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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 111 124 170
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +46
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 165 158 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.43% 2.15% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.25% 12.36% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 138 137 59
Average salary £40,000 £35,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.88% +19.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £29,600 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
1245 1278 975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.35% 17.38% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1096 860
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +38 116 £40,000 +1.26% 30
Cheshire -33 28 £38,138 +17.34% 10
Merseyside +1 11 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Lancashire +8 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 193 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (44.88%) Java
3 112 (39.58%) SQL
4 105 (37.10%) QA
5 100 (35.34%) C#
6 98 (34.63%) .NET
7 80 (28.27%) Scrum
8 79 (27.92%) Automated Testing
9 72 (25.44%) WebDriver
10 66 (23.32%) Degree
11 65 (22.97%) Finance
12 64 (22.61%) JavaScript
12 64 (22.61%) Test Automation
13 63 (22.26%) TDD
14 60 (21.20%) Cucumber
15 54 (19.08%) BDD
15 54 (19.08%) Automation Testing
16 53 (18.73%) Linux
17 50 (17.67%) Test Scripting
18 46 (16.25%) ASP.NET
19 44 (15.55%) MVC
20 43 (15.19%) HP UFT
20 43 (15.19%) SQL Server
20 43 (15.19%) Manual Testing
20 43 (15.19%) Computer Science
21 42 (14.84%) HTML
22 41 (14.49%) Oracle
23 40 (14.13%) JIRA
23 40 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
24 39 (13.78%) Microsoft

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (4.24%) Apache
2 8 (2.83%) JBoss
3 6 (2.12%) IIS
4 5 (1.77%) Alfresco
5 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.71%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) Node.js
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.35%) CMS
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (3.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.06%) SaaS
2 3 (1.06%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.35%) Route 53
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.89%) VPN
2 10 (3.53%) Network Security
3 2 (0.71%) Telnet
3 2 (0.71%) SMS
3 2 (0.71%) SNMP
3 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) PPTP
4 1 (0.35%) IPsec
4 1 (0.35%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.77%) MySQL
3 13 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.83%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.77%) JasperReports
5 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.06%) Big Data
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 72 (25.44%) WebDriver
2 60 (21.20%) Cucumber
3 43 (15.19%) HP UFT
4 40 (14.13%) JIRA
5 38 (13.43%) NUnit
5 38 (13.43%) Jenkins
6 32 (11.31%) SpecFlow
6 32 (11.31%) JUnit
7 21 (7.42%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (6.01%) Git (software)
9 16 (5.65%) SoapUI
10 14 (4.95%) Visual Studio
11 12 (4.24%) TeamCity
11 12 (4.24%) Selenium IDE
12 9 (3.18%) Hudson
12 9 (3.18%) Jasmine
12 9 (3.18%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.18%) Maven
12 9 (3.18%) SilkTest
13 8 (2.83%) WatiN
General
1 65 (22.97%) Finance
2 22 (7.77%) Advertising
3 8 (2.83%) Banking
4 6 (2.12%) Retail
4 6 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (38.87%) Analyst
2 97 (34.28%) Test Analyst
3 82 (28.98%) Developer
4 68 (24.03%) Tester
5 38 (13.43%) Software Tester
6 28 (9.89%) Java Developer
6 28 (9.89%) .NET Developer
7 27 (9.54%) Automation Test Analyst
7 27 (9.54%) Automation Analyst
8 22 (7.77%) Automation Tester
8 22 (7.77%) Test Engineer
9 18 (6.36%) QA Tester
9 18 (6.36%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.95%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.95%) QA Engineer
11 11 (3.89%) Analyst Developer
12 10 (3.53%) QA Analyst
12 10 (3.53%) Automated Tester
13 9 (3.18%) Automation Engineer
13 9 (3.18%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (34.63%) .NET
2 46 (16.25%) ASP.NET
3 42 (14.84%) HTML
4 38 (13.43%) WCF
5 35 (12.37%) Web Services
5 35 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (11.66%) Spring
7 32 (11.31%) XML
8 24 (8.48%) LINQ
9 23 (8.13%) Castle Windsor
9 23 (8.13%) SOAP
9 23 (8.13%) NHibernate
9 23 (8.13%) Java EE
10 21 (7.42%) Lucene
10 21 (7.42%) Lucene.Net
11 20 (7.07%) REST
11 20 (7.07%) J2EE
12 18 (6.36%) RESTful
13 17 (6.01%) jQuery
14 16 (5.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 32 (11.31%) Mobile App
3 16 (5.65%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.24%) User Experience
5 11 (3.89%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.06%) iPhone
8 2 (0.71%) PMI
8 2 (0.71%) DTV
8 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.71%) Informatics
9 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.35%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.35%) PKI
9 1 (0.35%) Telematics
9 1 (0.35%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.73%) Linux
2 34 (12.01%) Android
2 34 (12.01%) Apple iOS
3 33 (11.66%) Windows
4 10 (3.53%) UNIX
5 5 (1.77%) SUSE
6 4 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (28.27%) Scrum
3 79 (27.92%) Automated Testing
4 64 (22.61%) Test Automation
5 63 (22.26%) TDD
6 54 (19.08%) BDD
6 54 (19.08%) Automation Testing
7 50 (17.67%) Test Scripting
8 44 (15.55%) MVC
9 43 (15.19%) Manual Testing
10 40 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (13.78%) Regression Testing
12 36 (12.72%) SDLC
13 34 (12.01%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (11.31%) OO
15 31 (10.95%) Software Testing
15 31 (10.95%) Unit Testing
16 30 (10.60%) Kanban
17 29 (10.25%) Software Engineering
18 28 (9.89%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (44.88%) Java
2 112 (39.58%) SQL
3 100 (35.34%) C#
4 64 (22.61%) JavaScript
5 26 (9.19%) PHP
6 18 (6.36%) Python
7 16 (5.65%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.30%) VB.NET
8 15 (5.30%) Ruby
9 12 (4.24%) C++
10 9 (3.18%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.83%) C
12 6 (2.12%) Perl
12 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.77%) Scala
13 5 (1.77%) XQuery
14 3 (1.06%) Groovy
15 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (23.32%) Degree
2 36 (12.72%) ISTQB
3 31 (10.95%) ISEB
4 21 (7.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.59%) HND
6 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (37.10%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.47%) Docker
2 5 (1.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.59%) Puppet
2 7 (2.47%) Vagrant
2 7 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 41 (14.49%) Oracle
2 39 (13.78%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.07%) HP
4 13 (4.59%) Telerik
5 7 (2.47%) IBM
6 6 (2.12%) Micro Focus
7 5 (1.77%) SAP
7 5 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.06%) Google
9 2 (0.71%) hybris
9 2 (0.71%) Adobe
9 2 (0.71%) ATG
10 1 (0.35%) Perforce
10 1 (0.35%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.35%) Apple
10 1 (0.35%) Alterian
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