The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 55 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 23 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.22% 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.72% 3.61% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 111 83 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 20.37% 17.58% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 102 73 33
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Selenium as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Merseyside

Selenium
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Selenium in Merseyside

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Merseyside

Selenium
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +23 21 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Birkenhead - 1 £32,500 - 1
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) WebDriver
3 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
4 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
5 15 (48.39%) HTML
5 15 (48.39%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) TDD
5 15 (48.39%) REST
5 15 (48.39%) Functional Testing
6 14 (45.16%) CSS3
6 14 (45.16%) Laravel
6 14 (45.16%) Selenium IDE
6 14 (45.16%) API Development
6 14 (45.16%) Banking
6 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
6 14 (45.16%) Zend
6 14 (45.16%) CakePHP
6 14 (45.16%) HTML5
6 14 (45.16%) SOAP
6 14 (45.16%) MySQL
6 14 (45.16%) PHP
6 14 (45.16%) MVC
6 14 (45.16%) Finance
7 13 (41.94%) QA
7 13 (41.94%) SDLC
8 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
8 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
9 11 (35.48%) API Testing
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) WebDriver
2 14 (45.16%) Selenium IDE
3 12 (38.71%) Cucumber
4 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
4 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
5 5 (16.13%) Subversion
6 3 (9.68%) JIRA
7 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
8 1 (3.23%) Hudson
8 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 14 (45.16%) Banking
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) MySQL Developer
2 14 (45.16%) PHP Developer
2 14 (45.16%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Lead Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Lead PHP Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) QA Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) CSS
1 15 (48.39%) HTML
1 15 (48.39%) REST
2 14 (45.16%) CakePHP
2 14 (45.16%) CSS3
2 14 (45.16%) HTML5
2 14 (45.16%) Laravel
2 14 (45.16%) SOAP
3 6 (19.35%) Gherkin
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) .NET
6 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.23%) Dropwizard
6 1 (3.23%) Ember.js
6 1 (3.23%) Kafka
6 1 (3.23%) React
6 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.68%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 15 (48.39%) Functional Testing
3 15 (48.39%) TDD
4 14 (45.16%) API Development
4 14 (45.16%) MVC
4 14 (45.16%) Software Engineering
5 13 (41.94%) SDLC
6 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
7 11 (35.48%) API Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
9 7 (22.58%) System Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Scalability Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
12 2 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
13 1 (3.23%) DevOps
13 1 (3.23%) Line Management
13 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
2 14 (45.16%) PHP
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) C#
6 2 (6.45%) Java
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISEB
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (6.45%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Southport
Transition Partners
Salary: Up to £35k + 15% bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago