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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 224 239 256
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +17
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 18 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.17% 0.040%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.57% 1.03% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 3
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £55,000 £34,500
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
1150 1164 1074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.99% 16.28% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1006 1016 925
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 £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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
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 1 April 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 - 9 £35,000 - 1
Manchester -3 7 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Cheshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 51 (100.00%) Selenium
2 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) .NET
4 22 (43.14%) Java
4 22 (43.14%) QA
5 20 (39.22%) C#
6 19 (37.25%) Automation Testing
7 16 (31.37%) Finance
7 16 (31.37%) BDD
8 15 (29.41%) SpecFlow
9 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
9 14 (27.45%) Ruby
9 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (23.53%) TDD
11 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
12 10 (19.61%) SQL
13 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Manual Testing
14 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
14 8 (15.69%) QMS
15 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
15 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
16 6 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
16 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
17 5 (9.80%) SOAP
17 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
18 4 (7.84%) HTML
18 4 (7.84%) PHP
18 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (5.88%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (29.41%) SpecFlow
3 6 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.84%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (7.84%) WATIR
6 3 (5.88%) CruiseControl
6 3 (5.88%) Subversion
6 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.96%) NUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) TestComplete
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Analyst
2 29 (56.86%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Tester
4 11 (21.57%) Automation Tester
5 10 (19.61%) Test Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (15.69%) QA Analyst
8 6 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (11.76%) Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Systems Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
10 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Selenium Tester
11 1 (1.96%) Software Test Analyst
11 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.80%) SOAP
4 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 3 (5.88%) REST
5 3 (5.88%) JSON
5 3 (5.88%) XML
5 3 (5.88%) XSLT
6 1 (1.96%) WPF
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Arduino
2 1 (1.96%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Windows
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Automation Testing
3 16 (31.37%) BDD
4 14 (27.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (23.53%) TDD
6 11 (21.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 9 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 8 (15.69%) QMS
8 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
9 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
9 7 (13.73%) Automated Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
11 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
12 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.88%) Kanban
13 2 (3.92%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) Ruby
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 3 (5.88%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ISEB
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago