The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 123 133 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 65 42 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 1.02% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.89% 7.08% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 54 39 38
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
597 593 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.87% 14.38% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 491 517 490
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Selenium
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Manchester

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Manchester

Selenium
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 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
Rochdale - 9 £39,500 -
Stockport - 6 £28,500 - 5
Cheadle - 4 - -
Altrincham 0 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Wigan -1 1 £37,500 +13.63%
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (40.50%) SQL
2 46 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (32.23%) TDD
5 33 (27.27%) .NET
5 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 33 (27.27%) QA
6 32 (26.45%) C#
7 31 (25.62%) Automation Testing
8 30 (24.79%) CSS
8 30 (24.79%) Automated Testing
9 29 (23.97%) Web Services
10 28 (23.14%) HTML
11 27 (22.31%) Java
12 26 (21.49%) ISEB
12 26 (21.49%) Software Testing
13 24 (19.83%) JUnit
13 24 (19.83%) jQuery
14 22 (18.18%) Unit Testing
14 22 (18.18%) BDD
14 22 (18.18%) Oracle
15 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET
15 21 (17.36%) Windows
15 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
16 19 (15.70%) Eclipse
16 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
16 19 (15.70%) Finance
17 18 (14.88%) Spring
17 18 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
17 18 (14.88%) Continuous Integration

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (6.61%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.79%) CMS
3 5 (4.13%) Jetty
3 5 (4.13%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.48%) Node.js
4 3 (2.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
3 3 (2.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (10.74%) MySQL
3 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.13%) Big Data
5 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.65%) Mahout
7 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) JUnit
2 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
3 19 (15.70%) Eclipse
4 18 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (13.22%) NUnit
6 15 (12.40%) WebDriver
7 14 (11.57%) Maven
7 14 (11.57%) Git (software)
7 14 (11.57%) Cucumber
8 13 (10.74%) Hudson
9 11 (9.09%) QALoad
9 11 (9.09%) jMock
9 11 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
9 11 (9.09%) EasyMock
9 11 (9.09%) LoadRunner
9 11 (9.09%) TestPartner
9 11 (9.09%) Subversion
10 10 (8.26%) Ant
11 9 (7.44%) MSTest
11 9 (7.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Marketing
3 9 (7.44%) Billing
4 5 (4.13%) Military
4 5 (4.13%) Legal
5 3 (2.48%) Electronics
5 3 (2.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (37.19%) Developer
2 30 (24.79%) Analyst
3 25 (20.66%) Tester
3 25 (20.66%) Test Analyst
4 18 (14.88%) Senior Developer
5 15 (12.40%) Software Tester
5 15 (12.40%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.44%) PHP Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Head of Testing
9 7 (5.79%) .NET Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.13%) Software Test Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.13%) QA Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Technical Tester
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (3.31%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) .NET
2 30 (24.79%) CSS
3 29 (23.97%) Web Services
4 28 (23.14%) HTML
5 24 (19.83%) jQuery
6 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET
7 18 (14.88%) Spring
8 16 (13.22%) .NET Framework
9 14 (11.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (10.74%) SOAP
10 13 (10.74%) XML
11 11 (9.09%) REST
12 10 (8.26%) Hibernate
12 10 (8.26%) WCF
13 9 (7.44%) Symfony
13 9 (7.44%) LINQ
13 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (7.44%) LINQ to SQL
13 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (6.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.79%) Social Media
2 4 (3.31%) Replication
3 3 (2.48%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.65%) Open Source
4 2 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.83%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) Windows
2 17 (14.05%) Linux
3 9 (7.44%) Android
4 8 (6.61%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.48%) UNIX
7 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) TDD
3 31 (25.62%) Automation Testing
4 30 (24.79%) Automated Testing
5 26 (21.49%) Software Testing
6 22 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 22 (18.18%) BDD
7 18 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (14.88%) Manual Testing
8 17 (14.05%) Test Strategy
8 17 (14.05%) OO
9 16 (13.22%) Scrum
9 16 (13.22%) Test Automation
10 15 (12.40%) MVC
11 14 (11.57%) Performance Testing
12 13 (10.74%) Pair Programming
12 13 (10.74%) UML
13 12 (9.92%) System Testing
13 12 (9.92%) Web Testing
14 11 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.50%) SQL
2 46 (38.02%) JavaScript
3 32 (26.45%) C#
4 27 (22.31%) Java
5 10 (8.26%) PHP
6 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 3 (2.48%) Groovy
9 2 (1.65%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) XAML
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.65%) XPath
10 1 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) C
10 1 (0.83%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) ISEB
2 10 (8.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.79%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.65%) RHCE
5 2 (1.65%) MCP
5 2 (1.65%) MCSD
5 2 (1.65%) MCSA
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.27%) QA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.65%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Oracle
2 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.44%) JBoss
4 8 (6.61%) VMware
4 8 (6.61%) HP
5 4 (3.31%) Apple
6 3 (2.48%) Facebook
7 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.65%) IBM
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.83%) ION Trading
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