The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for WebDriver skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
North West / Manchester
Rank 168 149 181
Rank change year-on-year -19 +32  
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 37 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 0.93% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.87% 4.13% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 36 31 8
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.37% +11.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,375 £37,400 £31,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50%  

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

Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 956 751 677
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 24.59% 22.51% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 803 648 605
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing WebDriver as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Manchester

WebDriver
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in Manchester

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in Manchester

WebDriver
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Salford -9 2 £40,500 +8.00%
Stockport -10 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Bolton -22 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Cheadle - 1 £47,500 -
Altrincham - 1 £42,500 -
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 63 (100.00%) Selenium
2 54 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (73.02%) Java
4 37 (58.73%) BDD
5 36 (57.14%) Automation Testing
6 34 (53.97%) C#
6 34 (53.97%) TDD
7 33 (52.38%) Cucumber
8 30 (47.62%) Test Automation
9 27 (42.86%) Test Scripting
9 27 (42.86%) Gherkin
10 26 (41.27%) QA
11 25 (39.68%) SDLC
12 23 (36.51%) Automated Testing
13 20 (31.75%) System Integration Testing
13 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
14 19 (30.16%) Finance
14 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
15 17 (26.98%) GitHub
16 15 (23.81%) SQL
17 14 (22.22%) Scrum
18 12 (19.05%) JIRA
18 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
18 12 (19.05%) SpecFlow
19 11 (17.46%) QA Automation
20 9 (14.29%) iPad
20 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
20 9 (14.29%) .NET
21 8 (12.70%) Kanban
21 8 (12.70%) Defect Management

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (3.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (100.00%) Selenium
2 33 (52.38%) Cucumber
3 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
4 12 (19.05%) JIRA
4 12 (19.05%) SpecFlow
5 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.76%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.59%) Calabash
9 1 (1.59%) NUnit
9 1 (1.59%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (1.59%) Zephyr
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (60.32%) Tester
2 34 (53.97%) Automation Tester
3 26 (41.27%) Senior Tester
4 23 (36.51%) Senior Automation Tester
5 10 (15.87%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) QA Automation Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) QA Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Java Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) QA Leader
9 4 (6.35%) QA Team Leader
9 4 (6.35%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
10 3 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) Gherkin
2 9 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) iPad
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.17%) Online Games
4 1 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (58.73%) BDD
3 36 (57.14%) Automation Testing
4 34 (53.97%) TDD
5 30 (47.62%) Test Automation
6 27 (42.86%) Test Scripting
7 25 (39.68%) SDLC
8 23 (36.51%) Automated Testing
9 20 (31.75%) System Integration Testing
10 19 (30.16%) Configuration Management
11 14 (22.22%) Scrum
12 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
13 11 (17.46%) QA Automation
14 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
15 8 (12.70%) Defect Management
15 8 (12.70%) Kanban
16 7 (11.11%) Regression Testing
17 4 (6.35%) Agile Testing
17 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 46 (73.02%) Java
2 34 (53.97%) C#
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.94%) Python
4 5 (7.94%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) VBScript
6 2 (3.17%) C
6 2 (3.17%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.27%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
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