Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 98 110
Rank change year-on-year +19 +12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 64 77 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.99% 2.40% 1.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.17% 10.88% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 34
Cheshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,100
90th Percentile £51,875 £60,000 £49,625
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 422 708 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.68% 22.05% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 346 547 393
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,000 £53,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Knutsford +19 13 £38,250 -4.38% 4
Nantwich - 8 £30,500 -
Crewe +9 7 £35,000 - 3
Warrington +2 7 £40,000 +1.27% 3
Wilmslow -8 7 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 60 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (56.25%) Java
4 27 (42.19%) Finance
5 23 (35.94%) Cucumber
6 20 (31.25%) SQL
6 20 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
7 19 (29.69%) REST
8 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
9 17 (26.56%) QA
10 16 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 15 (23.44%) Gherkin
11 15 (23.44%) API Testing
11 15 (23.44%) SOA
11 15 (23.44%) .NET
11 15 (23.44%) JIRA
11 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
12 14 (21.88%) SOAP
13 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
13 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
14 12 (18.75%) Test Management
14 12 (18.75%) Windows
14 12 (18.75%) SDLC
14 12 (18.75%) BDD
15 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (17.19%) PHP
15 11 (17.19%) Project Management
15 11 (17.19%) Fixed Income
16 10 (15.63%) Software Testing

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 5 (7.81%) Confluence
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) CICS
3 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Cucumber
2 20 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
4 16 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 15 (23.44%) JIRA
6 7 (10.94%) HP UFT
7 6 (9.38%) PHPUnit
7 6 (9.38%) Protractor
7 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.81%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.69%) Travis CI
9 3 (4.69%) Zephyr
10 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.56%) FxCop
11 1 (1.56%) Gradle
11 1 (1.56%) JUnit
11 1 (1.56%) SOAtest
11 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.56%) StyleCop
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Law
4 5 (7.81%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Tester
2 18 (28.13%) Automation Tester
3 17 (26.56%) Analyst
3 17 (26.56%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) QA Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) QA Tester
5 6 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Test Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Software Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (3.13%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Software QA Tester
7 2 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) REST
2 15 (23.44%) .NET
2 15 (23.44%) Gherkin
3 14 (21.88%) SOAP
4 8 (12.50%) XML
5 6 (9.38%) Behat
5 6 (9.38%) HTML
5 6 (9.38%) HTML5
6 5 (7.81%) JSON
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 4 (6.25%) JMS
7 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 4 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (4.69%) Django
8 3 (4.69%) J2EE
9 2 (3.13%) WireMock
10 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.56%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.56%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Fixed Income
2 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Fintech
4 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.13%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 39 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.13%) Test Strategy
4 15 (23.44%) API Testing
4 15 (23.44%) SOA
5 13 (20.31%) Test Scripting
6 12 (18.75%) BDD
6 12 (18.75%) SDLC
6 12 (18.75%) Test Management
7 11 (17.19%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (17.19%) Project Management
8 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Risk Management
10 7 (10.94%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) PHP
5 10 (15.63%) C#
6 9 (14.06%) Python
7 5 (7.81%) ES6
7 5 (7.81%) Java 8
8 4 (6.25%) VBScript
9 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.13%) Perl
10 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.56%) COBOL
11 1 (1.56%) JCL
11 1 (1.56%) REXX
11 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.06%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.25%) ISEB
5 2 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) HP
2 4 (6.25%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
3 3 (4.69%) Google
3 3 (4.69%) Green Hat
4 2 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle