Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 95 119
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 +17
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 354 410 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.16% 3.15% 2.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.15% 14.66% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 288 349 298
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 2,336 2,797 2,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.82% 21.46% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,890 2,270 2,372
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,075 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +1 252 £42,000 -6.67% 38
Cheshire +20 65 £38,500 -3.75% 13
Merseyside -14 22 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Lancashire +13 10 £26,250 -39.31% 3
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 321 (90.68%) Test Automation
2 246 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (47.18%) Java
4 150 (42.37%) Cucumber
5 112 (31.64%) BDD
6 109 (30.79%) QA
7 99 (27.97%) WebDriver
8 97 (27.40%) C#
9 95 (26.84%) JIRA
10 88 (24.86%) Finance
11 87 (24.58%) SQL
12 78 (22.03%) SoapUI
13 77 (21.75%) Test Scripting
14 76 (21.47%) Scrum
15 71 (20.06%) Jenkins
16 68 (19.21%) .NET
16 68 (19.21%) TDD
17 67 (18.93%) DevOps
18 66 (18.64%) Git (software)
18 66 (18.64%) ISTQB
19 65 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (18.08%) Gherkin
20 64 (18.08%) SDLC
21 63 (17.80%) JavaScript
22 62 (17.51%) Python
23 61 (17.23%) API Testing
24 51 (14.41%) Software Testing
24 51 (14.41%) Software Engineering
25 50 (14.12%) REST
26 49 (13.84%) Linux

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 (7.34%) Confluence
2 9 (2.54%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.98%) Liferay
4 6 (1.69%) Apache
4 6 (1.69%) CMS
5 5 (1.41%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.41%) Kentico
6 4 (1.13%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.85%) Drupal
7 3 (0.85%) IIS
7 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.28%) CICS
8 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.95%) SaaS
4 11 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (2.82%) npm
6 8 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.26%) Yarn
7 6 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.41%) BrowserStack
9 4 (1.13%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.56%) GitHub
11 2 (0.56%) IaaS
11 2 (0.56%) PaaS
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.26%) HTTP
2 5 (1.41%) Firewall
2 5 (1.41%) SSL
2 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.85%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) ATM
4 1 (0.28%) PPP
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.37%) Big Data
3 18 (5.08%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.52%) MySQL
4 16 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.54%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.41%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.13%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.13%) DB2
9 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 150 (42.37%) Cucumber
2 99 (27.97%) WebDriver
3 95 (26.84%) JIRA
4 78 (22.03%) SoapUI
5 71 (20.06%) Jenkins
6 66 (18.64%) Git (software)
7 44 (12.43%) JMeter
8 27 (7.63%) SpecFlow
9 26 (7.34%) TeamCity
10 24 (6.78%) Protractor
11 23 (6.50%) HP UFT
11 23 (6.50%) Maven
12 22 (6.21%) JUnit
13 16 (4.52%) Appium
13 16 (4.52%) Gatling
13 16 (4.52%) NUnit
14 15 (4.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (3.95%) Bitbucket
16 11 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (2.82%) FitNesse
General
1 88 (24.86%) Finance
2 32 (9.04%) Retail
3 24 (6.78%) Banking
4 23 (6.50%) Marketing
5 22 (6.21%) Electronics
6 20 (5.65%) Law
7 14 (3.95%) Advertising
8 13 (3.67%) Manufacturing
8 13 (3.67%) Telecoms
9 12 (3.39%) Investment Banking
10 8 (2.26%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.85%) Back Office
11 3 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.85%) Games
12 2 (0.56%) Military
13 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 94 (26.55%) Tester
2 79 (22.32%) Test Engineer
3 72 (20.34%) Analyst
4 68 (19.21%) Test Analyst
5 63 (17.80%) Automation Tester
6 61 (17.23%) Developer
7 34 (9.60%) Software Engineer
8 33 (9.32%) Software Tester
9 30 (8.47%) Test Automation Engineer
10 27 (7.63%) Developer in Test
10 27 (7.63%) Software Test Engineer
11 20 (5.65%) QA Engineer
12 17 (4.80%) QA Analyst
13 16 (4.52%) Development Engineer
13 16 (4.52%) QA Test Analyst
13 16 (4.52%) Software Development Engineer
13 16 (4.52%) Test Development Engineer
14 14 (3.95%) Java Engineer
15 13 (3.67%) QA Tester
16 12 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (19.21%) .NET
2 64 (18.08%) Gherkin
3 50 (14.12%) REST
4 49 (13.84%) SOAP
5 41 (11.58%) Web Services
6 38 (10.73%) XML
7 34 (9.60%) HTML
8 28 (7.91%) AngularJS
9 27 (7.63%) Node.js
10 24 (6.78%) CSS
11 23 (6.50%) React
12 22 (6.21%) jQuery
13 20 (5.65%) ASP.NET
13 20 (5.65%) JSON
13 20 (5.65%) RESTful
14 15 (4.24%) HTML5
14 15 (4.24%) Spring
15 14 (3.95%) .NET Framework
15 14 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.93%) Fintech
3 17 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (4.52%) User Experience
5 13 (3.67%) Fixed Income
6 11 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.26%) Blog
8 7 (1.98%) APACS
8 7 (1.98%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.69%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.13%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.56%) AS400
12 2 (0.56%) iSeries
13 1 (0.28%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 49 (13.84%) Linux
2 38 (10.73%) Windows
3 17 (4.80%) Unix
4 7 (1.98%) Android
4 7 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (90.68%) Test Automation
2 246 (69.49%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (31.64%) BDD
4 77 (21.75%) Test Scripting
5 76 (21.47%) Scrum
6 68 (19.21%) TDD
7 67 (18.93%) DevOps
8 65 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (18.08%) SDLC
10 61 (17.23%) API Testing
11 51 (14.41%) Software Engineering
11 51 (14.41%) Software Testing
12 45 (12.71%) Manual Testing
13 40 (11.30%) Test Strategy
14 37 (10.45%) Performance Testing
15 34 (9.60%) Kanban
16 31 (8.76%) SDET
17 29 (8.19%) Non-Functional Testing
18 28 (7.91%) E-Commerce
18 28 (7.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 167 (47.18%) Java
2 97 (27.40%) C#
3 87 (24.58%) SQL
4 63 (17.80%) JavaScript
5 62 (17.51%) Python
6 39 (11.02%) PHP
7 21 (5.93%) C++
8 19 (5.37%) Ruby
9 15 (4.24%) Bash Shell
9 15 (4.24%) Java 8
10 14 (3.95%) Perl
11 13 (3.67%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.39%) C
13 6 (1.69%) Go
13 6 (1.69%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.41%) ES6
14 5 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.41%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.13%) VBScript
16 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (18.64%) ISTQB
2 44 (12.43%) ISEB
3 43 (12.15%) Degree
4 18 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 11 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.69%) MCSE
9 6 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.41%) CCNA
10 5 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.41%) CISSP
10 5 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
10 5 (1.41%) GIAC
10 5 (1.41%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.41%) SANS
10 5 (1.41%) SSCP
11 4 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (30.79%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 39 (11.02%) Docker
2 12 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (4.24%) Kubernetes
1 15 (4.24%) Puppet
2 11 (3.11%) Ansible
2 11 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (2.54%) Salt
4 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.41%) Terraform
6 4 (1.13%) Istio
7 1 (0.28%) Consul
7 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 27 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.80%) Google
3 13 (3.67%) SAP
4 12 (3.39%) VMware
5 8 (2.26%) HP
6 7 (1.98%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (1.41%) IBM
8 4 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle
9 3 (0.85%) Adobe
9 3 (0.85%) Green Hat
9 3 (0.85%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.56%) RedGate
10 2 (0.56%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.56%) Twitter
11 1 (0.28%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.28%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.28%) Informatica
11 1 (0.28%) Progress
11 1 (0.28%) Splunk