The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 75 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 26 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.37% 0.59% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.49% 3.97% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 9
Average salary £43,750 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.70% +26.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Selenium
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
274 151 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 25.00% 14.75% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 260 129 141
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Selenium
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Kent

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Kent

Selenium
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells -23 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Malling -1 4 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Whitstable - 3 £32,000 -
Maidstone +7 2 £33,750 -17.68%
Dover - 1 £25,000 -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 31 (70.45%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) QA
3 21 (47.73%) WebDriver
4 20 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 17 (38.64%) HTML
6 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
8 13 (29.55%) JUnit
9 12 (27.27%) .NET
10 11 (25.00%) SQL
10 11 (25.00%) Scrum
11 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 10 (22.73%) Test Strategy
12 9 (20.45%) API Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Kanban
12 9 (20.45%) MySQL
13 8 (18.18%) XML
13 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (18.18%) NUnit
13 8 (18.18%) Degree
13 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 8 (18.18%) Automation Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
14 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
14 7 (15.91%) Scalability Testing
14 7 (15.91%) VB
14 7 (15.91%) C#
14 7 (15.91%) Web Services
14 7 (15.91%) Python

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) MySQL
3 8 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.36%) Big Data
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) WebDriver
2 13 (29.55%) JUnit
3 8 (18.18%) NUnit
4 6 (13.64%) Subversion
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
4 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 6 (13.64%) Hudson
5 5 (11.36%) PHPUnit
5 5 (11.36%) PyUnit
5 5 (11.36%) Mockito
5 5 (11.36%) HP UFT
5 5 (11.36%) LoadRunner
5 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
5 5 (11.36%) SpecFlow
6 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.55%) Jasmine
8 2 (4.55%) Grunt
8 2 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Analyst
1 11 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Test Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Test Automation Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Tester
4 6 (13.64%) DBA
4 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) MySQL DBA
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.36%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) HTML
2 12 (27.27%) .NET
3 8 (18.18%) XML
4 7 (15.91%) Web Services
5 6 (13.64%) CSS
6 4 (9.09%) DOM
6 4 (9.09%) Gherkin
7 2 (4.55%) Sass
7 2 (4.55%) LESS
7 2 (4.55%) Ajax
7 2 (4.55%) jQuery
7 2 (4.55%) HTML5
7 2 (4.55%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Replication
2 6 (13.64%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (22.73%) Test Strategy
6 9 (20.45%) API Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Kanban
7 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Scalability Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.64%) SOA
9 6 (13.64%) BDD
9 6 (13.64%) SDLC
10 5 (11.36%) Code Coverage
10 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) Java
2 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) VB
3 7 (15.91%) Python
3 7 (15.91%) C#
4 6 (13.64%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) Jython
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) VBA
8 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (59.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) HP
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.36%) Tableau
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
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