The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 48 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.11% 0.37% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.77% 1.61% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £51,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Selenium
Gloucestershire

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

Development Applications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
65 62 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.58% 22.71% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 57 49 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Selenium
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) XML Messaging
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XML Messaging
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft