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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 130 132 190
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +58
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 112 88 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.78% 1.67% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.36% 9.36% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 96 75 28
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,250 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
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
1081 940 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.16% 17.83% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 932 848 572
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
Bristol +16 44 £39,000 +1.29% 2
Wiltshire +11 26 £37,500 +15.38%
Somerset -16 15 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Gloucestershire -9 7 £40,000 +40.35% 3
Dorset -7 6 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Devon -23 6 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 151 (69.59%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (45.16%) Java
3 92 (42.40%) SQL
4 89 (41.01%) Scrum
5 74 (34.10%) WebDriver
6 70 (32.26%) Test Automation
7 56 (25.81%) Test Scripting
8 55 (25.35%) Software Testing
9 54 (24.88%) QA
10 49 (22.58%) Spring
11 46 (21.20%) JUnit
12 44 (20.28%) ISEB
12 44 (20.28%) Test Strategy
13 41 (18.89%) Open Source
13 41 (18.89%) Automated Testing
14 40 (18.43%) Oracle
15 39 (17.97%) Finance
16 37 (17.05%) Web Services
17 36 (16.59%) TDD
18 33 (15.21%) C#
18 33 (15.21%) Cucumber
19 32 (14.75%) BDD
19 32 (14.75%) Software Engineering
20 31 (14.29%) Mentoring
21 30 (13.82%) Maven
22 29 (13.36%) .NET
22 29 (13.36%) XML
23 28 (12.90%) Jenkins
24 27 (12.44%) JMeter
25 26 (11.98%) Ruby

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (3.69%) CMS
2 5 (2.30%) JBoss
2 5 (2.30%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (1.84%) IIS
3 4 (1.84%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.84%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (5.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (2.76%) Tridion
3 5 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.69%) GitHub
2 3 (1.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.92%) iSCSI
2 2 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.06%) Relational Database
2 21 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.53%) DB2
3 12 (5.53%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.15%) MySQL
5 8 (3.69%) MS Access
6 6 (2.76%) Big Data
7 5 (2.30%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 74 (34.10%) WebDriver
2 46 (21.20%) JUnit
3 33 (15.21%) Cucumber
4 30 (13.82%) Maven
5 28 (12.90%) Jenkins
6 27 (12.44%) JMeter
7 23 (10.60%) SoapUI
8 22 (10.14%) TestNG
8 22 (10.14%) WATIR
9 21 (9.68%) Ant
10 20 (9.22%) Hudson
11 18 (8.29%) QuickTest Pro
11 18 (8.29%) Eclipse
11 18 (8.29%) FitNesse
12 17 (7.83%) NetBeans
12 17 (7.83%) SpecFlow
13 15 (6.91%) JBehave
14 13 (5.99%) Subversion
15 12 (5.53%) jMock
15 12 (5.53%) Selenium IDE
General
1 39 (17.97%) Finance
2 12 (5.53%) Retail
3 11 (5.07%) Marketing
4 10 (4.61%) Banking
5 9 (4.15%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.30%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.92%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (25.81%) Developer
2 41 (18.89%) Analyst
3 38 (17.51%) Test Analyst
3 38 (17.51%) Tester
4 36 (16.59%) Java Developer
5 33 (15.21%) Test Engineer
6 32 (14.75%) QA Engineer
7 23 (10.60%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.60%) Automation Engineer
8 19 (8.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (7.37%) Senior Tester
9 16 (7.37%) QA Automation Engineer
10 15 (6.91%) Test Automation Engineer
11 13 (5.99%) Team Leader
11 13 (5.99%) Test Team Leader
12 12 (5.53%) Software Engineer
13 11 (5.07%) Test Leader
14 10 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
14 10 (4.61%) Senior Test Analyst
15 9 (4.15%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (22.58%) Spring
2 37 (17.05%) Web Services
3 29 (13.36%) XML
3 29 (13.36%) .NET
4 25 (11.52%) RESTful
5 24 (11.06%) HTML
6 23 (10.60%) SOAP
7 20 (9.22%) Java EE
8 17 (7.83%) jQuery
8 17 (7.83%) JPA
8 17 (7.83%) EJB 3.0
8 17 (7.83%) EJB
8 17 (7.83%) CSS
9 14 (6.45%) JSF
9 14 (6.45%) HTML5
9 14 (6.45%) REST
10 12 (5.53%) JSON
10 12 (5.53%) J2EE
11 11 (5.07%) .NET Framework
12 9 (4.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.89%) Open Source
2 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.69%) Blog
3 7 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.30%) DTV
5 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.38%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.46%) SCADA
7 1 (0.46%) RIA
7 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.76%) UNIX
2 11 (5.07%) Windows
2 11 (5.07%) Linux
3 5 (2.30%) Android
3 5 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (69.59%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (41.01%) Scrum
3 70 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 56 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 55 (25.35%) Software Testing
6 44 (20.28%) Test Strategy
7 41 (18.89%) Automated Testing
8 36 (16.59%) TDD
9 32 (14.75%) Software Engineering
9 32 (14.75%) BDD
10 31 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 25 (11.52%) Test Planning
12 24 (11.06%) Automation Testing
12 24 (11.06%) V-Model
13 23 (10.60%) Waterfall
13 23 (10.60%) Unit Testing
13 23 (10.60%) Validation
14 22 (10.14%) OO
14 22 (10.14%) Test Management
15 18 (8.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (45.16%) Java
2 92 (42.40%) SQL
3 33 (15.21%) C#
4 26 (11.98%) Ruby
5 19 (8.76%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.23%) Python
7 6 (2.76%) C
7 6 (2.76%) C++
8 5 (2.30%) Perl
8 5 (2.30%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.84%) PHP
10 3 (1.38%) RPG
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
11 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (20.28%) ISEB
2 23 (10.60%) Degree
3 17 (7.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (5.99%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.76%) HND
6 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.38%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (24.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (18.43%) Oracle
2 15 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.30%) SAP
4 4 (1.84%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.38%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) Empirix
6 1 (0.46%) Telerik
6 1 (0.46%) Google
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Compuware
6 1 (0.46%) New Relic
Bristol, Avon
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum + Pension, Medical, 28days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £70,000 per annum (depending on years experience)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £22500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Remote/Flexible Working + Stock Options
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago