Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WebDriver skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebDriver over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 133 174
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 +7
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 29 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.38% 2.93% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 9
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £48,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +11.89%

WebDriver is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 662 512 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.51% 22.76% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 540 465 588
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Cheshire

WebDriver
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebDriver in Cheshire.

Salary trend for WebDriver in Cheshire

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in Cheshire

WebDriver
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +3 12 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Knutsford - 6 £40,000 - 1
Crewe -1 4 - - 1
Warrington - 2 £48,750 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £27,500 -
Congleton - 1 £40,000 -
WebDriver
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 29 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 28 (96.55%) Selenium
3 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (75.86%) Java
5 21 (72.41%) Cucumber
6 18 (62.07%) QA
7 16 (55.17%) SoapUI
8 13 (44.83%) Scrum
8 13 (44.83%) SOAP
9 12 (41.38%) SQL
10 9 (31.03%) Process Improvement
10 9 (31.03%) SpecFlow
10 9 (31.03%) Gherkin
11 8 (27.59%) BDD
11 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
11 8 (27.59%) ISEB
11 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 8 (27.59%) TestNG
12 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
13 6 (20.69%) API Testing
13 6 (20.69%) JMeter
13 6 (20.69%) Finance
13 6 (20.69%) C#
13 6 (20.69%) JUnit
14 5 (17.24%) CSS
14 5 (17.24%) HTML
14 5 (17.24%) .NET
14 5 (17.24%) OO
15 4 (13.79%) Telecoms

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (10.34%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 21 (72.41%) Cucumber
3 16 (55.17%) SoapUI
4 9 (31.03%) SpecFlow
5 8 (27.59%) TestNG
6 6 (20.69%) JMeter
6 6 (20.69%) JUnit
7 4 (13.79%) FitNesse
7 4 (13.79%) NUnit
8 3 (10.34%) JIRA
8 3 (10.34%) Ranorex
9 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.90%) Zephyr
10 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
10 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
10 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
10 1 (3.45%) LoadUI
10 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (3.45%) webpack
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Retail Banking
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Test Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Automation Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Lead Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Automation Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Tester
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) SOAP
2 9 (31.03%) Gherkin
3 5 (17.24%) .NET
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) Node.js
4 3 (10.34%) RESTful
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) Behat
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Jest
6 1 (3.45%) LESS
6 1 (3.45%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) React
6 1 (3.45%) Sass
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Process Improvement
5 8 (27.59%) BDD
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
5 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
7 6 (20.69%) API Testing
8 5 (17.24%) OO
9 4 (13.79%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (13.79%) Line Management
9 4 (13.79%) Manual Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
9 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
9 4 (13.79%) OOP
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) Perl
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics