Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North East
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 72 56
Rank change year-on-year +21 -16 +36
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 46 44 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.06% 3.14% 4.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.50% 13.33% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 50
North East median annual salary £40,000 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% -7.89% +35.71%
10th Percentile £27,125 £28,050 £28,700
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,125 £70,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 214 330 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.90% 23.52% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 161 282 160
North East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,813
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.03% +6.17%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,381 £62,375 £65,060
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +24 46 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 40 (86.96%) Test Automation
2 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (47.83%) QA
4 21 (45.65%) WebDriver
5 18 (39.13%) Java
6 16 (34.78%) C#
7 15 (32.61%) Scrum
7 15 (32.61%) Ruby
8 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
9 9 (19.57%) SoapUI
9 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
10 8 (17.39%) Marketing
10 8 (17.39%) SaaS
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) Fintech
12 6 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (13.04%) TDD
12 6 (13.04%) JIRA
12 6 (13.04%) System Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
12 6 (13.04%) Coaching
12 6 (13.04%) User Experience
13 5 (10.87%) Ranorex
13 5 (10.87%) Selenium IDE
13 5 (10.87%) Confluence
13 5 (10.87%) Azure
13 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
13 5 (10.87%) Atlassian

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 5 (10.87%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) SaaS
2 5 (10.87%) Azure
3 4 (8.70%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) WebDriver
2 11 (23.91%) Cucumber
3 9 (19.57%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.04%) JIRA
5 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
5 5 (10.87%) Ranorex
5 5 (10.87%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (8.70%) JMeter
7 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
8 2 (4.35%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (4.35%) TestComplete
8 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.17%) Appium
9 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Marketing
3 3 (6.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Test Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 15 (32.61%) Test Analyst
3 14 (30.43%) QA Engineer
4 13 (28.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (17.39%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) QA Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Functional Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Lead Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) SOAP
3 4 (8.70%) Gherkin
4 3 (6.52%) HTML
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) Jest
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) REST
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) User Experience
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Tandem
3 2 (4.35%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) Contactless
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
1 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) Test Automation
2 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (32.61%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) Software Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Fintech
6 6 (13.04%) Coaching
6 6 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 6 (13.04%) System Testing
6 6 (13.04%) TDD
7 4 (8.70%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.52%) API Testing
8 3 (6.52%) DevOps
8 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
8 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) C#
3 15 (32.61%) Ruby
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Scala
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) IAG
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.87%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Genesys
5 1 (2.17%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.17%) VMware