The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 169 178 193
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 7 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.28% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.95% 1.90% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £38,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%
WebDriver
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
736 578 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.99% 14.90% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 638 498 560
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebDriver
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Manchester region.

WebDriver Salary Trend in Manchester

WebDriver
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +10 5 £38,000 +31.03%
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WebDriver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebDriver.

1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) .NET
3 14 (60.87%) BDD
4 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (56.52%) SpecFlow
5 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
5 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (47.83%) TDD
7 8 (34.78%) Automation Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 5 (21.74%) C#
10 4 (17.39%) Ruby
10 4 (17.39%) QA
11 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
11 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
11 3 (13.04%) SQL
11 3 (13.04%) Finance
12 2 (8.70%) Scrum
12 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
12 2 (8.70%) ISEB
12 2 (8.70%) PHP
12 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
12 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
12 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
12 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 2 (8.70%) Degree
12 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
13 1 (4.35%) ISTQB

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing WebDriver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebDriver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (56.52%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
1 16 (69.57%) Test Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Technical Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Technical Test Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Open Source
1 1 (4.35%) Arduino
1 1 (4.35%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) BDD
3 13 (56.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (47.83%) TDD
6 8 (34.78%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.35%) OO
9 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle