The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 122 163 174
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 161 82 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.17% 1.20% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.41% 8.16% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 135 71 74
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Selenium
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1297 1005 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.51% 14.66% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 891 1056
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Selenium
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Selenium Salary Trend in the North West

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in the North West

Selenium
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 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
Manchester +27 75 £39,750 +20.45% 21
Cheshire +25 61 £37,500 +14.50% 10
Merseyside +16 16 £35,000 - 1
Lancashire +1 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 196 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (35.38%) C#
3 90 (34.62%) QA
4 86 (33.08%) TDD
5 84 (32.31%) SQL
5 84 (32.31%) .NET
6 78 (30.00%) Java
7 77 (29.62%) JavaScript
8 75 (28.85%) SQL Server
9 69 (26.54%) HTML
10 68 (26.15%) Windows
11 66 (25.38%) Cucumber
12 62 (23.85%) Automation Testing
13 60 (23.08%) Automated Testing
13 60 (23.08%) WebDriver
14 59 (22.69%) Scrum
15 57 (21.92%) ASP.NET
16 55 (21.15%) Software Testing
17 53 (20.38%) BDD
18 52 (20.00%) CSS
19 51 (19.62%) ISEB
19 51 (19.62%) Finance
20 50 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (17.69%) MVC
22 42 (16.15%) JUnit
23 41 (15.77%) jQuery
24 40 (15.38%) Linux
24 40 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
25 39 (15.00%) Manual Testing
26 35 (13.46%) Test Automation

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 11 (4.23%) NServiceBus
2 10 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (3.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (3.08%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.08%) Jetty
4 7 (2.69%) CMS
5 6 (2.31%) Apache
6 5 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.15%) Flash Media Server
7 3 (1.15%) Node.js
8 2 (0.77%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.85%) Internet
2 10 (3.85%) HTTP
3 3 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (28.85%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.23%) MySQL
3 22 (8.46%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.54%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.46%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.46%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.08%) Informix
8 8 (3.08%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.08%) Big Data
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.77%) Mahout
11 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (25.38%) Cucumber
2 60 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 42 (16.15%) JUnit
4 40 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
5 35 (13.46%) Jenkins
6 33 (12.69%) JIRA
7 31 (11.92%) SpecFlow
8 30 (11.54%) Git (software)
9 29 (11.15%) SoapUI
10 26 (10.00%) NUnit
11 22 (8.46%) Selenium IDE
12 20 (7.69%) Visual Studio
12 20 (7.69%) Eclipse
13 16 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (5.38%) Maven
15 11 (4.23%) LoadRunner
15 11 (4.23%) TeamCity
15 11 (4.23%) EasyMock
15 11 (4.23%) QALoad
15 11 (4.23%) TestPartner
General
1 51 (19.62%) Finance
2 13 (5.00%) Marketing
3 10 (3.85%) Retail
3 10 (3.85%) Billing
4 9 (3.46%) Games
5 7 (2.69%) Legal
6 6 (2.31%) Advertising
7 2 (0.77%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (36.92%) Analyst
2 71 (27.31%) Test Analyst
3 66 (25.38%) Tester
4 63 (24.23%) Developer
5 39 (15.00%) Software Tester
6 25 (9.62%) Java Developer
7 23 (8.85%) Senior Developer
8 20 (7.69%) QA Analyst
9 13 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.62%) Analyst Programmer
10 12 (4.62%) Programmer
10 12 (4.62%) .NET Programmer
10 12 (4.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 12 (4.62%) Automation Tester
11 11 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (3.85%) Test Engineer
12 10 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
12 10 (3.85%) QA Engineer
12 10 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.31%) .NET
2 69 (26.54%) HTML
3 57 (21.92%) ASP.NET
4 52 (20.00%) CSS
5 41 (15.77%) jQuery
6 35 (13.46%) Web Services
7 34 (13.08%) SOAP
8 31 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 29 (11.15%) WCF
9 29 (11.15%) Spring
10 24 (9.23%) HTML5
11 22 (8.46%) CSS3
11 22 (8.46%) NHibernate
11 22 (8.46%) XML
12 21 (8.08%) JSON
12 21 (8.08%) Hibernate
13 20 (7.69%) .NET Framework
14 17 (6.54%) Castle Windsor
15 16 (6.15%) RESTful
15 16 (6.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.77%) Open Source
2 11 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.85%) User Experience
4 8 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.08%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.69%) Online Games
6 6 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.92%) Social Media
7 5 (1.92%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.54%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.54%) Replication
9 3 (1.15%) Clustering
9 3 (1.15%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.15%) Human Factors
9 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.77%) Blog
10 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.77%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 68 (26.15%) Windows
2 40 (15.38%) Linux
3 19 (7.31%) Android
4 16 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (33.08%) TDD
3 62 (23.85%) Automation Testing
4 60 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 59 (22.69%) Scrum
6 55 (21.15%) Software Testing
7 53 (20.38%) BDD
8 50 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (17.69%) MVC
10 39 (15.00%) Manual Testing
11 35 (13.46%) Test Automation
12 30 (11.54%) Test Strategy
13 29 (11.15%) Test Scripting
14 26 (10.00%) System Testing
15 22 (8.46%) Web Testing
15 22 (8.46%) E-Commerce
15 22 (8.46%) Regression Testing
16 19 (7.31%) Pair Programming
16 19 (7.31%) Mentoring
17 16 (6.15%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (35.38%) C#
2 84 (32.31%) SQL
3 78 (30.00%) Java
4 77 (29.62%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.54%) C++
6 16 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.46%) PHP
8 8 (3.08%) Ruby
9 6 (2.31%) VB
9 6 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.92%) C
11 4 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.15%) Python
13 2 (0.77%) Groovy
14 1 (0.38%) Scala
14 1 (0.38%) XQuery
14 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (19.62%) ISEB
2 17 (6.54%) ISTQB
3 15 (5.77%) Degree
4 8 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.77%) MCP
6 2 (0.77%) MCSD
7 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (34.62%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 10 (3.85%) Puppet
2 3 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 34 (13.08%) Oracle
2 33 (12.69%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.15%) JBoss
4 13 (5.00%) HP
5 8 (3.08%) Compuware
5 8 (3.08%) IBM
5 8 (3.08%) Perforce
5 8 (3.08%) VMware
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.15%) Apple
7 2 (0.77%) Twitter
7 2 (0.77%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.77%) New Relic
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