Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 83 96
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 80 67 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.65% 2.82% 2.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.16% 15.19% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 74 41 71
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,125 £28,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £44,625 £52,250 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%

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 495 441 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 28.80% 18.54% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 392 356 562
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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
Chester +20 39 £42,500 - 3
Warrington +25 19 £40,000 - 3
Knutsford +22 7 £32,500 -
Wilmslow +14 5 £57,500 +21.05%
Crewe -16 5 £35,000 +12.00% 2
Nantwich +1 3 £35,000 +14.75%
Ellesmere Port 0 1 - - 1
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 71 (88.75%) Test Automation
2 69 (86.25%) C#
3 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (71.25%) Java
5 51 (63.75%) WebDriver
6 46 (57.50%) Scrum
7 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
8 41 (51.25%) .NET
8 41 (51.25%) REST
9 40 (50.00%) SOAP
9 40 (50.00%) QA
10 39 (48.75%) Jenkins
11 37 (46.25%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (45.00%) SQL
13 34 (42.50%) Hudson
14 33 (41.25%) JUnit
15 32 (40.00%) Maven
16 28 (35.00%) Cucumber
17 27 (33.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (32.50%) BDD
19 25 (31.25%) GitHub
19 25 (31.25%) NUnit
19 25 (31.25%) Shell Script
20 24 (30.00%) TestNG
20 24 (30.00%) Bitbucket
20 24 (30.00%) Docker
21 23 (28.75%) Microservices
22 20 (25.00%) SoapUI
22 20 (25.00%) Performance Testing
22 20 (25.00%) Test Scripting

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 2 (2.50%) CMS
1 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.25%) Apache
2 1 (1.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.25%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 25 (31.25%) GitHub
2 4 (5.00%) Azure
3 2 (2.50%) AWS
3 2 (2.50%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (2.50%) GCP
3 2 (2.50%) SaaS
3 2 (2.50%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (63.75%) WebDriver
2 39 (48.75%) Jenkins
3 34 (42.50%) Hudson
4 33 (41.25%) JUnit
5 32 (40.00%) Maven
6 28 (35.00%) Cucumber
7 27 (33.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (31.25%) NUnit
9 24 (30.00%) Bitbucket
9 24 (30.00%) TestNG
10 20 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 19 (23.75%) JIRA
12 18 (22.50%) SpecFlow
13 16 (20.00%) Appium
14 13 (16.25%) Postman
15 5 (6.25%) JMeter
16 4 (5.00%) LoadRunner
16 4 (5.00%) SOAtest
16 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
16 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Analyst
2 22 (27.50%) Automation Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 15 (18.75%) Tester
5 13 (16.25%) QA Engineer
6 12 (15.00%) Test Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Automation Tester
8 6 (7.50%) Junior
8 6 (7.50%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Junior QA Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) QA Automation Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Software QA Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) QA Tester
10 4 (5.00%) Software Tester
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Test Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) QA Automation Tester
11 3 (3.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (51.25%) .NET
1 41 (51.25%) REST
2 40 (50.00%) SOAP
3 17 (21.25%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (17.50%) HTML
5 13 (16.25%) XML
6 11 (13.75%) Web Services
7 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
8 6 (7.50%) CSS
9 5 (6.25%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.00%) Node.js
11 3 (3.75%) .NET Core
11 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.75%) Chai
11 3 (3.75%) Gherkin
11 3 (3.75%) Spring
12 2 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (2.50%) Swagger
12 2 (2.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Robotics
2 6 (7.50%) PMI
3 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.50%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) CentOS
2 1 (1.25%) Debian
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (88.75%) Test Automation
2 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (57.50%) Scrum
4 37 (46.25%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (32.50%) BDD
6 23 (28.75%) Microservices
7 20 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 20 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 16 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
9 15 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Defect Management
10 11 (13.75%) Integration Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Kanban
11 10 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (12.50%) Line Management
12 9 (11.25%) Robotic Process Automation
12 9 (11.25%) TDD
13 8 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (10.00%) SOA
13 8 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 69 (86.25%) C#
2 57 (71.25%) Java
3 42 (52.50%) JavaScript
4 36 (45.00%) SQL
5 25 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 17 (21.25%) VBScript
7 9 (11.25%) Groovy
8 8 (10.00%) Python
9 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.75%) Ruby
11 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) ISEB
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.50%) HND
5 2 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (7.50%) IBM
2 4 (5.00%) CA
2 4 (5.00%) Green Hat
2 4 (5.00%) Parasoft
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) SendGrid
4 2 (2.50%) Sitecore