Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 96 90
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 295 267 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.05% 3.32% 3.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.75% 14.19% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 235 236 209
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.51% +5.49% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,900 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% -3.75%

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 1,761 1,881 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.16% 23.38% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 1,562 1,375
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 12 £34,000 -2.86% 1
Cheadle +4 7 £35,500 -11.25%
Salford -14 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Bury - 2 £37,500 - 1
Bolton +14 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Altrincham -18 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Oldham - 1 £33,750 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 264 (89.49%) Test Automation
2 205 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (49.83%) Java
4 111 (37.63%) Cucumber
5 110 (37.29%) C#
6 107 (36.27%) BDD
7 89 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (29.49%) Scrum
9 84 (28.47%) TDD
10 80 (27.12%) WebDriver
11 79 (26.78%) JIRA
11 79 (26.78%) Test Scripting
12 72 (24.41%) QA
13 69 (23.39%) Software Engineering
14 66 (22.37%) Finance
15 64 (21.69%) Jenkins
16 63 (21.36%) Python
17 61 (20.68%) JavaScript
18 59 (20.00%) DevOps
19 58 (19.66%) SQL
20 56 (18.98%) SoapUI
21 55 (18.64%) API Testing
21 55 (18.64%) .NET
22 45 (15.25%) Software Testing
22 45 (15.25%) SDLC
23 44 (14.92%) Linux
24 43 (14.58%) Retail
25 41 (13.90%) Git (software)
26 40 (13.56%) HTML
27 39 (13.22%) ISTQB

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 (4.07%) Confluence
2 10 (3.39%) Apache Pig
3 9 (3.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.69%) CMS
5 4 (1.36%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.02%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.02%) IIS
6 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
8 1 (0.34%) Jetty
8 1 (0.34%) nginx
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (4.07%) SaaS
5 8 (2.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.03%) BrowserStack
7 5 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.69%) GitHub
8 4 (1.36%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.73%) HTTP
2 10 (3.39%) Firewall
2 10 (3.39%) SSL
2 10 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) AMQP
4 1 (0.34%) ATM
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.80%) MongoDB
1 23 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.44%) Big Data
2 19 (6.44%) MySQL
3 17 (5.76%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.39%) Apache Hive
5 10 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.05%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) DB2
9 2 (0.68%) Power BI
10 1 (0.34%) Redis
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) Riak
Development Applications
1 111 (37.63%) Cucumber
2 80 (27.12%) WebDriver
3 79 (26.78%) JIRA
4 64 (21.69%) Jenkins
5 56 (18.98%) SoapUI
6 41 (13.90%) Git (software)
7 38 (12.88%) SpecFlow
8 29 (9.83%) JMeter
9 24 (8.14%) Maven
10 23 (7.80%) Robot Framework
11 21 (7.12%) JUnit
12 20 (6.78%) TeamCity
13 19 (6.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (6.44%) Jasmine
13 19 (6.44%) NUnit
14 17 (5.76%) Bitbucket
15 12 (4.07%) Protractor
16 10 (3.39%) CodeSonar
16 10 (3.39%) git-flow
17 9 (3.05%) SonarQube
General
1 66 (22.37%) Finance
2 43 (14.58%) Retail
3 20 (6.78%) Electronics
3 20 (6.78%) Marketing
4 15 (5.08%) Banking
5 13 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.73%) Advertising
8 7 (2.37%) Law
9 5 (1.69%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.02%) Games
10 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.68%) Automotive
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (29.49%) Test Engineer
2 76 (25.76%) Tester
3 66 (22.37%) Developer
4 58 (19.66%) Automation Tester
5 52 (17.63%) Software Engineer
6 40 (13.56%) Analyst
7 39 (13.22%) Test Analyst
8 37 (12.54%) Developer in Test
9 32 (10.85%) Software Test Engineer
10 26 (8.81%) Senior Test Engineer
11 25 (8.47%) Software Developer
12 22 (7.46%) C# Software Engineer
12 22 (7.46%) Integration Engineer
12 22 (7.46%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 21 (7.12%) Test Automation Engineer
14 19 (6.44%) Development Engineer
14 19 (6.44%) Software Development Engineer
14 19 (6.44%) Test Development Engineer
15 18 (6.10%) Java Engineer
16 17 (5.76%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.64%) .NET
2 40 (13.56%) HTML
3 38 (12.88%) Gherkin
4 34 (11.53%) CSS
5 31 (10.51%) SOAP
6 29 (9.83%) AngularJS
7 27 (9.15%) REST
8 26 (8.81%) ASP.NET
9 25 (8.47%) Node.js
10 23 (7.80%) RESTful
11 21 (7.12%) React
12 20 (6.78%) .NET Framework
12 20 (6.78%) Web Services
12 20 (6.78%) XML
13 18 (6.10%) Spring
14 15 (5.08%) HTML5
15 14 (4.75%) Elastic Stack
15 14 (4.75%) JSON
16 13 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (4.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.75%) User Experience
5 12 (4.07%) Blog
6 9 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.71%) Fintech
8 4 (1.36%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.36%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.02%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.68%) AS400
10 2 (0.68%) iSeries
11 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) Life Science
11 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.92%) Linux
2 15 (5.08%) Windows
3 10 (3.39%) Android
3 10 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (89.49%) Test Automation
2 205 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (36.27%) BDD
4 89 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (29.49%) Scrum
6 84 (28.47%) TDD
7 79 (26.78%) Test Scripting
8 69 (23.39%) Software Engineering
9 59 (20.00%) DevOps
10 55 (18.64%) API Testing
11 45 (15.25%) SDLC
11 45 (15.25%) Software Testing
12 39 (13.22%) SDET
13 36 (12.20%) Kanban
14 33 (11.19%) Validation
15 32 (10.85%) Open Source
16 29 (9.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (9.83%) Cybersecurity
17 26 (8.81%) Manual Testing
18 24 (8.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (49.83%) Java
2 110 (37.29%) C#
3 63 (21.36%) Python
4 61 (20.68%) JavaScript
5 58 (19.66%) SQL
6 32 (10.85%) C++
7 27 (9.15%) Bash Shell
7 27 (9.15%) PHP
8 26 (8.81%) Ruby
9 22 (7.46%) C
10 19 (6.44%) Perl
11 14 (4.75%) PowerShell
12 12 (4.07%) T-SQL
13 10 (3.39%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.71%) Java 8
15 7 (2.37%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.69%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.36%) Go
18 3 (1.02%) Scala
18 3 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 39 (13.22%) ISTQB
2 32 (10.85%) Security Cleared
3 31 (10.51%) Degree
3 31 (10.51%) ISEB
4 23 (7.80%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.73%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (3.39%) CCNA
6 10 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.39%) CISSP
6 10 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (3.39%) GIAC
6 10 (3.39%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (3.39%) MCSE
6 10 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (3.39%) SANS
6 10 (3.39%) SSCP
7 6 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (24.41%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) GDPR
2 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (13.22%) Docker
2 19 (6.44%) Hyper-V
2 19 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (8.14%) Puppet
2 19 (6.44%) Salt
3 14 (4.75%) Kubernetes
4 10 (3.39%) Ansible
4 10 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.36%) Istio
6 3 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 27 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.44%) VMware
3 15 (5.08%) Google
4 12 (4.07%) SAP
5 4 (1.36%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.36%) IBM
6 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.68%) Twitter
8 1 (0.34%) HP
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle
8 1 (0.34%) Progress
8 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.34%) WorldPay