The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 132 167 166
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 59 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.61% 4.13% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43 21 13
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Development Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
614 606 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.00% 14.53% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 523 541 486
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Selenium
North West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 9 £55,000 - 1
Stockport - 5 £29,000 - 2
Cheadle - 3 - -
Wigan - 2 £32,500 -
Bolton -14 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Salford - 1 £40,500 - 1
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 67 (47.52%) SQL
2 53 (37.59%) Java
3 48 (34.04%) TDD
4 42 (29.79%) Oracle
4 42 (29.79%) Unit Testing
5 41 (29.08%) Automated Testing
6 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
7 33 (23.40%) JUnit
8 32 (22.70%) C#
9 30 (21.28%) CSS
9 30 (21.28%) ISEB
9 30 (21.28%) jQuery
9 30 (21.28%) Software Testing
10 29 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (19.86%) QA
11 28 (19.86%) Automation Testing
12 26 (18.44%) Hudson
12 26 (18.44%) BDD
13 25 (17.73%) Scrum
13 25 (17.73%) .NET
14 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
14 23 (16.31%) Cucumber
15 22 (15.60%) HTML
15 22 (15.60%) NUnit
16 21 (14.89%) Web Services
16 21 (14.89%) Ruby
17 20 (14.18%) Test Automation
17 20 (14.18%) Jenkins
18 19 (13.48%) Performance Testing
18 19 (13.48%) QuickTest Pro

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.13%) Node.js
2 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.71%) IIS
3 1 (0.71%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.42%) MySQL
5 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (23.40%) JUnit
2 26 (18.44%) Hudson
3 23 (16.31%) Cucumber
4 22 (15.60%) NUnit
5 20 (14.18%) Jenkins
6 19 (13.48%) QuickTest Pro
7 18 (12.77%) Subversion
8 17 (12.06%) Eclipse
9 15 (10.64%) Ant
10 14 (9.93%) WebDriver
11 13 (9.22%) NetBeans
11 13 (9.22%) LoadRunner
11 13 (9.22%) JMeter
11 13 (9.22%) TestPartner
11 13 (9.22%) Maven
11 13 (9.22%) SilkPerformer
11 13 (9.22%) QALoad
12 12 (8.51%) jMock
12 12 (8.51%) EasyMock
13 8 (5.67%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (11.35%) Finance
2 9 (6.38%) Advertising
3 5 (3.55%) Military
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Electronics
4 3 (2.13%) Marketing
5 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (31.21%) Developer
2 22 (15.60%) Analyst
3 21 (14.89%) Test Analyst
3 21 (14.89%) Test Engineer
4 16 (11.35%) Tester
5 15 (10.64%) Test Manager
5 15 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.64%) PHP Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (9.22%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (7.09%) Test Leader
7 10 (7.09%) Head of Testing
8 9 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.67%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.67%) Test Team Leader
10 7 (4.96%) QA Tester
10 7 (4.96%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Software Tester
12 4 (2.84%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.28%) CSS
1 30 (21.28%) jQuery
2 25 (17.73%) .NET
3 22 (15.60%) HTML
4 21 (14.89%) Web Services
5 17 (12.06%) XML
6 15 (10.64%) Symfony
7 14 (9.93%) Spring
8 13 (9.22%) Java EE
8 13 (9.22%) JPA
9 12 (8.51%) EJB 3.0
9 12 (8.51%) JSF
9 12 (8.51%) EJB
10 10 (7.09%) HTML5
11 9 (6.38%) CSS3
11 9 (6.38%) SOAP
12 6 (4.26%) XHTML
12 6 (4.26%) Google Maps API
12 6 (4.26%) MooTools
12 6 (4.26%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) IPTV
2 7 (4.96%) Video on Demand
3 6 (4.26%) BBC
4 4 (2.84%) Replication
4 4 (2.84%) Open Source
5 3 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.13%) Interactive TV
5 3 (2.13%) Social Media
6 2 (1.42%) iPhone
6 2 (1.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.96%) Linux
2 6 (4.26%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Android
3 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.84%) UNIX
5 3 (2.13%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.04%) TDD
2 42 (29.79%) Unit Testing
3 41 (29.08%) Automated Testing
4 30 (21.28%) Software Testing
5 29 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (19.86%) Automation Testing
7 26 (18.44%) BDD
8 25 (17.73%) Scrum
9 20 (14.18%) Test Automation
10 19 (13.48%) Performance Testing
11 17 (12.06%) Integration Testing
12 16 (11.35%) Manual Testing
13 13 (9.22%) Test Management
13 13 (9.22%) MVC
13 13 (9.22%) OO
14 11 (7.80%) QMS
15 10 (7.09%) Web Testing
15 10 (7.09%) RUP
16 9 (6.38%) Test Scripting
17 8 (5.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.52%) SQL
2 53 (37.59%) Java
3 36 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 32 (22.70%) C#
5 21 (14.89%) Ruby
6 17 (12.06%) PHP
7 10 (7.09%) C
7 10 (7.09%) C++
8 4 (2.84%) Python
9 3 (2.13%) XAML
9 3 (2.13%) XPath
10 2 (1.42%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
11 1 (0.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (21.28%) ISEB
2 17 (12.06%) ISTQB
3 14 (9.93%) Degree
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.42%) RHCE
4 2 (1.42%) MCSA
4 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.86%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.42%) Puppet
2 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (29.79%) Oracle
2 11 (7.80%) HP
3 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.26%) Cisco
4 6 (4.26%) Google
5 5 (3.55%) VMware
6 3 (2.13%) Facebook
6 3 (2.13%) IBM
6 3 (2.13%) SAP
6 3 (2.13%) Apple
7 2 (1.42%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.71%) Symbian
8 1 (0.71%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: Very competitive salary and great benefits
Posted: 16 days ago