The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 88 73 125
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +52
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 53 68 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.31% 2.82% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.41% 25.95% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
Selenium
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
273 262 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 11.90% 10.85% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 225 217 174
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Selenium
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Reading

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Reading

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 74 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (47.71%) JavaScript
3 46 (42.20%) Java
4 39 (35.78%) HTML
5 34 (31.19%) CSS
6 32 (29.36%) jQuery
7 31 (28.44%) AngularJS
8 30 (27.52%) QA
8 30 (27.52%) QuickTest Pro
9 28 (25.69%) C#
9 28 (25.69%) .NET
9 28 (25.69%) Degree
10 26 (23.85%) HTML5
11 24 (22.02%) Git (software)
11 24 (22.02%) JUnit
11 24 (22.02%) Python
12 23 (21.10%) XML
13 22 (20.18%) JBoss
13 22 (20.18%) JIRA
14 21 (19.27%) Computer Science
14 21 (19.27%) Linux
14 21 (19.27%) PHP
14 21 (19.27%) MVC
15 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
16 19 (17.43%) Ruby
16 19 (17.43%) Finance
16 19 (17.43%) OOP
16 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (17.43%) Open Source
16 19 (17.43%) Automation Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 22 (20.18%) JBoss
2 16 (14.68%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.68%) WebLogic
3 10 (9.17%) Apache
3 10 (9.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.42%) MySQL
4 2 (1.83%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (27.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 24 (22.02%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.02%) JUnit
3 22 (20.18%) JIRA
4 18 (16.51%) Ant
5 17 (15.60%) WebDriver
5 17 (15.60%) Cucumber
6 10 (9.17%) Maven
7 9 (8.26%) Mockito
7 9 (8.26%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.42%) JBehave
8 7 (6.42%) Hudson
8 7 (6.42%) jMock
9 6 (5.50%) SoapUI
9 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.59%) Subversion
11 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.75%) NUnit
12 3 (2.75%) Mocha
13 2 (1.83%) RSpec
General
1 19 (17.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (35.78%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) Tester
3 24 (22.02%) Software Engineer
4 21 (19.27%) Java Developer
5 17 (15.60%) Analyst
6 16 (14.68%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (12.84%) Automation Tester
7 14 (12.84%) Test Engineer
8 13 (11.93%) QA Tester
8 13 (11.93%) Software Tester
9 12 (11.01%) Junior Software Tester
9 12 (11.01%) Test Manager
9 12 (11.01%) Junior
9 12 (11.01%) QA Engineer
9 12 (11.01%) Junior Tester
9 12 (11.01%) Graduate
10 11 (10.09%) Test Analyst
11 9 (8.26%) Consultant
12 8 (7.34%) Junior Test Engineer
12 8 (7.34%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.78%) HTML
2 34 (31.19%) CSS
3 32 (29.36%) jQuery
4 31 (28.44%) AngularJS
5 28 (25.69%) .NET
6 26 (23.85%) HTML5
7 23 (21.10%) XML
8 18 (16.51%) JSON
9 16 (14.68%) CSS3
9 16 (14.68%) PhoneGap
10 14 (12.84%) Web Services
11 11 (10.09%) Ajax
12 10 (9.17%) SOAP
13 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.42%) Backbone.js
13 7 (6.42%) REST
13 7 (6.42%) Dojo
13 7 (6.42%) YUI
14 4 (3.67%) Gherkin
14 4 (3.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.27%) Computer Science
2 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.75%) User Experience
3 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.75%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.83%) iPad
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.83%) Physics
4 2 (1.83%) Blog
4 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Linux
2 8 (7.34%) Windows
3 6 (5.50%) CentOS
3 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) VMS
5 1 (0.92%) UNIX
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.27%) MVC
3 20 (18.35%) Software Engineering
4 19 (17.43%) OOP
4 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (17.43%) Open Source
4 19 (17.43%) Automation Testing
5 18 (16.51%) Web Development
5 18 (16.51%) SOA
6 17 (15.60%) Scrum
6 17 (15.60%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.68%) Test Scripting
7 16 (14.68%) Mobile Development
8 14 (12.84%) BDD
8 14 (12.84%) Automated Testing
9 13 (11.93%) Test Management
10 12 (11.01%) System Testing
10 12 (11.01%) Waterfall
11 11 (10.09%) TDD
11 11 (10.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (47.71%) JavaScript
2 46 (42.20%) Java
3 28 (25.69%) C#
4 24 (22.02%) Python
5 21 (19.27%) PHP
6 19 (17.43%) Ruby
7 17 (15.60%) SQL
8 11 (10.09%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.59%) VBScript
11 4 (3.67%) Groovy
11 4 (3.67%) XPath
11 4 (3.67%) C++
12 2 (1.83%) XQuery
12 2 (1.83%) C
13 1 (0.92%) VB
13 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Degree
2 18 (16.51%) ISEB
3 16 (14.68%) ISTQB
4 12 (11.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Oracle
2 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.34%) HP
4 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.83%) hybris
5 2 (1.83%) Telerik
5 2 (1.83%) Capita
5 2 (1.83%) Cognos
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday