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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 213 232 235
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 41 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.26% 1.49% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 5
Average salary £35,625 £38,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.06% +15.67%
UK excluding London average salary £38,891 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
1257 1004 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.78% 14.87% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 883 1067
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +2 27 £35,750 -10.62% 3
Cheshire -12 7 £35,000 - 2
Merseyside - 6 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire -2 1 £37,500 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 67 (94.37%) Selenium
2 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (52.11%) C#
4 34 (47.89%) Java
5 33 (46.48%) Cucumber
6 25 (35.21%) .NET
7 23 (32.39%) SQL
8 22 (30.99%) Automation Testing
8 22 (30.99%) QA
9 21 (29.58%) Test Automation
10 19 (26.76%) BDD
10 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
11 17 (23.94%) Automated Testing
11 17 (23.94%) SoapUI
12 15 (21.13%) Manual Testing
12 15 (21.13%) JIRA
13 14 (19.72%) Ruby
13 14 (19.72%) SOAP
14 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
15 12 (16.90%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (16.90%) TDD
16 11 (15.49%) SpecFlow
16 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
17 10 (14.08%) C++
18 9 (12.68%) ISEB
18 9 (12.68%) Finance
19 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
19 8 (11.27%) Games
19 8 (11.27%) Scrum
19 8 (11.27%) Retail

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (1.41%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) FTP
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (94.37%) Selenium
2 33 (46.48%) Cucumber
3 17 (23.94%) SoapUI
4 15 (21.13%) JIRA
5 12 (16.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (15.49%) SpecFlow
7 8 (11.27%) eggPlant
7 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
8 7 (9.86%) TeamCity
8 7 (9.86%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (7.04%) Hudson
9 5 (7.04%) Bugzilla
10 4 (5.63%) LabVIEW
11 3 (4.23%) Facilita Forecast
11 3 (4.23%) WATIR
12 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
12 2 (2.82%) CruiseControl
12 2 (2.82%) TestDirector
12 2 (2.82%) JMeter
13 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Games
2 8 (11.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) Tester
2 26 (36.62%) Analyst
3 19 (26.76%) Test Analyst
4 12 (16.90%) Automation Tester
5 9 (12.68%) Software Tester
5 9 (12.68%) Technical Tester
6 8 (11.27%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) QA Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) QA Tester
7 6 (8.45%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.23%) Performance Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) .NET
2 14 (19.72%) SOAP
3 8 (11.27%) XML
4 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
4 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.63%) J2EE
6 3 (4.23%) Web Services
7 2 (2.82%) JSON
7 2 (2.82%) jQuery
7 2 (2.82%) HTML
7 2 (2.82%) XSLT
8 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Mathematics
2 7 (9.86%) Online Games
3 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Android
2 7 (9.86%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (73.24%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Automation Testing
3 21 (29.58%) Test Automation
4 19 (26.76%) BDD
4 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
5 17 (23.94%) Automated Testing
6 15 (21.13%) Manual Testing
7 13 (18.31%) Regression Testing
8 12 (16.90%) TDD
9 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.27%) Service Delivery
10 8 (11.27%) Scrum
10 8 (11.27%) Supplier Management
10 8 (11.27%) Integration Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.86%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
12 5 (7.04%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (52.11%) C#
2 34 (47.89%) Java
3 23 (32.39%) SQL
4 14 (19.72%) Ruby
5 10 (14.08%) C++
6 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.04%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) ISEB
2 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) HP Quality Center
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