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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 181 151 156
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +5
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 32 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.05% 7.96% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 39 32
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
791 641 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.51% 11.75% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 690 571 627
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 0 14 £41,250 +13.79%
Warwickshire +4 6 £43,750 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire -10 6 £33,000 +10.00%
Worcestershire -11 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Coventry - 2 - -
Solihull -10 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (52.05%) Java
2 32 (43.84%) Oracle
3 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
5 26 (35.62%) Unit Testing
6 24 (32.88%) SOAP
6 24 (32.88%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (30.14%) TDD
8 20 (27.40%) Retail
8 20 (27.40%) Maven
8 20 (27.40%) JBoss
9 19 (26.03%) QA
10 18 (24.66%) Automated Testing
10 18 (24.66%) PHP
10 18 (24.66%) JMS
10 18 (24.66%) MVC
10 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
11 17 (23.29%) Spring
12 15 (20.55%) SQL
12 15 (20.55%) REST
13 14 (19.18%) Performance Testing
13 14 (19.18%) HTML
13 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
13 14 (19.18%) Linux
13 14 (19.18%) Tomcat
13 14 (19.18%) CSS
13 14 (19.18%) Eclipse
13 14 (19.18%) FitNesse
13 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (19.18%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.48%) GlassFish
3 2 (2.74%) WordPress
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Liferay
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (19.18%) SQL Server
3 13 (17.81%) MySQL
3 13 (17.81%) JasperReports
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (17.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (16.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Jenkins
2 20 (27.40%) Maven
3 18 (24.66%) Cucumber
4 14 (19.18%) FitNesse
4 14 (19.18%) Eclipse
4 14 (19.18%) Subversion
5 13 (17.81%) WebDriver
6 12 (16.44%) Hudson
7 10 (13.70%) NeoLoad
7 10 (13.70%) LoadRunner
7 10 (13.70%) JIRA
8 8 (10.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (9.59%) JBehave
10 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
11 4 (5.48%) JUnit
11 4 (5.48%) SoapUI
12 3 (4.11%) RSpec
12 3 (4.11%) Moq
12 3 (4.11%) ReSharper
13 2 (2.74%) WATIR
General
1 20 (27.40%) Retail
2 13 (17.81%) Finance
3 12 (16.44%) Games
4 11 (15.07%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Analyst
1 18 (24.66%) Test Analyst
2 16 (21.92%) Tester
3 15 (20.55%) Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Test Manager
4 11 (15.07%) QA Engineer
5 10 (13.70%) Performance Manager
5 10 (13.70%) Performance Test Manager
6 9 (12.33%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Test Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Team Leader
7 7 (9.59%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Java Team Leader
7 7 (9.59%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (8.22%) QA Tester
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.88%) SOAP
2 18 (24.66%) JMS
3 17 (23.29%) Spring
4 15 (20.55%) REST
5 14 (19.18%) Hibernate
5 14 (19.18%) CSS
5 14 (19.18%) HTML
6 13 (17.81%) J2EE
6 13 (17.81%) JMX
6 13 (17.81%) Ajax
6 13 (17.81%) ActiveMQ
6 13 (17.81%) Spring MVC
7 11 (15.07%) Web Services
8 10 (13.70%) .NET
9 6 (8.22%) CSS3
9 6 (8.22%) HTML5
10 5 (6.85%) JPA
11 4 (5.48%) Yii
12 3 (4.11%) RESTful
12 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.37%) Open Source
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Android
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Unit Testing
3 22 (30.14%) TDD
4 18 (24.66%) MVC
4 18 (24.66%) Automated Testing
5 14 (19.18%) Software Engineering
5 14 (19.18%) Performance Testing
6 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
6 13 (17.81%) Multithreading
6 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
6 13 (17.81%) OO
7 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.44%) Business Development
8 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (15.07%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.07%) Test Strategy
9 9 (12.33%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.96%) System Testing
11 6 (8.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) Java
2 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.66%) PHP
4 15 (20.55%) SQL
5 12 (16.44%) C#
6 9 (12.33%) Python
7 8 (10.96%) Ruby
8 5 (6.85%) Groovy
9 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) Degree
3 6 (8.22%) ISEB
4 3 (4.11%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.03%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Oracle
2 20 (27.40%) JBoss
3 10 (13.70%) HP
3 10 (13.70%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (6.85%) Zend
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.74%) Telerik
6 1 (1.37%) VMware
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