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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 121 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 71 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.72% 1.05% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.53% 7.68% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 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 £29,100 £27,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,750 £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
674 534 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.36% 13.71% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 559 465 559
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 £26,400 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,350
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -
Stockport +8 7 £28,500 -12.30% 5
Cheadle - 7 - -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 52 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (36.51%) JavaScript
2 46 (36.51%) SQL
3 39 (30.95%) TDD
4 38 (30.16%) QA
5 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 34 (26.98%) Automation Testing
7 33 (26.19%) .NET
7 33 (26.19%) C#
8 32 (25.40%) ISEB
8 32 (25.40%) Automated Testing
8 32 (25.40%) Software Testing
9 31 (24.60%) HTML
10 28 (22.22%) CSS
11 27 (21.43%) Web Services
11 27 (21.43%) JUnit
12 26 (20.63%) Java
12 26 (20.63%) Finance
13 24 (19.05%) Windows
14 23 (18.25%) WebDriver
14 23 (18.25%) BDD
15 22 (17.46%) jQuery
15 22 (17.46%) Linux
15 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET
16 21 (16.67%) Test Strategy
17 19 (15.08%) Manual Testing
17 19 (15.08%) QuickTest Pro
17 19 (15.08%) Scrum
18 18 (14.29%) MVC
18 18 (14.29%) NUnit

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 7 (5.56%) CMS
2 6 (4.76%) Jetty
3 5 (3.97%) Umbraco
3 5 (3.97%) Apache
4 3 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) Internet
2 4 (3.17%) HTTP
3 3 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.29%) MySQL
3 14 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (7.94%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.76%) Big Data
5 6 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.59%) Mahout
10 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (21.43%) JUnit
2 23 (18.25%) WebDriver
3 19 (15.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (14.29%) NUnit
4 18 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 17 (13.49%) Git (software)
6 15 (11.90%) Eclipse
7 13 (10.32%) Cucumber
8 12 (9.52%) EasyMock
8 12 (9.52%) jMock
8 12 (9.52%) LoadRunner
8 12 (9.52%) TestPartner
8 12 (9.52%) SilkPerformer
8 12 (9.52%) QALoad
9 10 (7.94%) Maven
9 10 (7.94%) MSTest
9 10 (7.94%) SpecFlow
10 9 (7.14%) SoapUI
11 8 (6.35%) Visual Studio
11 8 (6.35%) Selenium IDE
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 16 (12.70%) Marketing
3 10 (7.94%) Billing
4 6 (4.76%) Retail
5 5 (3.97%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (33.33%) Developer
2 38 (30.16%) Analyst
3 33 (26.19%) Test Analyst
4 28 (22.22%) Tester
5 16 (12.70%) Senior Developer
5 16 (12.70%) Software Tester
6 13 (10.32%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.14%) Head of Testing
8 8 (6.35%) Test Leader
9 7 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) .NET Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.76%) QA Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) UI Developer
10 6 (4.76%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.97%) Technical Tester
11 5 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Test Manager
12 4 (3.17%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.19%) .NET
2 31 (24.60%) HTML
3 28 (22.22%) CSS
4 27 (21.43%) Web Services
5 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET
5 22 (17.46%) jQuery
6 16 (12.70%) Spring
7 15 (11.90%) .NET Framework
7 15 (11.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 14 (11.11%) SOAP
9 13 (10.32%) XML
10 11 (8.73%) WCF
10 11 (8.73%) HTML5
11 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (7.94%) LINQ
11 10 (7.94%) LINQ to SQL
11 10 (7.94%) REST
11 10 (7.94%) CSS3
11 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.35%) Social Media
2 4 (3.17%) Replication
2 4 (3.17%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.17%) Graphic Design
2 4 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.38%) Human Factors
3 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Windows
2 22 (17.46%) Linux
3 12 (9.52%) Android
4 9 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.59%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.95%) TDD
3 34 (26.98%) Automation Testing
4 32 (25.40%) Automated Testing
4 32 (25.40%) Software Testing
5 23 (18.25%) BDD
6 21 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 19 (15.08%) Manual Testing
7 19 (15.08%) Scrum
8 18 (14.29%) MVC
9 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (12.70%) Test Automation
10 16 (12.70%) Pair Programming
11 14 (11.11%) Web Testing
11 14 (11.11%) UML
12 13 (10.32%) OO
12 13 (10.32%) System Testing
13 12 (9.52%) QMS
13 12 (9.52%) Integration Testing
14 11 (8.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.51%) JavaScript
1 46 (36.51%) SQL
2 33 (26.19%) C#
3 26 (20.63%) Java
4 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.76%) PHP
6 5 (3.97%) Ruby
7 3 (2.38%) C
8 2 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (0.79%) Scala
9 1 (0.79%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 32 (25.40%) ISEB
2 12 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 9 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.59%) MCP
5 2 (1.59%) MCSD
6 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (30.16%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.35%) Puppet
2 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.59%) Hyperic
4 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.90%) Oracle
3 12 (9.52%) JBoss
4 7 (5.56%) VMware
5 6 (4.76%) HP
5 6 (4.76%) Apple
6 3 (2.38%) Facebook
7 2 (1.59%) Xamarin
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