Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 59 87
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28 +8
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 43 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.14% 3.86% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.04% 15.71% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 10
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £43,750 £35,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.82% +16.04%
10th Percentile £40,163 £27,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £34,375
North East median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% +11.11% -3.08%

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 268 210 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.56% 24.56% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 225 187 150
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £52,625
North East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -9 40 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Gateshead - 2 £43,500 -
Sunderland - 1 £45,000 - 1
Selenium
North East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 42 (97.67%) Test Automation
2 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (60.47%) SQL
4 24 (55.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (53.49%) Cucumber
6 22 (51.16%) Ruby
7 20 (46.51%) QA
8 19 (44.19%) Test Strategy
9 18 (41.86%) Test Management
9 18 (41.86%) Java
10 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
11 16 (37.21%) C#
11 16 (37.21%) Waterfall
12 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
12 15 (34.88%) CSS
13 14 (32.56%) ISEB
13 14 (32.56%) HTML
13 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
13 14 (32.56%) ISEB Practitioner
13 14 (32.56%) Project Planning
13 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (32.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (27.91%) Protractor
14 12 (27.91%) Jasmine
14 12 (27.91%) Scrum
14 12 (27.91%) JUnit
15 11 (25.58%) .NET
15 11 (25.58%) Oracle
15 11 (25.58%) TestNG
16 10 (23.26%) Context-Driven Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (53.49%) Cucumber
3 12 (27.91%) Jasmine
3 12 (27.91%) JUnit
3 12 (27.91%) Protractor
4 11 (25.58%) TestNG
5 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
6 7 (16.28%) WebDriver
7 4 (9.30%) JMeter
7 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
7 4 (9.30%) MSTest
7 4 (9.30%) Ranorex
7 4 (9.30%) Robot Framework
8 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.65%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.33%) JIRA
9 1 (2.33%) RSpec
General
1 2 (4.65%) Advertising
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
1 18 (41.86%) QA Analyst
1 18 (41.86%) QA Test Analyst
1 18 (41.86%) Test Analyst
2 10 (23.26%) Test Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Test Leader
4 7 (16.28%) Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Lead Tester
5 4 (9.30%) QA Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) CSS
2 14 (32.56%) HTML
3 11 (25.58%) .NET
4 7 (16.28%) SOAP
5 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) CSS3
7 3 (6.98%) HTML5
7 3 (6.98%) jQuery
7 3 (6.98%) JSON
7 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.33%) COM
9 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.33%) RESTful
9 1 (2.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) Test Automation
2 41 (95.35%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) Test Strategy
4 18 (41.86%) Test Management
5 17 (39.53%) Software Testing
6 16 (37.21%) Waterfall
7 15 (34.88%) Test Scripting
8 14 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (32.56%) Project Planning
9 12 (27.91%) Scrum
10 10 (23.26%) Context-Driven Testing
11 9 (20.93%) TDD
12 8 (18.60%) BDD
12 8 (18.60%) Open Source
12 8 (18.60%) SDLC
13 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
13 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
14 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
14 4 (9.30%) Non-Functional Testing
14 4 (9.30%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) Ruby
3 18 (41.86%) Java
4 16 (37.21%) C#
5 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) Java 8
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISEB
1 14 (32.56%) ISEB Practitioner
1 14 (32.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (18.60%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Capita
2 1 (2.33%) HP
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft