Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North East
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 61 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 34 35 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.18% 2.97% 4.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.04% 17.16% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 55
Median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £33,250 £27,500 £29,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,724 £52,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%

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 212 204 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.08% 17.32% 24.05%
Number of salaries quoted 190 154 294
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,693 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.26% -5.13% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the North East.

Salary trend for Selenium in the North East

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the North East over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 19 £45,000 +26.61% 4
Durham +13 15 £60,000 +81.82%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 34 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 27 (79.41%) Java
3 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 19 (55.88%) Scrum
5 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (50.00%) Test Management
5 17 (50.00%) Appium
5 17 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
6 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
7 15 (44.12%) CFA
7 15 (44.12%) Validation
7 15 (44.12%) Migration
7 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (41.18%) C#
8 14 (41.18%) WebDriver
8 14 (41.18%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (38.24%) SpecFlow
10 9 (26.47%) JIRA
10 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
10 9 (26.47%) BDD
10 9 (26.47%) SDET
11 8 (23.53%) API Testing
11 8 (23.53%) TDD
12 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
13 6 (17.65%) QA
14 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
14 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
14 5 (14.71%) Maven
14 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
15 4 (11.76%) JavaScript

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 (11.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
2 17 (50.00%) Appium
3 14 (41.18%) WebDriver
4 13 (38.24%) SpecFlow
5 9 (26.47%) JIRA
6 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.71%) Maven
6 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.82%) Cypress.io
8 2 (5.88%) Bitbucket
8 2 (5.88%) Calabash
8 2 (5.88%) Gatling
8 2 (5.88%) JBehave
8 2 (5.88%) JMeter
8 2 (5.88%) JUnit
8 2 (5.88%) Postman
8 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Front Office
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Automation Test Lead
1 13 (38.24%) Test Leader
2 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Developer in Test
4 6 (17.65%) Development Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Test Development Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
1 3 (8.82%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) Express
3 1 (2.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (55.88%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
3 17 (50.00%) Test Management
4 16 (47.06%) Test Strategy
5 15 (44.12%) Migration
5 15 (44.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (44.12%) Validation
6 14 (41.18%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (26.47%) BDD
7 9 (26.47%) SDET
7 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
8 8 (23.53%) API Testing
8 8 (23.53%) TDD
9 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
10 4 (11.76%) DevOps
10 4 (11.76%) SDLC
10 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Java
2 14 (41.18%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CFA
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Atlassian