Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North of England
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 76 97
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 +15
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 604 814 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 3.30% 3.82% 3.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.71% 17.75% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 493 677 645
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,614 4,587 4,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.77% 21.52% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,833 3,743 4,076
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the North of England

Selenium
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Selenium in the North of England

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the North of England over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the North of England

Selenium
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North of England region over the 6 months to 13 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
North West -25 284 £40,000 - 54
Yorkshire -33 273 £45,000 +2.27% 50
North East +17 46 £40,000 -8.57% 10
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 13 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 of England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 508 (84.11%) Test Automation
2 423 (70.03%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (51.32%) Java
4 259 (42.88%) C#
5 223 (36.92%) Scrum
6 193 (31.95%) Cucumber
7 188 (31.13%) WebDriver
8 178 (29.47%) TDD
9 174 (28.81%) BDD
10 170 (28.15%) QA
11 163 (26.99%) SQL
12 143 (23.68%) JIRA
13 130 (21.52%) Software Testing
13 130 (21.52%) SoapUI
14 117 (19.37%) DevOps
15 113 (18.71%) Python
16 103 (17.05%) Jenkins
17 101 (16.72%) .NET
18 100 (16.56%) JUnit
18 100 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
19 99 (16.39%) JavaScript
20 97 (16.06%) SpecFlow
21 93 (15.40%) API Testing
22 92 (15.23%) Kanban
23 90 (14.90%) Team Foundation Server
24 86 (14.24%) JMeter
25 84 (13.91%) Maven
26 80 (13.25%) Finance
27 77 (12.75%) Functional Testing
27 77 (12.75%) REST

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 47 (7.78%) Confluence
2 8 (1.32%) CMS
2 8 (1.32%) IIS
2 8 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (1.32%) Umbraco
3 7 (1.16%) nginx
3 7 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.99%) Apache
5 5 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.50%) Drupal
7 2 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.33%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
2 7 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.58%) Azure
2 65 (10.76%) AWS
3 41 (6.79%) G Suite
3 41 (6.79%) Office 365
4 20 (3.31%) GitHub
5 14 (2.32%) GCP
5 14 (2.32%) SaaS
6 7 (1.16%) Serverless
7 4 (0.66%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (0.66%) Slack
8 3 (0.50%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.50%) IaaS
8 3 (0.50%) PaaS
9 2 (0.33%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.66%) Calico
1 4 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (1.66%) MySQL
4 7 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.83%) DB2
6 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.33%) Big Data
7 2 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.17%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.17%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 193 (31.95%) Cucumber
2 188 (31.13%) WebDriver
3 143 (23.68%) JIRA
4 130 (21.52%) SoapUI
5 103 (17.05%) Jenkins
6 100 (16.56%) JUnit
7 97 (16.06%) SpecFlow
8 90 (14.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 86 (14.24%) JMeter
10 84 (13.91%) Maven
11 49 (8.11%) Git (software)
11 49 (8.11%) LoadRunner
12 45 (7.45%) NUnit
13 35 (5.79%) Gatling
13 35 (5.79%) TeamCity
14 34 (5.63%) Appium
15 33 (5.46%) Spock
16 31 (5.13%) HP UFT
17 30 (4.97%) Bitbucket
18 25 (4.14%) Protractor
General
1 80 (13.25%) Finance
2 35 (5.79%) Banking
3 24 (3.97%) Retail
4 21 (3.48%) Marketing
5 16 (2.65%) Public Sector
6 5 (0.83%) Games
6 5 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 128 (21.19%) Developer
2 119 (19.70%) Analyst
3 113 (18.71%) Test Engineer
4 107 (17.72%) Tester
5 103 (17.05%) Test Analyst
6 69 (11.42%) Automation Tester
7 61 (10.10%) Senior Developer
7 61 (10.10%) Test Automation Engineer
8 54 (8.94%) Java Developer
9 53 (8.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 50 (8.28%) QA Engineer
11 44 (7.28%) Software Tester
12 43 (7.12%) Senior Test Engineer
13 41 (6.79%) Developer in Test
14 31 (5.13%) Software Developer
15 30 (4.97%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
16 29 (4.80%) Automation Engineer
17 27 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
18 26 (4.30%) QA Analyst
19 24 (3.97%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (16.72%) .NET
2 77 (12.75%) REST
3 71 (11.75%) Spring
4 65 (10.76%) SOAP
5 63 (10.43%) Gherkin
6 59 (9.77%) HTML
7 50 (8.28%) Hibernate
8 40 (6.62%) Web Services
9 37 (6.13%) Node.js
10 34 (5.63%) .NET Framework
10 34 (5.63%) CSS
11 27 (4.47%) ASP.NET
11 27 (4.47%) XML
12 24 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (3.97%) jQuery
13 21 (3.48%) Entity Framework
14 19 (3.15%) JSON
15 18 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (2.65%) .NET Core
16 16 (2.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 20 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (2.48%) User Experience
5 10 (1.66%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.16%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.16%) Robotics
6 7 (1.16%) Wiki
7 6 (0.99%) PMI
8 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.83%) Mainframe
8 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.66%) Tandem
10 3 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.33%) BBC
11 2 (0.33%) Contactless
11 2 (0.33%) Life Science
11 2 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.63%) Windows
2 20 (3.31%) Linux
3 16 (2.65%) Unix
4 8 (1.32%) CentOS
5 7 (1.16%) Android
5 7 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.17%) Debian
7 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (84.11%) Test Automation
2 423 (70.03%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (36.92%) Scrum
4 178 (29.47%) TDD
5 174 (28.81%) BDD
6 130 (21.52%) Software Testing
7 117 (19.37%) DevOps
8 100 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
9 93 (15.40%) API Testing
10 92 (15.23%) Kanban
11 77 (12.75%) Functional Testing
12 73 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 72 (11.92%) SDLC
14 70 (11.59%) Mentoring
15 63 (10.43%) Performance Testing
15 63 (10.43%) Test Scripting
16 59 (9.77%) Manual Testing
17 54 (8.94%) Non-Functional Testing
18 49 (8.11%) Regression Testing
18 49 (8.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 310 (51.32%) Java
2 259 (42.88%) C#
3 163 (26.99%) SQL
4 113 (18.71%) Python
5 99 (16.39%) JavaScript
6 56 (9.27%) Java 8
7 54 (8.94%) Ruby
8 35 (5.79%) PHP
9 24 (3.97%) C++
10 22 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.81%) Scala
12 15 (2.48%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.48%) VBScript
13 14 (2.32%) C
14 10 (1.66%) Groovy
14 10 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.99%) ES6
15 6 (0.99%) VBA
16 5 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (10.60%) ISTQB
2 56 (9.27%) ISEB
3 19 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.32%) Degree
6 12 (1.99%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.33%) HND
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (28.15%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (8.11%) Docker
2 4 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (0.66%) etcd
3 2 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) IAG
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (6.62%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (3.48%) Terraform
3 14 (2.32%) Ansible
4 9 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 8 (1.32%) CA Service Virtualization
6 7 (1.16%) Consul
7 4 (0.66%) Istio
8 3 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.50%) Puppet
9 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (8.11%) Google
1 49 (8.11%) HP
2 37 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
3 15 (2.48%) Red Hat
4 10 (1.66%) New Relic
5 9 (1.49%) CA
5 9 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.32%) WorldPay
7 7 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.16%) IBM
8 5 (0.83%) Parasoft
8 5 (0.83%) Splunk
9 4 (0.66%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.66%) CyberArk
9 4 (0.66%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 4 (0.66%) Green Hat
9 4 (0.66%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle
11 2 (0.33%) Genesys