Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 104 102
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 78 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.31% 1.54% 2.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.39% 8.31% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59 31 63
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 751 397 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.25% 18.50% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 561 348 534
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Cheshire

Selenium
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Selenium in Cheshire

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Cheshire

Selenium
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 28 £41,250 - 1
Chester -10 13 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Warrington - 11 £39,500 -
Macclesfield +5 10 £37,500 -
Wilmslow +11 5 £36,000 -20.00% 1
Crewe +1 3 - -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 67 (85.90%) Test Automation
2 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (64.10%) Java
4 34 (43.59%) Cucumber
5 31 (39.74%) Finance
6 24 (30.77%) SQL
7 22 (28.21%) QA
8 21 (26.92%) WebDriver
9 18 (23.08%) Test Strategy
9 18 (23.08%) Gherkin
9 18 (23.08%) .NET
10 17 (21.79%) SOAP
10 17 (21.79%) ISTQB
10 17 (21.79%) BDD
11 16 (20.51%) SDLC
11 16 (20.51%) JUnit
11 16 (20.51%) XML
12 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
13 14 (17.95%) Test Scripting
13 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
13 14 (17.95%) Banking
13 14 (17.95%) Scrum
14 13 (16.67%) JSON
14 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
14 13 (16.67%) C#
14 13 (16.67%) DevOps
15 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (15.38%) TDD
15 12 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
16 11 (14.10%) HTML

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.97%) Confluence
2 3 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.56%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.28%) Anypoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.28%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) BrowserStack
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.85%) Big Data
3 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (43.59%) Cucumber
2 21 (26.92%) WebDriver
3 16 (20.51%) JUnit
4 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
5 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
6 10 (12.82%) JIRA
7 8 (10.26%) Maven
8 7 (8.97%) Ant
8 7 (8.97%) SpecFlow
9 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (7.69%) TestNG
10 5 (6.41%) Bitbucket
10 5 (6.41%) Eclipse
10 5 (6.41%) JMeter
10 5 (6.41%) Mockito
11 4 (5.13%) FitNesse
11 4 (5.13%) Ranorex
12 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
12 3 (3.85%) NUnit
12 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (39.74%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Investment Banking
3 7 (8.97%) Law
4 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 2 (2.56%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (1.28%) International Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Tester
2 20 (25.64%) Automation Tester
3 17 (21.79%) Test Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Developer
5 10 (12.82%) Software Tester
6 8 (10.26%) Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Automation Test Lead
7 7 (8.97%) Test Leader
8 6 (7.69%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.41%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (6.41%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Automation Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Tester
9 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Lead Tester
10 4 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) .NET
1 18 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 17 (21.79%) SOAP
3 16 (20.51%) XML
4 13 (16.67%) JSON
5 11 (14.10%) HTML
5 11 (14.10%) REST
6 10 (12.82%) jQuery
7 9 (11.54%) Spring
8 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
9 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
9 6 (7.69%) Web Services
10 5 (6.41%) CSS
10 5 (6.41%) J2EE
10 5 (6.41%) Struts
11 3 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
12 2 (2.56%) SignalR
12 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (2.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Fintech
2 4 (5.13%) Internet of Things
2 4 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.85%) VSAM
3 3 (3.85%) Xbox
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.56%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.56%) PMI
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Unix
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (85.90%) Test Automation
2 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 17 (21.79%) BDD
5 16 (20.51%) SDLC
6 14 (17.95%) Scrum
6 14 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 13 (16.67%) DevOps
8 12 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
8 12 (15.38%) TDD
9 11 (14.10%) Functional Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.82%) User Stories
11 8 (10.26%) API Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.26%) Wealth Management
12 7 (8.97%) Process Improvement
12 7 (8.97%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) Java
2 24 (30.77%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) C#
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.13%) Python
6 3 (3.85%) REXX
6 3 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.56%) PHP
7 2 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.26%) ISEB
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
3 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.85%) PMP
6 2 (2.56%) CSQA
7 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.85%) Ab Initio
3 3 (3.85%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (3.85%) HP
3 3 (3.85%) Informatica
4 2 (2.56%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.28%) Sun