The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 69 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 18 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.64% 0.091% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 0.57% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -19.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,625 £32,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Selenium
East of 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 Essex region.

Development Applications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
180 176 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.42% 15.96% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 135 157 147
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,758
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Selenium
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Essex

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Essex

Selenium
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 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
Colchester +3 5 £38,500 +18.46%
Chelmsford - 4 £32,500 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 15 (50.00%) Java
1 15 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (46.67%) ISEB
3 13 (43.33%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
5 11 (36.67%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
6 8 (26.67%) VBScript
6 8 (26.67%) VB
6 8 (26.67%) VBA
6 8 (26.67%) Android
6 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
7 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
7 7 (23.33%) QA
7 7 (23.33%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (20.00%) System Testing
9 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 5 (16.67%) JIRA
9 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) JMeter
10 4 (13.33%) .NET
10 4 (13.33%) TDD
10 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (16.67%) JMeter
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.33%) Firebug
4 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (3.33%) Moq
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Test Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Tester
4 8 (26.67%) Test Specialist
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation Specialist
4 8 (26.67%) Automation Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
6 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.33%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) WCF
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Android
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Automation Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Test Planning
5 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (20.00%) System Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
9 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.67%) Validation
9 2 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) VBScript
3 8 (26.67%) VB
3 8 (26.67%) VBA
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) ISEB
2 12 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft