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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 104 101 159
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +58
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 88 81 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.25% 2.16% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.66% 14.57% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 83 67 31
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
695 556 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.76% 14.81% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 653 483 616
Average salary £35,877 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.32% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
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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 +5 14 £33,500 +21.81% 3
Salford +7 11 £38,000 -5.00%
Altrincham +4 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Cheadle - 2 £35,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £52,000 - 2
Bolton - 1 £35,000 - 1
Wigan - 1 £23,500 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (43.37%) SQL
3 60 (36.14%) Automated Testing
4 50 (30.12%) .NET
5 49 (29.52%) Java
6 46 (27.71%) WebDriver
7 43 (25.90%) C#
8 42 (25.30%) QA
8 42 (25.30%) Automation Testing
9 37 (22.29%) Finance
10 36 (21.69%) Scrum
10 36 (21.69%) Degree
10 36 (21.69%) Test Scripting
11 35 (21.08%) Regression Testing
11 35 (21.08%) JavaScript
12 34 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (19.88%) ISEB
14 30 (18.07%) QuickTest Pro
14 30 (18.07%) Linux
14 30 (18.07%) Software Testing
15 28 (16.87%) BDD
16 27 (16.27%) ISTQB
17 26 (15.66%) JIRA
18 25 (15.06%) Manual Testing
18 25 (15.06%) Android
18 25 (15.06%) XML
18 25 (15.06%) MySQL
18 25 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
19 24 (14.46%) MVC
20 23 (13.86%) Git (software)

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 17 (10.24%) Apache
2 16 (9.64%) JBoss
3 4 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (6.02%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) GitHub
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.06%) MySQL
2 10 (6.02%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (27.71%) WebDriver
2 30 (18.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (15.66%) JIRA
4 23 (13.86%) Git (software)
5 21 (12.65%) JUnit
6 20 (12.05%) Jenkins
6 20 (12.05%) Eclipse
7 18 (10.84%) SpecFlow
8 17 (10.24%) Cucumber
9 14 (8.43%) Gradle
9 14 (8.43%) WatiN
10 5 (3.01%) PHPUnit
10 5 (3.01%) Behat
10 5 (3.01%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.01%) Maven
10 5 (3.01%) NUnit
11 4 (2.41%) TestPartner
11 4 (2.41%) LoadRunner
11 4 (2.41%) QALoad
11 4 (2.41%) jMock
General
1 37 (22.29%) Finance
2 21 (12.65%) Retail
3 8 (4.82%) Military
3 8 (4.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (35.54%) Analyst
2 56 (33.73%) Test Analyst
3 55 (33.13%) Tester
4 33 (19.88%) Developer
5 21 (12.65%) Software Tester
6 17 (10.24%) Automation Tester
6 17 (10.24%) Java Developer
7 15 (9.04%) Test Manager
8 14 (8.43%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.43%) Test Engineer
8 14 (8.43%) Test Leader
9 12 (7.23%) Team Leader
10 10 (6.02%) Senior Test Manager
10 10 (6.02%) Senior Manager
10 10 (6.02%) Selenium Tester
11 9 (5.42%) Technical Test Analyst
11 9 (5.42%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (4.82%) QA Tester
12 8 (4.82%) Java Team Leader
12 8 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (30.12%) .NET
2 25 (15.06%) XML
3 21 (12.65%) HTML
4 19 (11.45%) Spring
5 18 (10.84%) Hibernate
5 18 (10.84%) CSS
5 18 (10.84%) Web Services
6 16 (9.64%) .NET Framework
7 14 (8.43%) JSP
8 7 (4.22%) jQuery
8 7 (4.22%) Symfony
9 6 (3.61%) RESTful
10 5 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.41%) CSS3
11 4 (2.41%) HTML5
12 3 (1.81%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.81%) J2EE
13 2 (1.20%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Computer Science
2 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.42%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.61%) User Experience
6 5 (3.01%) Blog
7 4 (2.41%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.81%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.20%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.60%) Open Source
10 1 (0.60%) Arduino
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.60%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.07%) Linux
2 25 (15.06%) Android
3 22 (13.25%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.02%) Windows
5 2 (1.20%) UNIX
6 1 (0.60%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.60%) CentOS
6 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (36.14%) Automated Testing
3 42 (25.30%) Automation Testing
4 36 (21.69%) Scrum
4 36 (21.69%) Test Scripting
5 35 (21.08%) Regression Testing
6 34 (20.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 30 (18.07%) Software Testing
8 28 (16.87%) BDD
9 25 (15.06%) Manual Testing
9 25 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (14.46%) MVC
11 22 (13.25%) Test Automation
11 22 (13.25%) TDD
12 20 (12.05%) E-Commerce
13 18 (10.84%) Test Strategy
14 16 (9.64%) Change Control
14 16 (9.64%) Web Testing
14 16 (9.64%) Test Management
14 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (43.37%) SQL
2 49 (29.52%) Java
3 43 (25.90%) C#
4 35 (21.08%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.43%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.83%) PHP
7 11 (6.63%) Ruby
8 6 (3.61%) C
9 3 (1.81%) Python
9 3 (1.81%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) Scala
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) Groovy
11 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (21.69%) Degree
2 33 (19.88%) ISEB
3 27 (16.27%) ISTQB
4 14 (8.43%) HND
5 7 (4.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (25.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.20%) Hyperic
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
1 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.45%) Oracle
2 14 (8.43%) Telerik
3 5 (3.01%) Twitter
3 5 (3.01%) Rackspace
3 5 (3.01%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.01%) HP
3 5 (3.01%) New Relic
4 3 (1.81%) VMware
5 2 (1.20%) SAP
5 2 (1.20%) Apple
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