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

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 98 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +38
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 294 276 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.01% 3.37% 3.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.76% 14.19% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 229 252 236
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +7.59% +5.33%

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 1,865 1,945 1,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.46% 23.71% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,529 1,649 1,282
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,225 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 July 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 July 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 12 £34,000 -2.86% 2
Altrincham +3 8 - - 2
Cheadle +5 6 £35,500 -11.25% 1
Bolton - 6 £37,500 -
Bury - 3 £37,500 - 1
Salford -4 2 £52,500 +36.36%
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 263 (89.46%) Test Automation
2 208 (70.75%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (50.00%) Java
4 127 (43.20%) C#
5 99 (33.67%) TDD
6 96 (32.65%) BDD
7 87 (29.59%) Test Scripting
7 87 (29.59%) Scrum
8 86 (29.25%) Cucumber
9 80 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
10 78 (26.53%) WebDriver
11 75 (25.51%) JIRA
12 74 (25.17%) Jenkins
13 73 (24.83%) Software Engineering
14 70 (23.81%) QA
14 70 (23.81%) JavaScript
15 66 (22.45%) Finance
16 61 (20.75%) SQL
17 57 (19.39%) Python
18 54 (18.37%) SDET
19 50 (17.01%) SoapUI
19 50 (17.01%) HTML
20 46 (15.65%) .NET
20 46 (15.65%) CSS
20 46 (15.65%) Software Testing
21 45 (15.31%) SDLC
22 44 (14.97%) API Testing
23 39 (13.27%) Git (software)
23 39 (13.27%) Retail
24 36 (12.24%) Linux

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 (4.08%) Confluence
2 9 (3.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (2.72%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.38%) CMS
5 4 (1.36%) Apache
5 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.02%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.02%) IIS
6 3 (1.02%) nginx
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
8 1 (0.34%) Jetty
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 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 22 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (4.42%) SaaS
5 7 (2.38%) GitHub
5 7 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.04%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.68%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.40%) HTTP
2 8 (2.72%) Firewall
2 8 (2.72%) SSL
2 8 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.80%) MongoDB
2 20 (6.80%) MySQL
3 16 (5.44%) Big Data
4 15 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (4.42%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.72%) Apache Hive
6 8 (2.72%) Couchbase
7 7 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.68%) Power BI
10 1 (0.34%) DB2
10 1 (0.34%) Redis
10 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.34%) Riak
Development Applications
1 86 (29.25%) Cucumber
2 78 (26.53%) WebDriver
3 75 (25.51%) JIRA
4 74 (25.17%) Jenkins
5 50 (17.01%) SoapUI
6 39 (13.27%) Git (software)
7 26 (8.84%) Maven
7 26 (8.84%) Robot Framework
7 26 (8.84%) SpecFlow
8 24 (8.16%) Jasmine
9 22 (7.48%) TeamCity
10 21 (7.14%) JMeter
10 21 (7.14%) JUnit
11 20 (6.80%) NUnit
12 19 (6.46%) Bitbucket
13 16 (5.44%) MSTest
13 16 (5.44%) Protractor
14 15 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (4.76%) SonarQube
16 10 (3.40%) Ranorex
General
1 66 (22.45%) Finance
2 39 (13.27%) Retail
3 14 (4.76%) Marketing
4 10 (3.40%) Banking
4 10 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.06%) Electronics
5 9 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.04%) Advertising
7 5 (1.70%) Law
8 4 (1.36%) Automotive
9 3 (1.02%) Games
9 3 (1.02%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
10 2 (0.68%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) German Language
10 2 (0.68%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.68%) Military
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (28.23%) Test Engineer
2 81 (27.55%) Developer
3 78 (26.53%) Tester
4 64 (21.77%) Software Engineer
5 61 (20.75%) Automation Tester
6 41 (13.95%) Analyst
7 40 (13.61%) Developer in Test
8 38 (12.93%) Test Analyst
9 36 (12.24%) Software Test Engineer
10 34 (11.56%) Software Developer
11 27 (9.18%) Development Engineer
11 27 (9.18%) Software Development Engineer
11 27 (9.18%) Test Development Engineer
12 25 (8.50%) C# Software Engineer
13 20 (6.80%) Senior Test Engineer
14 19 (6.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 16 (5.44%) Java Engineer
16 15 (5.10%) Integration Engineer
16 15 (5.10%) Test and Integration Engineer
16 15 (5.10%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.01%) HTML
2 46 (15.65%) .NET
2 46 (15.65%) CSS
3 31 (10.54%) RESTful
3 31 (10.54%) SOAP
4 29 (9.86%) AngularJS
4 29 (9.86%) Gherkin
5 26 (8.84%) ASP.NET
5 26 (8.84%) Node.js
6 23 (7.82%) REST
7 21 (7.14%) Web Services
8 19 (6.46%) JSON
8 19 (6.46%) React
8 19 (6.46%) XML
9 17 (5.78%) Spring
10 15 (5.10%) .NET Framework
10 15 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (4.76%) HTML5
12 13 (4.42%) Java EE
13 12 (4.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.06%) Blog
5 5 (1.70%) Fintech
5 5 (1.70%) User Experience
5 5 (1.70%) Wiki
6 4 (1.36%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.34%) AS400
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) iSeries
9 1 (0.34%) Life Science
9 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (12.24%) Linux
2 11 (3.74%) Windows
3 9 (3.06%) Android
3 9 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (89.46%) Test Automation
2 208 (70.75%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (33.67%) TDD
4 96 (32.65%) BDD
5 87 (29.59%) Scrum
5 87 (29.59%) Test Scripting
6 80 (27.21%) Continuous Integration
7 73 (24.83%) Software Engineering
8 54 (18.37%) SDET
9 46 (15.65%) Software Testing
10 45 (15.31%) SDLC
11 44 (14.97%) API Testing
12 36 (12.24%) DevOps
13 31 (10.54%) Regression Testing
14 28 (9.52%) Kanban
15 25 (8.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (8.50%) Validation
16 23 (7.82%) Mentoring
16 23 (7.82%) Test Strategy
17 22 (7.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 147 (50.00%) Java
2 127 (43.20%) C#
3 70 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 61 (20.75%) SQL
5 57 (19.39%) Python
6 31 (10.54%) Ruby
7 27 (9.18%) C++
7 27 (9.18%) PHP
8 26 (8.84%) C
9 25 (8.50%) Bash Shell
10 14 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 13 (4.42%) Perl
12 11 (3.74%) T-SQL
13 10 (3.40%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.72%) Java 8
14 8 (2.72%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.70%) VB.NET
16 3 (1.02%) Prolog
16 3 (1.02%) Scala
16 3 (1.02%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (10.20%) ISEB
2 28 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.18%) ISTQB
4 25 (8.50%) Degree
5 20 (6.80%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.42%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.72%) CCNA
7 8 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.72%) CISSP
7 8 (2.72%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (2.72%) GIAC
7 8 (2.72%) Linux+ Certification
7 8 (2.72%) MCSE
7 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.72%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (2.72%) SANS
7 8 (2.72%) SSCP
8 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (11.56%) Docker
2 13 (4.42%) Hyper-V
2 13 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.06%) vSphere
4 3 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (6.80%) Puppet
2 17 (5.78%) Salt
3 10 (3.40%) Ansible
3 10 (3.40%) Kubernetes
3 10 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) Istio
5 1 (0.34%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.76%) Google
3 13 (4.42%) VMware
4 9 (3.06%) SAP
5 5 (1.70%) Aquila
5 5 (1.70%) Capita
6 3 (1.02%) HP
6 3 (1.02%) IBM
6 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.02%) Telerik
7 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle
7 2 (0.68%) Twitter
8 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.34%) WorldPay