Period
to 14 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 41 45
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 12 6 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 7.27% 2.17% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.27% 7.59% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -33.33% +71.43%
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +23.29% -8.75% -

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 Chester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 44 79 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.67% 28.52% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 68 58
Median annual salary £46,250 £42,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.12% -9.19% +10.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,275 £24,425
90th Percentile £58,125 £77,500 £72,500
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Chester

Selenium
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Chester.

Salary trend for Selenium in Chester

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in Chester over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Chester

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (66.67%) Maven
3 8 (66.67%) GitHub
3 8 (66.67%) Bitbucket
3 8 (66.67%) REST
3 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (58.33%) Docker
4 7 (58.33%) Microservices
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) TestNG
4 7 (58.33%) Hudson
4 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
4 7 (58.33%) NUnit
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) JUnit
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 8 (66.67%) Maven
2 8 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (58.33%) Hudson
3 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (58.33%) JUnit
3 7 (58.33%) NUnit
3 7 (58.33%) TestNG
4 4 (33.33%) Postman
4 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Microservices
5 4 (33.33%) Case Management
5 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) QA Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Docker