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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 107 121 167
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +46
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 75 65 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.94% 1.71% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.36% 11.00% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 19
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £35,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
660 591 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.04% 15.52% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 604 495 510
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +6 12 £34,250 +35.64% 1
Rochdale - 8 £45,000 - 2
Salford - 6 £38,000 -
Cheadle +9 2 £35,000 -
Altrincham -4 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Bolton - 1 £35,000 - 1
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 116 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (47.40%) SQL
3 64 (36.99%) .NET
4 62 (35.84%) Automated Testing
5 55 (31.79%) C#
6 48 (27.75%) QA
7 46 (26.59%) Scrum
8 45 (26.01%) Java
8 45 (26.01%) Test Scripting
9 41 (23.70%) Automation Testing
10 40 (23.12%) WebDriver
10 40 (23.12%) Degree
11 36 (20.81%) Finance
12 35 (20.23%) JavaScript
12 35 (20.23%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (19.65%) ISTQB
14 33 (19.08%) Android
15 32 (18.50%) Apple iOS
15 32 (18.50%) MVC
15 32 (18.50%) Regression Testing
16 31 (17.92%) TDD
17 30 (17.34%) Linux
17 30 (17.34%) BDD
18 28 (16.18%) Software Testing
18 28 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
19 27 (15.61%) ISEB
20 26 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (15.03%) JIRA
20 26 (15.03%) Test Automation
21 25 (14.45%) Git (software)

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (12.14%) Apache
2 15 (8.67%) JBoss
3 4 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (5.78%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) GitHub
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.56%) MySQL
2 12 (6.94%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.78%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (23.12%) WebDriver
2 28 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (15.03%) JIRA
4 25 (14.45%) Git (software)
5 23 (13.29%) SpecFlow
6 22 (12.72%) Jenkins
7 20 (11.56%) Cucumber
8 17 (9.83%) Eclipse
9 15 (8.67%) WatiN
9 15 (8.67%) JUnit
10 13 (7.51%) Gradle
11 7 (4.05%) Hudson
11 7 (4.05%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.47%) NUnit
13 5 (2.89%) PHPUnit
13 5 (2.89%) Behat
13 5 (2.89%) Bitbucket
14 4 (2.31%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (2.31%) MSTest
15 3 (1.73%) Maven
General
1 36 (20.81%) Finance
2 18 (10.40%) Retail
3 8 (4.62%) Military
3 8 (4.62%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.31%) Advertising
5 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (0.58%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 62 (35.84%) Analyst
2 58 (33.53%) Test Analyst
2 58 (33.53%) Tester
3 41 (23.70%) Developer
4 26 (15.03%) Software Tester
5 17 (9.83%) Test Engineer
6 16 (9.25%) Automation Tester
7 14 (8.09%) Test Manager
7 14 (8.09%) Java Developer
8 12 (6.94%) Team Leader
8 12 (6.94%) PHP Developer
8 12 (6.94%) Test Leader
9 11 (6.36%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.78%) Senior Manager
10 10 (5.78%) Senior Test Manager
10 10 (5.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Selenium Tester
11 9 (5.20%) Technical Test Analyst
11 9 (5.20%) QA Tester
11 9 (5.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.99%) .NET
2 24 (13.87%) XML
3 22 (12.72%) HTML
4 20 (11.56%) .NET Framework
5 19 (10.98%) CSS
6 16 (9.25%) Spring
7 15 (8.67%) Hibernate
8 14 (8.09%) Web Services
9 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET
9 13 (7.51%) JSP
10 12 (6.94%) Symfony
11 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.20%) RESTful
12 9 (5.20%) WCF
13 8 (4.62%) LINQ
14 7 (4.05%) jQuery
14 7 (4.05%) CodeIgniter
14 7 (4.05%) LAMP
15 6 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.29%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.94%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.47%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.89%) User Experience
4 5 (2.89%) Blog
5 1 (0.58%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) Open Source
5 1 (0.58%) Arduino
5 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.58%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.08%) Android
2 32 (18.50%) Apple iOS
3 30 (17.34%) Linux
4 10 (5.78%) Windows
5 2 (1.16%) UNIX
6 1 (0.58%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.84%) Automated Testing
3 46 (26.59%) Scrum
4 45 (26.01%) Test Scripting
5 41 (23.70%) Automation Testing
6 35 (20.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (18.50%) MVC
7 32 (18.50%) Regression Testing
8 31 (17.92%) TDD
9 30 (17.34%) BDD
10 28 (16.18%) Software Testing
11 26 (15.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (15.03%) Test Automation
12 24 (13.87%) Manual Testing
13 19 (10.98%) Web Testing
13 19 (10.98%) Workflow
14 18 (10.40%) E-Commerce
14 18 (10.40%) System Testing
15 15 (8.67%) Test Strategy
15 15 (8.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.40%) SQL
2 55 (31.79%) C#
3 45 (26.01%) Java
4 35 (20.23%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.83%) PHP
6 15 (8.67%) PL/SQL
7 11 (6.36%) Ruby
8 4 (2.31%) C
9 3 (1.73%) C++
9 3 (1.73%) Python
10 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Scala
11 1 (0.58%) Groovy
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (23.12%) Degree
2 34 (19.65%) ISTQB
3 27 (15.61%) ISEB
4 15 (8.67%) HND
5 9 (5.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.73%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (27.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (9.83%) Oracle
2 15 (8.67%) Telerik
3 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.47%) HP
5 5 (2.89%) New Relic
5 5 (2.89%) Twitter
5 5 (2.89%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) VMware
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