Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 69 65
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 54 49 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.35% 3.33% 2.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.47% 17.82% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 26
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,538 £27,875
90th Percentile £49,500 £67,500 £42,875
North East median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% +7.69%

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 212 275 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.01% 18.71% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 161 236 182
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 +24 50 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Gateshead +9 4 £36,250 -9.38%
Selenium
North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 45 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 37 (68.52%) Java
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) Scrum
4 27 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 25 (46.30%) QA
6 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
7 20 (37.04%) Cucumber
7 20 (37.04%) C#
8 19 (35.19%) JIRA
9 17 (31.48%) TDD
10 15 (27.78%) JSON
11 14 (25.93%) Ruby
11 14 (25.93%) Web Services
12 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 12 (22.22%) BDD
13 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
14 10 (18.52%) Docker
14 10 (18.52%) Microservices
15 9 (16.67%) Python
15 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (14.81%) Analytical Mindset
16 8 (14.81%) Tandem
16 8 (14.81%) Spring
16 8 (14.81%) XML
16 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
16 8 (14.81%) SOAP
16 8 (14.81%) User Experience
16 8 (14.81%) DBS Check

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 8 (14.81%) Confluence
2 6 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 21 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 20 (37.04%) Cucumber
4 19 (35.19%) JIRA
5 12 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 8 (14.81%) Bitbucket
7 7 (12.96%) JUnit
7 7 (12.96%) Subversion
8 6 (11.11%) GitLab
8 6 (11.11%) Gradle
8 6 (11.11%) Maven
8 6 (11.11%) Protractor
9 5 (9.26%) Appium
9 5 (9.26%) Gatling
9 5 (9.26%) JMeter
9 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.56%) Travis CI
11 2 (3.70%) Robot Framework
11 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (9.26%) Billing
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (44.44%) Analyst
2 21 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 19 (35.19%) Automation Test Analyst
4 15 (27.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 12 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 12 (22.22%) Tester
6 11 (20.37%) Automation Tester
7 10 (18.52%) Developer
8 9 (16.67%) QA Engineer
9 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
10 7 (12.96%) QA Test Engineer
11 6 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 6 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (9.26%) Java Automation Tester
12 5 (9.26%) Web Automation Tester
12 5 (9.26%) Web Tester
12 5 (9.26%) XML Tester
13 4 (7.41%) QA Automation Engineer
13 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) JSON
2 14 (25.93%) Web Services
3 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
3 8 (14.81%) REST
3 8 (14.81%) SOAP
3 8 (14.81%) Spring
3 8 (14.81%) XML
4 7 (12.96%) CSS
4 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) JPA
4 7 (12.96%) Spring MVC
5 6 (11.11%) HTML5
5 6 (11.11%) jQuery
5 6 (11.11%) Spring Boot
6 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
7 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) Django
7 3 (5.56%) Node.js
8 2 (3.70%) .NET
9 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Mindset
2 8 (14.81%) Tandem
2 8 (14.81%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 37 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (51.85%) Scrum
4 17 (31.48%) TDD
5 12 (22.22%) BDD
6 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (18.52%) Microservices
8 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
8 8 (14.81%) System Testing
8 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.96%) API Testing
9 7 (12.96%) MVC
9 7 (12.96%) Web Development
10 6 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (11.11%) Enterprise Search
10 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 5 (9.26%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 37 (68.52%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) Ruby
4 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (1.85%) Java 8
8 1 (1.85%) Java 9
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) DBS Check
2 6 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (46.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
1 1 (1.85%) Guidewire
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft