Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 142 133
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9 +29
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 20 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 1.00% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.84% 4.58% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 10
Cheshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £37,500 £30,200
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 413 698 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.39% 21.80% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 340 547 414
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £53,025
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Warrington +11 6 £43,750 -23.91%
Knutsford +22 3 - -
Crewe +8 3 £35,000 -
Nantwich - 2 £32,500 -
WebDriver
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) REST
4 6 (30.00%) API Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Protractor
5 5 (25.00%) ES6
5 5 (25.00%) HTML5
5 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (25.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) XML
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Java 8
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
7 3 (15.00%) Django
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) JSON
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

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 (15.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Protractor
2 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (15.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) HTML5
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) Django
3 3 (15.00%) JSON
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (15.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) API Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) ES6
3 5 (25.00%) Java 8
3 5 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft