The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 161 166 138
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -28
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 52 40 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.99% 0.78% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.18% 6.62% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 59
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,600 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
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 West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
842 604 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.96% 11.77% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 738 500 583
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Selenium
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Selenium Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Selenium across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Selenium Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Selenium
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Birmingham -11 23 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Coventry - 8 £55,841 -
Staffordshire +9 5 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Solihull - 4 £32,500 -
Warwickshire -19 3 £35,000 -30.00%
Wolverhampton +13 1 £30,000 +15.38%
Shropshire - 1 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 - 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (41.18%) QA
2 42 (41.18%) Java
3 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
4 28 (27.45%) Test Scripting
5 27 (26.47%) HTML
6 26 (25.49%) JIRA
7 24 (23.53%) Finance
8 23 (22.55%) ISEB
9 22 (21.57%) CSS
10 21 (20.59%) PHP
10 21 (20.59%) SOA
10 21 (20.59%) ISTQB
10 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
11 20 (19.61%) JUnit
11 20 (19.61%) Git (software)
12 19 (18.63%) MVC
13 18 (17.65%) SQL
13 18 (17.65%) XML
13 18 (17.65%) Open Source
13 18 (17.65%) CSS3
14 17 (16.67%) HTML5
14 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 17 (16.67%) Windows
14 17 (16.67%) JBoss
15 16 (15.69%) Ruby
15 16 (15.69%) Web Development
15 16 (15.69%) Python
15 16 (15.69%) OOP
15 16 (15.69%) Ant

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (16.67%) JBoss
2 15 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 15 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.90%) IIS
4 2 (1.96%) Apache
4 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) MySQL
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (25.49%) JIRA
2 20 (19.61%) JUnit
2 20 (19.61%) Git (software)
3 16 (15.69%) Ant
4 15 (14.71%) WebDriver
5 10 (9.80%) TestDirector
5 10 (9.80%) JMeter
6 9 (8.82%) SoapUI
6 9 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (7.84%) NUnit
8 7 (6.86%) GoogleTest
8 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.86%) FitNesse
9 6 (5.88%) Bugzilla
9 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
10 5 (4.90%) InstallShield
11 3 (2.94%) WATIR
11 3 (2.94%) AccuRev
11 3 (2.94%) TestComplete
11 3 (2.94%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 28 (27.45%) Tester
3 25 (24.51%) Test Analyst
4 20 (19.61%) Developer
5 17 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 16 (15.69%) Java Developer
6 16 (15.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 9 (8.82%) QA Tester
7 9 (8.82%) Test Manager
8 8 (7.84%) Automation Tester
9 7 (6.86%) Senior Software Tester
9 7 (6.86%) Senior Tester
10 6 (5.88%) Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Test Consultant
10 6 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
11 5 (4.90%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.90%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.47%) HTML
2 22 (21.57%) CSS
3 18 (17.65%) XML
3 18 (17.65%) CSS3
4 17 (16.67%) HTML5
5 15 (14.71%) AngularJS
5 15 (14.71%) jQuery
5 15 (14.71%) PhoneGap
5 15 (14.71%) JSON
6 11 (10.78%) .NET
7 4 (3.92%) Web Services
8 3 (2.94%) RESTful
8 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.96%) JMS
9 2 (1.96%) DOM
9 2 (1.96%) LAMP
9 2 (1.96%) WCF
9 2 (1.96%) Spring
9 2 (1.96%) JAX-RS
9 2 (1.96%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Open Source
2 3 (2.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.96%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Windows
2 14 (13.73%) Linux
3 9 (8.82%) Android
3 9 (8.82%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.92%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.45%) Test Scripting
3 21 (20.59%) SOA
3 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
4 19 (18.63%) MVC
5 17 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 16 (15.69%) Web Development
6 16 (15.69%) OOP
6 16 (15.69%) Automation Testing
7 15 (14.71%) Mobile Development
8 14 (13.73%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.73%) Manual Testing
9 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
10 11 (10.78%) Scrum
11 8 (7.84%) Test Strategy
12 7 (6.86%) Web Testing
12 7 (6.86%) TDD
12 7 (6.86%) E-Commerce
13 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.18%) Java
2 40 (39.22%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.59%) PHP
4 18 (17.65%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) Ruby
5 16 (15.69%) Python
6 10 (9.80%) C#
6 10 (9.80%) Groovy
7 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) ISEB
2 21 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 12 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.88%) Degree
5 4 (3.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Google
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (1.96%) Zend
5 1 (0.98%) Telerik
Birmingham
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Just now
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NEC Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago