Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 95 98
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 280 277 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.86% 3.48% 3.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.24% 15.04% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 234 245 227
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,200 £28,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,724 1,842 1,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.75% 23.16% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,521 1,551
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,937 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 Manchester

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in Manchester.

Salary trend for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Manchester 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
Stockport 0 7 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Salford -4 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Altrincham -13 4 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Cheadle +4 2 £37,750 +13.53% 2
Bury -1 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Oldham - 1 £33,750 -
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 Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 248 (88.57%) Test Automation
2 202 (72.14%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (46.43%) Java
4 116 (41.43%) Cucumber
5 108 (38.57%) BDD
6 90 (32.14%) C#
7 84 (30.00%) WebDriver
8 82 (29.29%) JIRA
8 82 (29.29%) QA
9 80 (28.57%) Scrum
10 79 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (24.64%) Test Scripting
12 67 (23.93%) TDD
13 63 (22.50%) Software Engineering
14 62 (22.14%) DevOps
15 61 (21.79%) Python
16 59 (21.07%) Finance
17 58 (20.71%) Jenkins
17 58 (20.71%) SoapUI
18 56 (20.00%) JavaScript
19 52 (18.57%) .NET
20 50 (17.86%) SQL
21 48 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
22 47 (16.79%) SDLC
23 46 (16.43%) API Testing
24 42 (15.00%) Gherkin
24 42 (15.00%) ISTQB
24 42 (15.00%) Git (software)
25 41 (14.64%) Software Testing
26 39 (13.93%) Docker

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 21 (7.50%) Confluence
2 8 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (2.50%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.43%) Apache
5 4 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.07%) CMS
6 3 (1.07%) IIS
6 3 (1.07%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.71%) Kentico
7 2 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.36%) JBoss
8 1 (0.36%) Jetty
8 1 (0.36%) nginx
8 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.36%) Magento
1 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.36%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (13.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (5.36%) SaaS
4 13 (4.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.43%) BlazeMeter
7 4 (1.43%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.71%) GitHub
8 2 (0.71%) IaaS
8 2 (0.71%) npm
8 2 (0.71%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.71%) PaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.86%) HTTP
2 7 (2.50%) Firewall
2 7 (2.50%) SSL
2 7 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.36%) AMQP
3 1 (0.36%) ATM
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.14%) Big Data
2 17 (6.07%) Hadoop
3 16 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 16 (5.71%) MySQL
3 16 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (3.21%) Couchbase
5 9 (3.21%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.50%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.71%) DB2
9 2 (0.71%) Power BI
10 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.36%) Redis
10 1 (0.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 116 (41.43%) Cucumber
2 84 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 82 (29.29%) JIRA
4 58 (20.71%) Jenkins
4 58 (20.71%) SoapUI
5 42 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 36 (12.86%) SpecFlow
7 34 (12.14%) JMeter
8 21 (7.50%) Maven
9 20 (7.14%) TeamCity
10 18 (6.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (6.43%) NUnit
11 17 (6.07%) JUnit
12 15 (5.36%) Bitbucket
12 15 (5.36%) Robot Framework
13 14 (5.00%) Gatling
14 11 (3.93%) GoCD
15 10 (3.57%) Protractor
15 10 (3.57%) SonarQube
15 10 (3.57%) Travis CI
General
1 59 (21.07%) Finance
2 32 (11.43%) Retail
3 24 (8.57%) Marketing
4 21 (7.50%) Electronics
5 14 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.64%) Banking
6 13 (4.64%) Law
6 13 (4.64%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.86%) Advertising
8 7 (2.50%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.07%) Back Office
9 3 (1.07%) Games
10 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.71%) Military
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 79 (28.21%) Test Engineer
2 69 (24.64%) Tester
3 61 (21.79%) Developer
4 48 (17.14%) Automation Tester
5 40 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 37 (13.21%) Analyst
7 36 (12.86%) Test Analyst
8 32 (11.43%) Developer in Test
9 29 (10.36%) Software Test Engineer
10 25 (8.93%) Software Tester
11 23 (8.21%) Test Automation Engineer
12 20 (7.14%) Software Developer
13 19 (6.79%) QA Engineer
14 17 (6.07%) Development Engineer
14 17 (6.07%) Software Development Engineer
14 17 (6.07%) Test Development Engineer
15 16 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
16 15 (5.36%) Java Engineer
17 14 (5.00%) .NET Developer
17 14 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.57%) .NET
2 42 (15.00%) Gherkin
3 36 (12.86%) SOAP
4 34 (12.14%) HTML
5 31 (11.07%) REST
6 27 (9.64%) CSS
7 25 (8.93%) Web Services
8 24 (8.57%) Node.js
9 21 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 21 (7.50%) RESTful
9 21 (7.50%) XML
10 19 (6.79%) AngularJS
11 18 (6.43%) .NET Framework
11 18 (6.43%) React
12 17 (6.07%) Spring
13 16 (5.71%) jQuery
14 15 (5.36%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (5.00%) Hibernate
15 14 (5.00%) JSON
16 13 (4.64%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.00%) Fintech
5 12 (4.29%) Blog
5 12 (4.29%) User Experience
6 8 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.79%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.43%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.71%) AS400
9 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.71%) iSeries
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.21%) Linux
2 17 (6.07%) Windows
3 9 (3.21%) Android
3 9 (3.21%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (88.57%) Test Automation
2 202 (72.14%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (38.57%) BDD
4 80 (28.57%) Scrum
5 79 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (24.64%) Test Scripting
7 67 (23.93%) TDD
8 63 (22.50%) Software Engineering
9 62 (22.14%) DevOps
10 47 (16.79%) SDLC
11 46 (16.43%) API Testing
12 41 (14.64%) Software Testing
13 37 (13.21%) Kanban
14 36 (12.86%) SDET
15 29 (10.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 29 (10.36%) Open Source
15 29 (10.36%) Performance Testing
16 28 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
16 28 (10.00%) Manual Testing
16 28 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 130 (46.43%) Java
2 90 (32.14%) C#
3 61 (21.79%) Python
4 56 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 50 (17.86%) SQL
6 24 (8.57%) PHP
7 23 (8.21%) Bash Shell
7 23 (8.21%) Ruby
8 22 (7.86%) C++
9 14 (5.00%) C
9 14 (5.00%) Perl
10 11 (3.93%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.21%) Java 8
11 9 (3.21%) T-SQL
12 7 (2.50%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 6 (2.14%) Go
14 3 (1.07%) Scala
15 2 (0.71%) RPG
16 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 32 (11.43%) ISEB
3 31 (11.07%) Degree
4 23 (8.21%) Security Cleared
5 15 (5.36%) DV Cleared
6 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.50%) CCNA
7 7 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.50%) CISSP
7 7 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (2.50%) GIAC
7 7 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.50%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (2.50%) MCSE
7 7 (2.50%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (2.50%) SANS
7 7 (2.50%) SSCP
8 6 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (29.29%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (13.93%) Docker
2 14 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 14 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (7.86%) Puppet
2 18 (6.43%) Kubernetes
3 15 (5.36%) Salt
4 14 (5.00%) Ansible
5 11 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.43%) Istio
7 3 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.07%) Terraform
8 1 (0.36%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.36%) Consul
8 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 24 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.43%) Google
3 14 (5.00%) VMware
4 13 (4.64%) SAP
5 4 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.07%) IBM
6 3 (1.07%) Oracle
7 2 (0.71%) RedGate
7 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.71%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) Progress
8 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.36%) WorldPay