Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 248 227
Rank change year-on-year +37 -21 +9
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 77 41 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.97% 0.55% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.18% 2.37% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 72 37 39
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +11.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £43,750
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1841 1727 1515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.21% 23.05% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1518 1559 1349
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.36%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Bolton +4 5 £42,500 +54.55%
Stockport - 4 £37,500 -
Wigan - 2 £57,500 -
Bury - 2 £32,500 -
WebDriver
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 77 (100.00%) Selenium
2 76 (98.70%) Test Automation
3 64 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (74.03%) Java
5 52 (67.53%) C#
6 48 (62.34%) Cucumber
7 47 (61.04%) BDD
8 44 (57.14%) TDD
9 41 (53.25%) Test Scripting
10 30 (38.96%) Jenkins
11 27 (35.06%) Gherkin
11 27 (35.06%) GitHub
11 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
12 25 (32.47%) SDLC
12 25 (32.47%) QA
13 23 (29.87%) System Integration Testing
14 18 (23.38%) SQL
15 13 (16.88%) Ruby
15 13 (16.88%) Big Data
15 13 (16.88%) SpecFlow
15 13 (16.88%) JIRA
16 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
17 11 (14.29%) Open Source
17 11 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
17 11 (14.29%) Python
18 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
18 10 (12.99%) API Testing
19 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
19 9 (11.69%) .NET
19 9 (11.69%) JavaScript

WebDriver
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 27 (35.06%) GitHub
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Slack
4 1 (1.30%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Big Data
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 77 (100.00%) Selenium
2 48 (62.34%) Cucumber
3 30 (38.96%) Jenkins
4 13 (16.88%) JIRA
4 13 (16.88%) SpecFlow
5 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.79%) JMeter
6 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.90%) Gatling
7 3 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.90%) The Grinder
7 3 (3.90%) Travis CI
8 2 (2.60%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.60%) JUnit
8 2 (2.60%) MSTest
8 2 (2.60%) TestNG
8 2 (2.60%) TestRail
8 2 (2.60%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Tester
2 45 (58.44%) Automation Tester
3 23 (29.87%) Senior Automation Tester
3 23 (29.87%) Senior Tester
4 11 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) QA Tester
9 2 (2.60%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) QA Manager
9 2 (2.60%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Software Development Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (35.06%) Gherkin
2 9 (11.69%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) SOAP
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.60%) Velocity
4 2 (2.60%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.90%) Fintech
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (98.70%) Test Automation
2 64 (83.12%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (61.04%) BDD
4 44 (57.14%) TDD
5 41 (53.25%) Test Scripting
6 27 (35.06%) Configuration Management
7 25 (32.47%) SDLC
8 23 (29.87%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (14.29%) Open Source
10 10 (12.99%) API Testing
10 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
11 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
12 8 (10.39%) Defect Management
12 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.39%) Scrum
13 6 (7.79%) SDET
14 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (6.49%) QA Automation
14 5 (6.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (74.03%) Java
2 52 (67.53%) C#
3 18 (23.38%) SQL
4 13 (16.88%) Ruby
5 11 (14.29%) Python
6 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.19%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.47%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Capita
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) Cognos
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.60%) SAP