The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 53 99 96
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -3
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 71 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.88% 0.63% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.07% 4.08% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 53 10 23
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,900 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Selenium
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
337 245 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.40% 15.56% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 271 224 295
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Selenium
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Cambridge

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (53.91%) QA
3 59 (51.30%) Java
4 48 (41.74%) Scrum
5 46 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 43 (37.39%) TDD
7 39 (33.91%) Automated Testing
7 39 (33.91%) C#
8 38 (33.04%) HTML
9 37 (32.17%) ISEB
10 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 35 (30.43%) Test Automation
11 33 (28.70%) ISTQB
12 30 (26.09%) JIRA
13 29 (25.22%) .NET
14 28 (24.35%) BDD
15 27 (23.48%) SQL
16 26 (22.61%) Software Testing
16 26 (22.61%) WebDriver
17 24 (20.87%) OO
18 22 (19.13%) Internet
18 22 (19.13%) Degree
19 20 (17.39%) CSS
19 20 (17.39%) Jenkins
20 19 (16.52%) C++
21 18 (15.65%) QuickTest Pro
21 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
21 18 (15.65%) Manual Testing
22 17 (14.78%) Python
23 16 (13.91%) Web Services

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (11.30%) WebLogic
1 13 (11.30%) Apache
2 5 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) SaaS
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) Internet
2 13 (11.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.87%) SMS
3 1 (0.87%) SMPP
3 1 (0.87%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) Big Data
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.83%) RDBMS
3 9 (7.83%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.35%) DB2
5 5 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (26.09%) JIRA
2 26 (22.61%) WebDriver
3 20 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 18 (15.65%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
5 13 (11.30%) NUnit
6 12 (10.43%) JUnit
6 12 (10.43%) FitNesse
6 12 (10.43%) Cucumber
7 11 (9.57%) Maven
8 10 (8.70%) Moq
9 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
10 7 (6.09%) WinRunner
10 7 (6.09%) JMeter
11 5 (4.35%) LoadRunner
11 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (4.35%) Mercurial
11 5 (4.35%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (4.35%) ReSharper
General
1 10 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Games
3 1 (0.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.87%) Publishing
3 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (31.30%) Developer
2 35 (30.43%) Tester
3 27 (23.48%) Analyst
4 24 (20.87%) QA Engineer
5 23 (20.00%) Software Engineer
6 20 (17.39%) Test Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Test Engineer
7 12 (10.43%) QA Tester
8 10 (8.70%) Software Tester
8 10 (8.70%) Java Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Automation Tester
9 9 (7.83%) Automation Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) QA Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Lead Tester
9 9 (7.83%) Lead Developer
10 8 (6.96%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) QA Automation Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Senior QA Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.04%) HTML
2 29 (25.22%) .NET
3 20 (17.39%) CSS
4 16 (13.91%) Web Services
5 12 (10.43%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (8.70%) jQuery
7 10 (8.70%) XML
7 10 (8.70%) Dojo
8 7 (6.09%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.22%) HTML5
10 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 5 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (3.48%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (2.61%) Swing
13 1 (0.87%) WPF
13 1 (0.87%) JDBC
13 1 (0.87%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Mathematics
2 12 (10.43%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.70%) GIS
4 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.61%) iPhone
6 2 (1.74%) Open Source
7 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.87%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) UNIX
2 14 (12.17%) Windows
3 12 (10.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (55.65%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.74%) Scrum
3 46 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 43 (37.39%) TDD
5 39 (33.91%) Automated Testing
6 35 (30.43%) Test Automation
7 28 (24.35%) BDD
8 26 (22.61%) Software Testing
9 24 (20.87%) OO
10 18 (15.65%) Manual Testing
11 16 (13.91%) Web Testing
12 15 (13.04%) Test Strategy
13 14 (12.17%) Kanban
14 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
15 12 (10.43%) Regression Testing
15 12 (10.43%) Automation Testing
16 11 (9.57%) MVC
16 11 (9.57%) Compatibility Testing
17 9 (7.83%) Feature Driven Development
17 9 (7.83%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (51.30%) Java
2 39 (33.91%) C#
3 35 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 27 (23.48%) SQL
5 19 (16.52%) C++
6 17 (14.78%) Python
7 16 (13.91%) Ruby
8 7 (6.09%) Delphi
9 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.61%) PHP
10 3 (2.61%) Scala
11 2 (1.74%) F#
12 1 (0.87%) XAML
12 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) ISEB
2 33 (28.70%) ISTQB
3 22 (19.13%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (53.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.04%) Oracle
3 13 (11.30%) JBoss
4 5 (4.35%) Epiphany
4 5 (4.35%) Red Gate
4 5 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 3 (2.61%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) SAP
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