Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 81 63
Rank change year-on-year +46 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 57 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.76% 1.77% 2.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 29.08% 9.70% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 47 20 13
Merseyside median annual salary £50,000 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.23% -6.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £35,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,900 £40,375 £43,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 237 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.82% 18.24% 13.62%
Number of salaries quoted 161 193 86
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £24,375
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £46,875
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 Merseyside

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 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
Liverpool +52 46 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Birkenhead +5 1 £32,500 -1.52%
St Helens - 1 £57,500 - 1
Wirral - 1 £41,500 -
Selenium
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (82.46%) TDD
3 39 (68.42%) WebDriver
4 38 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 37 (64.91%) MVC
5 37 (64.91%) CSS
5 37 (64.91%) Software Engineering
6 36 (63.16%) HTML
6 36 (63.16%) REST
6 36 (63.16%) Functional Testing
7 35 (61.40%) CSS3
7 35 (61.40%) Laravel
7 35 (61.40%) HTML5
7 35 (61.40%) Zend
7 35 (61.40%) CakePHP
7 35 (61.40%) PHP
7 35 (61.40%) MySQL
7 35 (61.40%) SOAP
7 35 (61.40%) Finance
7 35 (61.40%) Banking
7 35 (61.40%) Selenium IDE
7 35 (61.40%) API Development
8 18 (31.58%) DevOps
8 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
9 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
10 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (24.56%) QA
11 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (19.30%) SDLC
12 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef

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 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (17.54%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (14.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (14.04%) GitHub
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (61.40%) MySQL
2 10 (17.54%) Big Data
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Event Store
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (68.42%) WebDriver
2 35 (61.40%) Selenium IDE
3 16 (28.07%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.54%) JIRA
4 10 (17.54%) JUnit
4 10 (17.54%) SonarQube
5 8 (14.04%) Bitbucket
6 6 (10.53%) JMeter
7 5 (8.77%) Ant
7 5 (8.77%) Apache Ivy
7 5 (8.77%) Gradle
7 5 (8.77%) Maven
8 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.51%) NUnit
10 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.75%) Hudson
11 1 (1.75%) Moq
General
1 35 (61.40%) Banking
1 35 (61.40%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Marketing
3 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 38 (66.67%) Developer
2 35 (61.40%) MySQL Developer
2 35 (61.40%) PHP Developer
2 35 (61.40%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 27 (47.37%) Agile Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Lead Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Lead PHP Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (8.77%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (8.77%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) QA Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) QA Automation Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Automation Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (64.91%) CSS
2 36 (63.16%) HTML
2 36 (63.16%) REST
3 35 (61.40%) CakePHP
3 35 (61.40%) CSS3
3 35 (61.40%) HTML5
3 35 (61.40%) Laravel
3 35 (61.40%) SOAP
4 8 (14.04%) Hibernate
5 4 (7.02%) .NET
5 4 (7.02%) Web Services
6 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.51%) React
7 1 (1.75%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.75%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.75%) Ionic Framework
7 1 (1.75%) Kafka
7 1 (1.75%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.75%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Life Science
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) FMCG
2 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 8 (14.04%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) CentOS
3 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (82.46%) TDD
3 37 (64.91%) MVC
3 37 (64.91%) Software Engineering
4 36 (63.16%) Functional Testing
5 35 (61.40%) API Development
6 18 (31.58%) DevOps
6 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (19.30%) SDLC
9 8 (14.04%) Requirements Management
10 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (8.77%) Build Automation
12 5 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (8.77%) Dependency Management
12 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
12 5 (8.77%) Security Testing
12 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
13 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 35 (61.40%) PHP
3 8 (14.04%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.02%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) SQL
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) ISEB
1 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (17.54%) Puppet
2 8 (14.04%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Zend
2 3 (5.26%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft