The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 174 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 57 21 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.41% -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.27% 2.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 0
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1082 898 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.85% 17.56% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 922 803 609
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WebDriver
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South West region.

WebDriver Salary Trend in the South West

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WebDriver Salary Histogram in the South West

WebDriver
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol +7 18 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Wiltshire +4 13 £37,500 +15.38%
Somerset +1 11 £32,500 -23.52%
Dorset -1 4 - -
Devon - 3 £45,000 - 2
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 87 (95.60%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (82.42%) Selenium
3 42 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 42 (46.15%) Scrum
3 42 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 40 (43.96%) Open Source
5 34 (37.36%) Test Scripting
6 31 (34.07%) JUnit
7 28 (30.77%) V-Model
7 28 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 28 (30.77%) Test Strategy
8 24 (26.37%) C#
9 23 (25.27%) Ruby
10 22 (24.18%) WATIR
11 21 (23.08%) Cucumber
11 21 (23.08%) SQL
12 20 (21.98%) Java
13 19 (20.88%) TDD
14 17 (18.68%) Finance
15 16 (17.58%) BDD
15 16 (17.58%) Software Testing
15 16 (17.58%) .NET
16 15 (16.48%) QA
17 14 (15.38%) Automation Testing
18 13 (14.29%) TestNG
19 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
19 12 (13.19%) SpecFlow
19 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (12.09%) Web Services
20 11 (12.09%) Validation

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (3.30%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.79%) GitHub
2 4 (4.40%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
3 4 (4.40%) Big Data
4 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 75 (82.42%) Selenium
2 31 (34.07%) JUnit
3 22 (24.18%) WATIR
4 21 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 13 (14.29%) TestNG
6 12 (13.19%) SpecFlow
7 11 (12.09%) Selenium IDE
8 10 (10.99%) FitNesse
9 8 (8.79%) JMeter
10 6 (6.59%) Ranorex
11 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
11 5 (5.49%) Hudson
11 5 (5.49%) JIRA
11 5 (5.49%) TeamCity
11 5 (5.49%) Bugzilla
12 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.30%) Maven
13 3 (3.30%) Ant
14 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
14 2 (2.20%) MbUnit
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
2 9 (9.89%) Retail
2 9 (9.89%) Retail Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.40%) Electronics
4 4 (4.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 23 (25.27%) Test Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Test Leader
4 12 (13.19%) Tester
5 11 (12.09%) Test Team Leader
5 11 (12.09%) Team Leader
6 9 (9.89%) QA Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Quality Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Test Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Tester
8 6 (6.59%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.40%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.40%) Quality Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) Web Services
3 8 (8.79%) Gherkin
3 8 (8.79%) RESTful
4 6 (6.59%) HTML
4 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.30%) HTML5
5 3 (3.30%) Ember.js
5 3 (3.30%) Ajax
5 3 (3.30%) jQuery
5 3 (3.30%) Silverlight
5 3 (3.30%) Lucene
5 3 (3.30%) Spring
5 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
5 3 (3.30%) JSP
5 3 (3.30%) Struts
6 2 (2.20%) SOAP
7 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.96%) Open Source
2 8 (8.79%) Blog
3 4 (4.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) UNIX
2 5 (5.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (95.60%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 42 (46.15%) Scrum
2 42 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 34 (37.36%) Test Scripting
4 28 (30.77%) V-Model
4 28 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 28 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 19 (20.88%) TDD
6 16 (17.58%) BDD
6 16 (17.58%) Software Testing
7 14 (15.38%) Automation Testing
8 12 (13.19%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (12.09%) Validation
9 11 (12.09%) Automated Testing
9 11 (12.09%) Test Management
9 11 (12.09%) Test Planning
10 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (9.89%) Use Case
11 9 (9.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) C#
2 23 (25.27%) Ruby
3 21 (23.08%) SQL
4 20 (21.98%) Java
5 6 (6.59%) Python
5 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.49%) Perl
7 3 (3.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) ISEB
2 9 (9.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.40%) SAP
2 1 (1.10%) HP
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