Period
to 20 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 74 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 56 34 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.96% 2.51% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.91% 13.65% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 50 32 22
North East median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.69% +22.64%
10th Percentile £36,150 £28,275 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £42,500 £36,450
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 352 249 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.58% 18.35% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 304 211 204
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 April 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 April 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 -4 48 £42,000 +20.00% 5
Durham -5 4 £32,250 -7.86%
Northumberland -3 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Teesside - 1 £35,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 55 (98.21%) Test Automation
2 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (67.86%) SQL
4 33 (58.93%) Cucumber
5 31 (55.36%) Ruby
6 30 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (48.21%) Test Strategy
7 27 (48.21%) Software Testing
8 26 (46.43%) Test Management
9 25 (44.64%) QA
10 24 (42.86%) Test Scripting
11 23 (41.07%) Waterfall
12 22 (39.29%) Java
13 21 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (35.71%) ISEB
15 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
15 18 (32.14%) C#
15 18 (32.14%) ISEB Practitioner
15 18 (32.14%) Project Planning
16 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (28.57%) JUnit
18 15 (26.79%) HTML
18 15 (26.79%) CSS
18 15 (26.79%) Scrum
18 15 (26.79%) TestNG
18 15 (26.79%) SDLC
19 14 (25.00%) TDD
20 13 (23.21%) .NET
20 13 (23.21%) Oracle
20 13 (23.21%) Degree

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 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.79%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Tricentis Tosca
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (58.93%) Cucumber
2 30 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (28.57%) JUnit
4 15 (26.79%) TestNG
5 13 (23.21%) Jasmine
5 13 (23.21%) Protractor
5 13 (23.21%) WebDriver
6 12 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 10 (17.86%) JMeter
8 8 (14.29%) LoadRunner
8 8 (14.29%) Ranorex
8 8 (14.29%) Robot Framework
9 4 (7.14%) MSTest
10 3 (5.36%) Jenkins
10 3 (5.36%) JIRA
10 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.57%) Appium
11 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
11 2 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 1 (1.79%) Advertising
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
1 1 (1.79%) Games
1 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Analyst
1 24 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 21 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 21 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 17 (30.36%) Test Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Test Leader
5 7 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Lead Tester
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) QA Leader
8 3 (5.36%) QA Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Software Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Software QA Tester
8 3 (5.36%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) CSS
1 15 (26.79%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) .NET
3 12 (21.43%) SOAP
4 8 (14.29%) Web Services
5 5 (8.93%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.14%) REST
6 4 (7.14%) RESTful
7 2 (3.57%) CSS3
7 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) jQuery
7 2 (3.57%) JSON
7 2 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.79%) COM
8 1 (1.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Fintech
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (98.21%) Test Automation
2 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (48.21%) Software Testing
3 27 (48.21%) Test Strategy
4 26 (46.43%) Test Management
5 24 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 23 (41.07%) Waterfall
7 18 (32.14%) Project Planning
8 17 (30.36%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (26.79%) Scrum
9 15 (26.79%) SDLC
10 14 (25.00%) TDD
11 13 (23.21%) BDD
12 12 (21.43%) Context-Driven Testing
12 12 (21.43%) Open Source
13 10 (17.86%) Integration Testing
13 10 (17.86%) Regression Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Multithreading
14 8 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) SQL
2 31 (55.36%) Ruby
3 22 (39.29%) Java
4 18 (32.14%) C#
4 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 20 (35.71%) ISEB
3 18 (32.14%) ISEB Practitioner
4 13 (23.21%) Degree
5 11 (19.64%) ISTQB
6 5 (8.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (44.64%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Capita
3 1 (1.79%) Pega