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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 211 213 225
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 35 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.00% 3.62% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 41 30
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
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
1167 1217 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.85% 18.53% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1042 959
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 18 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Lancashire +10 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Cheshire +33 6 £33,000 +1.53%
Merseyside -4 3 £27,500 -42.10% 3
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 77 (100.00%) Selenium
2 64 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (54.55%) QA
4 40 (51.95%) BDD
5 39 (50.65%) TDD
5 39 (50.65%) C#
5 39 (50.65%) Java
6 29 (37.66%) Cucumber
7 27 (35.06%) JIRA
8 22 (28.57%) Defect Management
9 21 (27.27%) Test Scripting
10 20 (25.97%) Scrum
11 19 (24.68%) Automation Testing
12 17 (22.08%) QA Automation
13 15 (19.48%) Finance
14 13 (16.88%) SQL
14 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
14 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
15 12 (15.58%) Kanban
15 12 (15.58%) Automated Testing
16 11 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
16 11 (14.29%) SpecFlow
17 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
17 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
18 9 (11.69%) OO
18 9 (11.69%) HTML
18 9 (11.69%) .NET
18 9 (11.69%) Gherkin
18 9 (11.69%) Functional Testing
18 9 (11.69%) SDLC

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 (3.90%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) GitHub
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DSL
2 2 (2.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 77 (100.00%) Selenium
2 29 (37.66%) Cucumber
3 27 (35.06%) JIRA
4 11 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
4 11 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.19%) Grunt
8 4 (5.19%) Maven
8 4 (5.19%) RSpec
9 3 (3.90%) Gatling
9 3 (3.90%) Gerrit
9 3 (3.90%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.90%) JMeter
9 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.60%) Appium
10 2 (2.60%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Analyst
2 23 (29.87%) Test Analyst
2 23 (29.87%) Tester
3 17 (22.08%) Java Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Automation Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) Automation Tester
4 15 (19.48%) QA Engineer
5 12 (15.58%) QA Automation Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 11 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (12.99%) Test Engineer
8 9 (11.69%) QA Tester
8 9 (11.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 9 (11.69%) Software Tester
9 5 (6.49%) Agile Tester
9 5 (6.49%) QA Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Java Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) .NET
1 9 (11.69%) Gherkin
1 9 (11.69%) HTML
2 7 (9.09%) CSS
3 6 (7.79%) SOAP
4 5 (6.49%) Node.js
5 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.19%) Backbone.js
5 4 (5.19%) Dropwizard
5 4 (5.19%) JSON
5 4 (5.19%) RESTEasy
5 4 (5.19%) XML
6 3 (3.90%) Web Services
7 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.49%) User Experience
2 4 (5.19%) BBC
2 4 (5.19%) iPad
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
1 7 (9.09%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) BDD
3 39 (50.65%) TDD
4 22 (28.57%) Defect Management
5 21 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 20 (25.97%) Scrum
7 19 (24.68%) Automation Testing
8 17 (22.08%) QA Automation
9 13 (16.88%) Test Automation
10 12 (15.58%) Automated Testing
10 12 (15.58%) Kanban
11 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
12 9 (11.69%) Functional Testing
12 9 (11.69%) OO
12 9 (11.69%) SDLC
13 8 (10.39%) Open Source
14 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
14 7 (9.09%) Mentoring
15 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
15 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) C#
1 39 (50.65%) Java
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) Ruby
4 6 (7.79%) Scala
5 5 (6.49%) PHP
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) Groovy
8 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) ISEB
2 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (54.55%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Alterian
2 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.30%) VMware
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