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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 219 222 220
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 36 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.61% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.65% 3.15% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 36
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1356 1301 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.30% 19.48% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1208 1165 1109
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -14 16 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Cheshire +33 14 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Merseyside -12 4 £27,500 -42.10%
Lancashire +8 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 60 (100.00%) Selenium
2 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (61.67%) C#
4 33 (55.00%) QA
5 21 (35.00%) TDD
5 21 (35.00%) BDD
6 17 (28.33%) Java
7 15 (25.00%) .NET
7 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.00%) Gherkin
8 14 (23.33%) Defect Management
9 13 (21.67%) Scrum
9 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
9 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
10 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 12 (20.00%) JIRA
10 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
10 12 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 11 (18.33%) Selenium IDE
11 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (16.67%) Windows
13 9 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (13.33%) iPad
14 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
14 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 8 (13.33%) Finance
14 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
14 8 (13.33%) QA Automation
15 7 (11.67%) Mentoring

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) Confluence
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) GitHub
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
3 12 (20.00%) JIRA
3 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 11 (18.33%) Selenium IDE
4 11 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (11.67%) HP UFT
6 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (6.67%) Grunt
7 4 (6.67%) Maven
7 4 (6.67%) RSpec
7 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (5.00%) Gatling
8 3 (5.00%) NUnit
8 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.33%) Appium
9 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Tester
2 15 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 14 (23.33%) Analyst
4 13 (21.67%) Test Analyst
5 10 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) QA Tester
6 9 (15.00%) Automation Tester
6 9 (15.00%) Java Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) QA Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Software QA Tester
7 7 (11.67%) Test Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Agile Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 4 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
1 15 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.00%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) HTML
4 5 (8.33%) Node.js
5 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 4 (6.67%) Dropwizard
5 4 (6.67%) JSON
5 4 (6.67%) RESTEasy
5 4 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) iPad
2 5 (8.33%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) BBC
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) BDD
2 21 (35.00%) TDD
3 14 (23.33%) Defect Management
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
4 13 (21.67%) Test Scripting
5 12 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 8 (13.33%) QA Automation
8 7 (11.67%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.67%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 5 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) C#
2 17 (28.33%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) Scala
5 3 (5.00%) Groovy
5 3 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (55.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Alterian
2 1 (1.67%) RedGate
2 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.67%) VMware
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