The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 99 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 38 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.06% 2.10% 2.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.88% 12.84% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 37
Average salary £41,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Selenium
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
428 296 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 23.20% 16.34% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 374 252 254
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,618 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Selenium
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Bristol

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Bristol

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 55 (63.95%) Java
2 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (43.02%) Scrum
4 36 (41.86%) Cucumber
5 34 (39.53%) SQL
6 33 (38.37%) Finance
7 32 (37.21%) Spring
8 31 (36.05%) Test Automation
9 30 (34.88%) WebDriver
10 28 (32.56%) JUnit
11 27 (31.40%) Web Services
12 26 (30.23%) C#
13 25 (29.07%) Oracle
13 25 (29.07%) RESTful
14 23 (26.74%) Test Scripting
14 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
15 19 (22.09%) JBehave
16 18 (20.93%) Eclipse
17 17 (19.77%) JIRA
18 16 (18.60%) Multithreading
18 16 (18.60%) Maven
18 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
18 16 (18.60%) Software Testing
19 15 (17.44%) TDD
19 15 (17.44%) QA
19 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
19 15 (17.44%) Hibernate
20 13 (15.12%) BDD
20 13 (15.12%) Automation Testing
21 12 (13.95%) Spock

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (8.14%) Mule
1 7 (8.14%) Mule ESB
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.16%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) MySQL
3 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (41.86%) Cucumber
2 30 (34.88%) WebDriver
3 28 (32.56%) JUnit
4 19 (22.09%) JBehave
5 18 (20.93%) Eclipse
6 17 (19.77%) JIRA
7 16 (18.60%) Maven
8 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
9 12 (13.95%) Spock
9 12 (13.95%) Geb
10 11 (12.79%) FishEye
10 11 (12.79%) EasyMock
10 11 (12.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio
11 10 (11.63%) Mockito
12 9 (10.47%) MbUnit
12 9 (10.47%) jMock
13 8 (9.30%) HP UFT
14 5 (5.81%) Selenium IDE
15 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Financial Institution
3 7 (8.14%) Back Office
3 7 (8.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.98%) Advertising
5 5 (5.81%) Marketing
6 3 (3.49%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (40.70%) Developer
2 23 (26.74%) Analyst
2 23 (26.74%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.58%) Java Developer
4 14 (16.28%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Automation Analyst
5 12 (13.95%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (12.79%) Test Engineer
7 10 (11.63%) UI Developer
7 10 (11.63%) UI Programmer
8 6 (6.98%) Automated Test Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.81%) Tester
10 4 (4.65%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (37.21%) Spring
2 27 (31.40%) Web Services
3 25 (29.07%) RESTful
4 15 (17.44%) Hibernate
5 12 (13.95%) Grails
6 11 (12.79%) jQuery
6 11 (12.79%) Apache Camel
6 11 (12.79%) JSON
6 11 (12.79%) CSS
7 9 (10.47%) J2EE
7 9 (10.47%) Struts
7 9 (10.47%) Java EE
8 8 (9.30%) REST
8 8 (9.30%) SOAP
9 4 (4.65%) .NET
10 3 (3.49%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.33%) JMS
12 1 (1.16%) WSDL
12 1 (1.16%) Middleware
12 1 (1.16%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.16%) Wiki
2 1 (1.16%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.95%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) UNIX
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) Scrum
3 31 (36.05%) Test Automation
4 23 (26.74%) Test Scripting
5 16 (18.60%) Multithreading
5 16 (18.60%) Software Engineering
5 16 (18.60%) Software Testing
6 15 (17.44%) TDD
7 13 (15.12%) BDD
7 13 (15.12%) Automation Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Manual Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Kanban
9 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.30%) OO
10 8 (9.30%) Automated Testing
11 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
12 5 (5.81%) Mobile Marketing
13 4 (4.65%) Open Source
13 4 (4.65%) Service Management
14 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (63.95%) Java
2 34 (39.53%) SQL
3 26 (30.23%) C#
4 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.79%) Groovy
6 8 (9.30%) Ruby
7 5 (5.81%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) ISEB
2 7 (8.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) HND
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
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