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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 236 238 258
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 15 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.22% 0.077% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 0.49% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
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
1180 1023 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.96% 15.69% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 886 976
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Manchester +5 10 £33,500 -16.25% 3
Lancashire - 5 £36,250 - 2
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) Selenium
2 51 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (47.54%) .NET
4 24 (39.34%) C#
5 22 (36.07%) BDD
6 21 (34.43%) Automation Testing
6 21 (34.43%) Java
6 21 (34.43%) QA
7 18 (29.51%) SpecFlow
8 17 (27.87%) SQL
9 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
9 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
10 15 (24.59%) Finance
10 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
11 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (22.95%) Ruby
12 11 (18.03%) TDD
13 10 (16.39%) Regression Testing
13 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
14 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
14 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
15 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
15 8 (13.11%) SOAP
15 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
15 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
16 7 (11.48%) Selenium IDE
16 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
16 7 (11.48%) QuickTest Pro

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (4.92%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 61 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (29.51%) SpecFlow
3 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.48%) Selenium IDE
4 7 (11.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (9.84%) SoapUI
6 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.56%) WATIR
7 3 (4.92%) CruiseControl
7 3 (4.92%) Subversion
7 3 (4.92%) JIRA
7 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.64%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.64%) NUnit
8 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.64%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Analyst
2 28 (45.90%) Test Analyst
3 18 (29.51%) Tester
4 10 (16.39%) QA Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Automation Tester
5 9 (14.75%) Test Engineer
5 9 (14.75%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (14.75%) Technical Test Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Selenium Tester
10 1 (1.64%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (47.54%) .NET
2 15 (24.59%) .NET Framework
3 8 (13.11%) SOAP
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.56%) XML
5 4 (6.56%) HTML
6 3 (4.92%) REST
6 3 (4.92%) XSLT
6 3 (4.92%) JSON
7 1 (1.64%) jQuery
7 1 (1.64%) Web Services
7 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.64%) Arduino
2 1 (1.64%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (83.61%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) BDD
3 21 (34.43%) Automation Testing
4 16 (26.23%) Software Testing
4 16 (26.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (18.03%) TDD
7 10 (16.39%) Regression Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Automated Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Manual Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.48%) Supplier Management
10 7 (11.48%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.56%) System Testing
11 4 (6.56%) QMS
12 3 (4.92%) Kanban
12 3 (4.92%) Test Management
12 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) C#
2 21 (34.43%) Java
3 17 (27.87%) SQL
4 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 14 (22.95%) Ruby
6 6 (9.84%) PHP
7 4 (6.56%) Python
8 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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