Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 83 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +41
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 276 280 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.82% 3.69% 3.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.84% 15.30% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 238 264 224
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 1,742 1,830 1,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.13% 24.12% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,424 1,618 1,325
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 February 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 25 February 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 +1 15 £37,500 -15.73% 1
Altrincham -7 11 £45,000 +7.14%
Bolton +15 6 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Rochdale +12 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Wigan -2 4 £51,250 +46.43%
Cheadle - 3 £26,500 -
Bury - 2 £32,500 - 2
Salford -7 1 £37,500 -0.33% 4
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 232 (84.06%) Test Automation
2 214 (77.54%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (63.77%) Java
4 144 (52.17%) Cucumber
5 131 (47.46%) C#
6 129 (46.74%) TDD
7 113 (40.94%) Test Scripting
8 111 (40.22%) BDD
9 89 (32.25%) WebDriver
10 81 (29.35%) QA
10 81 (29.35%) Scrum
11 67 (24.28%) Jenkins
12 63 (22.83%) JavaScript
13 57 (20.65%) JIRA
14 55 (19.93%) Python
15 53 (19.20%) SDLC
16 52 (18.84%) Finance
17 49 (17.75%) SQL
18 44 (15.94%) SDET
18 44 (15.94%) Gherkin
19 43 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (15.22%) Degree
20 42 (15.22%) Test Strategy
21 38 (13.77%) SoapUI
21 38 (13.77%) Ruby
21 38 (13.77%) Software Testing
22 37 (13.41%) Regression Testing
23 35 (12.68%) HTML
24 34 (12.32%) CSS
25 31 (11.23%) Software Engineering

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 12 (4.35%) Confluence
2 4 (1.45%) nginx
3 3 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.09%) IIS
3 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.72%) Jetty
4 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.36%) Apache
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.97%) GitHub
2 21 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.99%) SaaS
5 3 (1.09%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.09%) Slack
6 2 (0.72%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.36%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) AMQP
2 1 (0.36%) Broadband
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.97%) Big Data
3 9 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.90%) MySQL
5 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.45%) Redis
8 3 (1.09%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.09%) DB2
8 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 144 (52.17%) Cucumber
2 89 (32.25%) WebDriver
3 67 (24.28%) Jenkins
4 57 (20.65%) JIRA
5 38 (13.77%) SoapUI
6 24 (8.70%) NUnit
6 24 (8.70%) SpecFlow
7 22 (7.97%) Git (software)
8 19 (6.88%) Visual Studio
9 18 (6.52%) JUnit
10 15 (5.43%) TeamCity
11 13 (4.71%) MSTest
12 10 (3.62%) TestNG
13 9 (3.26%) HP UFT
13 9 (3.26%) JMeter
14 8 (2.90%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.90%) Vagrant
15 7 (2.54%) FitNesse
15 7 (2.54%) FogBugz
15 7 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (18.84%) Finance
2 22 (7.97%) Retail
3 9 (3.26%) Military
4 4 (1.45%) Advertising
4 4 (1.45%) Legal
5 3 (1.09%) Banking
5 3 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.72%) Automotive
6 2 (0.72%) Back Office
6 2 (0.72%) French Language
6 2 (0.72%) German Language
6 2 (0.72%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 110 (39.86%) Tester
2 94 (34.06%) Automation Tester
3 75 (27.17%) Developer
4 50 (18.12%) Test Engineer
5 32 (11.59%) Developer in Test
5 32 (11.59%) Senior Tester
6 31 (11.23%) Software Developer
7 30 (10.87%) Java Developer
7 30 (10.87%) Senior Automation Tester
8 28 (10.14%) Software Engineer
9 24 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
10 23 (8.33%) Analyst
11 21 (7.61%) Test Analyst
12 19 (6.88%) QA Engineer
12 19 (6.88%) Senior Developer
13 18 (6.52%) Java Engineer
14 17 (6.16%) QA Tester
14 17 (6.16%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 17 (6.16%) Selenium Tester
15 16 (5.80%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.94%) Gherkin
2 35 (12.68%) HTML
3 34 (12.32%) CSS
4 27 (9.78%) .NET
5 19 (6.88%) RESTful
6 18 (6.52%) AngularJS
6 18 (6.52%) Spring
7 17 (6.16%) Web Services
8 16 (5.80%) SOAP
9 15 (5.43%) Node.js
10 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 12 (4.35%) jQuery
10 12 (4.35%) WCF
11 11 (3.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (3.99%) Java EE
12 10 (3.62%) JSON
12 10 (3.62%) XML
13 9 (3.26%) Oracle ADF
14 8 (2.90%) Hibernate
15 7 (2.54%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.71%) Fintech
3 11 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.62%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.81%) Wiki
7 4 (1.45%) User Experience
8 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.09%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.51%) Linux
2 16 (5.80%) Windows
3 6 (2.17%) Unix
4 4 (1.45%) Android
4 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (84.06%) Test Automation
2 214 (77.54%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (46.74%) TDD
4 113 (40.94%) Test Scripting
5 111 (40.22%) BDD
6 81 (29.35%) Scrum
7 53 (19.20%) SDLC
8 44 (15.94%) SDET
9 43 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (15.22%) Test Strategy
11 38 (13.77%) Software Testing
12 37 (13.41%) Regression Testing
13 31 (11.23%) Software Engineering
14 28 (10.14%) Configuration Management
15 27 (9.78%) Manual Testing
16 26 (9.42%) API Testing
16 26 (9.42%) Scenario Testing
17 25 (9.06%) Exploratory Testing
17 25 (9.06%) Mentoring
18 24 (8.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 176 (63.77%) Java
2 131 (47.46%) C#
3 63 (22.83%) JavaScript
4 55 (19.93%) Python
5 49 (17.75%) SQL
6 38 (13.77%) Ruby
7 18 (6.52%) PHP
8 16 (5.80%) C
9 14 (5.07%) C++
10 12 (4.35%) Bash Shell
11 10 (3.62%) Perl
12 7 (2.54%) Groovy
12 7 (2.54%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.45%) Prolog
14 3 (1.09%) Scala
14 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.36%) Haskell
16 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (15.22%) Degree
2 26 (9.42%) ISEB
3 15 (5.43%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.62%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.62%) Numerate Degree
4 10 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (29.35%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.62%) Hyper-V
1 10 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.17%) Docker
3 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) Puppet
2 4 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.09%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.09%) Cobbler
3 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Ansible
4 1 (0.36%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (6.88%) Capita
2 14 (5.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.71%) Oracle
4 10 (3.62%) VMware
5 7 (2.54%) Aquila
6 6 (2.17%) IBM
7 5 (1.81%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.45%) Google
9 3 (1.09%) HP
9 3 (1.09%) Percona
10 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.36%) Apple
11 1 (0.36%) TIBCO