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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 85 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 16 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.17% 0.85% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.64% 6.57% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Average salary £38,500 £44,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
166 137 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 12.15% 12.94% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 118 115 117
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 24 December 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 +21 12 £38,500 +40.00%
Brentwood -22 2 £42,500 - 1
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) QA
3 17 (44.74%) JMeter
3 17 (44.74%) Finance
4 16 (42.11%) Manual Testing
4 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
4 16 (42.11%) Test Planning
5 14 (36.84%) Scrum
6 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
7 12 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (28.95%) ISEB
9 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
10 9 (23.68%) Java
10 9 (23.68%) Validation
11 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
11 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
12 7 (18.42%) C#
12 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
13 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (13.16%) VBScript
14 5 (13.16%) VB
14 5 (13.16%) VBA
14 5 (13.16%) SOAP
15 4 (10.53%) Windows
15 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
15 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
15 4 (10.53%) JIRA
15 4 (10.53%) System Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) JMeter
2 12 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (21.05%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) XMLSpy
5 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Hudson
6 1 (2.63%) Firebug
6 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.63%) LoadUI
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 19 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) QA Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Test Specialist
5 6 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Test Automation Specialist
6 5 (13.16%) Automation Specialist
7 4 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Manager
8 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (5.26%) QA Specialist
10 1 (2.63%) Selenium Tester
10 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) SOAP
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) WCF
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) RESTful
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Manual Testing
3 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
3 16 (42.11%) Test Planning
4 14 (36.84%) Scrum
5 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
6 9 (23.68%) Validation
7 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
8 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.53%) System Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.63%) MVC
11 1 (2.63%) RAD
11 1 (2.63%) TDD
11 1 (2.63%) OWASP
11 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.63%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 5 (13.16%) VBScript
4 5 (13.16%) VB
4 5 (13.16%) VBA
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) ISEB
2 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (47.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) HP
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 24 days ago