The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 79 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 8 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.92% 0.88% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.30% 7.21% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 10
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Selenium
Hampshire

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

Development Applications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
151 111 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 17.34% 12.20% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 129 102 83
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Selenium
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Southampton

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in Southampton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) QA
3 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 10 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 9 (45.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (45.00%) Python
5 9 (45.00%) PHP
5 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Web Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Test Management
5 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (45.00%) TDD
5 9 (45.00%) JIRA
5 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (45.00%) System Testing
5 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 9 (45.00%) BDD
5 9 (45.00%) Gherkin
5 9 (45.00%) User Stories
5 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
7 7 (35.00%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (30.00%) SaaS
9 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (25.00%) SQL
9 5 (25.00%) Scrum
10 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (20.00%) Test Automation

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 9 (45.00%) JIRA
2 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (45.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (35.00%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
1 16 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 9 (45.00%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Web Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Test Management
4 9 (45.00%) System Testing
4 9 (45.00%) BDD
4 9 (45.00%) User Stories
5 8 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PHP
1 9 (45.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Capita
2 1 (5.00%) IBM