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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 104 155 177
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +22
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 175 94 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.33% 1.40% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.89% 9.48% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 140 78 57
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
1260 992 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.77% 14.72% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1088 872 1069
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +6 85 £40,000 +8.10% 16
Cheshire +28 68 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Merseyside +22 12 £35,000 - 2
Lancashire -3 2 £36,250 +20.83%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 220 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (36.33%) Java
3 99 (34.26%) C#
4 95 (32.87%) QA
5 89 (30.80%) .NET
6 87 (30.10%) TDD
7 85 (29.41%) SQL
8 84 (29.07%) JavaScript
9 78 (26.99%) HTML
10 73 (25.26%) Windows
11 71 (24.57%) Cucumber
12 70 (24.22%) Scrum
13 69 (23.88%) Automated Testing
14 68 (23.53%) SQL Server
15 67 (23.18%) Finance
16 66 (22.84%) WebDriver
17 63 (21.80%) CSS
18 58 (20.07%) MVC
19 57 (19.72%) ASP.NET
20 56 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
21 55 (19.03%) Software Testing
21 55 (19.03%) BDD
22 53 (18.34%) Linux
23 50 (17.30%) Automation Testing
24 49 (16.96%) ISEB
25 47 (16.26%) QuickTest Pro
26 46 (15.92%) jQuery
27 45 (15.57%) Manual Testing
28 44 (15.22%) JUnit
28 44 (15.22%) JIRA

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (7.61%) JBoss
2 13 (4.50%) Apache
2 13 (4.50%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.50%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (2.77%) Jetty
4 8 (2.77%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (2.77%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.42%) CMS
6 5 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.04%) Flash Media Server
7 3 (1.04%) Confluence
7 3 (1.04%) Node.js
8 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.77%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.73%) GitHub
3 2 (0.69%) Trello
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.96%) Internet
2 12 (4.15%) HTTP
3 3 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 35 (12.11%) MySQL
3 26 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 20 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (6.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 13 (4.50%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.77%) Informix
9 8 (2.77%) Big Data
9 8 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.69%) Mahout
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (24.57%) Cucumber
2 66 (22.84%) WebDriver
3 47 (16.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 44 (15.22%) JUnit
4 44 (15.22%) JIRA
5 43 (14.88%) Git (software)
6 40 (13.84%) Jenkins
7 37 (12.80%) SpecFlow
8 28 (9.69%) Eclipse
9 24 (8.30%) SoapUI
10 23 (7.96%) NUnit
11 22 (7.61%) Visual Studio
12 19 (6.57%) Maven
12 19 (6.57%) Selenium IDE
13 16 (5.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (4.50%) Gradle
15 11 (3.81%) TeamCity
16 10 (3.46%) MSTest
17 9 (3.11%) Mockito
17 9 (3.11%) FitNesse
General
1 67 (23.18%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Retail
3 13 (4.50%) Marketing
4 10 (3.46%) Billing
5 9 (3.11%) Games
6 7 (2.42%) Legal
7 6 (2.08%) Advertising
8 2 (0.69%) Military
8 2 (0.69%) Banking
8 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 99 (34.26%) Analyst
2 81 (28.03%) Developer
3 78 (26.99%) Tester
4 71 (24.57%) Test Analyst
5 45 (15.57%) Software Tester
6 36 (12.46%) Java Developer
7 32 (11.07%) Senior Developer
8 25 (8.65%) QA Analyst
9 16 (5.54%) QA Tester
9 16 (5.54%) Automation Tester
10 15 (5.19%) .NET Developer
11 14 (4.84%) Test Engineer
11 14 (4.84%) Analyst Programmer
11 14 (4.84%) Programmer
11 14 (4.84%) .NET Analyst Programmer
11 14 (4.84%) .NET Programmer
12 13 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.50%) Automation Engineer
13 12 (4.15%) Software Test Analyst
14 11 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (30.80%) .NET
2 78 (26.99%) HTML
3 63 (21.80%) CSS
4 57 (19.72%) ASP.NET
5 46 (15.92%) jQuery
6 40 (13.84%) Web Services
7 39 (13.49%) Spring
8 35 (12.11%) SOAP
9 33 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (10.73%) WCF
11 30 (10.38%) Hibernate
12 29 (10.03%) XML
13 26 (9.00%) HTML5
14 25 (8.65%) JSON
15 24 (8.30%) NHibernate
15 24 (8.30%) CSS3
16 23 (7.96%) REST
17 22 (7.61%) .NET Framework
18 19 (6.57%) Castle Windsor
18 19 (6.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.27%) Open Source
2 15 (5.19%) User Experience
3 13 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.11%) Mathematics
4 9 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.77%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.42%) Online Games
7 5 (1.73%) Graphic Design
7 5 (1.73%) Social Media
7 5 (1.73%) Blog
8 4 (1.38%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.04%) Clustering
9 3 (1.04%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.69%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.26%) Windows
2 53 (18.34%) Linux
3 18 (6.23%) Android
4 14 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
6 1 (0.35%) openSUSE
6 1 (0.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (76.12%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.10%) TDD
3 70 (24.22%) Scrum
4 69 (23.88%) Automated Testing
5 58 (20.07%) MVC
6 56 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (19.03%) BDD
7 55 (19.03%) Software Testing
8 50 (17.30%) Automation Testing
9 45 (15.57%) Manual Testing
10 37 (12.80%) Test Scripting
11 35 (12.11%) Test Automation
12 32 (11.07%) Regression Testing
13 28 (9.69%) Test Strategy
14 24 (8.30%) E-Commerce
15 21 (7.27%) Mentoring
16 19 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (6.57%) Pair Programming
17 18 (6.23%) OO
18 17 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (36.33%) Java
2 99 (34.26%) C#
3 85 (29.41%) SQL
4 84 (29.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.88%) C++
6 13 (4.50%) Ruby
7 12 (4.15%) PHP
8 11 (3.81%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.08%) C
10 6 (2.08%) VB
10 6 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.38%) Python
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) Groovy
13 1 (0.35%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.35%) XQuery
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (16.96%) ISEB
2 32 (11.07%) Degree
3 15 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.38%) HND
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.69%) MCP
7 2 (0.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (32.87%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.46%) Puppet
2 9 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.04%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 39 (13.49%) Oracle
2 35 (12.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.50%) HP
4 10 (3.46%) Perforce
5 9 (3.11%) VMware
6 8 (2.77%) IBM
6 8 (2.77%) Compuware
7 5 (1.73%) New Relic
7 5 (1.73%) Twitter
7 5 (1.73%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.38%) Telerik
9 3 (1.04%) Apple
9 3 (1.04%) Adobe
10 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
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