Period
to 22 January 2019

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

Selenium WebDriver
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 233 313
Rank change year-on-year -6 +80 -34
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 103 144 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 1.14% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.64% 5.17% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90 130 54
North West median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,875 £31,475
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

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 2,220 2,784 2,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.90% 21.96% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,810 2,235 2,314
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £27,075
90th Percentile £67,179 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 22 January 2019.

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 22 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
Manchester -6 75 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Cheshire +20 20 £35,000 -12.50%
Lancashire +14 4 £23,000 -46.82%
Merseyside -10 4 £41,500 -17.00%
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 102 (99.03%) Selenium
2 94 (91.26%) Test Automation
3 74 (71.84%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (40.78%) API Testing
5 39 (37.86%) Cucumber
5 39 (37.86%) BDD
5 39 (37.86%) Java
6 34 (33.01%) QA
7 33 (32.04%) C#
8 30 (29.13%) JIRA
8 30 (29.13%) Jenkins
9 29 (28.16%) SoapUI
10 26 (25.24%) SQL
11 23 (22.33%) Python
12 22 (21.36%) Performance Testing
12 22 (21.36%) Test Scripting
12 22 (21.36%) ISTQB
13 21 (20.39%) DevOps
14 20 (19.42%) TDD
15 19 (18.45%) Software Testing
15 19 (18.45%) Exploratory Testing
16 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.56%) Non-Functional Testing
17 14 (13.59%) Test Strategy
17 14 (13.59%) HTML
17 14 (13.59%) JMeter
18 13 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (12.62%) Defect Management
18 13 (12.62%) SDET
19 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (4.85%) CMS
1 5 (4.85%) Kentico
2 3 (2.91%) Confluence
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) IIS
3 2 (1.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.94%) IaaS
4 2 (1.94%) PaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.97%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.97%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 102 (99.03%) Selenium
2 39 (37.86%) Cucumber
3 30 (29.13%) Jenkins
3 30 (29.13%) JIRA
4 29 (28.16%) SoapUI
5 14 (13.59%) JMeter
6 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
6 12 (11.65%) SpecFlow
7 11 (10.68%) Protractor
8 10 (9.71%) Maven
9 8 (7.77%) TeamCity
10 7 (6.80%) Appium
11 6 (5.83%) Travis CI
12 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (4.85%) JUnit
13 4 (3.88%) Gatling
13 4 (3.88%) GoCD
13 4 (3.88%) The Grinder
14 3 (2.91%) gulp
14 3 (2.91%) webpack
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Law
2 4 (3.88%) Marketing
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Retail
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (26.21%) Analyst
2 26 (25.24%) Test Analyst
3 25 (24.27%) Test Engineer
4 24 (23.30%) Tester
5 16 (15.53%) Developer
6 14 (13.59%) QA Engineer
6 14 (13.59%) Software Test Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Automation Tester
7 12 (11.65%) Development Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Software Development Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Software Engineer
7 12 (11.65%) Test Development Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Developer in Test
8 10 (9.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (9.71%) Software Tester
8 10 (9.71%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Trainer
9 5 (4.85%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.88%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.59%) HTML
2 12 (11.65%) .NET
2 12 (11.65%) XML
3 9 (8.74%) Gherkin
4 8 (7.77%) REST
5 7 (6.80%) HTML5
6 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (5.83%) RESTful
7 5 (4.85%) SOAP
8 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.88%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (3.88%) React
9 3 (2.91%) Angular 2
9 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.91%) CSS
9 3 (2.91%) Django
9 3 (2.91%) JSON
9 3 (2.91%) Vue.js
10 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.74%) User Experience
3 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.88%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (3.88%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.91%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.94%) Fintech
8 1 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.80%) Linux
2 6 (5.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (91.26%) Test Automation
2 74 (71.84%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (40.78%) API Testing
4 39 (37.86%) BDD
5 22 (21.36%) Performance Testing
5 22 (21.36%) Test Scripting
6 21 (20.39%) DevOps
7 20 (19.42%) TDD
8 19 (18.45%) Exploratory Testing
8 19 (18.45%) Software Testing
9 15 (14.56%) Non-Functional Testing
10 14 (13.59%) Test Strategy
11 13 (12.62%) Defect Management
11 13 (12.62%) SDET
12 12 (11.65%) Functional Testing
12 12 (11.65%) Scrum
13 10 (9.71%) Configuration Management
14 9 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (8.74%) MVC
15 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.86%) Java
2 33 (32.04%) C#
3 26 (25.24%) SQL
4 23 (22.33%) Python
5 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.68%) Ruby
7 5 (4.85%) ES6
7 5 (4.85%) Java 8
8 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.91%) PHP
8 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) ISTQB
2 10 (9.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (6.80%) Degree
4 4 (3.88%) ISEB
4 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (33.01%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.91%) Adobe
2 3 (2.91%) Google
3 2 (1.94%) RedGate