Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 101 110
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +36
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 377 390 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.06% 3.04% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.19% 14.50% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 296 349 293
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 2,858 2,690 2,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.22% 20.96% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,265 2,253 1,993
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +6 279 £42,500 - 65
Cheshire -6 68 £42,500 +2.41% 12
Lancashire 0 18 £36,250 +3.57% 4
Merseyside -4 10 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 322 (85.41%) Test Automation
2 258 (68.44%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (50.13%) Java
4 160 (42.44%) C#
5 132 (35.01%) TDD
6 115 (30.50%) BDD
7 107 (28.38%) Cucumber
8 103 (27.32%) Test Scripting
9 100 (26.53%) Jenkins
9 100 (26.53%) SQL
10 99 (26.26%) JavaScript
10 99 (26.26%) Scrum
11 98 (25.99%) WebDriver
12 86 (22.81%) JIRA
13 85 (22.55%) QA
14 84 (22.28%) Finance
15 80 (21.22%) HTML
15 80 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (18.30%) CSS
17 67 (17.77%) .NET
17 67 (17.77%) SDLC
18 65 (17.24%) SoapUI
19 64 (16.98%) SQL Server
20 63 (16.71%) Software Engineering
21 61 (16.18%) Python
22 56 (14.85%) Software Testing
22 56 (14.85%) API Testing
23 53 (14.06%) SDET
24 46 (12.20%) DevOps
25 44 (11.67%) 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 15 (3.98%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.71%) Confluence
3 7 (1.86%) CMS
3 7 (1.86%) NServiceBus
4 6 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 6 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (1.59%) JBoss
4 6 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.33%) IIS
5 5 (1.33%) nginx
6 4 (1.06%) Apache
6 4 (1.06%) Jetty
6 4 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.80%) Alfresco
7 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.27%) Blender
4 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.98%) SaaS
4 11 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.12%) GitHub
6 7 (1.86%) BrowserStack
7 5 (1.33%) npm
8 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.06%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.80%) Serverless
10 2 (0.53%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.86%) HTTP
2 5 (1.33%) Firewall
2 5 (1.33%) SSL
2 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.06%) Internet
4 2 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.27%) AMQP
5 1 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.57%) MongoDB
2 21 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (4.51%) MySQL
4 16 (4.24%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.45%) Big Data
6 10 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.59%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.33%) Couchbase
9 5 (1.33%) HBase
9 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.80%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 107 (28.38%) Cucumber
2 100 (26.53%) Jenkins
3 98 (25.99%) WebDriver
4 86 (22.81%) JIRA
5 65 (17.24%) SoapUI
6 40 (10.61%) Maven
7 38 (10.08%) Git (software)
8 32 (8.49%) JUnit
8 32 (8.49%) NUnit
9 31 (8.22%) SpecFlow
10 22 (5.84%) Jasmine
11 21 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (5.57%) TeamCity
12 20 (5.31%) JMeter
12 20 (5.31%) Robot Framework
13 17 (4.51%) Gradle
13 17 (4.51%) MSTest
14 15 (3.98%) Bitbucket
14 15 (3.98%) HP UFT
14 15 (3.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 84 (22.28%) Finance
2 42 (11.14%) Retail
3 24 (6.37%) Banking
4 11 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.86%) Law
5 7 (1.86%) Marketing
5 7 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.59%) Advertising
7 4 (1.06%) Automotive
7 4 (1.06%) Electronics
7 4 (1.06%) Legal
7 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Back Office
8 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) French Language
9 2 (0.53%) Games
9 2 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.53%) German Language
9 2 (0.53%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (27.85%) Tester
2 104 (27.59%) Developer
3 81 (21.49%) Test Engineer
4 73 (19.36%) Automation Tester
5 59 (15.65%) Analyst
5 59 (15.65%) Software Engineer
6 45 (11.94%) Test Analyst
7 38 (10.08%) Developer in Test
8 36 (9.55%) Software Test Engineer
9 35 (9.28%) Software Developer
10 29 (7.69%) Development Engineer
10 29 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
11 28 (7.43%) Software Development Engineer
12 27 (7.16%) Software Tester
13 23 (6.10%) Java Engineer
14 21 (5.57%) Senior Test Engineer
15 20 (5.31%) C# Software Engineer
15 20 (5.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 20 (5.31%) Java Developer
16 19 (5.04%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (21.22%) HTML
2 69 (18.30%) CSS
3 67 (17.77%) .NET
4 44 (11.67%) ASP.NET
4 44 (11.67%) SOAP
5 43 (11.41%) AngularJS
6 38 (10.08%) Gherkin
7 37 (9.81%) RESTful
8 33 (8.75%) REST
8 33 (8.75%) XML
9 32 (8.49%) Spring
9 32 (8.49%) Web Services
10 31 (8.22%) Node.js
11 27 (7.16%) jQuery
12 24 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (6.10%) JSON
14 20 (5.31%) .NET Framework
15 19 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 19 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (4.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.31%) Mobile App
2 18 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.18%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.18%) User Experience
5 11 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.33%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.33%) Fintech
8 5 (1.33%) PMI
8 5 (1.33%) Wiki
9 4 (1.06%) Blog
9 4 (1.06%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.53%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.53%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.53%) Online Games
10 2 (0.53%) VSAM
11 1 (0.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.75%) Linux
2 30 (7.96%) Windows
3 9 (2.39%) Unix
4 6 (1.59%) Android
4 6 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (85.41%) Test Automation
2 258 (68.44%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (35.01%) TDD
4 115 (30.50%) BDD
5 103 (27.32%) Test Scripting
6 99 (26.26%) Scrum
7 80 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (17.77%) SDLC
9 63 (16.71%) Software Engineering
10 56 (14.85%) API Testing
10 56 (14.85%) Software Testing
11 53 (14.06%) SDET
12 46 (12.20%) DevOps
13 43 (11.41%) Test Strategy
14 33 (8.75%) MVC
15 32 (8.49%) Regression Testing
16 31 (8.22%) Manual Testing
17 29 (7.69%) OO
17 29 (7.69%) Unit Testing
18 26 (6.90%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (50.13%) Java
2 160 (42.44%) C#
3 100 (26.53%) SQL
4 99 (26.26%) JavaScript
5 61 (16.18%) Python
6 33 (8.75%) Ruby
7 27 (7.16%) C++
7 27 (7.16%) PHP
8 24 (6.37%) T-SQL
9 22 (5.84%) C
10 19 (5.04%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.71%) Perl
12 13 (3.45%) Java 8
12 13 (3.45%) TypeScript
13 12 (3.18%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.65%) VB.NET
15 9 (2.39%) Groovy
16 7 (1.86%) Shell Script
17 5 (1.33%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.33%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 42 (11.14%) ISTQB
2 36 (9.55%) Degree
3 34 (9.02%) ISEB
4 26 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 16 (4.24%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.18%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.59%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.33%) CCNA
9 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.33%) CISSP
9 5 (1.33%) GIAC
9 5 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (1.33%) MCSE
9 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.33%) SANS
9 5 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (22.55%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (8.49%) Docker
2 12 (3.18%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.59%) vSphere
4 5 (1.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (5.04%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.98%) Puppet
3 11 (2.92%) Ansible
3 11 (2.92%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.92%) Salt
4 5 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.80%) Terraform
6 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.27%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 41 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.45%) Google
3 12 (3.18%) VMware
4 8 (2.12%) Capita
4 8 (2.12%) Splunk
5 7 (1.86%) Oracle
6 6 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.33%) Aquila
7 5 (1.33%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.06%) HP
8 4 (1.06%) SAP
9 3 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (0.80%) IBM
9 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.80%) Telerik
10 1 (0.27%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.27%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.27%) Syncsort
10 1 (0.27%) WorldPay