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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 211 216 229
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 42 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.46% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.54% 2.89% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +19.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +21.91%
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
1187 1140 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.21% 15.94% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 982 922
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Lancashire +6 15 £37,500 -
Manchester +6 14 £37,500 +2.38% 4
Cheshire +7 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Merseyside +6 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 64 (100.00%) Selenium
2 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) Java
4 30 (46.88%) QA
5 21 (32.81%) Automation Testing
6 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 20 (31.25%) Finance
7 19 (29.69%) C#
7 19 (29.69%) QMS
8 15 (23.44%) .NET
9 13 (20.31%) SQL
9 13 (20.31%) BDD
10 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (18.75%) SpecFlow
11 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (14.06%) Automated Testing
11 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
12 7 (10.94%) TDD
12 7 (10.94%) Windows
12 7 (10.94%) ISEB
12 7 (10.94%) HP UFT
12 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
12 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
12 7 (10.94%) Manual Testing
13 6 (9.38%) System Testing
13 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
14 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
15 4 (6.25%) Scrum
15 4 (6.25%) Microsoft

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.56%) RavenDB
2 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 64 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (18.75%) SpecFlow
3 7 (10.94%) HP UFT
4 6 (9.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.69%) JUnit
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.13%) NUnit
7 1 (1.56%) JIRA
7 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.56%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.56%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (73.44%) Analyst
1 47 (73.44%) Test Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Automation Test Analyst
2 18 (28.13%) Automation Analyst
3 10 (15.63%) Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Test Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Test Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
7 5 (7.81%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Test Architect
9 2 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Software Test Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) QA Analyst
10 1 (1.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.25%) SOAP
4 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 3 (4.69%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.13%) RESTful
5 2 (3.13%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
6 1 (1.56%) WPF
6 1 (1.56%) jQuery
6 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Telematics
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.56%) Device Driver
2 1 (1.56%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Automation Testing
3 20 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 19 (29.69%) QMS
5 13 (20.31%) BDD
6 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (14.06%) Automated Testing
7 9 (14.06%) Software Testing
7 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 7 (10.94%) Manual Testing
9 6 (9.38%) System Testing
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
11 4 (6.25%) Scrum
11 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
12 3 (4.69%) Integration Testing
12 3 (4.69%) Web Testing
12 3 (4.69%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) C#
3 13 (20.31%) SQL
4 4 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) Ruby
5 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.56%) Perl
6 1 (1.56%) C
6 1 (1.56%) VBScript
6 1 (1.56%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISEB
1 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (46.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) ION Trading
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