Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 121 123
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2 +35
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 396 288 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.06% 2.43% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.22% 12.06% 11.88%
Number of salaries quoted 335 267 261
North West median annual salary £43,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.69% -3.75% +11.89%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2784 2388 2543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.49% 20.14% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2119 2228
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,777
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.16% +3.40%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 +2 266 £43,250 +5.49% 21
Cheshire +3 69 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Merseyside +36 52 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Lancashire -4 8 £33,250 -6.34% 1
Cumbria - 1 - -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 278 (70.20%) Test Automation
2 276 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (52.27%) Java
4 171 (43.18%) Cucumber
5 161 (40.66%) C#
6 156 (39.39%) TDD
7 120 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 118 (29.80%) WebDriver
9 113 (28.54%) HTML
10 110 (27.78%) Test Scripting
11 103 (26.01%) CSS
12 100 (25.25%) SQL
13 99 (25.00%) QA
14 95 (23.99%) BDD
15 88 (22.22%) Jenkins
15 88 (22.22%) Scrum
16 84 (21.21%) Finance
17 78 (19.70%) SDLC
18 76 (19.19%) MVC
19 72 (18.18%) HTML5
20 71 (17.93%) JIRA
21 70 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (17.17%) .NET
23 67 (16.92%) Windows
24 66 (16.67%) Linux
25 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
26 64 (16.16%) SOAP
27 63 (15.91%) Software Engineering
28 60 (15.15%) Degree
29 58 (14.65%) Gherkin

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 11 (2.78%) CMS
1 11 (2.78%) Confluence
1 11 (2.78%) NServiceBus
2 9 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.77%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.01%) IIS
5 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.51%) JBoss
6 2 (0.51%) Jetty
6 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.51%) Tornado
6 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (10.61%) GitHub
3 29 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (1.77%) Google App Engine
8 6 (1.52%) BrowserStack
9 5 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.01%) SaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.27%) HTTP
2 5 (1.26%) Internet
3 4 (1.01%) AMQP
3 4 (1.01%) Broadband
4 3 (0.76%) LDAP
5 1 (0.25%) IPsec
5 1 (0.25%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.25%) PPTP
5 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.89%) MySQL
3 23 (5.81%) Big Data
3 23 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 15 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.77%) Redis
9 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.01%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.01%) Riak
11 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.76%) DB2
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.25%) Event Store
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 171 (43.18%) Cucumber
2 118 (29.80%) WebDriver
3 88 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 71 (17.93%) JIRA
5 44 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 38 (9.60%) Git (software)
7 36 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 32 (8.08%) Selenium IDE
9 25 (6.31%) JUnit
10 23 (5.81%) JMeter
11 19 (4.80%) Visual Studio
12 17 (4.29%) TeamCity
13 16 (4.04%) HP UFT
14 15 (3.79%) FitNesse
14 15 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (3.79%) TestNG
15 14 (3.54%) SonarQube
16 13 (3.28%) NUnit
17 12 (3.03%) Bitbucket
18 11 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 84 (21.21%) Finance
2 33 (8.33%) Banking
3 10 (2.53%) Retail
4 9 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.77%) Automotive
5 7 (1.77%) Marketing
6 5 (1.26%) French Language
6 5 (1.26%) Games
6 5 (1.26%) German Language
6 5 (1.26%) Japanese Language
7 4 (1.01%) Advertising
7 4 (1.01%) Military
8 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 133 (33.59%) Developer
2 105 (26.52%) Tester
3 85 (21.46%) Automation Tester
4 65 (16.41%) Test Engineer
5 47 (11.87%) Java Developer
6 45 (11.36%) Senior Tester
7 43 (10.86%) Analyst
7 43 (10.86%) Senior Developer
7 43 (10.86%) Test Automation Engineer
8 42 (10.61%) Senior Automation Tester
9 37 (9.34%) PHP Developer
9 37 (9.34%) Test Analyst
10 35 (8.84%) Software Developer
11 33 (8.33%) QA Engineer
12 31 (7.83%) SQL Developer
13 30 (7.58%) MySQL Developer
13 30 (7.58%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 30 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
14 29 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 25 (6.31%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (28.54%) HTML
2 103 (26.01%) CSS
3 72 (18.18%) HTML5
4 68 (17.17%) .NET
5 64 (16.16%) SOAP
6 58 (14.65%) Gherkin
7 56 (14.14%) Web Services
8 55 (13.89%) AngularJS
9 53 (13.38%) CSS3
10 47 (11.87%) ASP.NET
11 43 (10.86%) jQuery
12 39 (9.85%) REST
13 35 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (8.84%) WCF
14 33 (8.33%) Spring
15 31 (7.83%) XML
16 30 (7.58%) CakePHP
16 30 (7.58%) Laravel
16 30 (7.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 21 (5.30%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.54%) User Experience
4 12 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.27%) Fintech
6 9 (2.27%) iPad
7 7 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.77%) Replication
8 6 (1.52%) Life Science
9 3 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (0.76%) EPoS
9 3 (0.76%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.51%) PMI
11 1 (0.25%) AS400
11 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.92%) Windows
2 66 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (1.77%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.77%) Unix
4 6 (1.52%) Android
4 6 (1.52%) CentOS
4 6 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.26%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (70.20%) Test Automation
2 276 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (39.39%) TDD
4 110 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 95 (23.99%) BDD
6 88 (22.22%) Scrum
7 78 (19.70%) SDLC
8 76 (19.19%) MVC
9 70 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (15.91%) Software Engineering
11 49 (12.37%) Manual Testing
11 49 (12.37%) Unit Testing
12 44 (11.11%) Functional Testing
13 38 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (9.34%) Mentoring
14 37 (9.34%) System Integration Testing
15 36 (9.09%) Web Development
16 35 (8.84%) Test Strategy
17 33 (8.33%) Configuration Management
18 30 (7.58%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 207 (52.27%) Java
2 161 (40.66%) C#
3 120 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 100 (25.25%) SQL
5 51 (12.88%) Python
6 47 (11.87%) PHP
7 33 (8.33%) Ruby
8 20 (5.05%) C++
9 19 (4.80%) Bash Shell
10 15 (3.79%) C
10 15 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.03%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.02%) XPath
14 8 (2.02%) XQuery
15 4 (1.01%) Perl
15 4 (1.01%) Scala
16 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.51%) F#
Qualifications
1 60 (15.15%) Degree
2 48 (12.12%) ISEB
3 42 (10.61%) ISTQB
4 13 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.76%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (4.04%) Docker
2 4 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (6.31%) Puppet
2 18 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.02%) Ansible
3 8 (2.02%) ZABBIX
4 7 (1.77%) Capistrano
4 7 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.77%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.51%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 46 (11.62%) Oracle
2 35 (8.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.58%) Zend
4 15 (3.79%) HP
5 10 (2.53%) Google
6 8 (2.02%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.77%) Percona
8 6 (1.52%) IBM
8 6 (1.52%) SAP
9 4 (1.01%) VMware
10 3 (0.76%) BMC
10 3 (0.76%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.76%) Remedy
10 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.76%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.51%) Cognos
11 2 (0.51%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.25%) Sun