The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 59 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 4 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.81% 1.94% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.56% 12.50% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 1
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
72 96 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.57% 15.56% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 91 98
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Selenium across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Selenium
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium across the Merseyside region.

Selenium Salary Trend in Merseyside

Selenium
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool +10 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (73.68%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Cucumber
3 11 (57.89%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) QA
3 11 (57.89%) WebDriver
4 8 (42.11%) JIRA
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Games
6 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
6 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
7 5 (26.32%) C++
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) SOAP
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) Online Games
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Ruby
9 3 (15.79%) PHP
9 3 (15.79%) Python
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum
9 3 (15.79%) Agile Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
10 2 (10.53%) .NET
10 2 (10.53%) ISEB
10 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Cucumber
2 11 (57.89%) WebDriver
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.53%) SpecFlow
6 2 (10.53%) Hudson
6 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
7 1 (5.26%) FogBugz
7 1 (5.26%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (36.84%) Games
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Tester
1 6 (31.58%) Automation Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Online Games
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
1 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) QA