The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 82 96 133
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +37
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 41 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.27% 1.17% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.51% 7.60% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 3
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
390 263 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.62% 15.34% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 359 223 290
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Selenium
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cheshire region.

Selenium Salary Trend in Cheshire

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Selenium
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow +4 12 £32,500 -1.51% 3
Chester -2 7 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Warrington -16 7 £30,000 - 1
Macclesfield +13 5 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Northwich - 3 £35,000 - 1
Crewe - 3 £32,500 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (55.38%) QA
3 34 (52.31%) C#
4 28 (43.08%) HTML
4 28 (43.08%) SQL
4 28 (43.08%) .NET
5 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 25 (38.46%) Windows
6 25 (38.46%) Cucumber
7 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
8 20 (30.77%) TDD
9 18 (27.69%) Java
10 17 (26.15%) Automation Testing
10 17 (26.15%) Selenium IDE
11 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
11 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (23.08%) Scrum
11 15 (23.08%) Web Testing
11 15 (23.08%) System Testing
12 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
12 13 (20.00%) Finance
13 12 (18.46%) MVC
13 12 (18.46%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (18.46%) Oracle
13 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
14 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
14 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
14 11 (16.92%) CSS
15 10 (15.38%) Informix

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (9.23%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (9.23%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.15%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) Internet
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) Informix
3 6 (9.23%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 17 (26.15%) Selenium IDE
3 12 (18.46%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (13.85%) NUnit
4 9 (13.85%) JUnit
5 8 (12.31%) JIRA
6 6 (9.23%) Introscope
6 6 (9.23%) Mockito
6 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 5 (7.69%) Toad
8 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.15%) SpecFlow
9 3 (4.62%) Maven
10 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 21 (32.31%) Tester
3 19 (29.23%) Software Tester
4 13 (20.00%) Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) QA Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) QA Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Tester
7 5 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Tester
7 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (6.15%) Programmer
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 4 (6.15%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) HTML
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 26 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (16.92%) CSS
4 10 (15.38%) JSON
5 9 (13.85%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (13.85%) NHibernate
5 9 (13.85%) Spring
5 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (13.85%) WCF
5 9 (13.85%) SOAP
6 8 (12.31%) JDBC
7 7 (10.77%) J2EE
7 7 (10.77%) Web Services
8 6 (9.23%) XML
8 6 (9.23%) XSL
8 6 (9.23%) Servlets
8 6 (9.23%) JAX-RPC
8 6 (9.23%) WSDL
8 6 (9.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Open Source
2 6 (9.23%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) TDD
3 17 (26.15%) Automation Testing
4 15 (23.08%) Scrum
4 15 (23.08%) Web Testing
4 15 (23.08%) System Testing
5 13 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 12 (18.46%) MVC
6 12 (18.46%) Automated Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Manual Testing
8 10 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.38%) BDD
9 6 (9.23%) Web Application Development
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum-ban
10 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.69%) Kanban
11 4 (6.15%) Project Management
11 4 (6.15%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (52.31%) C#
2 28 (43.08%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 18 (27.69%) Java
5 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.69%) VB
6 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.15%) C++
8 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) ISEB
2 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (55.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) IBM
3 6 (9.23%) Compuware
3 6 (9.23%) HP
3 6 (9.23%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
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