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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 126 163 173
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +10
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 125 92 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 1.36% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.95% 9.26% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 116 78 62
Average salary £38,000 £35,375 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.42% +5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
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
1142 994 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.92% 14.68% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 958 877 961
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 £27,500 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +41 89 £40,000 +6.66% 33
Cheshire -1 17 £40,000 +33.33% 9
Lancashire -5 16 £35,000 -13.58% 4
Merseyside 0 1 £30,000 -17.24% 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 178 (74.79%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (40.76%) SQL
3 93 (39.08%) .NET
4 88 (36.97%) Scrum
5 83 (34.87%) QA
6 79 (33.19%) TDD
7 78 (32.77%) C#
8 77 (32.35%) Java
9 60 (25.21%) Finance
10 58 (24.37%) Automated Testing
11 53 (22.27%) BDD
12 52 (21.85%) MVC
13 48 (20.17%) Test Scripting
13 48 (20.17%) WebDriver
14 46 (19.33%) Android
15 45 (18.91%) Microsoft
15 45 (18.91%) Apple iOS
16 44 (18.49%) JavaScript
17 43 (18.07%) Test Automation
18 42 (17.65%) Degree
18 42 (17.65%) Automation Testing
19 41 (17.23%) Cucumber
19 41 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
19 41 (17.23%) SQL Server
19 41 (17.23%) ASP.NET
20 39 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
20 39 (16.39%) WCF
20 39 (16.39%) SDLC
21 38 (15.97%) SpecFlow
22 37 (15.55%) Jenkins

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 22 (9.24%) Apache
2 11 (4.62%) NServiceBus
3 7 (2.94%) IIS
4 4 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.26%) JBoss
6 2 (0.84%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.26%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) Route 53
3 1 (0.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) VPN
2 6 (2.52%) Network Security
3 5 (2.10%) HTTP
4 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) PPTP
5 1 (0.42%) IPsec
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) ATM
5 1 (0.42%) SMS
5 1 (0.42%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.98%) MySQL
3 12 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.10%) JasperReports
6 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.26%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 48 (20.17%) WebDriver
2 41 (17.23%) Cucumber
3 38 (15.97%) SpecFlow
4 37 (15.55%) Jenkins
5 31 (13.03%) JIRA
6 24 (10.08%) JUnit
7 23 (9.66%) Git (software)
7 23 (9.66%) NUnit
8 22 (9.24%) QuickTest Pro
9 19 (7.98%) Rhino Mocks
10 17 (7.14%) TeamCity
10 17 (7.14%) SoapUI
11 16 (6.72%) Visual Studio
12 15 (6.30%) Hudson
13 13 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (4.20%) WatiN
15 9 (3.78%) Eclipse
16 7 (2.94%) TestNG
16 7 (2.94%) JMeter
17 6 (2.52%) Appium
General
1 60 (25.21%) Finance
2 19 (7.98%) Advertising
3 5 (2.10%) Retail
4 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.26%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
6 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Military
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 99 (41.60%) Analyst
2 78 (32.77%) Test Analyst
3 65 (27.31%) Tester
4 60 (25.21%) Developer
5 39 (16.39%) Software Tester
6 27 (11.34%) Test Engineer
7 23 (9.66%) .NET Developer
8 18 (7.56%) Java Developer
9 16 (6.72%) Automation Tester
10 15 (6.30%) Software Engineer
10 15 (6.30%) QA Tester
11 13 (5.46%) Programmer
11 13 (5.46%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (5.46%) Automation Analyst
12 11 (4.62%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 11 (4.62%) QA Analyst
12 11 (4.62%) .NET Programmer
12 11 (4.62%) Analyst Programmer
12 11 (4.62%) Automated Tester
13 10 (4.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (39.08%) .NET
2 41 (17.23%) ASP.NET
3 39 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 39 (16.39%) WCF
4 33 (13.87%) HTML
5 30 (12.61%) Castle Windsor
5 30 (12.61%) NHibernate
6 23 (9.66%) XML
6 23 (9.66%) LINQ
7 21 (8.82%) jQuery
8 19 (7.98%) CSS
8 19 (7.98%) Lucene
8 19 (7.98%) .NET Framework
8 19 (7.98%) REST
8 19 (7.98%) Lucene.Net
9 18 (7.56%) RESTful
9 18 (7.56%) LAMP
10 17 (7.14%) SOAP
10 17 (7.14%) Web Services
11 16 (6.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.03%) Mobile App
2 17 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.20%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.94%) User Experience
5 6 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.84%) DTV
6 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.84%) Social Media
7 1 (0.42%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.42%) PKI
7 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.33%) Android
2 45 (18.91%) Apple iOS
3 32 (13.45%) Linux
4 24 (10.08%) Windows
5 2 (0.84%) UNIX
6 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (74.79%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (36.97%) Scrum
3 79 (33.19%) TDD
4 58 (24.37%) Automated Testing
5 53 (22.27%) BDD
6 52 (21.85%) MVC
7 48 (20.17%) Test Scripting
8 43 (18.07%) Test Automation
9 42 (17.65%) Automation Testing
10 41 (17.23%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (16.39%) SDLC
12 33 (13.87%) Manual Testing
13 29 (12.18%) Software Testing
14 28 (11.76%) Kanban
15 27 (11.34%) Unit Testing
16 25 (10.50%) Regression Testing
16 25 (10.50%) OO
16 25 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (8.82%) Web Application Development
18 19 (7.98%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (40.76%) SQL
2 78 (32.77%) C#
3 77 (32.35%) Java
4 44 (18.49%) JavaScript
5 23 (9.66%) PHP
6 10 (4.20%) PL/SQL
6 10 (4.20%) Python
7 9 (3.78%) Ruby
8 8 (3.36%) C++
9 4 (1.68%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.68%) Groovy
10 2 (0.84%) VB
10 2 (0.84%) C
10 2 (0.84%) XQuery
10 2 (0.84%) Scala
10 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (17.65%) Degree
2 37 (15.55%) ISTQB
3 32 (13.45%) ISEB
4 13 (5.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.20%) HND
6 1 (0.42%) PhD
6 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (34.87%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) Hyper-V
1 4 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.26%) Docker
3 2 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.94%) Puppet
2 3 (1.26%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 45 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.08%) Oracle
3 10 (4.20%) Telerik
4 8 (3.36%) HP
5 4 (1.68%) VMware
6 2 (0.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.42%) Alterian
7 1 (0.42%) Perforce
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe
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