The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 114 120 143
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 85 60 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 1.61% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 11.36% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 33
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
Selenium
North West

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

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
680 528 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.32% 14.19% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 585 465 627
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Stockport +9 16 £32,500 - 2
Cheadle - 6 - -
Salford -4 4 - -
Rochdale - 3 £45,000 -
Bolton - 2 £57,500 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Wigan - 1 £23,500 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 110 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (36.62%) JavaScript
3 50 (35.21%) SQL
4 46 (32.39%) C#
5 44 (30.99%) .NET
6 42 (29.58%) Java
7 41 (28.87%) HTML
8 36 (25.35%) Linux
8 36 (25.35%) QA
9 35 (24.65%) Automated Testing
9 35 (24.65%) WebDriver
10 34 (23.94%) Finance
11 33 (23.24%) SQL Server
11 33 (23.24%) CSS
12 32 (22.54%) Software Testing
13 31 (21.83%) MySQL
13 31 (21.83%) ISEB
14 30 (21.13%) TDD
15 28 (19.72%) JUnit
15 28 (19.72%) Git (software)
16 27 (19.01%) BDD
16 27 (19.01%) MVC
17 25 (17.61%) Automation Testing
18 24 (16.90%) Scrum
18 24 (16.90%) ASP.NET
18 24 (16.90%) Web Services
18 24 (16.90%) Windows
19 23 (16.20%) Eclipse
19 23 (16.20%) Spring
20 22 (15.49%) Hibernate

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 (14.08%) JBoss
2 12 (8.45%) Apache
3 10 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.93%) CMS
5 6 (4.23%) Jetty
6 5 (3.52%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.11%) Confluence
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.70%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) Internet
2 3 (2.11%) FTP
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 31 (21.83%) MySQL
3 18 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (9.86%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.23%) Hadoop
6 6 (4.23%) Big Data
7 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.41%) Mahout
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (24.65%) WebDriver
2 28 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.72%) JUnit
3 23 (16.20%) Eclipse
4 20 (14.08%) Jenkins
5 19 (13.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (11.27%) NUnit
6 16 (11.27%) SpecFlow
7 11 (7.75%) Gradle
7 11 (7.75%) Cucumber
8 10 (7.04%) MSTest
8 10 (7.04%) Maven
8 10 (7.04%) JIRA
9 9 (6.34%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.63%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (5.63%) LoadRunner
10 8 (5.63%) QALoad
10 8 (5.63%) TestPartner
10 8 (5.63%) jMock
10 8 (5.63%) SilkPerformer
General
1 34 (23.94%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Marketing
3 12 (8.45%) Retail
4 10 (7.04%) Billing
5 5 (3.52%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Military
6 2 (1.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (35.21%) Developer
2 40 (28.17%) Analyst
3 38 (26.76%) Tester
4 34 (23.94%) Test Analyst
5 24 (16.90%) Senior Developer
6 19 (13.38%) Java Developer
7 17 (11.97%) Software Tester
8 9 (6.34%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (5.63%) QA Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Software Test Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) UI Developer
10 7 (4.93%) UI Programmer
10 7 (4.93%) Technical Tester
10 7 (4.93%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.23%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.52%) Head of Testing
12 5 (3.52%) Selenium Tester
12 5 (3.52%) Senior PHP Developer
12 5 (3.52%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.99%) .NET
2 41 (28.87%) HTML
3 33 (23.24%) CSS
4 24 (16.90%) ASP.NET
4 24 (16.90%) Web Services
5 23 (16.20%) Spring
6 22 (15.49%) Hibernate
7 21 (14.79%) .NET Framework
8 18 (12.68%) jQuery
9 17 (11.97%) XML
10 15 (10.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (7.75%) JSP
12 11 (7.75%) SOAP
12 11 (7.75%) WCF
13 10 (7.04%) LINQ
13 10 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (7.04%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (7.04%) REST
14 9 (6.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.63%) Mathematics
2 8 (5.63%) User Experience
3 5 (3.52%) Social Media
3 5 (3.52%) Blog
3 5 (3.52%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.82%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.11%) Human Factors
5 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.35%) Linux
2 24 (16.90%) Windows
3 13 (9.15%) Android
4 10 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) UNIX
6 1 (0.70%) CentOS
6 1 (0.70%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (77.46%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.65%) Automated Testing
3 32 (22.54%) Software Testing
4 30 (21.13%) TDD
5 27 (19.01%) MVC
5 27 (19.01%) BDD
6 25 (17.61%) Automation Testing
7 24 (16.90%) Scrum
8 20 (14.08%) Regression Testing
8 20 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (13.38%) Test Strategy
10 18 (12.68%) Manual Testing
10 18 (12.68%) Mentoring
10 18 (12.68%) OO
11 16 (11.27%) Pair Programming
12 15 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (10.56%) Change Control
13 13 (9.15%) Coaching
13 13 (9.15%) System Testing
14 12 (8.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.62%) JavaScript
2 50 (35.21%) SQL
3 46 (32.39%) C#
4 42 (29.58%) Java
5 9 (6.34%) PHP
6 7 (4.93%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.23%) C
8 5 (3.52%) Ruby
9 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.11%) C++
11 2 (1.41%) Groovy
11 2 (1.41%) Python
12 1 (0.70%) XQuery
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (21.83%) ISEB
2 18 (12.68%) Degree
3 11 (7.75%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.82%) HND
6 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.41%) MCP
6 2 (1.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (25.35%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Puppet
2 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.11%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.41%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (11.97%) Oracle
2 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.63%) VMware
4 5 (3.52%) Twitter
4 5 (3.52%) Rackspace
4 5 (3.52%) HP
4 5 (3.52%) New Relic
5 4 (2.82%) Telerik
6 3 (2.11%) Apple
7 2 (1.41%) Xamarin
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