The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 26 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.89% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% 5.41% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Selenium
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Development Applications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
52 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 30.06% 14.92% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 48
Average salary £37,500 £39,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.01% -0.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Selenium
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Chester

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) JIRA
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (60.00%) Oracle
5 9 (60.00%) JSP
6 8 (53.33%) SOAP
6 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (53.33%) HTTP
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) J2EE
6 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (53.33%) JMeter
6 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) REST
7 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
7 7 (46.67%) DevOps
7 7 (46.67%) VMware
7 7 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (46.67%) MySQL
7 7 (46.67%) Apache
7 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
7 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 7 (46.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 6 (40.00%) JUnit

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
1 7 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) JIRA
2 11 (73.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (66.67%) SoapUI
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) JMeter
5 7 (46.67%) Cucumber
6 6 (40.00%) JUnit
7 5 (33.33%) Maven
8 3 (20.00%) Toad
9 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
9 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (6.67%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (6.67%) Appium
10 1 (6.67%) Concordion
10 1 (6.67%) Ant
10 1 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Tester
5 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
7 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) XML
2 9 (60.00%) JSP
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) REST
3 8 (53.33%) J2EE
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Struts
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) JPA
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) COM
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
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