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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 116 143 131
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 71 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 1.00% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.79% 7.34% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 45
Average salary £39,500 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
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
658 545 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.03% 13.59% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 543 473 549
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 £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 8 £40,000 -
Cheadle - 7 - -
Stockport +2 5 £28,500 -12.30% 2
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.19%) JavaScript
2 45 (37.19%) SQL
3 39 (32.23%) TDD
4 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
4 35 (28.93%) QA
5 33 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 32 (26.45%) .NET
6 32 (26.45%) C#
7 30 (24.79%) HTML
7 30 (24.79%) Software Testing
8 29 (23.97%) Automated Testing
8 29 (23.97%) ISEB
9 28 (23.14%) CSS
10 26 (21.49%) Web Services
11 24 (19.83%) Java
11 24 (19.83%) JUnit
11 24 (19.83%) Finance
12 23 (19.01%) Windows
12 23 (19.01%) BDD
13 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 21 (17.36%) WebDriver
14 21 (17.36%) Test Strategy
14 21 (17.36%) jQuery
15 20 (16.53%) Linux
16 18 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
16 18 (14.88%) Scrum
16 18 (14.88%) Manual Testing
17 17 (14.05%) Jenkins
17 17 (14.05%) MVC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (5.79%) CMS
1 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.96%) Jetty
3 5 (4.13%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.31%) Apache
5 3 (2.48%) Node.js
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.05%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) HTTP
3 3 (2.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.22%) MySQL
3 14 (11.57%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.96%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.96%) Big Data
6 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.65%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 24 (19.83%) JUnit
2 21 (17.36%) WebDriver
3 18 (14.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (14.05%) Jenkins
4 17 (14.05%) NUnit
5 16 (13.22%) Git (software)
6 14 (11.57%) Eclipse
7 13 (10.74%) Cucumber
8 11 (9.09%) LoadRunner
8 11 (9.09%) TestPartner
8 11 (9.09%) Maven
8 11 (9.09%) SilkPerformer
8 11 (9.09%) EasyMock
8 11 (9.09%) QALoad
8 11 (9.09%) jMock
9 10 (8.26%) MSTest
9 10 (8.26%) SpecFlow
10 9 (7.44%) SoapUI
11 8 (6.61%) Hudson
11 8 (6.61%) Selenium IDE
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Marketing
3 10 (8.26%) Billing
4 5 (4.13%) Legal
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (34.71%) Developer
2 36 (29.75%) Analyst
3 31 (25.62%) Test Analyst
4 27 (22.31%) Tester
5 16 (13.22%) Software Tester
6 15 (12.40%) Senior Developer
7 13 (10.74%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Head of Testing
9 7 (5.79%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Test Leader
9 7 (5.79%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Technical Tester
10 5 (4.13%) QA Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) UI Programmer
10 5 (4.13%) UI Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.45%) .NET
2 30 (24.79%) HTML
3 28 (23.14%) CSS
4 26 (21.49%) Web Services
5 22 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 21 (17.36%) jQuery
7 16 (13.22%) Spring
8 15 (12.40%) .NET Framework
8 15 (12.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 14 (11.57%) SOAP
10 13 (10.74%) Hibernate
11 12 (9.92%) XML
12 11 (9.09%) WCF
13 10 (8.26%) LINQ
13 10 (8.26%) LINQ to SQL
13 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (8.26%) HTML5
13 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (8.26%) REST
14 9 (7.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Social Media
2 4 (3.31%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.31%) Replication
3 3 (2.48%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.48%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.48%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.48%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Windows
2 20 (16.53%) Linux
3 12 (9.92%) Android
4 9 (7.44%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) TDD
3 33 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 30 (24.79%) Software Testing
5 29 (23.97%) Automated Testing
6 23 (19.01%) BDD
7 21 (17.36%) Test Strategy
8 18 (14.88%) Scrum
8 18 (14.88%) Manual Testing
9 17 (14.05%) MVC
10 16 (13.22%) Pair Programming
10 16 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (13.22%) Test Automation
11 14 (11.57%) UML
12 13 (10.74%) OO
12 13 (10.74%) Unit Testing
12 13 (10.74%) Web Testing
13 12 (9.92%) System Testing
14 11 (9.09%) QMS
14 11 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) JavaScript
1 45 (37.19%) SQL
2 32 (26.45%) C#
3 24 (19.83%) Java
4 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.96%) PHP
6 5 (4.13%) Ruby
7 3 (2.48%) C
8 2 (1.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
9 1 (0.83%) XQuery
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (23.97%) ISEB
2 11 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.65%) MCP
5 2 (1.65%) MCSD
5 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (28.93%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.65%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Oracle
3 11 (9.09%) JBoss
4 6 (4.96%) Apple
4 6 (4.96%) HP
4 6 (4.96%) VMware
5 3 (2.48%) Facebook
6 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago