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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 51 57 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +50
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 58 65 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.16% 3.66% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.71% 18.52% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 13
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
280 351 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.09% 19.74% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 219 287 266
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 30 July 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 93 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (56.52%) Java
3 65 (47.10%) Degree
4 57 (41.30%) C#
5 53 (38.41%) SQL
5 53 (38.41%) Scrum
6 47 (34.06%) Test Automation
7 40 (28.99%) QA
7 40 (28.99%) C++
8 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
8 39 (28.26%) Jenkins
9 35 (25.36%) JMeter
9 35 (25.36%) Software Testing
9 35 (25.36%) Test Scripting
10 34 (24.64%) .NET
11 32 (23.19%) OO
12 31 (22.46%) Manual Testing
13 30 (21.74%) Automated Testing
13 30 (21.74%) Python
14 29 (21.01%) HTML
14 29 (21.01%) Kanban
15 27 (19.57%) Computer Science
15 27 (19.57%) TDD
16 26 (18.84%) Oracle
17 24 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (17.39%) Software Engineering
18 23 (16.67%) Web Testing
19 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
19 20 (14.49%) jQuery
19 20 (14.49%) Windows

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (9.42%) SharePoint
1 13 (9.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 11 (7.97%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (4.35%) JBoss
4 5 (3.62%) Apache
5 3 (2.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.17%) Node.js
5 3 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) DB2
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (28.26%) Jenkins
2 35 (25.36%) JMeter
3 18 (13.04%) JIRA
3 18 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 18 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 17 (12.32%) Maven
4 17 (12.32%) Git (software)
5 14 (10.14%) Moq
6 13 (9.42%) WebDriver
6 13 (9.42%) HP UFT
6 13 (9.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (9.42%) SpecFlow
7 10 (7.25%) NUnit
8 6 (4.35%) JUnit
8 6 (4.35%) LoadUI
9 5 (3.62%) Appium
10 4 (2.90%) PhantomJS
10 4 (2.90%) LoadRunner
11 3 (2.17%) QADirector
11 3 (2.17%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (2.90%) Electronics
2 4 (2.90%) Marketing
3 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (36.23%) Tester
2 43 (31.16%) Developer
3 30 (21.74%) Automation Tester
4 23 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 20 (14.49%) Analyst
5 20 (14.49%) Test Analyst
6 18 (13.04%) Software Engineer
7 15 (10.87%) Automation Engineer
8 13 (9.42%) Java Developer
9 12 (8.70%) Senior Developer
10 11 (7.97%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (7.25%) Junior
12 9 (6.52%) Software Developer
12 9 (6.52%) Software Test Engineer
12 9 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (6.52%) Java Software Developer
13 7 (5.07%) QA Engineer
13 7 (5.07%) Junior Tester
14 6 (4.35%) QA Tester
14 6 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.64%) .NET
2 29 (21.01%) HTML
3 20 (14.49%) jQuery
4 19 (13.77%) Web Services
5 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET
6 16 (11.59%) HTML5
7 15 (10.87%) SOAP
8 14 (10.14%) XML
8 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (7.25%) CSS
11 4 (2.90%) Ajax
11 4 (2.90%) RESTful
12 3 (2.17%) Dojo
12 3 (2.17%) WCF
12 3 (2.17%) WPF
12 3 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (2.17%) Gherkin
12 3 (2.17%) D3.js
12 3 (2.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 17 (12.32%) GIS
2 17 (12.32%) Mathematics
3 16 (11.59%) User Experience
4 10 (7.25%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.80%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.17%) Social Media
6 3 (2.17%) Replication
6 3 (2.17%) Clustering
6 3 (2.17%) Social Network
6 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.49%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) UNIX
3 10 (7.25%) Android
4 9 (6.52%) Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.41%) Scrum
3 47 (34.06%) Test Automation
4 35 (25.36%) Test Scripting
4 35 (25.36%) Software Testing
5 32 (23.19%) OO
6 31 (22.46%) Manual Testing
7 30 (21.74%) Automated Testing
8 29 (21.01%) Kanban
9 27 (19.57%) TDD
10 24 (17.39%) Software Engineering
10 24 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (16.67%) Web Testing
12 20 (14.49%) Unit Testing
13 18 (13.04%) Performance Testing
13 18 (13.04%) Open Source
14 17 (12.32%) BDD
15 16 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (11.59%) SDLC
16 14 (10.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 78 (56.52%) Java
2 57 (41.30%) C#
3 53 (38.41%) SQL
4 40 (28.99%) C++
5 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
6 30 (21.74%) Python
7 13 (9.42%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.25%) Perl
9 7 (5.07%) PHP
9 7 (5.07%) C
10 5 (3.62%) Ruby
11 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.72%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 65 (47.10%) Degree
2 16 (11.59%) ISEB
3 7 (5.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (5.07%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (28.99%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle
2 13 (9.42%) Sitecore
3 11 (7.97%) WorldPay
3 11 (7.97%) Microsoft
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