Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 65 75
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 54 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.16% 2.79% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.96% 13.08% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 16
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +9.38% -32.23%
10th Percentile £36,050 £28,325 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £42,125 £34,875
North East median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +16.67% -36.46%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 208 214 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.01% 21.31% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 179 174 151
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £27,300 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,063 £45,000 £52,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Tyne and Wear

Selenium
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Tyne and Wear

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Tyne and Wear

Selenium
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 45 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Gateshead - 9 £40,000 -
Selenium
North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 53 (98.15%) Test Automation
2 47 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (59.26%) Cucumber
4 29 (53.70%) SQL
5 25 (46.30%) Waterfall
5 25 (46.30%) QA
6 24 (44.44%) Ruby
6 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
7 21 (38.89%) Software Testing
7 21 (38.89%) Test Strategy
8 20 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (37.04%) Test Management
9 19 (35.19%) ISEB
9 19 (35.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 18 (33.33%) Project Planning
11 17 (31.48%) C#
12 16 (29.63%) Java
12 16 (29.63%) TDD
13 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
14 13 (24.07%) BDD
14 13 (24.07%) Case Management
15 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
15 12 (22.22%) Scrum
15 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 11 (20.37%) Documentum
16 11 (20.37%) Oracle
16 11 (20.37%) Pega
17 10 (18.52%) Open Source
17 10 (18.52%) JavaScript

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (20.37%) Documentum
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) GitHub
2 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) Cucumber
2 20 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
4 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 9 (16.67%) JUnit
6 8 (14.81%) TestNG
7 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
7 7 (12.96%) Jasmine
7 7 (12.96%) Protractor
7 7 (12.96%) SoapUI
7 7 (12.96%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.70%) JMeter
8 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.70%) Ranorex
8 2 (3.70%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.70%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.85%) Maven
9 1 (1.85%) MSTest
9 1 (1.85%) NUnit
9 1 (1.85%) RSpec
General
1 1 (1.85%) Games
1 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Analyst
1 19 (35.19%) Test Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 7 (12.96%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
5 5 (9.26%) Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) CSS
2 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 8 (14.81%) HTML
3 7 (12.96%) Middleware
4 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 6 (11.11%) REST
4 6 (11.11%) SOAP
4 6 (11.11%) Web Services
5 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.85%) CSS3
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (98.15%) Test Automation
2 47 (87.04%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) Waterfall
4 24 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 21 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 21 (38.89%) Test Strategy
6 20 (37.04%) Test Management
7 18 (33.33%) Project Planning
8 16 (29.63%) TDD
9 13 (24.07%) BDD
9 13 (24.07%) Case Management
10 12 (22.22%) Scrum
11 10 (18.52%) DevOps
11 10 (18.52%) Open Source
12 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (16.67%) SDLC
12 9 (16.67%) Validation
13 8 (14.81%) Build Automation
13 8 (14.81%) User Stories
14 7 (12.96%) Context-Driven Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 24 (44.44%) Ruby
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 16 (29.63%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) ISEB
1 19 (35.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 18 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
5 5 (9.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (46.30%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.85%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Puppet
2 7 (12.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Pega
3 4 (7.41%) EMC
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) Capita
4 1 (1.85%) OpenText