Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 68 86
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 61 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.89% 2.62% 2.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.40% 12.92% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 30
North East median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £30,875 £28,200 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £40,375 £40,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 the North East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 250 271 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.94% 20.25% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 220 217 230
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,656 £47,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the North East

Selenium
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Selenium in the North East

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the North East over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the North East

Selenium
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Tyne and Wear +9 51 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Durham -1 8 £32,750 +42.39%
Teesside - 1 £35,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 58 (95.08%) Test Automation
2 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (52.46%) Cucumber
4 27 (44.26%) SQL
5 23 (37.70%) Test Scripting
5 23 (37.70%) Waterfall
6 21 (34.43%) Software Testing
6 21 (34.43%) QA
7 20 (32.79%) Ruby
7 20 (32.79%) Java
7 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
7 20 (32.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 19 (31.15%) WebDriver
8 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
8 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (29.51%) Test Management
9 18 (29.51%) TDD
9 18 (29.51%) C#
9 18 (29.51%) ISEB
10 17 (27.87%) BDD
11 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
11 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (22.95%) Project Planning
12 14 (22.95%) ISEB Practitioner
12 14 (22.95%) Case Management
13 13 (21.31%) SOAP
14 12 (19.67%) JUnit
14 12 (19.67%) Documentum
14 12 (19.67%) Scrum
14 12 (19.67%) Validation

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (19.67%) Documentum
2 5 (8.20%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.20%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) GitHub
2 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) Cucumber
2 20 (32.79%) Jenkins
3 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (31.15%) WebDriver
4 12 (19.67%) JUnit
5 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
5 11 (18.03%) TestNG
6 10 (16.39%) SoapUI
7 9 (14.75%) JMeter
8 6 (9.84%) Jasmine
8 6 (9.84%) JIRA
8 6 (9.84%) Protractor
8 6 (9.84%) Ranorex
8 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
9 4 (6.56%) Appium
9 4 (6.56%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.56%) Maven
9 4 (6.56%) Robot Framework
10 3 (4.92%) Artifactory
10 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Analyst
1 19 (31.15%) Test Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) QA Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) QA Test Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Test Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Test Leader
6 7 (11.48%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.20%) Developer in Test
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Java Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Principal Software Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) SOAP
2 11 (18.03%) Web Services
3 9 (14.75%) .NET
3 9 (14.75%) REST
4 8 (13.11%) Middleware
5 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.48%) CSS
5 7 (11.48%) Gherkin
6 6 (9.84%) HTML
7 5 (8.20%) RESTful
8 4 (6.56%) XML
9 2 (3.28%) Java EE
9 2 (3.28%) Symfony
9 2 (3.28%) WebSockets
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (1.64%) CSS3
10 1 (1.64%) HTML5
10 1 (1.64%) jQuery
10 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (95.08%) Test Automation
2 47 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.70%) Test Scripting
3 23 (37.70%) Waterfall
4 21 (34.43%) Software Testing
5 19 (31.15%) Test Strategy
6 18 (29.51%) TDD
6 18 (29.51%) Test Management
7 17 (27.87%) BDD
8 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (22.95%) Case Management
9 14 (22.95%) Project Planning
10 12 (19.67%) Open Source
10 12 (19.67%) Scrum
10 12 (19.67%) Validation
11 11 (18.03%) DevOps
12 10 (16.39%) SDLC
13 9 (14.75%) Build Automation
13 9 (14.75%) ITIL
13 9 (14.75%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) SQL
2 20 (32.79%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) Ruby
3 18 (29.51%) C#
4 10 (16.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) Groovy
6 1 (1.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (29.51%) ISEB
3 14 (22.95%) ISEB Practitioner
4 12 (19.67%) ISTQB
5 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
6 8 (13.11%) Degree
7 7 (11.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) Pega
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) EMC
5 2 (3.28%) Zend
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.64%) OpenText