Period
to 11 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 91 102
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 +34
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 293 381 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.94% 3.30% 3.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.35% 15.78% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 245 302 370
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -7.51% +8.81%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,300 £32,450
90th Percentile £63,250 £53,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +10.00%

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,195 2,415 2,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.05% 20.92% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,744 1,979 2,310
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,552 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.69% +3.10% +5.26%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the North West

Selenium
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Selenium in the North West

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the North West over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the North West

Selenium
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 November 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
Manchester -24 190 £47,500 +18.75% 44
Cheshire +37 80 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Merseyside +3 14 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Lancashire -15 9 £43,548 +21.81% 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 261 (89.08%) Test Automation
2 217 (74.06%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (59.39%) Java
4 119 (40.61%) C#
5 107 (36.52%) Scrum
6 97 (33.11%) BDD
7 96 (32.76%) QA
8 87 (29.69%) JUnit
9 86 (29.35%) SQL
10 83 (28.33%) Cucumber
10 83 (28.33%) Jenkins
11 80 (27.30%) WebDriver
11 80 (27.30%) JIRA
12 76 (25.94%) TDD
13 74 (25.26%) Maven
14 70 (23.89%) JavaScript
15 65 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (21.16%) .NET
17 58 (19.80%) DevOps
18 57 (19.45%) SoapUI
19 53 (18.09%) Test Scripting
20 52 (17.75%) Spring
21 51 (17.41%) Docker
22 50 (17.06%) Python
22 50 (17.06%) REST
23 49 (16.72%) Functional Testing
24 45 (15.36%) Non-Functional Testing
25 44 (15.02%) Java 8
25 44 (15.02%) Hibernate
26 43 (14.68%) E-Commerce

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 24 (8.19%) Confluence
2 9 (3.07%) CMS
2 9 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (3.07%) Umbraco
3 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.37%) IIS
3 4 (1.37%) nginx
3 4 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 16 (5.46%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (3.07%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.92%) AWS
2 24 (8.19%) Azure
3 23 (7.85%) GitHub
4 10 (3.41%) GCP
5 8 (2.73%) Serverless
6 6 (2.05%) SaaS
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.02%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.02%) IaaS
7 3 (1.02%) PaaS
8 2 (0.68%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.68%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.68%) Route 53
8 2 (0.68%) Slack
9 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.39%) MySQL
3 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.68%) Big Data
5 2 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.34%) GIS
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (29.69%) JUnit
2 83 (28.33%) Cucumber
2 83 (28.33%) Jenkins
3 80 (27.30%) JIRA
3 80 (27.30%) WebDriver
4 74 (25.26%) Maven
5 57 (19.45%) SoapUI
6 31 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (10.24%) Hudson
8 28 (9.56%) Bitbucket
8 28 (9.56%) SpecFlow
9 27 (9.22%) Spock
10 23 (7.85%) Appium
11 22 (7.51%) TeamCity
12 21 (7.17%) Gatling
12 21 (7.17%) Git (software)
12 21 (7.17%) NUnit
13 20 (6.83%) HP UFT
13 20 (6.83%) TestNG
14 16 (5.46%) JMeter
General
1 35 (11.95%) Banking
2 21 (7.17%) Finance
3 9 (3.07%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.71%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.68%) Automotive
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (22.53%) Developer
2 65 (22.18%) Analyst
3 48 (16.38%) Test Analyst
4 47 (16.04%) Tester
5 37 (12.63%) Java Developer
6 31 (10.58%) Senior Developer
7 26 (8.87%) Software Tester
8 25 (8.53%) QA Engineer
8 25 (8.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (8.19%) Automation Tester
10 23 (7.85%) Automation Engineer
10 23 (7.85%) Automation Test Analyst
10 23 (7.85%) QA Analyst
10 23 (7.85%) Test Engineer
11 14 (4.78%) Quality Engineer
11 14 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (4.78%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (4.10%) Software Developer
13 11 (3.75%) Software Engineer
14 10 (3.41%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.16%) .NET
2 52 (17.75%) Spring
3 50 (17.06%) REST
4 44 (15.02%) Hibernate
5 42 (14.33%) SOAP
6 31 (10.58%) Node.js
7 28 (9.56%) HTML
7 28 (9.56%) Web Services
8 24 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (7.51%) CSS
10 21 (7.17%) Gherkin
11 19 (6.48%) .NET Framework
12 17 (5.80%) XML
13 15 (5.12%) ASP.NET
14 13 (4.44%) Vue.js
15 12 (4.10%) Entity Framework
16 11 (3.75%) .NET Core
17 10 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 9 (3.07%) KnockoutJS
19 8 (2.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.17%) Mobile App
2 19 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.73%) Cloud Native
3 8 (2.73%) Robotics
4 7 (2.39%) User Experience
4 7 (2.39%) Wiki
5 6 (2.05%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.05%) PMI
6 4 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.68%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.34%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.34%) Contactless
9 1 (0.34%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.48%) Windows
2 16 (5.46%) Linux
3 9 (3.07%) Unix
4 8 (2.73%) CentOS
5 7 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Android
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Debian
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (89.08%) Test Automation
2 217 (74.06%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (36.52%) Scrum
4 97 (33.11%) BDD
5 76 (25.94%) TDD
6 65 (22.18%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (19.80%) DevOps
8 53 (18.09%) Test Scripting
9 49 (16.72%) Functional Testing
10 45 (15.36%) Non-Functional Testing
11 43 (14.68%) E-Commerce
12 41 (13.99%) Software Testing
13 39 (13.31%) SDLC
14 37 (12.63%) Mentoring
15 35 (11.95%) Microservices
15 35 (11.95%) Performance Testing
16 33 (11.26%) Kanban
17 31 (10.58%) API Testing
18 27 (9.22%) Defect Management
18 27 (9.22%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (59.39%) Java
2 119 (40.61%) C#
3 86 (29.35%) SQL
4 70 (23.89%) JavaScript
5 50 (17.06%) Python
6 44 (15.02%) Java 8
7 26 (8.87%) Shell Script
8 22 (7.51%) PHP
9 19 (6.48%) VBScript
10 12 (4.10%) Ruby
11 11 (3.75%) C++
12 10 (3.41%) Groovy
13 6 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.34%) PHP 7
17 1 (0.34%) Scala
17 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (8.87%) ISTQB
2 12 (4.10%) ISEB
3 9 (3.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.39%) Degree
5 7 (2.39%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.05%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.68%) HND
7 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (32.76%) QA
System Software
1 51 (17.41%) Docker
2 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (7.51%) Terraform
2 15 (5.12%) Ansible
3 5 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.71%) Puppet
4 4 (1.37%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.02%) Consul
5 3 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (1.02%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (5.80%) WorldPay
2 13 (4.44%) CA Agile Central
3 10 (3.41%) FIS
3 10 (3.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.07%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.39%) IBM
5 7 (2.39%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.71%) CA
6 5 (1.71%) Parasoft
7 4 (1.37%) Green Hat
8 3 (1.02%) Google
8 3 (1.02%) HP
8 3 (1.02%) VMware
9 2 (0.68%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 2 (0.68%) SendGrid
10 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.34%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle
10 1 (0.34%) Telerik
10 1 (0.34%) Twitter