The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 93 67 101
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 92 89 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.51% 3.45% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.39% 20.65% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 67 79 38
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £43,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
529 431 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.41% 16.70% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 405 322 325
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Selenium
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Leeds

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 98 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (42.66%) Java
3 90 (41.28%) SQL
4 87 (39.91%) Cucumber
5 82 (37.61%) TDD
6 73 (33.49%) BDD
7 67 (30.73%) ISEB
7 67 (30.73%) SOAP
8 62 (28.44%) QA
9 61 (27.98%) Scrum
9 61 (27.98%) Web Services
10 50 (22.94%) Test Management
11 48 (22.02%) XML
11 48 (22.02%) JUnit
11 48 (22.02%) QuickTest Pro
12 42 (19.27%) Test Automation
13 41 (18.81%) Automation Testing
14 40 (18.35%) .NET
15 36 (16.51%) JBehave
15 36 (16.51%) WebDriver
16 35 (16.06%) C#
17 33 (15.14%) JMeter
17 33 (15.14%) SoapUI
18 32 (14.68%) Maven
18 32 (14.68%) Oracle
18 32 (14.68%) Microsoft
19 31 (14.22%) MySQL
19 31 (14.22%) HP Quality Center
19 31 (14.22%) User Stories
20 29 (13.30%) JBoss

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 27 (12.39%) Tomcat
2 19 (8.72%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.75%) NServiceBus
4 5 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.83%) Apache
6 3 (1.38%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (1.38%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.22%) MySQL
2 26 (11.93%) Big Data
3 21 (9.63%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.38%) DB2
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 87 (39.91%) Cucumber
2 48 (22.02%) JUnit
2 48 (22.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 36 (16.51%) JBehave
3 36 (16.51%) WebDriver
4 33 (15.14%) JMeter
4 33 (15.14%) SoapUI
5 32 (14.68%) Maven
6 26 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (11.47%) SpecFlow
8 20 (9.17%) FitNesse
9 18 (8.26%) LoadRunner
10 14 (6.42%) Git (software)
10 14 (6.42%) Jenkins
10 14 (6.42%) WinRunner
11 11 (5.05%) Behat
12 9 (4.13%) Subversion
12 9 (4.13%) Capybara
13 7 (3.21%) WATIR
14 6 (2.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (11.93%) Finance
2 18 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.21%) Games
4 5 (2.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Legal
5 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (35.78%) Analyst
1 78 (35.78%) Test Analyst
2 46 (21.10%) Developer
3 41 (18.81%) Tester
4 26 (11.93%) Agile Test Analyst
5 25 (11.47%) Test Manager
6 23 (10.55%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (10.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 22 (10.09%) Java Developer
7 22 (10.09%) Test Engineer
8 20 (9.17%) Automation Analyst
8 20 (9.17%) Automation Test Analyst
9 16 (7.34%) Automation Tester
10 15 (6.88%) Test Leader
11 14 (6.42%) Software Developer
12 13 (5.96%) Lead Test Analyst
13 10 (4.59%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 10 (4.59%) Software Tester
14 9 (4.13%) PHP Developer
14 9 (4.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (30.73%) SOAP
2 61 (27.98%) Web Services
3 48 (22.02%) XML
4 40 (18.35%) .NET
5 27 (12.39%) Spring MVC
5 27 (12.39%) Hibernate
5 27 (12.39%) ActiveMQ
5 27 (12.39%) Spring
5 27 (12.39%) Apache Wicket
6 26 (11.93%) REST
6 26 (11.93%) Apache Camel
6 26 (11.93%) XSD
6 26 (11.93%) JDBC
6 26 (11.93%) JSON
7 25 (11.47%) WSDL
8 24 (11.01%) RESTful
8 24 (11.01%) AngularJS
9 23 (10.55%) JPA
9 23 (10.55%) JMS
10 18 (8.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.05%) Open Source
2 5 (2.29%) Online Games
3 3 (1.38%) GIS
4 1 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.17%) Linux
2 18 (8.26%) UNIX
3 6 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (37.61%) TDD
3 73 (33.49%) BDD
4 61 (27.98%) Scrum
5 50 (22.94%) Test Management
6 42 (19.27%) Test Automation
7 41 (18.81%) Automation Testing
8 31 (14.22%) User Stories
9 29 (13.30%) Automated Testing
10 27 (12.39%) Information Management
11 26 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (11.93%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (11.47%) Test Strategy
13 21 (9.63%) Test Scripting
14 20 (9.17%) Usability Testing
15 18 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (8.26%) Complex Event Processing
15 18 (8.26%) Dependency Injection
15 18 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (7.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.66%) Java
2 90 (41.28%) SQL
3 35 (16.06%) C#
4 27 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 22 (10.09%) PHP
6 12 (5.50%) Ruby
7 11 (5.05%) C++
8 6 (2.75%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (30.73%) ISEB
2 29 (13.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.92%) Degree
3 2 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (28.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 31 (14.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (14.68%) Oracle
1 32 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.30%) JBoss
2 29 (13.30%) HP
3 3 (1.38%) ATG
3 3 (1.38%) IBM
3 3 (1.38%) BEA
3 3 (1.38%) hybris
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
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