Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 110 137
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 -57
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 78 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.53% 1.69% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.78% 7.42% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 66 38 33
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £53,125 £49,125 £75,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%

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 662 512 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.51% 22.76% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 540 465 588
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +7 18 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Knutsford -24 17 £40,000 - 3
Wilmslow +12 10 £40,500 +5.19% 2
Crewe 0 9 £41,500 +33.87% 1
Warrington - 9 £39,750 - 1
Macclesfield - 8 £36,250 - 1
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 66 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (55.13%) Cucumber
4 40 (51.28%) Java
5 28 (35.90%) SQL
5 28 (35.90%) WebDriver
6 25 (32.05%) C#
7 24 (30.77%) .NET
7 24 (30.77%) QA
8 21 (26.92%) SoapUI
8 21 (26.92%) Gherkin
9 20 (25.64%) Finance
9 20 (25.64%) SOAP
10 18 (23.08%) Scrum
11 17 (21.79%) SDLC
12 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
13 14 (17.95%) BDD
13 14 (17.95%) SpecFlow
13 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
13 14 (17.95%) JUnit
13 14 (17.95%) ISEB
14 13 (16.67%) XML
14 13 (16.67%) HTML
14 13 (16.67%) TDD
15 12 (15.38%) JSON
15 12 (15.38%) MVC
15 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 12 (15.38%) Windows
15 12 (15.38%) Manual Testing
15 12 (15.38%) jQuery

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 6 (7.69%) Confluence
2 5 (6.41%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) BrowserStack
2 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Big Data
2 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (55.13%) Cucumber
2 28 (35.90%) WebDriver
3 21 (26.92%) SoapUI
4 14 (17.95%) JUnit
4 14 (17.95%) SpecFlow
5 11 (14.10%) JIRA
6 8 (10.26%) TestNG
7 7 (8.97%) FitNesse
7 7 (8.97%) Ranorex
8 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 6 (7.69%) JMeter
8 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (6.41%) FxCop
9 5 (6.41%) HP UFT
9 5 (6.41%) Maven
9 5 (6.41%) StyleCop
10 4 (5.13%) Ant
10 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
10 4 (5.13%) NUnit
11 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Retail Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (1.28%) International Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Law
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Tester
2 22 (28.21%) Test Engineer
3 21 (26.92%) Automation Tester
4 13 (16.67%) Developer
5 12 (15.38%) Software Tester
6 9 (11.54%) Lead Tester
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Tester
7 8 (10.26%) Senior Automation Tester
8 7 (8.97%) Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Test Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) QA Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.77%) .NET
2 21 (26.92%) Gherkin
3 20 (25.64%) SOAP
4 13 (16.67%) HTML
4 13 (16.67%) XML
5 12 (15.38%) jQuery
5 12 (15.38%) JSON
6 10 (12.82%) AngularJS
6 10 (12.82%) CSS
7 7 (8.97%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.97%) REST
7 7 (8.97%) Spring
8 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 6 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 6 (7.69%) WCF
9 5 (6.41%) CSS3
9 5 (6.41%) HTML5
9 5 (6.41%) NHibernate
9 5 (6.41%) Web Services
9 5 (6.41%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (8.97%) User Experience
2 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Fintech
3 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Xbox
5 1 (1.28%) Life Science
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 61 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.08%) Scrum
4 17 (21.79%) SDLC
5 15 (19.23%) Test Scripting
6 14 (17.95%) BDD
7 13 (16.67%) TDD
8 12 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 12 (15.38%) MVC
9 11 (14.10%) Functional Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Process Improvement
9 11 (14.10%) Test Strategy
10 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Scenario Testing
11 8 (10.26%) API Testing
11 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
11 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 40 (51.28%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) SQL
3 25 (32.05%) C#
4 12 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.41%) Python
6 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.28%) Perl
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.28%) VBScript
9 1 (1.28%) XPath
9 1 (1.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) ISEB
1 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 8 (10.26%) Degree
3 4 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.77%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.28%) Sun