The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 113 172 155
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -17
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 156 68 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 0.94% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.09% 5.90% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 124 68 102
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Selenium
England

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

Development Applications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1290 1152 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.69% 15.94% 16.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1063 1056 1265
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Selenium
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Selenium Salary Trend in the East of England

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in the East of England

Selenium
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +25 76 £37,500 -17.58% 5
Hertfordshire +20 39 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Bedfordshire +3 25 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Essex +31 20 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Suffolk +5 3 £32,500 +18.18%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 138 (49.29%) QA
2 131 (46.79%) Java
3 122 (43.57%) Test Scripting
4 115 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (34.64%) C#
6 92 (32.86%) TDD
7 80 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 80 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 80 (28.57%) Scrum
8 79 (28.21%) SQL
9 75 (26.79%) ISTQB
10 72 (25.71%) BDD
11 71 (25.36%) Test Automation
12 65 (23.21%) ISEB
12 65 (23.21%) Automation Testing
13 63 (22.50%) WebDriver
14 62 (22.14%) QuickTest Pro
14 62 (22.14%) JavaScript
15 56 (20.00%) .NET
16 55 (19.64%) HTML
17 53 (18.93%) Ruby
18 50 (17.86%) Degree
19 49 (17.50%) OO
20 46 (16.43%) JIRA
21 45 (16.07%) Cucumber
22 44 (15.71%) Python
23 39 (13.93%) Web Services
24 37 (13.21%) Finance
25 36 (12.86%) CSS
25 36 (12.86%) Jenkins

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 25 (8.93%) Apache
2 14 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 13 (4.64%) IIS
4 9 (3.21%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.86%) Liferay
6 2 (0.71%) Node.js
7 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 12 (4.29%) MS Office
2 5 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.93%) SaaS
3 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.64%) Internet
2 16 (5.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) SMPP
3 1 (0.36%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.14%) MySQL
2 20 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.00%) Big Data
4 12 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.79%) DB2
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 63 (22.50%) WebDriver
2 62 (22.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 46 (16.43%) JIRA
4 45 (16.07%) Cucumber
5 36 (12.86%) Jenkins
6 32 (11.43%) Git (software)
7 30 (10.71%) JUnit
8 28 (10.00%) JMeter
9 27 (9.64%) NUnit
10 25 (8.93%) WATIR
11 19 (6.79%) Selenium IDE
12 17 (6.07%) Sahi
13 16 (5.71%) JBehave
13 16 (5.71%) SpecFlow
14 15 (5.36%) Moq
15 14 (5.00%) Jasmine
16 13 (4.64%) FitNesse
16 13 (4.64%) Maven
17 11 (3.93%) Visual Studio
18 10 (3.57%) RSpec
General
1 37 (13.21%) Finance
2 13 (4.64%) Banking
3 4 (1.43%) Games
3 4 (1.43%) Advertising
4 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.36%) Publishing
5 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 74 (26.43%) Tester
2 67 (23.93%) Analyst
3 60 (21.43%) Developer
4 50 (17.86%) Test Analyst
5 43 (15.36%) Test Engineer
6 41 (14.64%) QA Engineer
7 35 (12.50%) Software Engineer
8 25 (8.93%) Software Tester
9 24 (8.57%) QA Tester
10 18 (6.43%) Automation Tester
10 18 (6.43%) Automation Engineer
11 15 (5.36%) QA Analyst
12 13 (4.64%) Web Developer
12 13 (4.64%) QA Automation Engineer
13 12 (4.29%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.29%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.93%) Senior Web Developer
14 11 (3.93%) Software Test Engineer
14 11 (3.93%) Lead Developer
14 11 (3.93%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (20.00%) .NET
2 55 (19.64%) HTML
3 39 (13.93%) Web Services
4 36 (12.86%) CSS
5 22 (7.86%) ASP.NET
6 21 (7.50%) jQuery
7 19 (6.79%) XML
8 18 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (6.43%) HTML5
9 16 (5.71%) Gherkin
10 12 (4.29%) Ajax
11 11 (3.93%) Dojo
12 10 (3.57%) RESTful
12 10 (3.57%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.57%) AngularJS
13 8 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
13 8 (2.86%) J2EE
14 7 (2.50%) WCF
15 5 (1.79%) SOAP
15 5 (1.79%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 18 (6.43%) Mobile App
3 17 (6.07%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.64%) Open Source
5 11 (3.93%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.57%) GIS
7 5 (1.79%) EFT
8 3 (1.07%) Statistics
8 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.07%) iPhone
9 2 (0.71%) Wiki
9 2 (0.71%) Online Games
9 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.36%) Replication
10 1 (0.36%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.36%) UNIX
2 28 (10.00%) Windows
3 26 (9.29%) Linux
4 14 (5.00%) Android
5 10 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (43.57%) Test Scripting
2 115 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (32.86%) TDD
4 80 (28.57%) Scrum
4 80 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 80 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 72 (25.71%) BDD
6 71 (25.36%) Test Automation
7 65 (23.21%) Automation Testing
8 49 (17.50%) OO
9 35 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 34 (12.14%) MVC
11 29 (10.36%) E-Commerce
12 28 (10.00%) Manual Testing
13 25 (8.93%) Web Testing
14 24 (8.57%) Test Strategy
15 23 (8.21%) Regression Testing
16 21 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (7.50%) Kanban
17 13 (4.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (46.79%) Java
2 97 (34.64%) C#
3 79 (28.21%) SQL
4 62 (22.14%) JavaScript
5 53 (18.93%) Ruby
6 44 (15.71%) Python
7 24 (8.57%) C++
8 17 (6.07%) PHP
9 12 (4.29%) F#
10 9 (3.21%) VBScript
11 8 (2.86%) VB
11 8 (2.86%) VBA
11 8 (2.86%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.50%) Delphi
12 7 (2.50%) Perl
13 4 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.07%) Scala
15 2 (0.71%) PowerHouse
16 1 (0.36%) XAML
16 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (26.79%) ISTQB
2 65 (23.21%) ISEB
3 50 (17.86%) Degree
4 7 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.07%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (49.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (9.29%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.86%) Oracle
2 22 (7.86%) JBoss
3 6 (2.14%) HP
4 5 (1.79%) Epiphany
4 5 (1.79%) Red Gate
4 5 (1.79%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (0.71%) IBM
5 2 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.36%) Google
6 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.36%) Lumesse
6 1 (0.36%) Nimsoft
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