Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 99 90
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +40
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 282 239 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.55% 3.19% 3.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.28% 13.86% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 249 226 211
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £32,400 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%

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 1846 1725 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.23% 23.00% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1557 1342
Manchester median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 23 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 0 25 £35,000 - 2
Altrincham -15 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Rochdale +14 6 £50,000 - 1
Bolton +1 5 £42,500 +54.55%
Wigan +2 4 £33,250 +10.83% 1
Cheadle - 4 £33,250 -
Bury +5 2 £32,500 -1.52%
Salford - 2 £37,500 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 221 (78.37%) Test Automation
2 199 (70.57%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (66.31%) Java
4 146 (51.77%) Cucumber
5 127 (45.04%) C#
6 110 (39.01%) TDD
7 99 (35.11%) Test Scripting
8 94 (33.33%) BDD
9 83 (29.43%) QA
10 80 (28.37%) JavaScript
11 75 (26.60%) WebDriver
12 74 (26.24%) Scrum
13 68 (24.11%) Jenkins
14 64 (22.70%) SQL
15 54 (19.15%) Python
15 54 (19.15%) SDLC
16 52 (18.44%) Degree
17 48 (17.02%) Gherkin
18 46 (16.31%) JIRA
18 46 (16.31%) Linux
18 46 (16.31%) HTML
18 46 (16.31%) Finance
19 44 (15.60%) CSS
20 43 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
22 38 (13.48%) .NET
23 37 (13.12%) SQL Server
24 34 (12.06%) Oracle
25 33 (11.70%) Configuration Management
25 33 (11.70%) Ruby

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 8 (2.84%) Confluence
2 7 (2.48%) Apache Solr
2 7 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.42%) IIS
3 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.06%) CMS
4 3 (1.06%) Jetty
4 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
6 1 (0.35%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (13.83%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (11.70%) GitHub
3 18 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.48%) Google App Engine
5 7 (2.48%) SaaS
6 6 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.06%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (1.06%) Slack
9 2 (0.71%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.61%) HTTP
2 4 (1.42%) Broadband
2 4 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) AMQP
4 2 (0.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.87%) Big Data
3 16 (5.67%) MySQL
4 13 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.61%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.48%) Redis
6 5 (1.77%) Couchbase
6 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.42%) DB2
8 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.06%) Riak
9 2 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 146 (51.77%) Cucumber
2 75 (26.60%) WebDriver
3 68 (24.11%) Jenkins
4 46 (16.31%) JIRA
5 31 (10.99%) SpecFlow
6 28 (9.93%) SoapUI
7 26 (9.22%) Git (software)
8 23 (8.16%) Visual Studio
9 16 (5.67%) JMeter
10 14 (4.96%) TeamCity
11 13 (4.61%) JUnit
12 11 (3.90%) FogBugz
13 10 (3.55%) TestNG
13 10 (3.55%) Vagrant
14 9 (3.19%) HP UFT
14 9 (3.19%) NUnit
14 9 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (2.84%) FitNesse
15 8 (2.84%) MSTest
16 7 (2.48%) PHPUnit
General
1 46 (16.31%) Finance
2 21 (7.45%) Retail
3 8 (2.84%) Military
4 5 (1.77%) Automotive
4 5 (1.77%) French Language
4 5 (1.77%) German Language
4 5 (1.77%) Japanese Language
5 4 (1.42%) Games
6 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 108 (38.30%) Tester
2 94 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 81 (28.72%) Developer
4 41 (14.54%) Java Developer
5 40 (14.18%) Senior Tester
6 39 (13.83%) Test Engineer
7 38 (13.48%) Senior Automation Tester
8 34 (12.06%) Senior Developer
9 30 (10.64%) QA Engineer
9 30 (10.64%) Software Developer
10 26 (9.22%) Selenium Tester
10 26 (9.22%) SQL Developer
11 25 (8.87%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 25 (8.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (7.80%) Analyst
12 22 (7.80%) Java Engineer
12 22 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (7.80%) Test Automation Engineer
13 21 (7.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 21 (7.45%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (17.02%) Gherkin
2 46 (16.31%) HTML
3 44 (15.60%) CSS
4 38 (13.48%) .NET
5 32 (11.35%) AngularJS
5 32 (11.35%) Web Services
6 30 (10.64%) Spring
7 26 (9.22%) Java EE
7 26 (9.22%) jQuery
7 26 (9.22%) Node.js
8 25 (8.87%) HTML5
9 21 (7.45%) ASP.NET
9 21 (7.45%) Oracle ADF
9 21 (7.45%) RESTful
10 17 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (6.03%) WCF
11 16 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (5.32%) SOAP
13 13 (4.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.96%) Fintech
3 12 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.48%) Replication
7 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.06%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.06%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) EPoS
9 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.71%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.35%) AS400
10 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.31%) Linux
2 26 (9.22%) Windows
3 7 (2.48%) Unix
4 6 (2.13%) Android
4 6 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (78.37%) Test Automation
2 199 (70.57%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (39.01%) TDD
4 99 (35.11%) Test Scripting
5 94 (33.33%) BDD
6 74 (26.24%) Scrum
7 54 (19.15%) SDLC
8 43 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (11.70%) Configuration Management
10 32 (11.35%) Software Testing
10 32 (11.35%) Test Strategy
11 31 (10.99%) Manual Testing
11 31 (10.99%) System Integration Testing
12 29 (10.28%) SDET
13 27 (9.57%) Software Engineering
14 26 (9.22%) Mathematics
15 25 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 24 (8.51%) Defect Management
16 24 (8.51%) Mentoring
16 24 (8.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 187 (66.31%) Java
2 127 (45.04%) C#
3 80 (28.37%) JavaScript
4 64 (22.70%) SQL
5 54 (19.15%) Python
6 33 (11.70%) Ruby
7 21 (7.45%) C++
8 19 (6.74%) Bash Shell
9 18 (6.38%) PHP
10 12 (4.26%) C
11 8 (2.84%) Perl
12 5 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.42%) Scala
14 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.71%) Clojure
15 2 (0.71%) Erlang
15 2 (0.71%) F#
15 2 (0.71%) Haskell
15 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (18.44%) Degree
2 19 (6.74%) ISEB
3 18 (6.38%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.84%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (29.43%) QA
System Software
1 17 (6.03%) Docker
2 8 (2.84%) Hyper-V
2 8 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (4.26%) Puppet
2 8 (2.84%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.48%) Capistrano
4 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.42%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.06%) Ansible
7 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (12.06%) Oracle
2 19 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.32%) Capita
4 10 (3.55%) HP
5 8 (2.84%) Google
5 8 (2.84%) IBM
5 8 (2.84%) VMware
6 7 (2.48%) Percona
7 3 (1.06%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.71%) Aquila
8 2 (0.71%) BMC
8 2 (0.71%) Cognos
8 2 (0.71%) Remedy
8 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.71%) SAP
8 2 (0.71%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.35%) Rackspace