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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 109 96 158
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +62
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 95 87 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.23% 2.33% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.94% 16.48% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80 73 35
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
734 528 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.25% 14.13% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 658 463 674
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +3 13 £33,500 +11.66% 1
Salford +5 12 £38,000 -5.00%
Altrincham - 3 £37,500 -
Wigan - 2 £23,500 -
Bolton - 1 £40,000 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 119 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.28%) SQL
3 58 (34.32%) Java
4 52 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 50 (29.59%) JavaScript
6 49 (28.99%) .NET
7 47 (27.81%) C#
8 45 (26.63%) WebDriver
9 43 (25.44%) Linux
10 37 (21.89%) MySQL
10 37 (21.89%) Finance
11 36 (21.30%) Automation Testing
12 35 (20.71%) Scrum
13 34 (20.12%) ISEB
13 34 (20.12%) QA
14 33 (19.53%) Software Testing
15 32 (18.93%) MVC
15 32 (18.93%) Git (software)
16 31 (18.34%) HTML
17 30 (17.75%) JUnit
17 30 (17.75%) Web Services
17 30 (17.75%) Spring
17 30 (17.75%) BDD
18 29 (17.16%) Hibernate
18 29 (17.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 29 (17.16%) Test Scripting
19 28 (16.57%) CSS
19 28 (16.57%) Eclipse
19 28 (16.57%) Regression Testing
20 27 (15.98%) TDD

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (15.38%) JBoss
2 19 (11.24%) Apache
3 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.55%) Jetty
5 3 (1.78%) CMS
5 3 (1.78%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.59%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (5.92%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.96%) GitHub
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.89%) MySQL
2 19 (11.24%) SQL Server
3 18 (10.65%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.92%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.55%) Big Data
7 6 (3.55%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.96%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.18%) Mahout
11 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (26.63%) WebDriver
2 32 (18.93%) Git (software)
3 30 (17.75%) JUnit
4 28 (16.57%) Eclipse
5 26 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 24 (14.20%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (10.65%) JIRA
7 18 (10.65%) SpecFlow
7 18 (10.65%) Gradle
8 14 (8.28%) NUnit
9 11 (6.51%) WatiN
9 11 (6.51%) Maven
10 10 (5.92%) Cucumber
11 7 (4.14%) Dreamweaver
11 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (3.55%) MSTest
13 5 (2.96%) PHPUnit
13 5 (2.96%) Behat
13 5 (2.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 37 (21.89%) Finance
2 22 (13.02%) Retail
3 8 (4.73%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.73%) Military
4 6 (3.55%) Marketing
4 6 (3.55%) Billing
5 2 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (31.36%) Analyst
2 50 (29.59%) Test Analyst
3 49 (28.99%) Developer
4 43 (25.44%) Tester
5 24 (14.20%) Java Developer
6 22 (13.02%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Test Manager
7 15 (8.88%) Software Tester
8 14 (8.28%) Test Leader
9 12 (7.10%) Team Leader
9 12 (7.10%) Automation Tester
10 11 (6.51%) Test Engineer
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Manager
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Test Manager
12 9 (5.33%) Selenium Tester
13 8 (4.73%) Automation Engineer
13 8 (4.73%) Java Team Leader
13 8 (4.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (4.73%) Software Engineer
14 7 (4.14%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.99%) .NET
2 31 (18.34%) HTML
3 30 (17.75%) Web Services
3 30 (17.75%) Spring
4 29 (17.16%) Hibernate
5 28 (16.57%) CSS
6 25 (14.79%) XML
7 19 (11.24%) .NET Framework
8 18 (10.65%) JSP
9 16 (9.47%) jQuery
10 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET
11 9 (5.33%) Spring MVC
11 9 (5.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (4.73%) CSS3
12 8 (4.73%) HTML5
12 8 (4.73%) RESTful
13 7 (4.14%) SOAP
13 7 (4.14%) REST
13 7 (4.14%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.92%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.14%) User Experience
5 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.96%) Blog
6 5 (2.96%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.96%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.37%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.78%) Social Media
9 2 (1.18%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.59%) Clustering
10 1 (0.59%) BBC
10 1 (0.59%) Open Source
10 1 (0.59%) Arduino
10 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.44%) Linux
2 18 (10.65%) Android
3 15 (8.88%) Windows
4 14 (8.28%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.18%) UNIX
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.59%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (70.41%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 36 (21.30%) Automation Testing
4 35 (20.71%) Scrum
5 33 (19.53%) Software Testing
6 32 (18.93%) MVC
7 30 (17.75%) BDD
8 29 (17.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (17.16%) Test Scripting
9 28 (16.57%) Regression Testing
10 27 (15.98%) TDD
10 27 (15.98%) Test Strategy
11 21 (12.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (12.43%) Manual Testing
11 21 (12.43%) Change Control
11 21 (12.43%) Mentoring
12 19 (11.24%) E-Commerce
13 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (10.06%) Test Automation
15 16 (9.47%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.28%) SQL
2 58 (34.32%) Java
3 50 (29.59%) JavaScript
4 47 (27.81%) C#
5 11 (6.51%) Ruby
5 11 (6.51%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.92%) PHP
7 6 (3.55%) C
8 3 (1.78%) Python
8 3 (1.78%) C++
8 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.78%) Groovy
9 1 (0.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.59%) Scala
9 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (20.12%) ISEB
2 27 (15.98%) Degree
3 26 (15.38%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.51%) HND
5 9 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (20.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) Puppet
2 4 (2.37%) Hyperic
3 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (12.43%) Oracle
2 11 (6.51%) Telerik
3 8 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.14%) VMware
5 5 (2.96%) Twitter
5 5 (2.96%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.96%) New Relic
6 4 (2.37%) HP
7 3 (1.78%) Apple
8 2 (1.18%) SAP
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