Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 117 117
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 +23
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 406 335 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.17% 2.74% 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.11% 13.08% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 333 311 296
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 2,878 2,561 2,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.50% 20.94% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,301 2,253 2,113
North West median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,300 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +3 281 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Cheshire -9 75 £40,000 - 7
Merseyside +41 38 £50,000 +55.04% 1
Lancashire +11 9 £36,250 -14.71% 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 333 (82.02%) Test Automation
2 317 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (61.33%) Java
4 184 (45.32%) Cucumber
5 175 (43.10%) TDD
6 152 (37.44%) C#
7 143 (35.22%) BDD
8 137 (33.74%) WebDriver
9 135 (33.25%) Test Scripting
10 126 (31.03%) QA
11 104 (25.62%) Jenkins
12 101 (24.88%) Scrum
13 98 (24.14%) Finance
14 91 (22.41%) JavaScript
15 89 (21.92%) SDLC
16 78 (19.21%) SQL
17 76 (18.72%) JIRA
18 70 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
19 67 (16.50%) Gherkin
20 65 (16.01%) Test Strategy
21 59 (14.53%) SoapUI
22 58 (14.29%) HTML
22 58 (14.29%) Python
23 55 (13.55%) DevOps
24 54 (13.30%) Software Engineering
25 52 (12.81%) CSS
26 51 (12.56%) Degree
27 50 (12.32%) SOAP
28 47 (11.58%) .NET
29 44 (10.84%) SQL Server

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 19 (4.68%) Confluence
2 6 (1.48%) WebSphere
3 4 (0.99%) Apache Solr
3 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.74%) IIS
4 3 (0.74%) nginx
4 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.49%) Jetty
5 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.25%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.87%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (8.37%) GitHub
3 23 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.96%) SaaS
5 11 (2.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.23%) BrowserStack
8 4 (0.99%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.99%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.74%) Slack
10 2 (0.49%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.46%) HTTP
2 7 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) AMQP
3 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.87%) Big Data
3 21 (5.17%) MySQL
4 17 (4.19%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.99%) Redis
8 3 (0.74%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.74%) DB2
8 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.49%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 184 (45.32%) Cucumber
2 137 (33.74%) WebDriver
3 104 (25.62%) Jenkins
4 76 (18.72%) JIRA
5 59 (14.53%) SoapUI
6 44 (10.84%) JUnit
7 36 (8.87%) SpecFlow
8 26 (6.40%) NUnit
9 25 (6.16%) TeamCity
10 24 (5.91%) Git (software)
11 23 (5.67%) JMeter
12 20 (4.93%) Maven
12 20 (4.93%) Visual Studio
13 18 (4.43%) Bitbucket
14 17 (4.19%) Selenium IDE
14 17 (4.19%) SonarQube
15 16 (3.94%) TestNG
16 14 (3.45%) HP UFT
17 12 (2.96%) Ant
17 12 (2.96%) MSTest
General
1 98 (24.14%) Finance
2 35 (8.62%) Retail
3 30 (7.39%) Banking
4 10 (2.46%) Military
5 7 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.72%) Law
5 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.48%) Advertising
6 6 (1.48%) Marketing
7 5 (1.23%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.99%) Back Office
8 4 (0.99%) Legal
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.49%) German Language
9 2 (0.49%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.49%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (34.98%) Tester
2 115 (28.33%) Automation Tester
3 104 (25.62%) Developer
4 70 (17.24%) Test Engineer
5 37 (9.11%) Analyst
5 37 (9.11%) Senior Tester
6 36 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 35 (8.62%) Developer in Test
7 35 (8.62%) Java Developer
7 35 (8.62%) Senior Automation Tester
8 34 (8.37%) Test Analyst
9 33 (8.13%) QA Engineer
10 31 (7.64%) Software Engineer
11 27 (6.65%) Java Engineer
11 27 (6.65%) Test Automation Developer
11 27 (6.65%) Test Leader
12 23 (5.67%) Senior Developer
13 22 (5.42%) QA Automation Engineer
13 22 (5.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 22 (5.42%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.50%) Gherkin
2 58 (14.29%) HTML
3 52 (12.81%) CSS
4 50 (12.32%) SOAP
5 47 (11.58%) .NET
6 30 (7.39%) REST
7 28 (6.90%) Spring
8 26 (6.40%) Web Services
9 25 (6.16%) AngularJS
10 24 (5.91%) XML
11 23 (5.67%) Hibernate
11 23 (5.67%) HTML5
12 21 (5.17%) jQuery
12 21 (5.17%) JSON
13 20 (4.93%) RESTful
14 19 (4.68%) Node.js
15 18 (4.43%) CSS3
16 14 (3.45%) WCF
17 13 (3.20%) CakePHP
17 13 (3.20%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.40%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.43%) Fintech
3 12 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.71%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.72%) Life Science
7 6 (1.48%) User Experience
8 5 (1.23%) Wiki
9 4 (0.99%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.99%) Replication
10 3 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.74%) VSAM
10 3 (0.74%) Xbox
11 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.49%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.34%) Linux
2 26 (6.40%) Windows
3 13 (3.20%) Unix
4 5 (1.23%) Android
4 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.23%) CentOS
4 5 (1.23%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (82.02%) Test Automation
2 317 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (43.10%) TDD
4 143 (35.22%) BDD
5 135 (33.25%) Test Scripting
6 101 (24.88%) Scrum
7 89 (21.92%) SDLC
8 70 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 65 (16.01%) Test Strategy
10 55 (13.55%) DevOps
11 54 (13.30%) Software Engineering
12 44 (10.84%) SDET
13 43 (10.59%) Software Testing
14 42 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
15 40 (9.85%) Functional Testing
16 39 (9.61%) Mentoring
16 39 (9.61%) Regression Testing
17 38 (9.36%) Manual Testing
18 35 (8.62%) API Testing
19 34 (8.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (61.33%) Java
2 152 (37.44%) C#
3 91 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 78 (19.21%) SQL
5 58 (14.29%) Python
6 38 (9.36%) Ruby
7 34 (8.37%) PHP
8 17 (4.19%) Bash Shell
8 17 (4.19%) C
9 15 (3.69%) C++
10 11 (2.71%) Perl
11 7 (1.72%) Groovy
11 7 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.48%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.48%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.74%) Prolog
14 3 (0.74%) REXX
14 3 (0.74%) Scala
14 3 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (12.56%) Degree
2 35 (8.62%) ISEB
2 35 (8.62%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.46%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.74%) PMP
8 2 (0.49%) CSQA
9 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (31.03%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.46%) Hyper-V
1 10 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.72%) Docker
3 2 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (4.43%) Puppet
2 16 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.22%) ZABBIX
4 8 (1.97%) Simian Army
5 5 (1.23%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.99%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.74%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.25%) Ansible
8 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (5.42%) Oracle
2 21 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.19%) Capita
4 13 (3.20%) Zend
5 10 (2.46%) VMware
6 9 (2.22%) Google
7 7 (1.72%) Aquila
8 6 (1.48%) HP
8 6 (1.48%) IBM
9 5 (1.23%) WorldPay
10 4 (0.99%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.99%) Percona
11 3 (0.74%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.74%) Informatica
12 2 (0.49%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.25%) Adobe
13 1 (0.25%) Apple
13 1 (0.25%) TIBCO