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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 137 134 207
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +73
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 111 132 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.68% 1.91% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.87% 11.67% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 104 112 36
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1125 1131 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.03% 16.34% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 985 985 905
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 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +18 75 £38,000 +1.33% 12
Cheshire -3 20 £40,000 +33.33% 14
Lancashire +7 13 £35,000 -14.11%
Merseyside -4 3 £21,500 -38.57%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 207 (73.67%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (37.72%) .NET
3 104 (37.01%) SQL
4 94 (33.45%) QA
5 93 (33.10%) Scrum
6 92 (32.74%) C#
7 88 (31.32%) Java
8 85 (30.25%) TDD
9 84 (29.89%) Automated Testing
10 78 (27.76%) Finance
11 65 (23.13%) Test Scripting
12 60 (21.35%) MVC
13 59 (21.00%) JavaScript
14 53 (18.86%) HTML
15 52 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
15 52 (18.51%) WebDriver
15 52 (18.51%) BDD
16 50 (17.79%) Test Automation
16 50 (17.79%) Automation Testing
17 48 (17.08%) Cucumber
17 48 (17.08%) Degree
18 47 (16.73%) ISTQB
19 46 (16.37%) Microsoft
19 46 (16.37%) SpecFlow
20 45 (16.01%) ASP.NET
21 44 (15.66%) JIRA
21 44 (15.66%) Android
22 43 (15.30%) QuickTest Pro
22 43 (15.30%) Apple iOS
23 42 (14.95%) Windows

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (10.32%) Apache
2 19 (6.76%) NServiceBus
3 12 (4.27%) JBoss
4 10 (3.56%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.85%) IIS
6 7 (2.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 3 (1.07%) Node.js
8 1 (0.36%) Flash Media Server
8 1 (0.36%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) Mingle
3 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.56%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (3.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.07%) Trello
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.91%) HTTP
2 4 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.54%) MySQL
3 19 (6.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.34%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.49%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.78%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.42%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (18.51%) WebDriver
2 48 (17.08%) Cucumber
3 46 (16.37%) SpecFlow
4 44 (15.66%) JIRA
5 43 (15.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 41 (14.59%) Jenkins
7 37 (13.17%) Git (software)
8 25 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (8.90%) JUnit
9 21 (7.47%) Visual Studio
9 21 (7.47%) Eclipse
10 15 (5.34%) WatiN
11 14 (4.98%) SoapUI
11 14 (4.98%) TeamCity
12 13 (4.63%) NUnit
12 13 (4.63%) Gradle
13 12 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (3.56%) Hudson
14 10 (3.56%) Maven
15 9 (3.20%) JMeter
General
1 78 (27.76%) Finance
2 18 (6.41%) Retail
3 12 (4.27%) Advertising
4 7 (2.49%) Military
4 7 (2.49%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.42%) Legal
5 4 (1.42%) Games
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (40.57%) Analyst
2 87 (30.96%) Tester
3 82 (29.18%) Test Analyst
4 70 (24.91%) Developer
5 50 (17.79%) Software Tester
6 30 (10.68%) Java Developer
7 27 (9.61%) Test Engineer
8 23 (8.19%) Automation Tester
9 22 (7.83%) QA Analyst
10 19 (6.76%) QA Tester
11 17 (6.05%) .NET Developer
11 17 (6.05%) Analyst Programmer
11 17 (6.05%) Programmer
12 15 (5.34%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 15 (5.34%) .NET Programmer
13 14 (4.98%) Automation Engineer
14 13 (4.63%) Test Leader
15 12 (4.27%) Test Manager
15 12 (4.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 11 (3.91%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (37.72%) .NET
2 53 (18.86%) HTML
3 45 (16.01%) ASP.NET
4 41 (14.59%) CSS
5 37 (13.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (12.81%) XML
6 36 (12.81%) WCF
7 34 (12.10%) jQuery
8 31 (11.03%) Castle Windsor
8 31 (11.03%) NHibernate
9 29 (10.32%) REST
10 28 (9.96%) Web Services
11 24 (8.54%) HTML5
12 23 (8.19%) Spring
12 23 (8.19%) JSON
13 22 (7.83%) Hibernate
13 22 (7.83%) SOAP
13 22 (7.83%) CSS3
14 21 (7.47%) AngularJS
15 20 (7.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.25%) Mobile App
2 23 (8.19%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.91%) Open Source
6 9 (3.20%) User Experience
7 7 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.71%) BBC
9 2 (0.71%) Blog
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.36%) Arduino
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.66%) Android
2 43 (15.30%) Apple iOS
3 42 (14.95%) Windows
4 34 (12.10%) Linux
5 6 (2.14%) UNIX
6 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (73.67%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (33.10%) Scrum
3 85 (30.25%) TDD
4 84 (29.89%) Automated Testing
5 65 (23.13%) Test Scripting
6 60 (21.35%) MVC
7 52 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (18.51%) BDD
8 50 (17.79%) Test Automation
8 50 (17.79%) Automation Testing
9 40 (14.23%) Regression Testing
9 40 (14.23%) Software Testing
10 37 (13.17%) Manual Testing
11 33 (11.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (8.54%) E-Commerce
14 22 (7.83%) Web Testing
15 21 (7.47%) Kanban
15 21 (7.47%) OO
16 20 (7.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.01%) SQL
2 92 (32.74%) C#
3 88 (31.32%) Java
4 59 (21.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.47%) Ruby
6 19 (6.76%) PHP
7 17 (6.05%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.78%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.42%) Python
9 4 (1.42%) VB
10 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.07%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.71%) C++
11 2 (0.71%) C
11 2 (0.71%) Groovy
11 2 (0.71%) Scala
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (17.08%) Degree
2 47 (16.73%) ISTQB
3 39 (13.88%) ISEB
4 15 (5.34%) HND
4 15 (5.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (33.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 46 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.68%) Oracle
3 18 (6.41%) Telerik
4 8 (2.85%) HP
5 7 (2.49%) VMware
6 2 (0.71%) Perforce
6 2 (0.71%) Twitter
6 2 (0.71%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.71%) New Relic
6 2 (0.71%) SAP
6 2 (0.71%) Adobe
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