Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 101 107
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 63 78 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.45% 2.57% 1.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 11.84% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37 66 38
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £52,450 £53,125 £49,125
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 462 659 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.96% 21.69% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 376 534 449
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £53,350
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +3.90%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +16 12 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Wilmslow -17 8 £47,500 +17.28% 2
Warrington -2 7 £40,000 +0.63% 3
Nantwich - 7 £34,500 - 1
Crewe +2 3 £27,500 -33.73% 4
Chester -9 3 - - 1
Northwich - 1 £42,500 - 1
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 53 (84.13%) Test Automation
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.79%) Java
4 27 (42.86%) Finance
5 26 (41.27%) Cucumber
6 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
7 18 (28.57%) SQL
7 18 (28.57%) .NET
8 17 (26.98%) WebDriver
8 17 (26.98%) REST
9 15 (23.81%) Test Strategy
9 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 14 (22.22%) SOAP
10 14 (22.22%) Gherkin
10 14 (22.22%) SoapUI
10 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (19.05%) BDD
11 12 (19.05%) PHP
11 12 (19.05%) SOA
11 12 (19.05%) QA
12 11 (17.46%) ISTQB
12 11 (17.46%) Windows
12 11 (17.46%) API Testing
13 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.87%) XML
13 10 (15.87%) C#
13 10 (15.87%) HTML
13 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
13 10 (15.87%) jQuery
13 10 (15.87%) 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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.59%) CICS
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.17%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Big Data
3 3 (4.76%) DB2
4 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Cucumber
2 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
3 17 (26.98%) WebDriver
4 14 (22.22%) SoapUI
5 9 (14.29%) JIRA
6 8 (12.70%) HP UFT
7 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
7 6 (9.52%) PHPUnit
7 6 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (9.52%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.76%) NUnit
9 3 (4.76%) Protractor
9 3 (4.76%) Travis CI
10 2 (3.17%) FxCop
10 2 (3.17%) JUnit
10 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.17%) StyleCop
10 2 (3.17%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Advertising
3 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Law
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Tester
2 17 (26.98%) Automation Tester
3 15 (23.81%) Analyst
4 14 (22.22%) Test Analyst
5 10 (15.87%) Test Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Developer
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
10 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Data Manager
10 3 (4.76%) QA Tester
10 3 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Software Tester
10 3 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) .NET
2 17 (26.98%) REST
3 14 (22.22%) Gherkin
3 14 (22.22%) SOAP
4 10 (15.87%) HTML
4 10 (15.87%) jQuery
4 10 (15.87%) XML
5 8 (12.70%) JSON
6 7 (11.11%) HTML5
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET
7 6 (9.52%) Behat
8 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.94%) CSS
9 4 (6.35%) Web Services
10 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.76%) Django
10 3 (4.76%) JMS
10 3 (4.76%) Regular Expression
10 3 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (3.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.94%) Fintech
5 4 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.76%) User Experience
7 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
7 2 (3.17%) VSAM
8 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (84.13%) Test Automation
2 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 14 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (19.05%) BDD
5 12 (19.05%) SOA
6 11 (17.46%) API Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Software Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.29%) Project Management
8 9 (14.29%) SDLC
8 9 (14.29%) Test Management
9 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Functional Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Test Planning
11 6 (9.52%) V-Model
11 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.79%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) PHP
5 10 (15.87%) C#
6 8 (12.70%) Python
7 5 (7.94%) ES6
7 5 (7.94%) Java 8
8 4 (6.35%) Perl
8 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
8 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
8 4 (6.35%) VBScript
9 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.17%) COBOL
10 2 (3.17%) JCL
10 2 (3.17%) REXX
11 1 (1.59%) VB
11 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.11%) Degree
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.52%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) HP
2 4 (6.35%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Green Hat
3 3 (4.76%) IBM
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Splunk
5 1 (1.59%) Syncsort