Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 260 291
Rank change year-on-year -12 +31 +6
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 94 106 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.81% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.50% 3.79% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 78 104 67
North West median annual salary £42,500 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.60% +24.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,470 £28,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,250 £45,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 2,688 2,797 2,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.04% 21.29% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 2,317 2,054
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +30 81 £40,000 -15.79% 14
Cheshire -3 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Merseyside -7 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 - 3
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 94 (100.00%) Selenium
2 82 (87.23%) Test Automation
3 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (51.06%) C#
5 45 (47.87%) BDD
6 38 (40.43%) Jenkins
7 37 (39.36%) QA
8 34 (36.17%) TDD
9 33 (35.11%) Test Scripting
9 33 (35.11%) SoapUI
10 32 (34.04%) Java
10 32 (34.04%) JIRA
11 31 (32.98%) SDET
12 29 (30.85%) API Testing
13 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
14 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
14 22 (23.40%) Ruby
15 19 (20.21%) NUnit
15 19 (20.21%) ISTQB
16 18 (19.15%) SQL
16 18 (19.15%) Python
17 16 (17.02%) SOAP
18 15 (15.96%) HTML
18 15 (15.96%) Configuration Management
18 15 (15.96%) Software Testing
19 14 (14.89%) Maven
19 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
19 14 (14.89%) CSS
19 14 (14.89%) Finance
19 14 (14.89%) MSTest

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 2 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.13%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) Big Data
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (100.00%) Selenium
2 38 (40.43%) Jenkins
3 33 (35.11%) SoapUI
4 32 (34.04%) JIRA
5 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
6 19 (20.21%) NUnit
7 14 (14.89%) Maven
7 14 (14.89%) MSTest
8 12 (12.77%) Jasmine
8 12 (12.77%) TeamCity
9 11 (11.70%) JMeter
9 11 (11.70%) Protractor
10 10 (10.64%) SpecFlow
11 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
12 7 (7.45%) Appium
13 6 (6.38%) Ranorex
14 5 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (5.32%) JUnit
14 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Test Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) Software Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Software Test Engineer
3 24 (25.53%) Development Engineer
3 24 (25.53%) Software Development Engineer
3 24 (25.53%) Test Development Engineer
4 23 (24.47%) Tester
5 20 (21.28%) Analyst
6 17 (18.09%) Developer in Test
6 17 (18.09%) Test Analyst
7 14 (14.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 13 (13.83%) Automation Tester
8 13 (13.83%) Software Tester
9 10 (10.64%) C# Software Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) C# Developer
11 7 (7.45%) .NET Developer
11 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) SOAP
2 15 (15.96%) HTML
3 14 (14.89%) CSS
4 12 (12.77%) RESTful
5 10 (10.64%) .NET
6 9 (9.57%) Gherkin
7 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
7 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (7.45%) jQuery
9 6 (6.38%) REST
10 4 (4.26%) Web Services
11 3 (3.19%) Apache Flex
12 1 (1.06%) Behat
12 1 (1.06%) Django
12 1 (1.06%) HTML5
12 1 (1.06%) JSON
12 1 (1.06%) Nightwatchjs
12 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (1.06%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.06%) Life Science
3 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (87.23%) Test Automation
2 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (47.87%) BDD
4 34 (36.17%) TDD
5 33 (35.11%) Test Scripting
6 31 (32.98%) SDET
7 29 (30.85%) API Testing
8 15 (15.96%) Configuration Management
8 15 (15.96%) Software Testing
9 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
10 13 (13.83%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (13.83%) Performance Testing
10 13 (13.83%) Regression Testing
11 12 (12.77%) Functional Testing
11 12 (12.77%) OO
12 11 (11.70%) QA Automation
12 11 (11.70%) Scrum
12 11 (11.70%) SDLC
13 10 (10.64%) E-Commerce
14 9 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.06%) C#
2 32 (34.04%) Java
3 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.40%) Ruby
4 18 (19.15%) Python
4 18 (19.15%) SQL
5 11 (11.70%) TypeScript
6 7 (7.45%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.06%) ES6
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) ISTQB
2 10 (10.64%) ISEB
3 7 (7.45%) Degree
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (39.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
1 1 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.13%) Capita
4 1 (1.06%) Google
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle