Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 296 283
Rank change year-on-year +67 -13 +14
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 144 67 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.10% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.11% 2.54% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 131 64 70
North West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +11.89%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,375 £43,850
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2819 2634 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.49% 21.28% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 2360 2183
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,413 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the North West

WebDriver
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in the North West

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in the North West

WebDriver
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester +13 74 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Merseyside +55 39 £50,000 +81.82% 2
Cheshire -10 29 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Lancashire -2 1 £29,000 -17.14%
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 142 (98.61%) Selenium
2 127 (88.19%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (74.31%) Test Automation
4 86 (59.72%) TDD
5 81 (56.25%) Java
6 70 (48.61%) Cucumber
7 58 (40.28%) C#
8 56 (38.89%) BDD
9 51 (35.42%) SOAP
10 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 47 (32.64%) Finance
11 47 (32.64%) QA
12 43 (29.86%) Software Engineering
13 41 (28.47%) Test Scripting
13 41 (28.47%) HTML
13 41 (28.47%) PHP
13 41 (28.47%) CSS
14 39 (27.08%) Functional Testing
15 38 (26.39%) MVC
16 36 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
16 36 (25.00%) HTML5
16 36 (25.00%) CSS3
16 36 (25.00%) Gherkin
17 35 (24.31%) Laravel
17 35 (24.31%) REST
17 35 (24.31%) API Development
17 35 (24.31%) MySQL
17 35 (24.31%) Zend
17 35 (24.31%) CakePHP
17 35 (24.31%) Banking

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.75%) GitHub
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.08%) Slack
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.31%) MySQL
2 12 (8.33%) Big Data
3 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 142 (98.61%) Selenium
2 70 (48.61%) Cucumber
3 36 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
4 33 (22.92%) Jenkins
5 28 (19.44%) SoapUI
6 21 (14.58%) SpecFlow
7 18 (12.50%) JIRA
8 14 (9.72%) JMeter
9 10 (6.94%) TestNG
10 8 (5.56%) JUnit
11 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.78%) FitNesse
12 4 (2.78%) NUnit
12 4 (2.78%) Ranorex
12 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.78%) Zephyr
13 3 (2.08%) Gatling
13 3 (2.08%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (2.08%) The Grinder
General
1 47 (32.64%) Finance
2 35 (24.31%) Banking
3 6 (4.17%) Retail
4 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (39.58%) Tester
2 52 (36.11%) Automation Tester
3 39 (27.08%) Developer
4 35 (24.31%) MySQL Developer
4 35 (24.31%) PHP Developer
4 35 (24.31%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 32 (22.22%) Senior Tester
6 31 (21.53%) Senior Automation Tester
7 27 (18.75%) Agile Developer
8 22 (15.28%) Test Engineer
9 13 (9.03%) QA Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Lead Tester
11 8 (5.56%) Analyst
11 8 (5.56%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Lead PHP Developer
12 7 (4.86%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.86%) Test Automation Engineer
13 6 (4.17%) Software Engineer
13 6 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
14 5 (3.47%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (35.42%) SOAP
2 41 (28.47%) CSS
2 41 (28.47%) HTML
3 36 (25.00%) CSS3
3 36 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 36 (25.00%) HTML5
4 35 (24.31%) CakePHP
4 35 (24.31%) Laravel
4 35 (24.31%) REST
5 13 (9.03%) .NET
6 6 (4.17%) Web Services
7 5 (3.47%) RESTful
8 4 (2.78%) Node.js
9 3 (2.08%) XML
10 2 (1.39%) Spring
10 2 (1.39%) Velocity
11 1 (0.69%) Behat
11 1 (0.69%) D3.js
11 1 (0.69%) jQuery
11 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.08%) Fintech
5 2 (1.39%) EPoS
5 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.69%) Android
1 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.69%) Linux
1 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (88.19%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (74.31%) Test Automation
3 86 (59.72%) TDD
4 56 (38.89%) BDD
5 43 (29.86%) Software Engineering
6 41 (28.47%) Test Scripting
7 39 (27.08%) Functional Testing
8 38 (26.39%) MVC
9 35 (24.31%) API Development
10 29 (20.14%) SDLC
11 27 (18.75%) Configuration Management
12 24 (16.67%) Scrum
13 23 (15.97%) System Integration Testing
14 17 (11.81%) Test Strategy
15 16 (11.11%) API Testing
16 15 (10.42%) Open Source
17 12 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
18 10 (6.94%) Performance Testing
18 10 (6.94%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (56.25%) Java
2 58 (40.28%) C#
3 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 41 (28.47%) PHP
5 30 (20.83%) SQL
6 13 (9.03%) Ruby
7 12 (8.33%) Python
8 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.69%) ES6
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) VB
9 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) ISEB
2 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (32.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (24.31%) Zend
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.08%) Capita
3 3 (2.08%) Oracle
4 2 (1.39%) Cognos
4 2 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) AppDynamics