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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 126 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -18
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 45 87 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.30% 2.67% 3.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.09% 16.54% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 93
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Selenium
West Yorkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
556 526 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.09% 16.16% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 490 375 511
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Selenium
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Leeds

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Leeds

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 87 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (56.91%) Java
3 43 (34.96%) TDD
4 39 (31.71%) Automated Testing
4 39 (31.71%) SQL
5 34 (27.64%) WebDriver
6 33 (26.83%) QA
7 32 (26.02%) ISEB
7 32 (26.02%) Manual Testing
8 30 (24.39%) Automation Testing
9 25 (20.33%) Cucumber
9 25 (20.33%) BDD
9 25 (20.33%) .NET
9 25 (20.33%) Scrum
10 24 (19.51%) JUnit
11 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
12 22 (17.89%) HTML
12 22 (17.89%) Software Testing
13 21 (17.07%) Oracle
13 21 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (16.26%) C#
14 20 (16.26%) XML
15 19 (15.45%) QuickTest Pro
15 19 (15.45%) SOAP
15 19 (15.45%) MySQL
16 18 (14.63%) MVC
16 18 (14.63%) JMeter
16 18 (14.63%) jQuery
16 18 (14.63%) Web Services
16 18 (14.63%) Visual Studio

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 13 (10.57%) WebSphere
1 13 (10.57%) Tomcat
2 11 (8.94%) JBoss
3 10 (8.13%) Apache
4 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.44%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.63%) ATG Dynamo
5 2 (1.63%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) HTTP
2 5 (4.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.45%) MySQL
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.32%) Big Data
5 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (27.64%) WebDriver
2 25 (20.33%) Cucumber
3 24 (19.51%) JUnit
4 21 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (15.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (14.63%) JMeter
6 18 (14.63%) Visual Studio
6 18 (14.63%) SpecFlow
7 16 (13.01%) Maven
8 12 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (9.76%) ReSharper
9 10 (8.13%) JBehave
10 7 (5.69%) FitNesse
10 7 (5.69%) Jenkins
10 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
11 6 (4.88%) TeamCity
11 6 (4.88%) Hudson
11 6 (4.88%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.63%) JIRA
12 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (5.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (47.15%) Analyst
1 58 (47.15%) Test Analyst
2 47 (38.21%) Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Senior Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Software Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Senior Analyst
4 19 (15.45%) Senior Test Analyst
5 17 (13.82%) Tester
6 15 (12.20%) Agile Test Analyst
7 14 (11.38%) Java Developer
8 13 (10.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (10.57%) Automation Analyst
9 12 (9.76%) .NET Developer
10 11 (8.94%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (6.50%) Automation Tester
11 8 (6.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) QA Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (4.88%) PHP Developer
13 6 (4.88%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.33%) .NET
2 22 (17.89%) HTML
3 20 (16.26%) XML
4 19 (15.45%) SOAP
5 18 (14.63%) jQuery
5 18 (14.63%) Web Services
6 17 (13.82%) RESTful
6 17 (13.82%) HTML5
7 15 (12.20%) WCF
8 12 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (9.76%) Hibernate
8 12 (9.76%) Spring
9 11 (8.94%) ActiveMQ
9 11 (8.94%) Spring MVC
9 11 (8.94%) AngularJS
9 11 (8.94%) Apache Wicket
10 9 (7.32%) JMS
10 9 (7.32%) JDBC
10 9 (7.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.88%) User Experience
2 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.07%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.25%) Open Source
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Linux
2 7 (5.69%) UNIX
3 2 (1.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (34.96%) TDD
3 39 (31.71%) Automated Testing
4 32 (26.02%) Manual Testing
5 30 (24.39%) Automation Testing
6 25 (20.33%) BDD
6 25 (20.33%) Scrum
7 22 (17.89%) Software Testing
8 18 (14.63%) MVC
8 18 (14.63%) Test Automation
9 17 (13.82%) E-Commerce
10 15 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.38%) Test Scripting
12 11 (8.94%) Fault Management
12 11 (8.94%) Test Strategy
13 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.13%) Test Planning
14 9 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (7.32%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (7.32%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (56.91%) Java
2 39 (31.71%) SQL
3 20 (16.26%) C#
4 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) PHP
6 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (26.02%) ISEB
2 16 (13.01%) Degree
3 15 (12.20%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (26.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Oracle
2 10 (8.13%) HP
3 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.44%) IBM
5 2 (1.63%) hybris
5 2 (1.63%) ATG
5 2 (1.63%) BEA
6 1 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.81%) Compuware
6 1 (0.81%) Empirix
6 1 (0.81%) Perforce
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