The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 61 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 11 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.10% 2.97% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.58% 23.53% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 3
Average salary £55,000 £41,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.73% -20.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Selenium
Hertfordshire

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

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
95 51 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.16% 12.62% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66 42 33
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Selenium
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Selenium Salary Trend in Watford

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 26 (92.86%) Test Scripting
1 26 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
3 24 (85.71%) Java
3 24 (85.71%) JBehave
3 24 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 24 (85.71%) BDD
3 24 (85.71%) Software Testing
4 23 (82.14%) Ruby
4 23 (82.14%) RESTful
4 23 (82.14%) JUnit
4 23 (82.14%) Web Services
4 23 (82.14%) XML
5 22 (78.57%) C#
5 22 (78.57%) Open Source
5 22 (78.57%) WATIR
5 22 (78.57%) NUnit
5 22 (78.57%) SpecFlow
5 22 (78.57%) Gherkin
5 22 (78.57%) Jenkins
5 22 (78.57%) Calabash
6 13 (46.43%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) QA
8 4 (14.29%) System Testing
9 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) ISEB
9 3 (10.71%) Finance
9 3 (10.71%) JavaScript

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) RiskWrite
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) JBehave
1 24 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 23 (82.14%) JUnit
3 22 (78.57%) NUnit
3 22 (78.57%) WATIR
3 22 (78.57%) SpecFlow
3 22 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 22 (78.57%) Calabash
4 3 (10.71%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.57%) TestNG
6 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Test Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) Web Services
1 23 (82.14%) XML
1 23 (82.14%) RESTful
2 22 (78.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.14%) Flash
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Test Scripting
1 26 (92.86%) Test Automation
2 24 (85.71%) BDD
2 24 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 13 (46.43%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Document Management
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Test Management
7 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 24 (85.71%) Java
3 23 (82.14%) Ruby
4 22 (78.57%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Thunderhead
2 1 (3.57%) hybris