Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 105 125
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 391 388 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.33% 3.03% 2.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.74% 14.17% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 304 338 278
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £28,400 £32,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £53,925 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,484 2,739 2,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.12% 21.42% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 2,231 2,224
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,818 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +21 291 £42,000 -1.18% 39
Cheshire +18 69 £40,000 - 15
Merseyside -24 15 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Lancashire +16 11 £35,750 +13.49% 7
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 351 (89.77%) Test Automation
2 261 (66.75%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (46.80%) Java
4 148 (37.85%) Cucumber
5 129 (32.99%) C#
6 120 (30.69%) BDD
7 109 (27.88%) WebDriver
7 109 (27.88%) JIRA
8 103 (26.34%) SQL
8 103 (26.34%) QA
9 102 (26.09%) Finance
10 96 (24.55%) Test Scripting
11 91 (23.27%) JavaScript
12 88 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (21.99%) .NET
14 84 (21.48%) Scrum
15 83 (21.23%) SoapUI
16 81 (20.72%) TDD
17 75 (19.18%) Jenkins
18 70 (17.90%) Git (software)
19 69 (17.65%) Python
20 67 (17.14%) API Testing
21 64 (16.37%) Software Engineering
22 61 (15.60%) ISTQB
22 61 (15.60%) DevOps
23 60 (15.35%) Gherkin
24 59 (15.09%) Software Testing
25 58 (14.83%) REST
26 57 (14.58%) HTML
26 57 (14.58%) SOAP

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 26 (6.65%) Confluence
2 11 (2.81%) Apache Pig
3 9 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.28%) Liferay
5 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.02%) CMS
5 4 (1.02%) IIS
5 4 (1.02%) Kentico
6 3 (0.77%) Alfresco
6 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.51%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) CICS
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) Jetty
8 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Mingle
2 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.58%) SaaS
4 11 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.05%) BrowserStack
5 8 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.05%) npm
6 7 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.53%) Yarn
8 5 (1.28%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.77%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.51%) GitHub
11 1 (0.26%) IaaS
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) PaaS
11 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.32%) HTTP
2 10 (2.56%) Firewall
2 10 (2.56%) SSL
2 10 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.77%) Internet
4 2 (0.51%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) AMQP
5 1 (0.26%) ATM
5 1 (0.26%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.88%) Big Data
3 20 (5.12%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.09%) MySQL
5 15 (3.84%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.81%) Apache Hive
8 10 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 10 (2.56%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.30%) Couchbase
10 5 (1.28%) DB2
10 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.51%) Power BI
13 1 (0.26%) HBase
13 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.26%) Redis
13 1 (0.26%) Riak
Development Applications
1 148 (37.85%) Cucumber
2 109 (27.88%) JIRA
2 109 (27.88%) WebDriver
3 83 (21.23%) SoapUI
4 75 (19.18%) Jenkins
5 70 (17.90%) Git (software)
6 44 (11.25%) SpecFlow
7 36 (9.21%) JMeter
8 28 (7.16%) TeamCity
9 26 (6.65%) NUnit
10 24 (6.14%) Maven
11 22 (5.63%) Robot Framework
12 20 (5.12%) Protractor
13 19 (4.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (4.60%) Bitbucket
14 18 (4.60%) JUnit
15 16 (4.09%) Appium
16 13 (3.32%) HP UFT
16 13 (3.32%) Travis CI
17 12 (3.07%) Jasmine
General
1 102 (26.09%) Finance
2 44 (11.25%) Retail
3 30 (7.67%) Banking
4 23 (5.88%) Marketing
5 20 (5.12%) Electronics
6 14 (3.58%) Advertising
6 14 (3.58%) Law
7 13 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.32%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.07%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.53%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.77%) Back Office
10 3 (0.77%) Games
10 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.51%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.51%) Military
12 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 107 (27.37%) Tester
2 93 (23.79%) Test Engineer
3 86 (21.99%) Developer
4 74 (18.93%) Automation Tester
5 70 (17.90%) Analyst
6 63 (16.11%) Test Analyst
7 44 (11.25%) Software Engineer
8 34 (8.70%) Software Test Engineer
9 33 (8.44%) Developer in Test
10 30 (7.67%) Software Tester
11 29 (7.42%) Test Automation Engineer
12 26 (6.65%) Software Developer
13 24 (6.14%) .NET Developer
14 21 (5.37%) QA Engineer
15 20 (5.12%) Integration Engineer
15 20 (5.12%) Senior Test Engineer
16 19 (4.86%) C# Developer
16 19 (4.86%) C# Software Engineer
16 19 (4.86%) Software Development Engineer
16 19 (4.86%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (21.99%) .NET
2 60 (15.35%) Gherkin
3 58 (14.83%) REST
4 57 (14.58%) HTML
4 57 (14.58%) SOAP
5 44 (11.25%) CSS
6 43 (11.00%) AngularJS
7 41 (10.49%) ASP.NET
8 40 (10.23%) XML
9 30 (7.67%) Node.js
9 30 (7.67%) RESTful
9 30 (7.67%) Web Services
10 29 (7.42%) jQuery
11 25 (6.39%) JSON
11 25 (6.39%) React
12 23 (5.88%) HTML5
13 22 (5.63%) .NET Framework
14 19 (4.86%) Spring
15 18 (4.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.12%) User Experience
3 18 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.84%) Fintech
5 15 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (3.58%) Fixed Income
7 12 (3.07%) Blog
8 9 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.28%) APACS
9 5 (1.28%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.02%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.77%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.51%) AS400
12 2 (0.51%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.51%) iSeries
12 2 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 52 (13.30%) Linux
2 34 (8.70%) Windows
3 12 (3.07%) Android
3 12 (3.07%) Apple iOS
3 12 (3.07%) Unix
4 10 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (89.77%) Test Automation
2 261 (66.75%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (30.69%) BDD
4 96 (24.55%) Test Scripting
5 88 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
6 84 (21.48%) Scrum
7 81 (20.72%) TDD
8 67 (17.14%) API Testing
9 64 (16.37%) Software Engineering
10 61 (15.60%) DevOps
11 59 (15.09%) Software Testing
12 56 (14.32%) SDLC
13 42 (10.74%) SDET
14 40 (10.23%) Manual Testing
15 39 (9.97%) Kanban
16 35 (8.95%) Test Strategy
17 32 (8.18%) Validation
18 31 (7.93%) MVC
18 31 (7.93%) Performance Testing
18 31 (7.93%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (46.80%) Java
2 129 (32.99%) C#
3 103 (26.34%) SQL
4 91 (23.27%) JavaScript
5 69 (17.65%) Python
6 36 (9.21%) PHP
7 31 (7.93%) Bash Shell
8 30 (7.67%) C++
9 24 (6.14%) Ruby
10 21 (5.37%) C
11 19 (4.86%) Perl
12 17 (4.35%) PowerShell
13 16 (4.09%) T-SQL
14 13 (3.32%) Java 8
15 10 (2.56%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.79%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.53%) ES6
18 4 (1.02%) Go
18 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
19 3 (0.77%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (15.60%) ISTQB
2 46 (11.76%) ISEB
3 38 (9.72%) Degree
4 31 (7.93%) Security Cleared
5 21 (5.37%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.81%) MCSE
8 10 (2.56%) CCNA
8 10 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.56%) CISSP
8 10 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (2.56%) GIAC
8 10 (2.56%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (2.56%) SANS
8 10 (2.56%) SSCP
9 9 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (26.34%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) GDPR
2 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (12.02%) Docker
2 17 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 17 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (6.91%) Puppet
2 19 (4.86%) Salt
3 18 (4.60%) Kubernetes
4 14 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.32%) Ansible
6 9 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.02%) Istio
8 1 (0.26%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.26%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (6.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.86%) Google
3 17 (4.35%) VMware
4 12 (3.07%) SAP
5 8 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.79%) HP
6 7 (1.79%) IBM
6 7 (1.79%) Oracle
7 3 (0.77%) Adobe
7 3 (0.77%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.77%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.51%) Green Hat
8 2 (0.51%) Splunk
8 2 (0.51%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.26%) Informatica
9 1 (0.26%) RedGate
9 1 (0.26%) Syncsort
9 1 (0.26%) WorldPay