Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 126 121
Rank change year-on-year +43 -5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 207 263 342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.32% 2.60% 2.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.51% 12.54% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 163 233 270
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 1,254 2,098 2,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.09% 20.71% 23.21%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,576 2,216
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the North West.

Salary trend for Selenium in the North West

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the North West over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +23 119 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Cheshire +54 66 £45,000 +33.33% 4
Merseyside +6 12 £34,000 -9.33% 1
Lancashire +42 7 £45,000 +57.89% 2
Cumbria - 2 £55,000 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 173 (83.57%) Test Automation
2 154 (74.40%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (51.21%) WebDriver
4 95 (45.89%) C#
5 84 (40.58%) Java
6 76 (36.71%) BDD
7 73 (35.27%) Jenkins
8 70 (33.82%) JIRA
9 69 (33.33%) Cucumber
10 66 (31.88%) .NET
11 64 (30.92%) SQL
12 62 (29.95%) Scrum
13 51 (24.64%) SoapUI
14 49 (23.67%) QA
15 47 (22.71%) JavaScript
15 47 (22.71%) CSS
15 47 (22.71%) REST
16 43 (20.77%) TDD
17 42 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 42 (20.29%) Azure
18 41 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 40 (19.32%) Software Testing
20 38 (18.36%) SOAP
21 37 (17.87%) NUnit
22 36 (17.39%) Performance Testing
23 35 (16.91%) Docker
24 33 (15.94%) Maven
25 32 (15.46%) HTML
25 32 (15.46%) SQL Server
26 31 (14.98%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (8.70%) Confluence
2 10 (4.83%) CMS
3 9 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (4.35%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.97%) Camunda
4 2 (0.97%) GemFire
4 2 (0.97%) IIS
4 2 (0.97%) Liferay
4 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (6.28%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (4.35%) SDL Web 8
3 8 (3.86%) BASE24
4 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (20.29%) Azure
2 27 (13.04%) AWS
3 24 (11.59%) GitHub
4 10 (4.83%) GCP
5 9 (4.35%) Serverless
6 6 (2.90%) Slack
7 5 (2.42%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.42%) npm
7 5 (2.42%) SaaS
8 4 (1.93%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.97%) IaaS
9 2 (0.97%) PaaS
9 2 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.97%) Tricentis Tosca
10 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.86%) ATM
2 2 (0.97%) HTTP
2 2 (0.97%) Skype
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.90%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.42%) MySQL
4 4 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.97%) Hazelcast
5 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 106 (51.21%) WebDriver
2 73 (35.27%) Jenkins
3 70 (33.82%) JIRA
4 69 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 51 (24.64%) SoapUI
6 42 (20.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (17.87%) NUnit
8 33 (15.94%) Maven
9 29 (14.01%) Git (software)
10 25 (12.08%) JMeter
11 24 (11.59%) JUnit
11 24 (11.59%) Postman
12 23 (11.11%) Bitbucket
13 22 (10.63%) Appium
14 20 (9.66%) TeamCity
15 19 (9.18%) Protractor
16 18 (8.70%) TestNG
17 17 (8.21%) Hudson
18 16 (7.73%) SpecFlow
19 13 (6.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (12.56%) Banking
2 25 (12.08%) Finance
3 2 (0.97%) Games
3 2 (0.97%) Public Sector
3 2 (0.97%) Retail
3 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (23.19%) Developer
2 41 (19.81%) Tester
3 37 (17.87%) Analyst
4 25 (12.08%) Test Analyst
5 22 (10.63%) .NET Developer
5 22 (10.63%) Test Engineer
6 19 (9.18%) Automation Tester
6 19 (9.18%) Senior Developer
7 18 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
8 16 (7.73%) Software Developer
9 15 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (6.76%) QA Engineer
10 14 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (6.76%) Senior Test Analyst
11 12 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.80%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.31%) QA Analyst
12 11 (5.31%) Test Manager
13 10 (4.83%) Test Automation Engineer
13 10 (4.83%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (31.88%) .NET
2 47 (22.71%) CSS
2 47 (22.71%) REST
3 41 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 38 (18.36%) SOAP
5 32 (15.46%) HTML
6 27 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 26 (12.56%) .NET Core
7 26 (12.56%) Entity Framework
7 26 (12.56%) Gherkin
8 22 (10.63%) AngularJS
9 21 (10.14%) Node.js
9 21 (10.14%) Vue.js
10 17 (8.21%) NHibernate
11 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET
11 15 (7.25%) React
12 12 (5.80%) XML
13 9 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (3.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.35%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.86%) EMV
4 8 (3.86%) Online Banking
4 8 (3.86%) Tandem
5 6 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.42%) PlayStation
7 4 (1.93%) User Experience
7 4 (1.93%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.48%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) Life Science
9 1 (0.48%) Robotics
9 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.38%) Linux
2 4 (1.93%) Android
2 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.93%) Windows
3 2 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (83.57%) Test Automation
2 154 (74.40%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (36.71%) BDD
4 62 (29.95%) Scrum
5 43 (20.77%) TDD
6 40 (19.32%) Software Testing
7 36 (17.39%) Performance Testing
8 31 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (14.49%) Test Scripting
10 28 (13.53%) Microservices
11 26 (12.56%) Functional Testing
12 24 (11.59%) DevOps
13 22 (10.63%) MVC
13 22 (10.63%) Scenario Testing
14 20 (9.66%) Exploratory Testing
14 20 (9.66%) SDET
15 18 (8.70%) Line Management
15 18 (8.70%) SDLC
16 17 (8.21%) Non-Functional Testing
16 17 (8.21%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.89%) C#
2 84 (40.58%) Java
3 64 (30.92%) SQL
4 47 (22.71%) JavaScript
5 20 (9.66%) Python
6 18 (8.70%) VBScript
7 15 (7.25%) Ruby
8 11 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.35%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.90%) Groovy
10 6 (2.90%) Scala
10 6 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.93%) PHP
11 4 (1.93%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.93%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.45%) Go
13 2 (0.97%) C++
13 2 (0.97%) Java 8
13 2 (0.97%) XQuery
14 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (9.66%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.90%) Degree
3 5 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.67%) QA
2 8 (3.86%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 35 (16.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.80%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.83%) Puppet
3 4 (1.93%) Ansible
4 2 (0.97%) Grafana
4 2 (0.97%) Kibana
4 2 (0.97%) Terraform
4 2 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.76%) CA
3 13 (6.28%) FIS
3 13 (6.28%) WorldPay
4 9 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.38%) Google
6 6 (2.90%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.90%) IBM
6 6 (2.90%) Micro Focus
6 6 (2.90%) Oracle
6 6 (2.90%) Parasoft
7 2 (0.97%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.97%) Splunk
7 2 (0.97%) VMware
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.48%) Facebook
8 1 (0.48%) Instagram
8 1 (0.48%) Pinterest
8 1 (0.48%) SAP
8 1 (0.48%) Xamarin