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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 219 235 253
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 41 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.17% 0.91% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,250 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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
1293 989 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.51% 14.56% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 874 1068
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 23 September 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 23 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
Manchester +12 23 £35,750 +5.14% 6
Merseyside +14 9 £35,000 +16.66%
Cheshire -18 7 £35,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 61 (89.71%) Selenium
2 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (55.88%) Cucumber
4 33 (48.53%) Java
5 32 (47.06%) C#
6 25 (36.76%) QA
7 24 (35.29%) .NET
8 23 (33.82%) SQL
8 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
9 22 (32.35%) Automation Testing
10 20 (29.41%) SoapUI
10 20 (29.41%) BDD
10 20 (29.41%) Automated Testing
11 16 (23.53%) SOAP
11 16 (23.53%) Software Testing
12 15 (22.06%) TDD
12 15 (22.06%) JIRA
13 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
13 14 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 13 (19.12%) ISEB
14 13 (19.12%) Ruby
15 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
16 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
16 11 (16.18%) eggPlant
17 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (14.71%) Integration Testing
17 10 (14.71%) Regression Testing
17 10 (14.71%) C++
18 9 (13.24%) System Testing
18 9 (13.24%) Hudson

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (89.71%) Selenium
2 38 (55.88%) Cucumber
3 20 (29.41%) SoapUI
4 15 (22.06%) JIRA
5 14 (20.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (16.18%) Jenkins
6 11 (16.18%) eggPlant
7 9 (13.24%) Hudson
8 8 (11.76%) SpecFlow
9 7 (10.29%) LabVIEW
10 6 (8.82%) TeamCity
10 6 (8.82%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (7.35%) Bugzilla
12 3 (4.41%) Facilita Forecast
13 2 (2.94%) JMeter
13 2 (2.94%) WATIR
13 2 (2.94%) TestDirector
14 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
14 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
14 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (10.29%) Games
2 6 (8.82%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Tester
2 24 (35.29%) Analyst
3 18 (26.47%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Automation Tester
5 9 (13.24%) Technical Tester
6 8 (11.76%) Software Tester
7 6 (8.82%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.41%) Performance Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Test Team Leader
11 2 (2.94%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Technical Test Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) UAT Tester
11 2 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) .NET
2 16 (23.53%) SOAP
3 7 (10.29%) Web Services
3 7 (10.29%) XML
3 7 (10.29%) J2EE
4 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.47%) HTML
7 1 (1.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Online Games
2 6 (8.82%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Android
2 7 (10.29%) Apple iOS
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) Test Automation
3 22 (32.35%) Automation Testing
4 20 (29.41%) BDD
4 20 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 16 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 15 (22.06%) TDD
7 14 (20.59%) Manual Testing
8 12 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 10 (14.71%) Regression Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.24%) System Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Scrum
12 7 (10.29%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Test Strategy
13 6 (8.82%) Test Scripting
13 6 (8.82%) Supplier Management
13 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
14 5 (7.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) SQL
4 13 (19.12%) Ruby
5 10 (14.71%) C++
6 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) Scala
7 1 (1.47%) Python
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) ISEB
2 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
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ao.com
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable dependant on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago