The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 160 91 189
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +98
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 77 160 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.28% 2.90% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.24% 15.41% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 68 139 43
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Selenium
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1063 1038 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.66% 18.83% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 937 899 723
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Selenium
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Selenium Salary Trend in the South West

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in the South West

Selenium
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bristol +18 60 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Wiltshire -27 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Dorset -15 3 £40,000 -
Somerset -16 3 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Devon -38 3 £20,000 -42.85%
Gloucestershire -11 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 138 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (38.25%) WebDriver
3 69 (37.70%) Software Testing
4 65 (35.52%) Scrum
5 58 (31.69%) Java
6 56 (30.60%) Finance
7 53 (28.96%) SQL
7 53 (28.96%) Test Scripting
7 53 (28.96%) Test Strategy
8 49 (26.78%) Test Automation
8 49 (26.78%) ISEB
9 42 (22.95%) JUnit
9 42 (22.95%) Test Planning
10 41 (22.40%) Waterfall
10 41 (22.40%) V-Model
11 40 (21.86%) QA
11 40 (21.86%) Validation
11 40 (21.86%) Automated Testing
12 37 (20.22%) C#
12 37 (20.22%) Test Management
13 36 (19.67%) Mentoring
14 33 (18.03%) Open Source
15 32 (17.49%) .NET
16 31 (16.94%) TestNG
17 30 (16.39%) Cucumber
18 29 (15.85%) TDD
19 27 (14.75%) Software Engineering
20 25 (13.66%) BDD
21 24 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 23 (12.57%) ISTQB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (4.37%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (3.83%) IIS
2 7 (3.83%) CMS
3 5 (2.73%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.19%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.09%) SAS
5 2 (1.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (6.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.37%) GitHub
2 5 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) FTP
1 2 (1.09%) VPN
1 2 (1.09%) Internet
1 2 (1.09%) Firewall
1 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
1 2 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.84%) MySQL
3 16 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 13 (7.10%) RDBMS
5 9 (4.92%) MS Access
6 4 (2.19%) DB2
6 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.19%) Big Data
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (38.25%) WebDriver
2 42 (22.95%) JUnit
3 31 (16.94%) TestNG
4 30 (16.39%) Cucumber
5 18 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 16 (8.74%) SpecFlow
7 14 (7.65%) WATIR
8 13 (7.10%) SoapUI
9 11 (6.01%) Selenium IDE
10 10 (5.46%) FitNesse
10 10 (5.46%) Maven
10 10 (5.46%) Eclipse
11 8 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (3.28%) JBehave
12 6 (3.28%) Git (software)
12 6 (3.28%) JIRA
12 6 (3.28%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.28%) Ant
13 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.73%) NUnit
General
1 56 (30.60%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Retail
3 13 (7.10%) Banking
4 12 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.83%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.73%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.73%) Marketing
7 4 (2.19%) Electronics
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (23.50%) Analyst
1 43 (23.50%) Test Analyst
2 34 (18.58%) Tester
3 30 (16.39%) Developer
4 27 (14.75%) Test Engineer
5 19 (10.38%) Team Leader
5 19 (10.38%) Test Team Leader
6 18 (9.84%) Senior Test Engineer
7 17 (9.29%) QA Engineer
8 13 (7.10%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.56%) Senior Tester
10 10 (5.46%) Software Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Automated Tester
11 8 (4.37%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Quality Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Software Tester
12 7 (3.83%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.49%) .NET
2 19 (10.38%) Spring
3 18 (9.84%) HTML
4 17 (9.29%) CSS
5 15 (8.20%) Web Services
6 12 (6.56%) .NET Framework
7 11 (6.01%) RESTful
8 8 (4.37%) Gherkin
9 7 (3.83%) HTML5
9 7 (3.83%) jQuery
9 7 (3.83%) XML
9 7 (3.83%) SOAP
10 6 (3.28%) J2EE
10 6 (3.28%) REST
10 6 (3.28%) Java EE
11 5 (2.73%) CSS3
11 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.73%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.19%) Lucene
12 4 (2.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.03%) Open Source
2 8 (4.37%) Blog
3 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.73%) Wiki
3 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.19%) User Experience
4 4 (2.19%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.19%) DTV
4 4 (2.19%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.09%) PKI
5 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.55%) SCADA
6 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.84%) UNIX
2 14 (7.65%) Windows
3 11 (6.01%) Linux
4 2 (1.09%) Android
4 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.70%) Software Testing
3 65 (35.52%) Scrum
4 53 (28.96%) Test Scripting
4 53 (28.96%) Test Strategy
5 49 (26.78%) Test Automation
6 42 (22.95%) Test Planning
7 41 (22.40%) V-Model
7 41 (22.40%) Waterfall
8 40 (21.86%) Validation
8 40 (21.86%) Automated Testing
9 37 (20.22%) Test Management
10 36 (19.67%) Mentoring
11 29 (15.85%) TDD
12 27 (14.75%) Software Engineering
13 25 (13.66%) BDD
14 22 (12.02%) Manual Testing
15 21 (11.48%) Automation Testing
16 20 (10.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (8.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.69%) Java
2 53 (28.96%) SQL
3 37 (20.22%) C#
4 20 (10.93%) Ruby
5 16 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.10%) C++
7 11 (6.01%) Python
8 7 (3.83%) Perl
8 7 (3.83%) Groovy
8 7 (3.83%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.09%) PHP
10 1 (0.55%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (26.78%) ISEB
2 24 (13.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 23 (12.57%) ISTQB
4 22 (12.02%) Degree
5 6 (3.28%) HND
5 6 (3.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (21.86%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (12.02%) Oracle
2 16 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.37%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.19%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) Twitter
5 1 (0.55%) New Relic
Gloucestershire
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
CPS Group
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago