The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 107 82 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 11 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 1.60% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.53% 14.97% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 3
Average salary £30,750 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,800 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Selenium
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
199 167 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.08% 10.70% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 185 137 155
Average salary £37,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.29% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Selenium
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Birmingham

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) JIRA
2 16 (48.48%) QA
3 14 (42.42%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) MVC
5 11 (33.33%) jQuery
6 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 10 (30.30%) JBoss
7 9 (27.27%) JUnit
7 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) Ant
8 8 (24.24%) XML
8 8 (24.24%) OOP
8 8 (24.24%) SOA
8 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
8 8 (24.24%) JSON
8 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
8 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
8 8 (24.24%) HTML5
8 8 (24.24%) CSS3
8 8 (24.24%) PhoneGap
8 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
9 6 (18.18%) MQSeries
9 6 (18.18%) UML
9 6 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (30.30%) JBoss
2 8 (24.24%) WebLogic
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (18.18%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) JasperReports
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) JIRA
2 9 (27.27%) JUnit
2 9 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (24.24%) Ant
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
4 6 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (12.12%) FitNesse
6 3 (9.09%) NUnit
6 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 3 (9.09%) QUnit
6 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.09%) T4 Templates
7 2 (6.06%) Subversion
7 2 (6.06%) Maven
7 2 (6.06%) WebDriver
8 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Tester
2 10 (30.30%) QA Tester
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Software Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) QA Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) jQuery
3 8 (24.24%) HTML5
3 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
3 8 (24.24%) XML
3 8 (24.24%) JSON
3 8 (24.24%) CSS3
3 8 (24.24%) PhoneGap
4 6 (18.18%) Apache Camel
5 5 (15.15%) Ajax
5 5 (15.15%) .NET
6 4 (12.12%) REST
7 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (9.09%) Gherkin
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) JMS
8 2 (6.06%) JMX
8 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) MVC
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) OOP
4 8 (24.24%) SOA
4 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.18%) UML
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.12%) OO
7 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) OOD
8 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
3 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Talend
3 1 (3.03%) Telerik