Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 104 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 +56
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 70 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.24% 2.19% 2.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.89% 12.44% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 62
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £31,500 £24,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,250 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +7.59% +5.33%

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 708 434 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.68% 17.60% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 497 331 419
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +9 28 £47,500 +4.40%
Wilmslow +2 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Crewe -15 6 £37,500 -9.64%
Nantwich - 6 £25,000 -
Macclesfield -2 5 £30,000 -
Chester -17 3 £60,000 +71.43% 1
Warrington -1 2 £37,500 -16.20% 2
Northwich - 2 £42,500 - 1
Runcorn - 1 £42,500 - 1
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 52 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (48.57%) SQL
4 33 (47.14%) Java
5 29 (41.43%) Finance
6 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 26 (37.14%) HTML
7 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 24 (34.29%) C#
9 23 (32.86%) .NET
9 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET
10 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
11 20 (28.57%) jQuery
11 20 (28.57%) CSS
12 19 (27.14%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (25.71%) MVC
13 18 (25.71%) Banking
14 17 (24.29%) TDD
14 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
15 16 (22.86%) Cucumber
16 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
16 15 (21.43%) Windows
17 14 (20.00%) XML
17 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
17 14 (20.00%) SDLC
18 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
18 13 (18.57%) DevOps
19 12 (17.14%) Gradle

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 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.00%) NServiceBus
3 5 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.71%) JBoss
4 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Jetty
5 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.71%) npm
2 4 (5.71%) OpenShift
3 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Serverless
4 2 (2.86%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.14%) HBase
4 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (4.29%) MariaDB
6 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.86%) Big Data
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.43%) DB2
8 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (22.86%) Cucumber
3 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (17.14%) Gradle
5 11 (15.71%) JUnit
5 11 (15.71%) Maven
5 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
6 10 (14.29%) NUnit
7 9 (12.86%) WebDriver
8 8 (11.43%) JIRA
8 8 (11.43%) SoapUI
9 7 (10.00%) Ant
9 7 (10.00%) CA Release Automation
9 7 (10.00%) FxCop
9 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
9 7 (10.00%) StyleCop
10 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
11 3 (4.29%) FitNesse
11 3 (4.29%) HP UFT
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Banking
3 11 (15.71%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.57%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Retail
6 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Tester
2 18 (25.71%) Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) .NET Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Software Tester
5 10 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 8 (11.43%) Automation Test Lead
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Developer
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Test Leader
8 6 (8.57%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (8.57%) Programmer
9 5 (7.14%) Elasticsearch Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Java Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) HTML
2 23 (32.86%) .NET
2 23 (32.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (28.57%) CSS
3 20 (28.57%) jQuery
4 17 (24.29%) AngularJS
5 14 (20.00%) XML
6 12 (17.14%) REST
6 12 (17.14%) SOAP
6 12 (17.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (15.71%) Spring
7 11 (15.71%) Web Services
8 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (11.43%) WCF
10 7 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (10.00%) Gherkin
10 7 (10.00%) SignalR
10 7 (10.00%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (10.00%) User Experience
3 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.57%) Fixed Income
3 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 5 (7.14%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (5.71%) PMI
6 2 (2.86%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.86%) VSAM
7 1 (1.43%) Fintech
7 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.14%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (25.71%) MVC
5 17 (24.29%) TDD
6 15 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 14 (20.00%) SDLC
8 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (18.57%) DevOps
8 13 (18.57%) Test Strategy
9 12 (17.14%) BDD
10 11 (15.71%) Wealth Management
11 9 (12.86%) Decision-Making
11 9 (12.86%) Scrum
12 8 (11.43%) API Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
13 7 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (10.00%) ETL
13 7 (10.00%) Integration Testing
13 7 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) SQL
2 33 (47.14%) Java
3 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 24 (34.29%) C#
5 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.57%) Python
6 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.14%) Java 8
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) Groovy
9 2 (2.86%) Perl
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.86%) REXX
10 1 (1.43%) COBOL
10 1 (1.43%) JCL
10 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.43%) Degree
3 7 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.71%) ISEB
6 3 (4.29%) CSQA
7 2 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (4.29%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) Terraform
4 1 (1.43%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Splunk
3 5 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 4 (5.71%) Google
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.43%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Informatica
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Syncsort