Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 44 88
Rank change year-on-year -32 +44 -3
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 34 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.69% 5.06% 1.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.07% 24.00% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31 37 17
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,550 £30,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,250 £40,285
North East median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.86% -

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 307 150 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.27% 21.10% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 251 132 166
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,575 £29,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
North East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -30 32 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Sunderland - 1 £45,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £45,000 -
Selenium
North East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (52.94%) Cucumber
4 14 (41.18%) TDD
5 13 (38.24%) Scrum
5 13 (38.24%) BDD
6 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (32.35%) JMeter
6 11 (32.35%) LoadRunner
6 11 (32.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (26.47%) C#
7 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
7 9 (26.47%) Gherkin
7 9 (26.47%) Gatling
8 8 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (20.59%) QA
9 7 (20.59%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) SOAP
10 6 (17.65%) CSS
10 6 (17.65%) HTML
10 6 (17.65%) Ruby
10 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Test Management
10 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
10 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
11 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
11 5 (14.71%) Jenkins

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 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (2.94%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
1 2 (5.88%) NAS
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.88%) MariaDB
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Cucumber
2 11 (32.35%) JMeter
2 11 (32.35%) LoadRunner
2 11 (32.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (26.47%) Gatling
3 9 (26.47%) SoapUI
4 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 5 (14.71%) Jasmine
5 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (14.71%) Protractor
6 4 (11.76%) Maven
6 4 (11.76%) MSTest
6 4 (11.76%) Ranorex
6 4 (11.76%) Robot Framework
7 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.82%) JUnit
7 3 (8.82%) TestNG
8 2 (5.88%) GitLab
8 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (5.88%) NeoLoad
General
1 3 (8.82%) Automotive
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Analyst
1 14 (41.18%) Test Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) QA Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Tester
5 4 (11.76%) QA Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Software Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) AWS Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Gherkin
2 7 (20.59%) SOAP
3 6 (17.65%) CSS
3 6 (17.65%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.82%) Node.js
6 3 (8.82%) React
6 3 (8.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (5.88%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Fintech
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) TDD
4 13 (38.24%) BDD
4 13 (38.24%) Scrum
5 11 (32.35%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Test Management
7 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.71%) DevOps
8 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Groovy
6 1 (2.94%) Java 8
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
1 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.82%) Consul
3 2 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (5.88%) Grafana
3 2 (5.88%) Kibana
3 2 (5.88%) logstash
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Rancher
3 2 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (5.88%) Terraform
3 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.88%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.94%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.94%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) NVIDIA
3 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.88%) Dynatrace
3 2 (5.88%) Google
3 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) HP