Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 77 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 +46
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 248 299 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.51% 3.84% 3.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.04% 15.89% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 274 221
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 1,767 1,882 1,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.98% 24.18% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,618 1,231
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +5 15 £34,000 -23.60% 1
Altrincham +1 9 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bolton +13 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Cheadle +1 5 £35,500 -18.86% 1
Rochdale -1 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Wigan -7 3 £45,000 +24.14%
Salford -8 3 £47,500 +25.84% 1
Bury - 1 £25,000 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 214 (86.29%) Test Automation
2 185 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (55.65%) Java
4 119 (47.98%) C#
5 107 (43.15%) TDD
6 94 (37.90%) Test Scripting
7 90 (36.29%) Cucumber
8 88 (35.48%) BDD
9 76 (30.65%) Scrum
10 75 (30.24%) WebDriver
11 60 (24.19%) Jenkins
12 58 (23.39%) QA
12 58 (23.39%) JIRA
13 55 (22.18%) JavaScript
14 52 (20.97%) SQL
15 47 (18.95%) Python
16 44 (17.74%) Finance
16 44 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (17.74%) SDET
16 44 (17.74%) SoapUI
17 41 (16.53%) SDLC
17 41 (16.53%) HTML
18 40 (16.13%) API Testing
19 39 (15.73%) CSS
20 37 (14.92%) Software Testing
20 37 (14.92%) Software Engineering
21 30 (12.10%) .NET
21 30 (12.10%) ISEB
22 29 (11.69%) Ruby
23 28 (11.29%) Test Strategy

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 8 (3.23%) Confluence
2 7 (2.82%) CMS
3 4 (1.61%) Apache
3 4 (1.61%) IIS
3 4 (1.61%) nginx
3 4 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.21%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.21%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.81%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.65%) GitHub
2 11 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.42%) SaaS
4 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.21%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.81%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) HTTP
2 3 (1.21%) Firewall
2 3 (1.21%) SSL
2 3 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) Broadband
4 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.05%) MySQL
3 10 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.23%) Big Data
4 8 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.21%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.40%) DB2
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 90 (36.29%) Cucumber
2 75 (30.24%) WebDriver
3 60 (24.19%) Jenkins
4 58 (23.39%) JIRA
5 44 (17.74%) SoapUI
6 23 (9.27%) Git (software)
6 23 (9.27%) Maven
7 22 (8.87%) NUnit
8 21 (8.47%) JUnit
9 19 (7.66%) Jasmine
10 16 (6.45%) JMeter
10 16 (6.45%) MSTest
10 16 (6.45%) SpecFlow
11 13 (5.24%) Robot Framework
12 12 (4.84%) Ranorex
13 11 (4.44%) Protractor
14 10 (4.03%) Mocha
14 10 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (3.63%) Bitbucket
16 8 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (17.74%) Finance
2 26 (10.48%) Retail
3 7 (2.82%) Advertising
3 7 (2.82%) Banking
4 3 (1.21%) Automotive
4 3 (1.21%) Back Office
5 2 (0.81%) French Language
5 2 (0.81%) German Language
5 2 (0.81%) Japanese Language
5 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Military
5 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (32.66%) Tester
2 71 (28.63%) Developer
3 64 (25.81%) Automation Tester
4 55 (22.18%) Test Engineer
5 45 (18.15%) Software Engineer
6 36 (14.52%) Analyst
7 34 (13.71%) Developer in Test
8 32 (12.90%) Test Analyst
9 27 (10.89%) Software Developer
10 24 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
11 23 (9.27%) Development Engineer
11 23 (9.27%) Software Development Engineer
11 23 (9.27%) Test Development Engineer
12 18 (7.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 18 (7.26%) Senior Test Engineer
12 18 (7.26%) Senior Tester
13 16 (6.45%) Java Developer
13 16 (6.45%) Senior Automation Tester
14 14 (5.65%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (5.65%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.53%) HTML
2 39 (15.73%) CSS
3 30 (12.10%) .NET
4 24 (9.68%) Gherkin
4 24 (9.68%) RESTful
5 23 (9.27%) AngularJS
6 18 (7.26%) SOAP
6 18 (7.26%) Web Services
7 17 (6.85%) ASP.NET
7 17 (6.85%) Node.js
8 16 (6.45%) JSON
9 15 (6.05%) Spring
10 14 (5.65%) XML
11 12 (4.84%) REST
12 10 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (4.03%) React
13 9 (3.63%) Java EE
14 8 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (2.82%) .NET Framework
15 7 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.24%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.02%) User Experience
4 5 (2.02%) Wiki
5 3 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.21%) Fintech
5 3 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.40%) Life Science
6 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.87%) Linux
2 14 (5.65%) Windows
3 4 (1.61%) Android
3 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.61%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (86.29%) Test Automation
2 185 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (43.15%) TDD
4 94 (37.90%) Test Scripting
5 88 (35.48%) BDD
6 76 (30.65%) Scrum
7 44 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (17.74%) SDET
8 41 (16.53%) SDLC
9 40 (16.13%) API Testing
10 37 (14.92%) Software Engineering
10 37 (14.92%) Software Testing
11 28 (11.29%) Test Strategy
12 25 (10.08%) Configuration Management
13 23 (9.27%) DevOps
14 22 (8.87%) Mentoring
14 22 (8.87%) Regression Testing
15 21 (8.47%) OO
16 19 (7.66%) E-Commerce
16 19 (7.66%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (55.65%) Java
2 119 (47.98%) C#
3 55 (22.18%) JavaScript
4 52 (20.97%) SQL
5 47 (18.95%) Python
6 29 (11.69%) Ruby
7 23 (9.27%) PHP
8 20 (8.06%) C++
9 18 (7.26%) C
10 10 (4.03%) Perl
10 10 (4.03%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.82%) Groovy
11 7 (2.82%) Java 8
12 5 (2.02%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.61%) Prolog
14 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (12.10%) ISEB
2 26 (10.48%) Degree
3 22 (8.87%) ISTQB
4 17 (6.85%) Security Cleared
5 13 (5.24%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.03%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.21%) CCNA
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.21%) CISSP
7 3 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.21%) GIAC
7 3 (1.21%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.21%) MCSE
7 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.21%) SANS
7 3 (1.21%) SSCP
8 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (23.39%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (4.03%) Hyper-V
1 10 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.63%) Docker
3 4 (1.61%) vSphere
4 3 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.61%) Puppet
1 4 (1.61%) Salt
2 1 (0.40%) Ansible
2 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.03%) VMware
3 8 (3.23%) Capita
4 5 (2.02%) Aquila
5 3 (1.21%) HP
5 3 (1.21%) Telerik
6 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.81%) Google
6 2 (0.81%) IBM
6 2 (0.81%) Oracle
6 2 (0.81%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.81%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.40%) Apple