Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 68 100
Rank change year-on-year -37 +32 -10
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 180 311 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.75% 4.23% 3.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.02% 16.89% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 158 245 236
Manchester median annual salary £45,250 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.47% -2.30% +6.10%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,900 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +10.39%

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 1,382 1,841 1,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.10% 25.02% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,045 1,516 1,623
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,300 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 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
Stockport -5 6 £47,500 +39.71% 2
Salford -18 6 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Altrincham +18 1 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Bury +8 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Oldham - 1 £35,000 - 1
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 151 (83.89%) Test Automation
2 115 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (60.00%) Java
4 63 (35.00%) C#
4 63 (35.00%) BDD
5 62 (34.44%) TDD
6 58 (32.22%) JIRA
7 56 (31.11%) Scrum
8 54 (30.00%) JUnit
8 54 (30.00%) Python
9 53 (29.44%) Maven
10 46 (25.56%) Spring
10 46 (25.56%) JavaScript
11 43 (23.89%) Java 8
12 42 (23.33%) SDLC
12 42 (23.33%) Hibernate
12 42 (23.33%) WebDriver
13 40 (22.22%) DevOps
14 38 (21.11%) QA
15 36 (20.00%) Spock
15 36 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (20.00%) Cucumber
16 32 (17.78%) Test Scripting
17 30 (16.67%) SQL
18 29 (16.11%) .NET
19 27 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
20 26 (14.44%) MVC
21 25 (13.89%) Ruby
21 25 (13.89%) Node.js
22 24 (13.33%) Confluence

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 24 (13.33%) Confluence
2 5 (2.78%) CMS
2 5 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (2.78%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) FileZilla
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.78%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.00%) Azure
2 11 (6.11%) AWS
3 5 (2.78%) GCP
4 4 (2.22%) Serverless
5 3 (1.67%) SaaS
6 2 (1.11%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.56%) Firebase
7 1 (0.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.56%) npm
7 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.78%) Calico
1 5 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.56%) MySQL
3 9 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (32.22%) JIRA
2 54 (30.00%) JUnit
3 53 (29.44%) Maven
4 42 (23.33%) WebDriver
5 36 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 36 (20.00%) Spock
6 23 (12.78%) Jenkins
7 16 (8.89%) Git (software)
8 15 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 14 (7.78%) Gatling
10 12 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (6.67%) TeamCity
11 10 (5.56%) SpecFlow
12 9 (5.00%) Appium
12 9 (5.00%) ReSharper
13 8 (4.44%) Calabash
14 7 (3.89%) Gradle
14 7 (3.89%) JMeter
15 6 (3.33%) Bitbucket
15 6 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (8.33%) Banking
2 10 (5.56%) Finance
3 6 (3.33%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (38.33%) Developer
2 35 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 23 (12.78%) Senior Developer
5 20 (11.11%) Tester
6 17 (9.44%) Senior Java Developer
6 17 (9.44%) Software Engineer
7 16 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) Senior Test Engineer
9 13 (7.22%) Developer in Test
10 12 (6.67%) Analyst
11 11 (6.11%) Java Engineer
12 10 (5.56%) Automation Tester
12 10 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (5.56%) QA Engineer
12 10 (5.56%) Test Analyst
13 8 (4.44%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
13 8 (4.44%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.56%) Spring
2 42 (23.33%) Hibernate
3 29 (16.11%) .NET
4 25 (13.89%) Node.js
5 23 (12.78%) HTML
6 21 (11.67%) REST
7 19 (10.56%) ASP.NET
8 17 (9.44%) .NET Framework
9 15 (8.33%) CSS
9 15 (8.33%) Gherkin
9 15 (8.33%) jQuery
10 11 (6.11%) JSON
11 10 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (5.56%) Sass
11 10 (5.56%) XML
12 9 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (3.89%) .NET Core
13 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (3.89%) Elastic Stack
14 6 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.78%) Cloud Native
4 5 (2.78%) User Experience
4 5 (2.78%) Wiki
5 2 (1.11%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.56%) Contactless
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.89%) Linux
2 5 (2.78%) CentOS
2 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (83.89%) Test Automation
2 115 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (35.00%) BDD
4 62 (34.44%) TDD
5 56 (31.11%) Scrum
6 42 (23.33%) SDLC
7 40 (22.22%) DevOps
8 36 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (17.78%) Test Scripting
10 27 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 26 (14.44%) MVC
12 21 (11.67%) SDET
13 20 (11.11%) Kanban
14 19 (10.56%) API Testing
14 19 (10.56%) Performance Testing
15 18 (10.00%) Functional Testing
15 18 (10.00%) Software Testing
16 17 (9.44%) Coaching
16 17 (9.44%) Defect Management
16 17 (9.44%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (60.00%) Java
2 63 (35.00%) C#
3 54 (30.00%) Python
4 46 (25.56%) JavaScript
5 43 (23.89%) Java 8
6 30 (16.67%) SQL
7 25 (13.89%) Ruby
8 14 (7.78%) PHP
9 10 (5.56%) TypeScript
10 9 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.44%) C++
12 5 (2.78%) Perl
13 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.11%) VBScript
14 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.56%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 21 (11.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.89%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.33%) ISEB
6 2 (1.11%) Degree
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.11%) QA
2 5 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (12.78%) Docker
2 5 (2.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (2.78%) etcd
3 2 (1.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.78%) Ansible
2 13 (7.22%) Terraform
3 6 (3.33%) Consul
3 6 (3.33%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.78%) Istio
5 4 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.67%) HP ALM
7 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 5 (2.78%) AppDynamics
1 5 (2.78%) CyberArk
1 5 (2.78%) New Relic
1 5 (2.78%) Red Hat
1 5 (2.78%) Sitecore
1 5 (2.78%) Splunk
2 4 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.56%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (0.56%) Telerik
4 1 (0.56%) Xamarin