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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 114 122 211
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +89
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 147 123 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.14% 1.86% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.14% 12.51% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 138 106 51
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
1211 983 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.61% 14.88% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 863 1180
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 January 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 January 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 -6 89 £35,375 -8.11% 22
Cheshire +34 49 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Lancashire 0 7 £31,250 -5.30% 5
Merseyside -2 2 £43,750 +25.00%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 233 (74.20%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (34.71%) .NET
3 105 (33.44%) Java
4 96 (30.57%) C#
5 95 (30.25%) SQL
6 90 (28.66%) Scrum
6 90 (28.66%) QA
7 87 (27.71%) Automated Testing
8 85 (27.07%) Finance
9 81 (25.80%) TDD
10 69 (21.97%) JavaScript
11 68 (21.66%) WebDriver
12 67 (21.34%) HTML
13 66 (21.02%) MVC
14 65 (20.70%) Windows
14 65 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (19.75%) CSS
15 62 (19.75%) Cucumber
16 58 (18.47%) Test Scripting
17 57 (18.15%) JIRA
17 57 (18.15%) Automation Testing
18 55 (17.52%) QuickTest Pro
19 53 (16.88%) jQuery
20 51 (16.24%) Degree
21 50 (15.92%) Regression Testing
21 50 (15.92%) Linux
21 50 (15.92%) BDD
21 50 (15.92%) Test Automation
22 49 (15.61%) ASP.NET
23 48 (15.29%) SQL Server

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (8.28%) NServiceBus
2 24 (7.64%) Apache
3 19 (6.05%) JBoss
4 12 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (2.23%) IIS
7 6 (1.91%) Node.js
8 4 (1.27%) Flash Media Server
9 3 (0.96%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.64%) Jetty
10 2 (0.64%) Confluence
11 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.96%) Mingle
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (3.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.59%) GitHub
3 4 (1.27%) Trello
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.14%) HTTP
2 6 (1.91%) Internet
3 4 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.15%) MySQL
3 26 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (4.78%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.18%) MongoDB
5 10 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.18%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (2.55%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.96%) Informix
10 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.64%) Big Data
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 68 (21.66%) WebDriver
2 62 (19.75%) Cucumber
3 57 (18.15%) JIRA
4 55 (17.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 47 (14.97%) SpecFlow
6 45 (14.33%) Git (software)
7 43 (13.69%) Jenkins
8 37 (11.78%) JUnit
9 31 (9.87%) Visual Studio
9 31 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (8.28%) Eclipse
11 20 (6.37%) SoapUI
12 17 (5.41%) Gradle
13 15 (4.78%) Maven
14 14 (4.46%) WatiN
15 11 (3.50%) Selenium IDE
15 11 (3.50%) NUnit
16 9 (2.87%) Subversion
16 9 (2.87%) FitNesse
16 9 (2.87%) TeamCity
General
1 85 (27.07%) Finance
2 25 (7.96%) Retail
3 8 (2.55%) Aerospace
3 8 (2.55%) Military
4 5 (1.59%) Advertising
4 5 (1.59%) Games
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Legal
6 2 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (39.17%) Analyst
2 87 (27.71%) Tester
3 86 (27.39%) Test Analyst
4 71 (22.61%) Developer
5 44 (14.01%) Software Tester
6 34 (10.83%) Java Developer
7 26 (8.28%) QA Analyst
7 26 (8.28%) Automation Tester
8 25 (7.96%) Test Engineer
8 25 (7.96%) Analyst Programmer
8 25 (7.96%) Programmer
9 23 (7.32%) .NET Analyst Programmer
9 23 (7.32%) .NET Programmer
10 22 (7.01%) QA Tester
11 21 (6.69%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.78%) Test Manager
12 15 (4.78%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (4.78%) Test Leader
13 12 (3.82%) Team Leader
14 11 (3.50%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (34.71%) .NET
2 67 (21.34%) HTML
3 62 (19.75%) CSS
4 53 (16.88%) jQuery
5 49 (15.61%) ASP.NET
6 42 (13.38%) XML
7 37 (11.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (11.78%) HTML5
8 36 (11.46%) CSS3
9 35 (11.15%) Web Services
10 34 (10.83%) JSON
10 34 (10.83%) WCF
11 31 (9.87%) NHibernate
11 31 (9.87%) Castle Windsor
12 30 (9.55%) AngularJS
12 30 (9.55%) Spring
13 27 (8.60%) REST
14 26 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (8.28%) Hibernate
15 25 (7.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.28%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (7.64%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.69%) Open Source
4 19 (6.05%) User Experience
5 13 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.87%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.59%) Blog
9 4 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.64%) BBC
11 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.64%) Human Factors
11 2 (0.64%) Online Games
12 1 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.32%) Social Media
12 1 (0.32%) Arduino
12 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.70%) Windows
2 50 (15.92%) Linux
3 30 (9.55%) Android
4 26 (8.28%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.91%) UNIX
6 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
7 1 (0.32%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (74.20%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (28.66%) Scrum
3 87 (27.71%) Automated Testing
4 81 (25.80%) TDD
5 66 (21.02%) MVC
6 65 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (18.47%) Test Scripting
8 57 (18.15%) Automation Testing
9 50 (15.92%) BDD
9 50 (15.92%) Test Automation
9 50 (15.92%) Regression Testing
10 46 (14.65%) Software Testing
11 45 (14.33%) Manual Testing
12 36 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (7.96%) E-Commerce
14 24 (7.64%) Mentoring
15 22 (7.01%) Test Strategy
16 20 (6.37%) User Stories
16 20 (6.37%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (33.44%) Java
2 96 (30.57%) C#
3 95 (30.25%) SQL
4 69 (21.97%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.73%) Ruby
5 18 (5.73%) PL/SQL
6 17 (5.41%) PHP
7 10 (3.18%) C++
8 6 (1.91%) C
8 6 (1.91%) Python
9 5 (1.59%) VB
9 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.64%) Scala
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (16.24%) Degree
2 48 (15.29%) ISEB
3 33 (10.51%) ISTQB
4 14 (4.46%) HND
5 9 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (28.66%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.64%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 43 (13.69%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.15%) Oracle
3 17 (5.41%) Telerik
4 10 (3.18%) VMware
5 7 (2.23%) HP
6 5 (1.59%) Perforce
6 5 (1.59%) Twitter
6 5 (1.59%) Rackspace
6 5 (1.59%) New Relic
7 4 (1.27%) Adobe
8 3 (0.96%) Compuware
8 3 (0.96%) IBM
9 2 (0.64%) Apple
9 2 (0.64%) SAP
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