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ScrapeStorm Tutorial:How to scrape jobs and salaries from reed.co.uk

2018-07-23 14:14:46

Abstract:This tutorial explains in detail how to extract data from a detail page by ScrapeStorm's smart mode.

Reed.co.uk is one of the largest recruitment sites in the UK, which is like a search engine for jobs and internship opportunities.  Apart from improving career proposals, the Reed’s outstanding point is to provide many training courses.We can extract jobs, salaries and other data from the website by using ScraprStorm.The following is a detailed description of extracting data from reed.co.uk.


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Step 1.Creating a task.

Open ScrapeStorm, select “Smart Mode”, click “Start”.

Input a listing url,like: https://www.reed.co.uk/, then click “Create”.

Step 2. Scraping into the the product listing page.

Select the title link column and click “Scrape Into”.

On detail page click “Add Field” button and then select the element in web page to extract its related text.

Rename the fields.

Step 3. Starting to extract.

Click “Start”, then you can find that ScrapeStorm has extracted more data.

Click “Export” to download your data.

After the extraction is completed, you can export the data to a local file (including excel, html, csv, etc.) and a database.

P.S. The data of the list page and the detail page will be merged during the extraction.

The following image is a screenshot of the file exported to excel2007:

If you are still confused about the process, please watch the tutorial video as below: