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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 142 134 206
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +72
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 112 125 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.71% 1.75% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.50% 10.98% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 105 107 38
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
1179 1138 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.96% 15.94% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 988 928
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 78 £40,000 +4.57% 19
Cheshire -6 17 £41,250 +37.50% 4
Lancashire +3 14 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Merseyside +3 3 £21,500 -38.57%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 194 (74.62%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (39.62%) .NET
3 101 (38.85%) SQL
4 88 (33.85%) QA
5 87 (33.46%) Scrum
6 86 (33.08%) TDD
7 85 (32.69%) C#
8 75 (28.85%) Java
8 75 (28.85%) Automated Testing
9 70 (26.92%) Finance
10 59 (22.69%) MVC
11 57 (21.92%) Test Scripting
12 55 (21.15%) BDD
13 52 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 52 (20.00%) Automation Testing
14 49 (18.85%) WebDriver
15 47 (18.08%) Cucumber
15 47 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (18.08%) Microsoft
16 46 (17.69%) Test Automation
16 46 (17.69%) ISTQB
16 46 (17.69%) SpecFlow
17 45 (17.31%) Jenkins
17 45 (17.31%) Android
18 44 (16.92%) Apple iOS
18 44 (16.92%) ASP.NET
19 43 (16.54%) HTML
20 42 (16.15%) SQL Server
21 38 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (14.62%) Degree

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.15%) Apache
2 17 (6.54%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.46%) JBoss
3 9 (3.46%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.08%) IIS
5 7 (2.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (1.15%) Node.js
7 1 (0.38%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 26 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Mingle
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (3.46%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.77%) Trello
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.85%) HTTP
2 4 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.92%) MySQL
3 17 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.92%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.15%) Big Data
10 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (18.85%) WebDriver
2 47 (18.08%) Cucumber
3 46 (17.69%) SpecFlow
4 45 (17.31%) Jenkins
5 36 (13.85%) JIRA
6 35 (13.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 33 (12.69%) Git (software)
8 23 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (8.85%) JUnit
9 19 (7.31%) Visual Studio
9 19 (7.31%) TeamCity
10 17 (6.54%) Eclipse
11 16 (6.15%) NUnit
12 15 (5.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 14 (5.38%) Hudson
13 14 (5.38%) SoapUI
14 12 (4.62%) WatiN
15 9 (3.46%) Gradle
16 8 (3.08%) JMeter
17 7 (2.69%) Maven
General
1 70 (26.92%) Finance
2 15 (5.77%) Advertising
2 15 (5.77%) Retail
3 6 (2.31%) Military
3 6 (2.31%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.54%) Legal
4 4 (1.54%) Games
5 3 (1.15%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 110 (42.31%) Analyst
2 82 (31.54%) Test Analyst
3 76 (29.23%) Tester
4 60 (23.08%) Developer
5 43 (16.54%) Software Tester
6 24 (9.23%) Test Engineer
7 22 (8.46%) Java Developer
7 22 (8.46%) Automation Tester
8 19 (7.31%) .NET Developer
9 17 (6.54%) QA Analyst
10 15 (5.77%) Analyst Programmer
10 15 (5.77%) Programmer
11 14 (5.38%) Software Engineer
12 13 (5.00%) QA Tester
12 13 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
12 13 (5.00%) Test Leader
12 13 (5.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
12 13 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 11 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
13 11 (4.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (39.62%) .NET
2 44 (16.92%) ASP.NET
3 43 (16.54%) HTML
4 38 (14.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (14.23%) WCF
6 32 (12.31%) NHibernate
6 32 (12.31%) CSS
6 32 (12.31%) Castle Windsor
7 30 (11.54%) XML
8 29 (11.15%) jQuery
9 24 (9.23%) REST
10 23 (8.85%) Web Services
11 22 (8.46%) HTML5
12 20 (7.69%) CSS3
12 20 (7.69%) SOAP
12 20 (7.69%) JSON
13 19 (7.31%) LINQ
13 19 (7.31%) AngularJS
14 18 (6.92%) Hibernate
14 18 (6.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.15%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.69%) Open Source
5 7 (2.69%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.31%) User Experience
7 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.77%) DTV
8 2 (0.77%) BBC
9 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.38%) Arduino
9 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.38%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.31%) Android
2 44 (16.92%) Apple iOS
3 33 (12.69%) Windows
4 30 (11.54%) Linux
5 6 (2.31%) UNIX
6 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (74.62%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.46%) Scrum
3 86 (33.08%) TDD
4 75 (28.85%) Automated Testing
5 59 (22.69%) MVC
6 57 (21.92%) Test Scripting
7 55 (21.15%) BDD
8 52 (20.00%) Automation Testing
9 47 (18.08%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (17.69%) Test Automation
11 37 (14.23%) Software Testing
12 35 (13.46%) Manual Testing
13 34 (13.08%) Regression Testing
14 30 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (9.62%) Kanban
16 24 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (8.85%) Unit Testing
18 22 (8.46%) E-Commerce
18 22 (8.46%) Web Testing
19 21 (8.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 101 (38.85%) SQL
2 85 (32.69%) C#
3 75 (28.85%) Java
4 52 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.69%) Ruby
6 19 (7.31%) PHP
7 14 (5.38%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.92%) Python
9 4 (1.54%) VB
10 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.77%) Groovy
11 2 (0.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.38%) C
12 1 (0.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (17.69%) ISTQB
2 38 (14.62%) Degree
3 35 (13.46%) ISEB
4 15 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.62%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (33.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (2.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 47 (18.08%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.38%) Oracle
3 15 (5.77%) Telerik
4 7 (2.69%) HP
4 7 (2.69%) VMware
5 4 (1.54%) SAP
6 2 (0.77%) Adobe
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