Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium WebDriver
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 87 90
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 +9
Permanent jobs citing WebDriver 18 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.95% 1.30% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 7.43% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 5
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,063 £37,500 £34,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -

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 150 202 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.22% 17.46% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 133 151 178
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.44%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,675
90th Percentile £68,325 £51,250 £51,250
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,900 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.54% +1.07% +2.74%

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 19 November 2017.

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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 16 £47,500 +35.71%
Gateshead - 2 £37,500 -
WebDriver
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) BDD
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (55.56%) C#
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
5 7 (38.89%) Gherkin
5 7 (38.89%) User Stories
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
7 5 (27.78%) Validation
7 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
7 5 (27.78%) GitHub
7 5 (27.78%) Big Data
7 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (22.22%) Ranorex
8 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Wealth Management
8 4 (22.22%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) JMeter
9 3 (16.67%) Documentum
9 3 (16.67%) Pega

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 3 (16.67%) Documentum
2 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
5 4 (22.22%) Ranorex
6 3 (16.67%) JMeter
7 2 (11.11%) JUnit
7 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
7 2 (11.11%) NUnit
7 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
7 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (5.56%) Appium
8 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
8 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (5.56%) MSTest
8 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
8 1 (5.56%) Protractor
8 1 (5.56%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Developer in Test
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.11%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) SOAP
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (72.22%) BDD
2 13 (72.22%) TDD
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
5 5 (27.78%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Validation
6 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Wealth Management
7 3 (16.67%) Case Management
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Line Management
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Pega