The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 13 13
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 0 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston - 5.00% 11.84%
As % of the Development Applications category - 33.33% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 9
Median salary - £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 12 9 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 9.84% 15.00% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 23
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +20.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston citing Selenium as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Preston

Selenium
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in Preston.

Salary trend for Selenium in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Preston region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) SAML
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Lead Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) OpenID
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SAML
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) AOP
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Service Design
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO