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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 143 141 166
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 73 70 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.35% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.96% 11.76% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 40
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
733 595 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.99% 11.50% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 682 511 585
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
Warwickshire +7 22 £45,000 -
Birmingham -26 22 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Staffordshire +9 19 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Coventry -19 4 £42,250 +30.00% 1
Solihull -1 3 £32,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -4 1 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.90%) JavaScript
3 42 (40.00%) Java
4 37 (35.24%) WebDriver
5 27 (25.71%) QA
6 25 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 25 (23.81%) HTML
7 24 (22.86%) JIRA
7 24 (22.86%) Automation Testing
8 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
8 23 (21.90%) CSS
9 22 (20.95%) Apple iOS
9 22 (20.95%) Android
10 18 (17.14%) Groovy
11 16 (15.24%) Scrum
11 16 (15.24%) Automated Testing
12 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 15 (14.29%) Oracle
13 14 (13.33%) Windows
13 14 (13.33%) Linux
13 14 (13.33%) JBoss
13 14 (13.33%) JMeter
14 13 (12.38%) E-Commerce
15 12 (11.43%) Finance
15 12 (11.43%) MVC
15 12 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
15 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
16 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
16 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 14 (13.33%) JBoss
2 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.71%) MQSeries
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.81%) CMS
3 4 (3.81%) GlassFish
3 4 (3.81%) WordPress
3 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.95%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
1 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.71%) MySQL
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.81%) JasperReports
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (35.24%) WebDriver
2 24 (22.86%) JIRA
3 14 (13.33%) JMeter
4 12 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.48%) JUnit
6 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.62%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 7 (6.67%) GoogleTest
7 7 (6.67%) FitNesse
7 7 (6.67%) Ant
8 6 (5.71%) LoadRunner
8 6 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (5.71%) Subversion
9 5 (4.76%) Maven
9 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 5 (4.76%) NeoLoad
10 4 (3.81%) RSpec
10 4 (3.81%) Hudson
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Retail
3 7 (6.67%) Back Office
4 5 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (26.67%) Tester
2 22 (20.95%) Analyst
2 22 (20.95%) Test Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Software Tester
3 19 (18.10%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Test Engineer
4 12 (11.43%) Developer
5 11 (10.48%) Automation Tester
6 8 (7.62%) Test Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 7 (6.67%) QA Leader
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Performance Manager
9 5 (4.76%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.76%) Performance Test Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Tester
10 4 (3.81%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) HTML
2 23 (21.90%) CSS
3 10 (9.52%) jQuery
3 10 (9.52%) CSS3
4 9 (8.57%) XML
5 8 (7.62%) HTML5
6 7 (6.67%) PhoneGap
6 7 (6.67%) .NET
6 7 (6.67%) JMS
6 7 (6.67%) Spring
6 7 (6.67%) Ajax
7 6 (5.71%) JSON
7 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.71%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.81%) RESTEasy
8 4 (3.81%) Spring MVC
8 4 (3.81%) JAX-RS
8 4 (3.81%) JPA
8 4 (3.81%) RESTful
8 4 (3.81%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) User Experience
2 3 (2.86%) Open Source
3 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.95%) Android
1 22 (20.95%) Apple iOS
2 14 (13.33%) Windows
2 14 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (58.10%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 24 (22.86%) Automation Testing
4 23 (21.90%) Software Testing
5 16 (15.24%) Automated Testing
5 16 (15.24%) Scrum
6 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 13 (12.38%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.43%) MVC
8 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.48%) Unit Testing
10 10 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.52%) SOA
10 10 (9.52%) Test Strategy
11 9 (8.57%) Performance Testing
12 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (7.62%) Regression Testing
12 8 (7.62%) TDD
12 8 (7.62%) BDD
12 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.90%) JavaScript
2 42 (40.00%) Java
3 18 (17.14%) Groovy
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
5 9 (8.57%) PHP
6 7 (6.67%) C#
7 3 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.95%) C++
8 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.52%) ISEB
3 8 (7.62%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.76%) Degree
5 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (6.67%) Google
3 6 (5.71%) Appcelerator
3 6 (5.71%) Talend
4 5 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (4.76%) HP
5 4 (3.81%) Zend
6 3 (2.86%) Telerik
6 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.95%) AccuRev
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