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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 113 156 173
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +17
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 145 92 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.26% 1.31% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.89% 9.03% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 134 82 73
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 £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
1220 1019 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.97% 14.46% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 880 985
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 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +51 103 £40,000 +11.88% 33
Cheshire -12 19 £38,138 +27.12% 12
Lancashire 0 17 £37,500 -1.96% 4
Merseyside +1 3 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 181 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (44.71%) SQL
3 97 (38.04%) Java
4 96 (37.65%) QA
5 92 (36.08%) .NET
6 88 (34.51%) Scrum
7 82 (32.16%) C#
8 73 (28.63%) TDD
9 63 (24.71%) Finance
10 60 (23.53%) Automated Testing
11 59 (23.14%) JavaScript
12 56 (21.96%) WebDriver
13 55 (21.57%) Degree
14 52 (20.39%) BDD
15 48 (18.82%) Automation Testing
16 47 (18.43%) Apple iOS
16 47 (18.43%) Test Scripting
16 47 (18.43%) Android
16 47 (18.43%) Linux
16 47 (18.43%) MVC
17 46 (18.04%) Test Automation
18 44 (17.25%) ASP.NET
19 43 (16.86%) SQL Server
19 43 (16.86%) Microsoft
20 40 (15.69%) HTML
20 40 (15.69%) Cucumber
20 40 (15.69%) SDLC
21 39 (15.29%) Manual Testing
22 38 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (14.90%) WCF

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 19 (7.45%) Apache
2 8 (3.14%) IIS
3 6 (2.35%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.96%) Alfresco
5 4 (1.57%) JBoss
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) GitHub
3 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) VPN
2 10 (3.92%) Network Security
3 3 (1.18%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) SNMP
4 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) SMS
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
4 2 (0.78%) Telnet
5 1 (0.39%) IPsec
5 1 (0.39%) PPTP
5 1 (0.39%) ATM
5 1 (0.39%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.41%) MySQL
3 13 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.75%) JasperReports
5 7 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.18%) Big Data
8 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (21.96%) WebDriver
2 40 (15.69%) Cucumber
3 37 (14.51%) Jenkins
4 35 (13.73%) SpecFlow
5 31 (12.16%) JIRA
6 28 (10.98%) NUnit
7 27 (10.59%) JUnit
8 22 (8.63%) HP UFT
9 21 (8.24%) Git (software)
10 20 (7.84%) Rhino Mocks
11 19 (7.45%) SoapUI
12 17 (6.67%) TeamCity
13 15 (5.88%) Hudson
14 11 (4.31%) Visual Studio
15 10 (3.92%) Eclipse
15 10 (3.92%) WatiN
16 9 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (3.53%) TestNG
17 7 (2.75%) MyEclipse
17 7 (2.75%) Selenium IDE
General
1 63 (24.71%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Advertising
3 6 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.57%) Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Legal
5 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.18%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 2 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (41.96%) Analyst
2 87 (34.12%) Test Analyst
3 75 (29.41%) Developer
4 64 (25.10%) Tester
5 42 (16.47%) Software Tester
6 27 (10.59%) .NET Developer
7 26 (10.20%) Java Developer
8 25 (9.80%) Test Engineer
9 17 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 17 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
10 15 (5.88%) QA Tester
11 14 (5.49%) Software Engineer
12 13 (5.10%) Software Developer
13 11 (4.31%) Automated Tester
13 11 (4.31%) QA Analyst
14 10 (3.92%) Software Test Analyst
14 10 (3.92%) Automation Tester
15 9 (3.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 9 (3.53%) Technical Test Analyst
15 9 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (36.08%) .NET
2 44 (17.25%) ASP.NET
3 40 (15.69%) HTML
4 38 (14.90%) WCF
5 35 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (10.20%) Castle Windsor
6 26 (10.20%) Spring
6 26 (10.20%) NHibernate
7 25 (9.80%) XML
8 24 (9.41%) LINQ
9 23 (9.02%) RESTful
10 22 (8.63%) LAMP
10 22 (8.63%) SOAP
11 21 (8.24%) Java EE
12 20 (7.84%) Lucene
12 20 (7.84%) Web Services
12 20 (7.84%) Lucene.Net
13 19 (7.45%) REST
13 19 (7.45%) .NET Framework
13 19 (7.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.51%) Mobile App
2 30 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.49%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 9 (3.53%) User Experience
6 6 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.57%) Social Media
8 2 (0.78%) PMI
8 2 (0.78%) DTV
9 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Informatics
9 1 (0.39%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.39%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.43%) Linux
1 47 (18.43%) Android
1 47 (18.43%) Apple iOS
2 24 (9.41%) Windows
3 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.18%) UNIX
5 2 (0.78%) SUSE
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (70.98%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (34.51%) Scrum
3 73 (28.63%) TDD
4 60 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 52 (20.39%) BDD
6 48 (18.82%) Automation Testing
7 47 (18.43%) Test Scripting
7 47 (18.43%) MVC
8 46 (18.04%) Test Automation
9 40 (15.69%) SDLC
10 39 (15.29%) Manual Testing
11 38 (14.90%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (13.33%) Unit Testing
13 32 (12.55%) Software Testing
14 30 (11.76%) OO
14 30 (11.76%) Kanban
15 28 (10.98%) Regression Testing
16 27 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (10.20%) Web Application Development
18 24 (9.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 114 (44.71%) SQL
2 97 (38.04%) Java
3 82 (32.16%) C#
4 59 (23.14%) JavaScript
5 27 (10.59%) PHP
6 12 (4.71%) Ruby
6 12 (4.71%) C++
6 12 (4.71%) Python
7 10 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.35%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.96%) XQuery
11 4 (1.57%) Groovy
12 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.78%) Scala
13 2 (0.78%) C
13 2 (0.78%) Perl
14 1 (0.39%) VBScript
14 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (21.57%) Degree
2 34 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 29 (11.37%) ISEB
4 15 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (3.92%) HND
6 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (37.65%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.75%) Docker
2 5 (1.96%) vSphere
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (4.31%) Puppet
2 7 (2.75%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.94%) Oracle
3 10 (3.92%) Telerik
4 8 (3.14%) HP
5 3 (1.18%) Adobe
6 2 (0.78%) SAP
6 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.39%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.39%) Alterian
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.39%) hybris
7 1 (0.39%) Apple
7 1 (0.39%) ATG
7 1 (0.39%) Perforce
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