The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 79 80 96
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 21 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 1.36% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.54% 7.60% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 7
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Selenium
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
246 171 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.37% 17.89% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 206 168 135
Average salary £42,750 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.72% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Selenium across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -6 9 £40,500 +47.27%
Bedford - 6 £37,000 -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 23 (57.50%) QA
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) JMeter
3 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (32.50%) Automation Testing
4 13 (32.50%) ISEB
5 12 (30.00%) Apache
5 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
7 10 (25.00%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) IIS
8 9 (22.50%) Linux
8 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
8 9 (22.50%) JBoss
8 9 (22.50%) Liferay
9 8 (20.00%) jQuery
9 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 8 (20.00%) Scrum
9 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 8 (20.00%) Java
9 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.50%) Degree
10 7 (17.50%) BDD
10 7 (17.50%) SaaS
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
12 5 (12.50%) MySQL
12 5 (12.50%) C#
12 5 (12.50%) Windows

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.00%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) IIS
2 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
2 9 (22.50%) Liferay
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) JMeter
2 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
3 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) TestNG
6 2 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) RSpec
7 1 (2.50%) MSTest
7 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Performance Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Service Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Service Performance Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) QA Leader
5 6 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) QA Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Tester
7 4 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Development Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
8 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
9 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Web Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Web Development Manager
9 2 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) jQuery
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.50%) Ajax
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 3 (7.50%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (32.50%) Automation Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.50%) BDD
9 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
9 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 5 (12.50%) Web Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Coaching
10 4 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (10.00%) ITIL
10 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.00%) MVC
11 3 (7.50%) Project Management
11 3 (7.50%) Kanban
11 3 (7.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Java
1 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ISEB
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (57.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) Lumesse
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Nimsoft