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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 117 100 109
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 22 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 1.16% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.80% 11.94% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 3
Average salary £36,250 £38,750 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.45% +80.23%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
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
282 201 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.82% 9.73% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 254 183 160
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 23 October 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Oracle
3 21 (51.22%) Java
4 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
5 16 (39.02%) MVC
6 15 (36.59%) JBoss
6 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
7 14 (34.15%) JIRA
8 12 (29.27%) QA
8 12 (29.27%) Ajax
9 11 (26.83%) TDD
9 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
9 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 11 (26.83%) OO
9 11 (26.83%) JMS
9 11 (26.83%) SOAP
10 10 (24.39%) JUnit
10 10 (24.39%) HTML
10 10 (24.39%) Eclipse
10 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
10 10 (24.39%) Retail
11 9 (21.95%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (21.95%) Subversion
11 9 (21.95%) Spring
11 9 (21.95%) Maven
11 9 (21.95%) JasperReports
11 9 (21.95%) Spring MVC
11 9 (21.95%) FitNesse
11 9 (21.95%) jQuery

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 15 (36.59%) JBoss
2 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (14.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) JasperReports
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) JIRA
2 10 (24.39%) JUnit
2 10 (24.39%) Eclipse
2 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (21.95%) Subversion
3 9 (21.95%) Maven
3 9 (21.95%) FitNesse
4 7 (17.07%) LoadRunner
4 7 (17.07%) NeoLoad
5 6 (14.63%) Ant
5 6 (14.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (14.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
6 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
7 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.32%) QUnit
7 3 (7.32%) NUnit
7 3 (7.32%) T4 Templates
8 2 (4.88%) LoadUI
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Retail
3 8 (19.51%) Games
4 7 (17.07%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Tester
3 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Performance Test Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Software Tester
4 7 (17.07%) QA Tester
4 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
5 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Java Team Leader
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) QA Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) Ajax
2 11 (26.83%) JMS
2 11 (26.83%) SOAP
3 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 9 (21.95%) ActiveMQ
4 9 (21.95%) Spring
4 9 (21.95%) Spring MVC
4 9 (21.95%) jQuery
4 9 (21.95%) Hibernate
4 9 (21.95%) JMX
4 9 (21.95%) CSS
5 8 (19.51%) J2EE
6 7 (17.07%) XML
7 6 (14.63%) Apache Camel
7 6 (14.63%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) CSS3
7 6 (14.63%) PhoneGap
7 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
7 6 (14.63%) JSON
7 6 (14.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (39.02%) MVC
3 11 (26.83%) TDD
3 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
3 11 (26.83%) OO
4 9 (21.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (21.95%) Multithreading
5 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.07%) Business Development
6 7 (17.07%) Performance Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.07%) OOP
7 6 (14.63%) UML
7 6 (14.63%) SOA
7 6 (14.63%) BDD
7 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) Java
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.20%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
1 15 (36.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) HP
2 7 (17.07%) SOASTA, Inc
3 6 (14.63%) Talend
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) Telerik