Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 124 127
Rank change year-on-year +30 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 420 313 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.15% 2.52% 2.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.71% 11.78% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 362 297 273
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,050 £28,500 £28,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%

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 2855 2657 2474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.42% 21.36% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2384 2175
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +4 279 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Cheshire +7 78 £40,000 +3.90% 12
Merseyside +49 55 £50,000 +34.23% 3
Lancashire -1 5 £29,000 -20.00% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 314 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (73.81%) Test Automation
3 236 (56.19%) Java
4 194 (46.19%) Cucumber
5 172 (40.95%) TDD
6 157 (37.38%) C#
7 141 (33.57%) WebDriver
8 129 (30.71%) JavaScript
9 123 (29.29%) QA
9 123 (29.29%) Test Scripting
10 116 (27.62%) BDD
11 98 (23.33%) Finance
12 96 (22.86%) SQL
13 94 (22.38%) Scrum
14 93 (22.14%) HTML
15 92 (21.90%) Jenkins
16 89 (21.19%) CSS
17 83 (19.76%) SDLC
18 71 (16.90%) Gherkin
19 70 (16.67%) Software Engineering
20 69 (16.43%) JIRA
20 69 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
21 68 (16.19%) MVC
22 67 (15.95%) SOAP
23 64 (15.24%) .NET
24 63 (15.00%) HTML5
25 60 (14.29%) Degree
26 58 (13.81%) Linux
26 58 (13.81%) Python
27 55 (13.10%) Functional Testing

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 14 (3.33%) Confluence
2 9 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.67%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.19%) NServiceBus
5 4 (0.95%) IIS
5 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.71%) CMS
6 3 (0.71%) Jetty
6 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.24%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.24%) JBoss
8 1 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (10.24%) GitHub
3 25 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (3.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.67%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.67%) SaaS
8 6 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (1.43%) BrowserStack
9 4 (0.95%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.71%) BlazeMeter
10 3 (0.71%) Slack
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.33%) HTTP
2 8 (1.90%) Internet
3 4 (0.95%) Broadband
4 3 (0.71%) AMQP
5 2 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 51 (12.14%) MySQL
3 38 (9.05%) Big Data
4 18 (4.29%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.67%) Redis
8 5 (1.19%) Couchbase
9 4 (0.95%) DB2
9 4 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.71%) Riak
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 194 (46.19%) Cucumber
2 141 (33.57%) WebDriver
3 92 (21.90%) Jenkins
4 69 (16.43%) JIRA
5 51 (12.14%) SoapUI
6 48 (11.43%) SpecFlow
7 37 (8.81%) JUnit
8 35 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
9 30 (7.14%) Git (software)
9 30 (7.14%) JMeter
10 25 (5.95%) Visual Studio
11 19 (4.52%) TeamCity
12 18 (4.29%) TestNG
13 15 (3.57%) FitNesse
13 15 (3.57%) HP UFT
13 15 (3.57%) NUnit
13 15 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (2.86%) Bitbucket
14 12 (2.86%) SonarQube
15 11 (2.62%) FogBugz
General
1 98 (23.33%) Finance
2 37 (8.81%) Banking
3 27 (6.43%) Retail
4 8 (1.90%) Military
5 7 (1.67%) Automotive
5 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.67%) Marketing
5 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.19%) French Language
6 5 (1.19%) Games
6 5 (1.19%) German Language
6 5 (1.19%) Japanese Language
7 4 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Russian Language
9 1 (0.24%) International Banking
9 1 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (33.81%) Tester
2 131 (31.19%) Developer
3 116 (27.62%) Automation Tester
4 63 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 49 (11.67%) Senior Tester
6 46 (10.95%) Java Developer
6 46 (10.95%) Senior Automation Tester
7 40 (9.52%) PHP Developer
8 39 (9.29%) Analyst
9 38 (9.05%) QA Engineer
10 36 (8.57%) Test Analyst
11 35 (8.33%) Senior Developer
12 33 (7.86%) MySQL Developer
12 33 (7.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 32 (7.62%) Software Developer
14 29 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
14 29 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
15 28 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 26 (6.19%) Agile Developer
16 26 (6.19%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (22.14%) HTML
2 89 (21.19%) CSS
3 71 (16.90%) Gherkin
4 67 (15.95%) SOAP
5 64 (15.24%) .NET
6 63 (15.00%) HTML5
7 50 (11.90%) CSS3
8 47 (11.19%) REST
9 44 (10.48%) AngularJS
10 42 (10.00%) Web Services
11 37 (8.81%) jQuery
11 37 (8.81%) Spring
12 33 (7.86%) CakePHP
12 33 (7.86%) Laravel
13 29 (6.90%) Node.js
14 28 (6.67%) ASP.NET
15 26 (6.19%) Java EE
16 24 (5.71%) RESTful
16 24 (5.71%) XML
17 23 (5.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 20 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.05%) Fintech
4 15 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.86%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (2.14%) User Experience
8 7 (1.67%) Life Science
8 7 (1.67%) Replication
9 6 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.71%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.71%) iPad
10 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.48%) EPoS
11 2 (0.48%) Web 2.0
11 2 (0.48%) Xbox
12 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.24%) FMCG
12 1 (0.24%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.81%) Linux
2 45 (10.71%) Windows
3 9 (2.14%) Unix
4 8 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.67%) Android
6 6 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.19%) CentOS
7 5 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (74.76%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (73.81%) Test Automation
3 172 (40.95%) TDD
4 123 (29.29%) Test Scripting
5 116 (27.62%) BDD
6 94 (22.38%) Scrum
7 83 (19.76%) SDLC
8 70 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 69 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (16.19%) MVC
11 55 (13.10%) Functional Testing
12 47 (11.19%) Test Strategy
13 46 (10.95%) Manual Testing
14 42 (10.00%) DevOps
15 39 (9.29%) Software Testing
16 36 (8.57%) Configuration Management
17 34 (8.10%) API Development
17 34 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 34 (8.10%) Scenario Testing
18 32 (7.62%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 236 (56.19%) Java
2 157 (37.38%) C#
3 129 (30.71%) JavaScript
4 96 (22.86%) SQL
5 58 (13.81%) Python
6 54 (12.86%) PHP
7 34 (8.10%) Ruby
8 24 (5.71%) Bash Shell
9 22 (5.24%) C++
10 13 (3.10%) C
11 9 (2.14%) Perl
12 7 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.95%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.95%) Scala
15 2 (0.48%) Clojure
15 2 (0.48%) F#
15 2 (0.48%) Haskell
15 2 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (14.29%) Degree
2 37 (8.81%) ISTQB
3 36 (8.57%) ISEB
4 8 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (29.29%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (4.05%) Docker
2 8 (1.90%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (5.48%) Puppet
2 18 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.14%) ZABBIX
4 8 (1.90%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.67%) Capistrano
6 4 (0.95%) Ansible
6 4 (0.95%) Cobbler
7 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (8.81%) Oracle
2 33 (7.86%) Zend
3 31 (7.38%) Microsoft
4 13 (3.10%) Capita
5 11 (2.62%) HP
6 9 (2.14%) Google
7 8 (1.90%) IBM
7 8 (1.90%) VMware
8 7 (1.67%) Percona
9 4 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.71%) WorldPay
10 3 (0.71%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.48%) BMC
11 2 (0.48%) Cognos
11 2 (0.48%) Remedy
11 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.48%) SAP
11 2 (0.48%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.48%) TIBCO