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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 169 173 177
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 20 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.052% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.91% 0.38% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Average salary £35,750 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
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
687 531 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.06% 13.93% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 575 467 580
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

WebDriver Salary Histogram 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 15 September 2014. 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 - 5 £28,500 - 2
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 29 (78.38%) Selenium
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Cucumber
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) .NET
5 13 (35.14%) QA
6 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Java
6 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
6 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
7 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
7 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
8 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
8 9 (24.32%) ISEB
9 8 (21.62%) C#
9 8 (21.62%) J2EE
9 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (21.62%) LabVIEW
9 8 (21.62%) System Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Ruby
9 8 (21.62%) eggPlant
9 8 (21.62%) BDD
10 7 (18.92%) Android
10 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
10 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Web Services
11 6 (16.22%) XML
11 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (16.22%) ISTQB

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) FTP
Development Applications
1 29 (78.38%) Selenium
2 19 (51.35%) Cucumber
3 8 (21.62%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (21.62%) LabVIEW
3 8 (21.62%) eggPlant
4 5 (13.51%) SoapUI
5 4 (10.81%) Hudson
5 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.41%) TestDirector
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
7 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Analyst
1 16 (43.24%) Test Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Tester
3 7 (18.92%) Technical Tester
4 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Software Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Web Tester
5 1 (2.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) J2EE
3 7 (18.92%) Web Services
4 6 (16.22%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Android
1 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Automated Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
2 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Software Testing
3 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
4 9 (24.32%) Integration Testing
5 8 (21.62%) BDD
5 8 (21.62%) System Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
10 3 (8.11%) V-Model
10 3 (8.11%) Scrum
11 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) Ruby
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago