Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 106 113
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7 +23
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 399 380 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.29% 2.88% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.90% 13.60% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 309 338 283
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% +1.32%
10th Percentile £29,800 £30,925 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 2,678 2,795 2,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.06% 21.21% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,153 2,314 2,051
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
Manchester +30 306 £42,500 - 38
Cheshire -5 73 £40,000 - 11
Lancashire +9 11 £36,250 +9.02% 4
Merseyside -14 7 £31,250 -30.56% 4
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 350 (87.72%) Test Automation
2 260 (65.16%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (46.37%) Java
4 165 (41.35%) C#
5 121 (30.33%) Cucumber
6 114 (28.57%) TDD
6 114 (28.57%) BDD
7 110 (27.57%) SQL
8 105 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (25.06%) JavaScript
9 100 (25.06%) Test Scripting
10 99 (24.81%) Finance
11 98 (24.56%) QA
12 96 (24.06%) Scrum
13 95 (23.81%) JIRA
14 93 (23.31%) WebDriver
14 93 (23.31%) Jenkins
15 84 (21.05%) .NET
16 75 (18.80%) Software Engineering
17 73 (18.30%) HTML
18 68 (17.04%) SoapUI
18 68 (17.04%) API Testing
19 67 (16.79%) Python
20 65 (16.29%) Software Testing
21 64 (16.04%) SQL Server
22 62 (15.54%) CSS
23 61 (15.29%) DevOps
24 60 (15.04%) SDLC
25 53 (13.28%) ISTQB
26 50 (12.53%) ASP.NET

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 15 (3.76%) Confluence
2 14 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.76%) Apache Pig
4 9 (2.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (1.75%) NServiceBus
6 6 (1.50%) CMS
6 6 (1.50%) JBoss
6 6 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.00%) Apache
8 4 (1.00%) Jetty
8 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.75%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.75%) IIS
10 2 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.50%) nginx
11 1 (0.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Blender
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (3.76%) SaaS
4 8 (2.01%) BrowserStack
5 7 (1.75%) GitHub
5 7 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.25%) npm
8 3 (0.75%) BlazeMeter
8 3 (0.75%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.75%) Serverless
9 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.01%) HTTP
2 10 (2.51%) Firewall
2 10 (2.51%) SSL
2 10 (2.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.50%) Internet
3 2 (0.50%) SMS
4 1 (0.25%) AMQP
4 1 (0.25%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.77%) MongoDB
3 23 (5.76%) Big Data
3 23 (5.76%) MySQL
4 22 (5.51%) Hadoop
4 22 (5.51%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.51%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.76%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.01%) Couchbase
7 8 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.25%) HBase
9 4 (1.00%) DB2
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.75%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 121 (30.33%) Cucumber
2 95 (23.81%) JIRA
3 93 (23.31%) Jenkins
3 93 (23.31%) WebDriver
4 68 (17.04%) SoapUI
5 49 (12.28%) Git (software)
6 40 (10.03%) SpecFlow
7 39 (9.77%) Maven
8 34 (8.52%) JUnit
9 32 (8.02%) JMeter
9 32 (8.02%) NUnit
10 27 (6.77%) Robot Framework
11 24 (6.02%) TeamCity
12 23 (5.76%) Jasmine
13 22 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (4.51%) Bitbucket
14 18 (4.51%) Gradle
15 16 (4.01%) MSTest
15 16 (4.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (24.81%) Finance
2 47 (11.78%) Retail
3 26 (6.52%) Banking
4 18 (4.51%) Marketing
5 14 (3.51%) Electronics
6 13 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 12 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.76%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.51%) Advertising
9 10 (2.51%) Law
10 5 (1.25%) Games
11 3 (0.75%) Automotive
11 3 (0.75%) Legal
11 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 115 (28.82%) Tester
2 101 (25.31%) Developer
3 94 (23.56%) Test Engineer
4 81 (20.30%) Automation Tester
5 66 (16.54%) Analyst
6 62 (15.54%) Software Engineer
7 53 (13.28%) Test Analyst
8 42 (10.53%) Developer in Test
9 37 (9.27%) Software Test Engineer
10 35 (8.77%) Software Developer
11 29 (7.27%) Software Tester
12 27 (6.77%) Development Engineer
12 27 (6.77%) Test Development Engineer
13 26 (6.52%) C# Software Engineer
13 26 (6.52%) Software Development Engineer
14 24 (6.02%) .NET Developer
15 23 (5.76%) Integration Engineer
15 23 (5.76%) Java Engineer
15 23 (5.76%) Test Automation Engineer
16 22 (5.51%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (21.05%) .NET
2 73 (18.30%) HTML
3 62 (15.54%) CSS
4 50 (12.53%) ASP.NET
4 50 (12.53%) REST
5 49 (12.28%) SOAP
6 48 (12.03%) AngularJS
7 40 (10.03%) Gherkin
7 40 (10.03%) RESTful
8 34 (8.52%) Web Services
9 33 (8.27%) XML
10 31 (7.77%) jQuery
10 31 (7.77%) Node.js
11 30 (7.52%) Spring
12 29 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (7.02%) .NET Framework
14 23 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (5.76%) JSON
15 20 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (5.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.76%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.51%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.26%) User Experience
5 15 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.01%) Fixed Income
7 11 (2.76%) Blog
8 8 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.50%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.50%) Fintech
10 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.75%) PMI
12 2 (0.50%) AS400
12 2 (0.50%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.50%) iSeries
12 2 (0.50%) Online Games
13 1 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.03%) Linux
2 35 (8.77%) Windows
3 10 (2.51%) Android
3 10 (2.51%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.51%) Mac OS X
4 7 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (87.72%) Test Automation
2 260 (65.16%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (28.57%) BDD
3 114 (28.57%) TDD
4 105 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (25.06%) Test Scripting
6 96 (24.06%) Scrum
7 75 (18.80%) Software Engineering
8 68 (17.04%) API Testing
9 65 (16.29%) Software Testing
10 61 (15.29%) DevOps
11 60 (15.04%) SDLC
12 50 (12.53%) SDET
13 40 (10.03%) MVC
14 34 (8.52%) Kanban
14 34 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (8.27%) Open Source
16 32 (8.02%) Regression Testing
16 32 (8.02%) Unit Testing
16 32 (8.02%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 185 (46.37%) Java
2 165 (41.35%) C#
3 110 (27.57%) SQL
4 100 (25.06%) JavaScript
5 67 (16.79%) Python
6 36 (9.02%) PHP
7 34 (8.52%) C++
8 32 (8.02%) Ruby
9 30 (7.52%) Bash Shell
10 25 (6.27%) C
10 25 (6.27%) T-SQL
11 20 (5.01%) PowerShell
12 18 (4.51%) Perl
13 14 (3.51%) Java 8
14 13 (3.26%) TypeScript
15 10 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.51%) VB.NET
16 8 (2.01%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.25%) VB
18 4 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (13.28%) ISTQB
2 45 (11.28%) ISEB
3 43 (10.78%) Degree
4 36 (9.02%) Security Cleared
5 24 (6.02%) DV Cleared
6 13 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
7 12 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.76%) MCSE
9 10 (2.51%) CCNA
9 10 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.51%) CISSP
9 10 (2.51%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (2.51%) GIAC
9 10 (2.51%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (2.51%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (2.51%) SANS
9 10 (2.51%) SSCP
10 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (24.56%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (11.78%) Docker
2 16 (4.01%) Hyper-V
2 16 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.76%) vSphere
4 5 (1.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (6.52%) Puppet
2 21 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 19 (4.76%) Salt
4 14 (3.51%) Ansible
5 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.00%) Istio
7 3 (0.75%) Terraform
8 1 (0.25%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.25%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 45 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.01%) Google
2 16 (4.01%) VMware
3 11 (2.76%) SAP
4 9 (2.26%) Capita
4 9 (2.26%) Splunk
5 7 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.75%) Oracle
6 5 (1.25%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.25%) IBM
7 4 (1.00%) HP
8 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.75%) Telerik
9 2 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.50%) Twitter
10 1 (0.25%) Aquila
10 1 (0.25%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.25%) Syncsort
10 1 (0.25%) WorldPay