The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 57 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 11 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.83% 0.46% -
As % of the Development Applications category 13.41% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 51 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.62% 7.76% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 80 47 95
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebDriver
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

WebDriver Salary Trend in Merseyside

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

WebDriver Salary Histogram in Merseyside

WebDriver
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 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
Liverpool +17 11 £35,000 +16.66%
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
1 15 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (93.33%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (46.67%) C++
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Games
5 7 (46.67%) Online Games
5 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
5 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
7 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Ruby
7 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 5 (33.33%) BDD
7 5 (33.33%) Hudson
7 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
1 15 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (86.67%) JIRA
3 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
4 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (33.33%) Bugzilla
5 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 5 (33.33%) Hudson
5 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (6.67%) WATIR
6 1 (6.67%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (46.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
1 7 (46.67%) Automation Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA