Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 103 71
Rank change year-on-year +42 -32 +24
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 24 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.70% 0.25% 1.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.44% 1.01% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 12
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £55,750
North East median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 193 298 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.69% 25.00% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 143 250 131
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,943 £46,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.14% +24.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,425 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,381 £62,625 £70,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Tyne and Wear

WebDriver
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for WebDriver in Tyne and Wear

WebDriver
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for WebDriver in Tyne and Wear

WebDriver
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 16 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +45 23 £36,250 -14.71% 2
Gateshead - 1 £32,500 -
WebDriver
North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 23 (95.83%) Selenium
2 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
3 18 (75.00%) C#
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) Scrum
5 12 (50.00%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) QA
6 9 (37.50%) Ruby
7 7 (29.17%) Azure
7 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
7 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (25.00%) User Experience
8 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (25.00%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (25.00%) AWS
8 6 (25.00%) Tandem
8 6 (25.00%) System Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
9 5 (20.83%) JIRA
9 5 (20.83%) Confluence
9 5 (20.83%) Fintech
9 5 (20.83%) Bitbucket
10 4 (16.67%) Ranorex
10 4 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
11 3 (12.50%) TDD
11 3 (12.50%) SQL
11 3 (12.50%) SOAP

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (20.83%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Azure
2 6 (25.00%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) SoapUI
3 5 (20.83%) Bitbucket
3 5 (20.83%) JIRA
4 4 (16.67%) Ranorex
4 4 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Coded UI
5 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) JMeter
6 2 (8.33%) LoadRunner
6 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.33%) TestComplete
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.17%) Appium
7 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 12 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) QA Automation Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Mobile Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (25.00%) Tandem
2 6 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Test Automation
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Scrum
4 6 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (25.00%) System Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Fintech
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) API Testing
7 3 (12.50%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP