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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 90 104 125
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 51 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.22% 1.32% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.53% 13.49% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 50 28 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £34,250 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
291 215 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 12.65% 9.78% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 222 184 203
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 5 March 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Reading

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 70 (70.71%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
3 43 (43.43%) HTML
3 43 (43.43%) Degree
4 42 (42.42%) jQuery
5 41 (41.41%) CSS
6 40 (40.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 35 (35.35%) Java
7 35 (35.35%) Computer Science
7 35 (35.35%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (28.28%) Finance
9 27 (27.27%) XML
10 26 (26.26%) Scrum
10 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
11 24 (24.24%) Mockito
11 24 (24.24%) SOA
12 23 (23.23%) Automation Testing
13 22 (22.22%) Web Services
13 22 (22.22%) Linux
14 21 (21.21%) HTTP
14 21 (21.21%) ISEB
14 21 (21.21%) MySQL
14 21 (21.21%) TDD
14 21 (21.21%) Waterfall
14 21 (21.21%) QA
15 20 (20.20%) HP Quality Center
15 20 (20.20%) SQL
16 19 (19.19%) Apache
16 19 (19.19%) Tomcat
16 19 (19.19%) JSP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 19 (19.19%) Apache
1 19 (19.19%) Tomcat
2 17 (17.17%) Apache Solr
3 7 (7.07%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.07%) JBoss
3 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.01%) CMS
4 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.21%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) DNS
2 3 (3.03%) LAN
2 3 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.21%) MySQL
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.02%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 40 (40.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 26 (26.26%) Git (software)
3 24 (24.24%) Mockito
4 15 (15.15%) JIRA
4 15 (15.15%) JUnit
5 13 (13.13%) Cucumber
6 12 (12.12%) WebDriver
7 8 (8.08%) Maven
8 7 (7.07%) Ant
8 7 (7.07%) jMock
9 6 (6.06%) LoadRunner
10 3 (3.03%) WinRunner
10 3 (3.03%) TestDirector
10 3 (3.03%) Subversion
10 3 (3.03%) Bugzilla
10 3 (3.03%) MSTest
10 3 (3.03%) JBehave
10 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.02%) Artifactory
11 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Tester
1 27 (27.27%) Developer
2 23 (23.23%) Analyst
2 23 (23.23%) Test Analyst
3 20 (20.20%) Software Engineer
4 19 (19.19%) Software Tester
4 19 (19.19%) Java Developer
5 17 (17.17%) Junior Software Tester
5 17 (17.17%) Junior
5 17 (17.17%) Consultant
5 17 (17.17%) Java Consultant
5 17 (17.17%) Junior Tester
6 16 (16.16%) Test Engineer
6 16 (16.16%) Automation Tester
7 15 (15.15%) QA Engineer
8 14 (14.14%) QA Tester
9 13 (13.13%) Junior Test Engineer
9 13 (13.13%) Graduate Software Tester
9 13 (13.13%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (13.13%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.43%) HTML
2 42 (42.42%) jQuery
3 41 (41.41%) CSS
4 27 (27.27%) XML
5 22 (22.22%) Web Services
6 19 (19.19%) JSP
6 19 (19.19%) J2EE
6 19 (19.19%) Spring
7 17 (17.17%) Java EE
7 17 (17.17%) XSLT
7 17 (17.17%) XHTML
8 15 (15.15%) .NET
9 14 (14.14%) AngularJS
10 13 (13.13%) HTML5
11 10 (10.10%) Ajax
12 9 (9.09%) JSON
13 8 (8.08%) SOAP
14 7 (7.07%) Backbone.js
14 7 (7.07%) Dojo
14 7 (7.07%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.35%) Computer Science
1 35 (35.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 17 (17.17%) iPad
4 13 (13.13%) Open Source
5 3 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.22%) Linux
2 7 (7.07%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.02%) VMS
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (70.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.26%) Scrum
3 24 (24.24%) SOA
4 23 (23.23%) Automation Testing
5 21 (21.21%) TDD
5 21 (21.21%) Waterfall
6 19 (19.19%) E-Commerce
7 18 (18.18%) DSDM
7 18 (18.18%) BDD
7 18 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 17 (17.17%) Unit Testing
8 17 (17.17%) System Testing
8 17 (17.17%) Extreme Programming
9 16 (16.16%) Test Scripting
10 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
11 12 (12.12%) Test Management
11 12 (12.12%) Manual Testing
12 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (11.11%) Test Planning
13 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 53 (53.54%) JavaScript
2 35 (35.35%) Java
3 20 (20.20%) SQL
4 13 (13.13%) C#
5 10 (10.10%) Python
5 10 (10.10%) Ruby
6 9 (9.09%) PHP
7 5 (5.05%) VBScript
7 5 (5.05%) C++
8 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.03%) C
9 2 (2.02%) Groovy
9 2 (2.02%) XPath
9 2 (2.02%) XQuery
10 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (43.43%) Degree
2 21 (21.21%) ISEB
3 19 (19.19%) ISTQB
4 13 (13.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (8.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.03%) VCP4
8 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (21.21%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) hybris
1 17 (17.17%) SAP
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 4 (4.04%) HP
5 2 (2.02%) Telerik
6 1 (1.01%) Open Text
6 1 (1.01%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
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