Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 101 104
Rank change year-on-year -57 +3 -27
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 92 63 180
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.65% 2.41% 2.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.92% 12.09% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 75 59 147
10th Percentile £37,470 £31,650 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,625 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +13.10%
75th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £58,250 £73,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -

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 1,031 521 1,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.48% 19.92% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 787 455 1,117
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £49,482
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.05% +9.96%
75th Percentile £65,113 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Manchester.

Salary trend for Selenium in Manchester

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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
Bury +1 1 - -
Cheadle -1 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Oldham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £45,000 - 1
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 84 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 58 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.04%) API Testing
4 34 (36.96%) Java
4 34 (36.96%) C#
5 31 (33.70%) Software Testing
6 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
7 26 (28.26%) QA
8 23 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 23 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 21 (22.83%) AWS
10 19 (20.65%) Appium
10 19 (20.65%) Postman
11 18 (19.57%) SQL
12 17 (18.48%) DevOps
12 17 (18.48%) Social Skills
13 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
13 16 (17.39%) React
13 16 (17.39%) TDD
14 15 (16.30%) Python
14 15 (16.30%) BDD
14 15 (16.30%) SDET
14 15 (16.30%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (15.22%) Manual Testing
16 13 (14.13%) Performance Testing
16 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
16 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
16 13 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (13.04%) Fintech
17 12 (13.04%) Build Automation

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 9 (9.78%) CMS
2 5 (5.43%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.83%) AWS
2 11 (11.96%) Azure
3 9 (9.78%) AWS Lambda
3 9 (9.78%) SaaS
3 9 (9.78%) Serverless
4 8 (8.70%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.35%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (4.35%) Azure Functions
7 3 (3.26%) Amazon S3
7 3 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (3.26%) CloudFront
8 2 (2.17%) BrowserStack
9 1 (1.09%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 1 (1.09%) Azure Pipelines
9 1 (1.09%) GCP
9 1 (1.09%) GitHub
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (1.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) AMQP
1 3 (3.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.26%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (3.26%) Redis
7 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (1.09%) DB2
8 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 23 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 19 (20.65%) Appium
2 19 (20.65%) Postman
3 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.04%) Cypress.io
5 10 (10.87%) SoapUI
6 9 (9.78%) JIRA
6 9 (9.78%) Katalon Studio
6 9 (9.78%) SpecFlow
7 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
8 6 (6.52%) JMeter
8 6 (6.52%) Protractor
9 5 (5.43%) GitLab
10 4 (4.35%) HP UFT
10 4 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (4.35%) REST Assured
10 4 (4.35%) Serenity BDD
11 3 (3.26%) CircleCI
11 3 (3.26%) JUnit
General
1 17 (18.48%) Social Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Finance
4 6 (6.52%) Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Automotive
5 3 (3.26%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.17%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Test Engineer
2 25 (27.17%) Tester
3 16 (17.39%) Automation Tester
4 15 (16.30%) Software Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Software Test Engineer
5 13 (14.13%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Developer
6 8 (8.70%) QA Tester
6 8 (8.70%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Tester
8 5 (5.43%) Test Leader
9 4 (4.35%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.35%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Quality Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) React
2 11 (11.96%) .NET
2 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
3 10 (10.87%) Node.js
3 10 (10.87%) REST
4 8 (8.70%) .NET Core
4 8 (8.70%) Gherkin
4 8 (8.70%) React Native
5 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.61%) Vue.js
6 5 (5.43%) Web Services
7 4 (4.35%) GraphQL
7 4 (4.35%) HTML
7 4 (4.35%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (4.35%) Nightwatchjs
7 4 (4.35%) Puppeteer
7 4 (4.35%) Redux
7 4 (4.35%) RESTful
7 4 (4.35%) SOAP
8 3 (3.26%) FastAPI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) User Experience
2 4 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.09%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Online Games
4 1 (1.09%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Android
1 11 (11.96%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (91.30%) Test Automation
2 58 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.04%) API Testing
4 31 (33.70%) Software Testing
5 17 (18.48%) DevOps
6 16 (17.39%) TDD
7 15 (16.30%) BDD
7 15 (16.30%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (16.30%) SDET
8 14 (15.22%) Manual Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Performance Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (14.13%) Software Engineering
10 12 (13.04%) Build Automation
10 12 (13.04%) Fintech
11 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.87%) Mentoring
12 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.70%) Agile Testing
13 8 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.96%) C#
1 34 (36.96%) Java
2 30 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.57%) SQL
4 15 (16.30%) Python
5 11 (11.96%) TypeScript
6 9 (9.78%) Apple Swift
6 9 (9.78%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.43%) Ruby
8 4 (4.35%) Go
9 2 (2.17%) Scala
9 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.35%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.09%) HNC
4 1 (1.09%) HND
4 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.26%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.09%) WAI
2 1 (1.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.61%) Terraform
3 2 (2.17%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.09%) Consul
4 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.09%) Grafana
4 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) HubSpot
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Cognizant
3 4 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore