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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 44 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 19 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.00% 1.80% -
As % of the Development Applications category 23.46% 18.03% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 0
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
81 61 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.78% 9.98% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 79 58 99
Average salary £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram 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 21 August 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 +6 18 £35,000 +16.66%
Birkenhead - 1 - -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 18 (62.07%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
3 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
4 13 (44.83%) QA
4 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
5 12 (41.38%) JIRA
5 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
6 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
7 9 (31.03%) C++
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) ISEB
7 9 (31.03%) Games
7 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
7 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
8 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
9 7 (24.14%) SOAP
9 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Online Games
10 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
10 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
11 5 (17.24%) Bugzilla
11 5 (17.24%) Scrum
11 5 (17.24%) Ruby
11 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (17.24%) BDD

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Cucumber
2 13 (44.83%) WebDriver
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
4 9 (31.03%) SoapUI
5 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
6 5 (17.24%) Bugzilla
6 5 (17.24%) SpecFlow
6 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
6 5 (17.24%) Hudson
7 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (6.90%) TestComplete
9 1 (3.45%) Subversion
9 1 (3.45%) WATIR
9 1 (3.45%) YouTrack
General
1 9 (31.03%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Tester
2 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Automation Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Automated Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Online Games
2 2 (6.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Test Scripting
2 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
3 10 (34.48%) Automated Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Software Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Test Strategy
5 8 (27.59%) Automation Testing
6 7 (24.14%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) User Stories
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 15 (51.72%) C#
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA