Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 84 92
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 218 280 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.22% 3.74% 3.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.98% 15.85% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 189 244 244
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 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,559 1,767 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.99% 23.62% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,260 1,433 1,607
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 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 23 January 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 23 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
Altrincham +1 16 £40,000 -11.11%
Stockport 0 7 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Salford -1 6 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Cheadle +8 2 £46,250 +74.53%
Bolton +6 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Oldham - 1 £33,750 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 187 (85.78%) Test Automation
2 166 (76.15%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (44.04%) Cucumber
4 92 (42.20%) Java
5 83 (38.07%) BDD
6 75 (34.40%) WebDriver
7 69 (31.65%) QA
8 68 (31.19%) Scrum
9 62 (28.44%) DevOps
10 54 (24.77%) C#
11 53 (24.31%) JIRA
11 53 (24.31%) SoapUI
11 53 (24.31%) Jenkins
12 50 (22.94%) Python
13 49 (22.48%) Test Scripting
14 45 (20.64%) TDD
15 43 (19.72%) .NET
15 43 (19.72%) API Testing
16 39 (17.89%) ISTQB
17 38 (17.43%) SDLC
18 37 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (16.51%) Software Testing
20 34 (15.60%) Software Engineering
21 33 (15.14%) Performance Testing
21 33 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
21 33 (15.14%) SQL
22 31 (14.22%) JMeter
23 30 (13.76%) Kanban
23 30 (13.76%) Gherkin
24 29 (13.30%) Finance

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 19 (8.72%) Confluence
2 9 (4.13%) Drupal
3 7 (3.21%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.75%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) CMS
5 3 (1.38%) IIS
5 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.92%) Kentico
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 33 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.59%) SaaS
4 8 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.38%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (1.38%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.92%) GitHub
7 2 (0.92%) IaaS
7 2 (0.92%) npm
7 2 (0.92%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.92%) PaaS
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Firewall
1 2 (0.92%) HTTP
1 2 (0.92%) SSL
1 2 (0.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.46%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (7.34%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.42%) MySQL
4 12 (5.50%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.59%) Big Data
6 5 (2.29%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.92%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.92%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 96 (44.04%) Cucumber
2 75 (34.40%) WebDriver
3 53 (24.31%) Jenkins
3 53 (24.31%) JIRA
3 53 (24.31%) SoapUI
4 31 (14.22%) JMeter
5 24 (11.01%) Git (software)
6 23 (10.55%) Maven
7 20 (9.17%) JUnit
7 20 (9.17%) SpecFlow
8 17 (7.80%) Gatling
9 11 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (5.05%) FitNesse
9 11 (5.05%) Gradle
9 11 (5.05%) Spock
10 10 (4.59%) HP UFT
11 9 (4.13%) Katalon Studio
11 9 (4.13%) NUnit
11 9 (4.13%) Vagrant
12 8 (3.67%) Appium
General
1 29 (13.30%) Finance
2 19 (8.72%) Electronics
3 17 (7.80%) Marketing
4 16 (7.34%) Retail
5 11 (5.05%) Law
6 10 (4.59%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.59%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.21%) Banking
8 6 (2.75%) Advertising
9 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.38%) Back Office
11 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (22.94%) Test Engineer
2 49 (22.48%) Tester
3 38 (17.43%) Analyst
4 37 (16.97%) Test Analyst
5 35 (16.06%) Developer
6 29 (13.30%) Automation Tester
7 24 (11.01%) Software Engineer
7 24 (11.01%) Software Tester
8 17 (7.80%) Developer in Test
8 17 (7.80%) Software Test Engineer
8 17 (7.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (7.34%) QA Engineer
10 13 (5.96%) Java Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Development Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Software Development Engineer
11 12 (5.50%) Test Development Engineer
12 11 (5.05%) Java Software Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 9 (4.13%) Performance Specialist
14 9 (4.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.72%) .NET
2 30 (13.76%) Gherkin
3 25 (11.47%) Web Services
4 22 (10.09%) HTML
5 21 (9.63%) SOAP
6 19 (8.72%) REST
7 18 (8.26%) Node.js
8 16 (7.34%) XML
9 15 (6.88%) jQuery
10 14 (6.42%) CSS
10 14 (6.42%) Spring
11 13 (5.96%) Hibernate
12 11 (5.05%) RESTful
13 10 (4.59%) AngularJS
13 10 (4.59%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (4.13%) ASP.NET
14 9 (4.13%) HTML5
14 9 (4.13%) JSON
15 8 (3.67%) React
16 7 (3.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.72%) Fintech
2 17 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (6.88%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.59%) User Experience
5 4 (1.83%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.83%) Cyberattack
5 4 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.38%) Blog
6 3 (1.38%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.38%) NHS
7 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) AS400
8 1 (0.46%) iSeries
8 1 (0.46%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.17%) Linux
2 14 (6.42%) Windows
3 4 (1.83%) Android
3 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (85.78%) Test Automation
2 166 (76.15%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (38.07%) BDD
4 68 (31.19%) Scrum
5 62 (28.44%) DevOps
6 49 (22.48%) Test Scripting
7 45 (20.64%) TDD
8 43 (19.72%) API Testing
9 38 (17.43%) SDLC
10 37 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (16.51%) Software Testing
12 34 (15.60%) Software Engineering
13 33 (15.14%) Performance Testing
14 30 (13.76%) Kanban
15 24 (11.01%) Manual Testing
16 23 (10.55%) Exploratory Testing
17 22 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
18 18 (8.26%) Non-Functional Testing
18 18 (8.26%) SDET
19 17 (7.80%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 92 (42.20%) Java
2 54 (24.77%) C#
3 50 (22.94%) Python
4 33 (15.14%) SQL
5 29 (13.30%) PHP
6 25 (11.47%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.80%) Ruby
8 13 (5.96%) C++
9 11 (5.05%) Java 8
10 9 (4.13%) Perl
11 5 (2.29%) C
11 5 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.83%) Go
13 3 (1.38%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.46%) RPG
15 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.46%) VB
15 1 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (17.89%) ISTQB
2 28 (12.84%) Degree
3 20 (9.17%) ISEB
4 11 (5.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (5.05%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.75%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.92%) CCNA
8 2 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.92%) CISSP
8 2 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.92%) GIAC
8 2 (0.92%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (0.92%) MCSE
8 2 (0.92%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.92%) SANS
8 2 (0.92%) SSCP
9 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (31.65%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (8.26%) Docker
2 9 (4.13%) Hyper-V
2 9 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.92%) vSphere
4 1 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Ansible
1 9 (4.13%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.21%) Terraform
3 6 (2.75%) Puppet
4 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.92%) Istio
5 2 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.92%) Salt
6 1 (0.46%) Consul
6 1 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 18 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.59%) SAP
3 9 (4.13%) VMware
4 7 (3.21%) Google
5 3 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle
6 2 (0.92%) RedGate
6 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.46%) IBM
7 1 (0.46%) Progress