) Test Strategy
12 20 (26.32%) SDET
13 19 (25.00%) BDD
13 19 (25.00%) Python
13 19 (25.00%) JUnit
14 18 (23.68%) Ruby
15 17 (22.37%) Software Testing
15 17 (22.37%) TDD
15 17 (22.37%) Load Testing
15 17 (22.37%) Fintech
16 16 (21.05%) V-Model
16 16 (21.05%) Open Source
17 15 (19.74%) Defect Tracking
18 12 (15.79%) Finance
18 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
19 11 (14.47%) SQL
19 11 (14.47%) JIRA
19 11 (14.47%) Jenkins

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 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
2 4 (5.26%) BrowserStack
2 4 (5.26%) GitHub
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) SMS
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (98.68%) Selenium
2 27 (35.53%) Visual Studio
3 24 (31.58%) SpecFlow
4 22 (28.95%) Cucumber
4 22 (28.95%) TestNG
5 19 (25.00%) JUnit
6 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
6 11 (14.47%) JIRA
7 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
8 5 (6.58%) Maven
9 4 (5.26%) AccuRev
9 4 (5.26%) Appium
9 4 (5.26%) Robot Framework
9 4 (5.26%) Robotium
10 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.32%) Gatling
11 1 (1.32%) JBehave
11 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
2 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Test Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Tester
3 17 (22.37%) Test Automation Engineer
4 16 (21.05%) Automation Tester
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Test Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Analyst
6 10 (13.16%) Test Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Automation Tester
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Tester
8 8 (10.53%) Software Tester
9 7 (9.21%) QA Tester
9 7 (9.21%) Senior Technical Tester
9 7 (9.21%) Software QA Tester
9 7 (9.21%) Technical Tester
10 6 (7.89%) QA Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) Software Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (6.58%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) LINQ
4 1 (1.32%) JSON
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Fintech
2 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) Test Automation
2 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 32 (42.11%) Scrum
5 22 (28.95%) Test Strategy
6 20 (26.32%) SDET
7 19 (25.00%) BDD
8 17 (22.37%) Load Testing
8 17 (22.37%) Software Testing
8 17 (22.37%) TDD
9 16 (21.05%) Open Source
9 16 (21.05%) V-Model
10 15 (19.74%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (10.53%) Manual Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
13 6 (7.89%) Security Testing
13 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
14 5 (6.58%) Exploratory Testing
14 5 (6.58%) Non-Functional Testing
14 5 (6.58%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.84%) Java
2 34 (44.74%) C#
3 19 (25.00%) Python
4 18 (23.68%) Ruby
5 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.47%) SQL
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.32%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.95%) Google
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) Facebook
4 1 (1.32%) HP