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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 99 130 173
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +43
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 161 127 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 1.78% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.55% 11.30% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 142 113 67
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1188 1124 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.18% 15.79% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1021 972 914
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +43 105 £40,000 +2.56% 28
Cheshire -11 26 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Lancashire +9 18 £37,500 - 1
Merseyside 0 9 £28,750 -17.85% 5
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 185 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (41.33%) SQL
3 111 (40.96%) Java
4 100 (36.90%) QA
5 92 (33.95%) .NET
6 87 (32.10%) C#
7 85 (31.37%) Scrum
8 72 (26.57%) TDD
9 70 (25.83%) Automated Testing
10 66 (24.35%) Finance
10 66 (24.35%) JavaScript
11 65 (23.99%) WebDriver
12 61 (22.51%) Degree
13 52 (19.19%) Linux
13 52 (19.19%) Test Automation
14 51 (18.82%) BDD
15 49 (18.08%) Test Scripting
16 48 (17.71%) Automation Testing
17 46 (16.97%) ASP.NET
17 46 (16.97%) MVC
18 44 (16.24%) SQL Server
18 44 (16.24%) HTML
19 43 (15.87%) Cucumber
20 42 (15.50%) Apple iOS
20 42 (15.50%) Android
21 39 (14.39%) WCF
21 39 (14.39%) Oracle
21 39 (14.39%) Microsoft
21 39 (14.39%) Jenkins
21 39 (14.39%) SDLC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 17 (6.27%) Apache
2 7 (2.58%) JBoss
3 6 (2.21%) IIS
4 5 (1.85%) Alfresco
5 4 (1.48%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.37%) Node.js
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
2 3 (1.11%) GitHub
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Route 53
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.06%) VPN
2 10 (3.69%) Network Security
3 2 (0.74%) Telnet
3 2 (0.74%) SMS
3 2 (0.74%) HTTP
3 2 (0.74%) SNMP
3 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) IPsec
4 1 (0.37%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) PPTP
4 1 (0.37%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.86%) MySQL
3 14 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.58%) JasperReports
4 7 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.11%) Big Data
6 3 (1.11%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 65 (23.99%) WebDriver
2 43 (15.87%) Cucumber
3 39 (14.39%) Jenkins
4 35 (12.92%) SpecFlow
4 35 (12.92%) JIRA
5 31 (11.44%) JUnit
6 30 (11.07%) NUnit
7 25 (9.23%) HP UFT
8 21 (7.75%) Git (software)
8 21 (7.75%) Rhino Mocks
9 17 (6.27%) SoapUI
10 16 (5.90%) TeamCity
11 13 (4.80%) Hudson
12 11 (4.06%) Eclipse
13 9 (3.32%) TestNG
13 9 (3.32%) WatiN
13 9 (3.32%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (2.95%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.58%) Maven
15 7 (2.58%) MyEclipse
General
1 66 (24.35%) Finance
2 22 (8.12%) Advertising
3 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.85%) Banking
5 3 (1.11%) Marketing
5 3 (1.11%) Legal
5 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.74%) Back Office
6 2 (0.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.74%) Games
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 111 (40.96%) Analyst
2 93 (34.32%) Test Analyst
3 85 (31.37%) Developer
4 61 (22.51%) Tester
5 41 (15.13%) Software Tester
6 30 (11.07%) Java Developer
6 30 (11.07%) .NET Developer
7 24 (8.86%) Test Engineer
8 23 (8.49%) Automation Test Analyst
8 23 (8.49%) Automation Analyst
9 17 (6.27%) QA Tester
9 17 (6.27%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.90%) Software Developer
11 12 (4.43%) QA Analyst
12 10 (3.69%) Automation Tester
12 10 (3.69%) Automated Tester
13 9 (3.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 8 (2.95%) Technical Test Analyst
14 8 (2.95%) Technical Analyst
14 8 (2.95%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (33.95%) .NET
2 46 (16.97%) ASP.NET
3 44 (16.24%) HTML
4 39 (14.39%) WCF
5 37 (13.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (12.55%) Spring
7 28 (10.33%) XML
8 27 (9.96%) LINQ
9 26 (9.59%) Web Services
10 25 (9.23%) NHibernate
10 25 (9.23%) Castle Windsor
11 24 (8.86%) Java EE
11 24 (8.86%) SOAP
12 22 (8.12%) J2EE
12 22 (8.12%) RESTful
13 21 (7.75%) Lucene.Net
13 21 (7.75%) jQuery
13 21 (7.75%) Lucene
14 20 (7.38%) LAMP
15 19 (7.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.02%) Computer Science
1 38 (14.02%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.17%) Client/Server
3 12 (4.43%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.32%) User Experience
5 8 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.48%) Social Media
7 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.74%) PMI
8 2 (0.74%) DTV
9 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.37%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.37%) PKI
9 1 (0.37%) Informatics
9 1 (0.37%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.37%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.19%) Linux
2 42 (15.50%) Android
2 42 (15.50%) Apple iOS
3 30 (11.07%) Windows
4 7 (2.58%) UNIX
5 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.48%) SUSE
6 1 (0.37%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (68.27%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (31.37%) Scrum
3 72 (26.57%) TDD
4 70 (25.83%) Automated Testing
5 52 (19.19%) Test Automation
6 51 (18.82%) BDD
7 49 (18.08%) Test Scripting
8 48 (17.71%) Automation Testing
9 46 (16.97%) MVC
10 39 (14.39%) SDLC
11 38 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (13.65%) Manual Testing
13 36 (13.28%) Unit Testing
14 34 (12.55%) Kanban
15 30 (11.07%) OO
15 30 (11.07%) Software Testing
16 28 (10.33%) Regression Testing
17 27 (9.96%) Software Engineering
17 27 (9.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 27 (9.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (41.33%) SQL
2 111 (40.96%) Java
3 87 (32.10%) C#
4 66 (24.35%) JavaScript
5 27 (9.96%) PHP
6 15 (5.54%) Python
6 15 (5.54%) Ruby
7 13 (4.80%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.43%) C++
9 9 (3.32%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.95%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.85%) XQuery
11 5 (1.85%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.85%) Perl
12 4 (1.48%) Groovy
13 3 (1.11%) C
14 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.74%) Scala
15 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (22.51%) Degree
2 34 (12.55%) ISTQB
3 31 (11.44%) ISEB
4 15 (5.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.06%) HND
6 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (36.90%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.58%) Docker
2 5 (1.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (4.80%) Puppet
2 7 (2.58%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 39 (14.39%) Oracle
1 39 (14.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.06%) HP
2 11 (4.06%) Telerik
3 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.11%) Adobe
4 3 (1.11%) SAP
5 2 (0.74%) IBM
5 2 (0.74%) Google
5 2 (0.74%) ATG
5 2 (0.74%) hybris
6 1 (0.37%) Perforce
6 1 (0.37%) VMware
6 1 (0.37%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.37%) Alterian
6 1 (0.37%) Apple
6 1 (0.37%) Micro Focus
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