The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 221 225 259
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 33 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.29% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 2.00% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 6
Average salary £35,750 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.62% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £53,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WebDriver
England

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

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1261 1000 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.24% 14.72% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 878 1220
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebDriver
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WebDriver Salary Trend in the North West

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebDriver across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

WebDriver Salary Histogram in the North West

WebDriver
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Manchester -22 22 £35,750 -10.62% 2
Cheshire - 9 £35,000 - 2
Merseyside +16 2 £46,250 +15.62%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 74 (100.00%) Selenium
2 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (50.00%) C#
4 31 (41.89%) Java
5 29 (39.19%) Automation Testing
6 28 (37.84%) .NET
7 24 (32.43%) SQL
7 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
7 24 (32.43%) QA
8 21 (28.38%) BDD
9 20 (27.03%) Cucumber
10 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
10 17 (22.97%) Ruby
11 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
12 15 (20.27%) SoapUI
12 15 (20.27%) SpecFlow
12 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
12 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
12 15 (20.27%) SOAP
13 13 (17.57%) Finance
13 13 (17.57%) Manual Testing
14 11 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (13.51%) JIRA
15 10 (13.51%) Mathematics
15 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
15 10 (13.51%) Integration Testing
15 10 (13.51%) Selenium IDE
15 10 (13.51%) Retail
15 10 (13.51%) TDD

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 74 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (27.03%) Cucumber
3 15 (20.27%) SoapUI
3 15 (20.27%) SpecFlow
4 10 (13.51%) JIRA
4 10 (13.51%) Selenium IDE
5 9 (12.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
7 6 (8.11%) TeamCity
8 5 (6.76%) WATIR
9 4 (5.41%) CruiseControl
9 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.05%) eggPlant
10 3 (4.05%) Subversion
11 2 (2.70%) JMeter
11 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.70%) Facilita Forecast
11 2 (2.70%) Hudson
11 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
12 1 (1.35%) NUnit
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 10 (13.51%) Retail
3 8 (10.81%) Games
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Analyst
2 29 (39.19%) Tester
3 26 (35.14%) Test Analyst
4 15 (20.27%) Automation Tester
5 12 (16.22%) QA Analyst
5 12 (16.22%) Test Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Technical Test Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.41%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Tester
10 3 (4.05%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
11 2 (2.70%) Systems Test Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Performance Tester
12 1 (1.35%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) SOAP
3 10 (13.51%) XML
3 10 (13.51%) .NET Framework
4 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.41%) Web Services
5 4 (5.41%) JSON
5 4 (5.41%) XSLT
5 4 (5.41%) HTML
6 3 (4.05%) REST
7 2 (2.70%) jQuery
8 1 (1.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.76%) Online Games
3 1 (1.35%) Arduino
3 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Android
4 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (77.03%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.19%) Automation Testing
3 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
4 21 (28.38%) BDD
5 16 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 15 (20.27%) Automated Testing
6 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
7 13 (17.57%) Manual Testing
8 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (13.51%) Supplier Management
9 10 (13.51%) Integration Testing
9 10 (13.51%) TDD
9 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 10 (13.51%) Service Delivery
10 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
11 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (8.11%) Test Strategy
12 5 (6.76%) System Testing
13 4 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) C#
2 31 (41.89%) Java
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.97%) Ruby
5 7 (9.46%) C++
6 6 (8.11%) PHP
7 4 (5.41%) Python
7 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) ISEB
2 6 (8.11%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) HP Quality Center
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago