The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 128 171 192
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +21
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 122 81 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.73% 1.11% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.01% 7.49% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 109 71 60
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1108 1082 1133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.73% 14.79% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 956 944 992
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Selenium
England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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 +21 64 £39,250 +25.60% 15
Cheshire +10 34 £32,500 +6.55% 7
Merseyside +6 20 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 97 (40.76%) SQL
2 91 (38.24%) C#
3 90 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (37.82%) QA
4 76 (31.93%) TDD
4 76 (31.93%) Java
5 70 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 69 (28.99%) .NET
6 69 (28.99%) SQL Server
7 61 (25.63%) Automated Testing
7 61 (25.63%) Automation Testing
8 60 (25.21%) Cucumber
9 58 (24.37%) HTML
9 58 (24.37%) Windows
10 55 (23.11%) Software Testing
11 52 (21.85%) ISEB
12 51 (21.43%) ASP.NET
13 42 (17.65%) Test Automation
14 39 (16.39%) Oracle
14 39 (16.39%) JUnit
15 37 (15.55%) CSS
15 37 (15.55%) QuickTest Pro
16 36 (15.13%) BDD
17 35 (14.71%) Finance
17 35 (14.71%) Web Services
18 34 (14.29%) Scrum
18 34 (14.29%) WebDriver
19 33 (13.87%) jQuery
19 33 (13.87%) Manual Testing
20 32 (13.45%) Microsoft

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 9 (3.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.94%) CMS
3 5 (2.10%) Jetty
3 5 (2.10%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.68%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.26%) Node.js
5 3 (1.26%) Apache
6 2 (0.84%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) Internet
2 8 (3.36%) HTTP
3 3 (1.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.62%) MySQL
4 10 (4.20%) Hadoop
4 10 (4.20%) Big Data
5 8 (3.36%) Informix
6 7 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.52%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.10%) Redis
8 5 (2.10%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.68%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.84%) Mahout
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 60 (25.21%) Cucumber
2 39 (16.39%) JUnit
3 37 (15.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 34 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 32 (13.45%) Jenkins
6 27 (11.34%) SoapUI
7 25 (10.50%) Selenium IDE
8 24 (10.08%) NUnit
8 24 (10.08%) JIRA
9 23 (9.66%) Maven
9 23 (9.66%) Eclipse
10 22 (9.24%) Hudson
11 20 (8.40%) Git (software)
12 16 (6.72%) SpecFlow
13 14 (5.88%) SilkPerformer
13 14 (5.88%) jMock
13 14 (5.88%) EasyMock
13 14 (5.88%) LoadRunner
13 14 (5.88%) QALoad
13 14 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 35 (14.71%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Marketing
3 9 (3.78%) Billing
4 8 (3.36%) Games
5 5 (2.10%) Military
5 5 (2.10%) Legal
6 4 (1.68%) Advertising
6 4 (1.68%) Retail
7 3 (1.26%) Electronics
8 2 (0.84%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (26.05%) Analyst
2 59 (24.79%) Tester
2 59 (24.79%) Developer
3 46 (19.33%) Test Analyst
4 39 (16.39%) Software Tester
5 21 (8.82%) Test Engineer
6 20 (8.40%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.40%) Senior Developer
7 16 (6.72%) QA Engineer
8 15 (6.30%) QA Analyst
8 15 (6.30%) Automation Engineer
9 11 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 11 (4.62%) .NET Developer
10 10 (4.20%) PHP Developer
10 10 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (4.20%) Senior Java Developer
10 10 (4.20%) Test Leader
10 10 (4.20%) QA Automation Engineer
11 9 (3.78%) Automation Tester
11 9 (3.78%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.99%) .NET
2 58 (24.37%) HTML
3 51 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 37 (15.55%) CSS
5 35 (14.71%) Web Services
6 33 (13.87%) jQuery
7 31 (13.03%) Spring
8 27 (11.34%) SOAP
9 23 (9.66%) .NET Framework
10 20 (8.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 18 (7.56%) XML
12 16 (6.72%) WCF
13 15 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (6.30%) HTML5
14 14 (5.88%) Gherkin
15 13 (5.46%) LINQ
15 13 (5.46%) JSF
15 13 (5.46%) Hibernate
16 11 (4.62%) NHibernate
16 11 (4.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.88%) Open Source
2 7 (2.94%) Social Media
3 5 (2.10%) Online Games
4 4 (1.68%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.68%) Replication
5 2 (0.84%) Graphic Design
5 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.37%) Windows
2 25 (10.50%) Linux
3 23 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.46%) Android
4 13 (5.46%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.68%) UNIX
7 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.82%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (31.93%) TDD
3 61 (25.63%) Automated Testing
3 61 (25.63%) Automation Testing
4 55 (23.11%) Software Testing
5 42 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 36 (15.13%) BDD
7 34 (14.29%) Scrum
8 33 (13.87%) Manual Testing
9 29 (12.18%) System Testing
9 29 (12.18%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (12.18%) Web Testing
9 29 (12.18%) Test Strategy
10 27 (11.34%) Test Scripting
11 24 (10.08%) Unit Testing
12 23 (9.66%) MVC
13 21 (8.82%) Performance Testing
14 20 (8.40%) OO
15 18 (7.56%) E-Commerce
15 18 (7.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 97 (40.76%) SQL
2 91 (38.24%) C#
3 76 (31.93%) Java
4 70 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.08%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.14%) C++
7 12 (5.04%) PHP
8 10 (4.20%) Ruby
9 4 (1.68%) VB
9 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.26%) Groovy
11 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.84%) XPath
11 2 (0.84%) Python
11 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.84%) XAML
11 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
12 1 (0.42%) XQuery
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (21.85%) ISEB
2 27 (11.34%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.20%) Degree
4 8 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.84%) RHCE
8 2 (0.84%) MCP
8 2 (0.84%) MCSD
8 2 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (37.82%) QA
2 7 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.62%) Puppet
2 9 (3.78%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 39 (16.39%) Oracle
2 32 (13.45%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.46%) HP
4 11 (4.62%) JBoss
5 7 (2.94%) VMware
6 6 (2.52%) IBM
7 4 (1.68%) Compuware
7 4 (1.68%) Perforce
8 3 (1.26%) Apple
8 3 (1.26%) Facebook
9 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.84%) Google
9 2 (0.84%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.84%) SAP
10 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £22500 - £30000 per annum + Great Base+Propects
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rentalcars.com
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rentalcars.com
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 14 days ago
North West
Dunnhumby
Posted: 19 days ago