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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 56 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 7 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.34% 1.06% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.86% 7.95% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
79 88 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.11% 13.31% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 69 82 95
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 £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +20 7 £35,000 -
Selenium
North West

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (76.92%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Cucumber
3 16 (61.54%) WebDriver
3 16 (61.54%) C#
4 14 (53.85%) QA
5 13 (50.00%) JIRA
6 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
7 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
7 10 (38.46%) Games
8 9 (34.62%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) Linux
8 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
8 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
9 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
9 8 (30.77%) C++
9 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (26.92%) TDD
10 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
10 7 (26.92%) Ruby
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 7 (26.92%) SOAP
10 7 (26.92%) Online Games
11 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
12 5 (19.23%) User Stories
12 5 (19.23%) Hudson
12 5 (19.23%) BDD
12 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
12 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (19.23%) TeamCity

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Cucumber
2 16 (61.54%) WebDriver
3 13 (50.00%) JIRA
4 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
5 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 5 (19.23%) SpecFlow
6 5 (19.23%) Bugzilla
6 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
6 5 (19.23%) Hudson
7 2 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
8 1 (3.85%) eggPlant
General
1 10 (38.46%) Games
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Online Games
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Automation Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Test Strategy
4 8 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) Automated Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (19.23%) BDD
6 5 (19.23%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) SQL
4 8 (30.77%) C++
5 7 (26.92%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA