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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 162 135 131
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 49 48 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.96% 1.08% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.10% 10.74% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 67
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
803 447 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.67% 10.02% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 717 362 477
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -7 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Warwickshire -16 10 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Solihull - 7 £32,500 -
Staffordshire -3 4 £41,250 +11.48% 2
Coventry -22 3 £55,681 +122.72% 2
Shropshire - 2 £39,000 -
Herefordshire 0 1 £35,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 47 (38.84%) Java
4 40 (33.06%) QA
5 34 (28.10%) Test Scripting
6 33 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 29 (23.97%) HTML
8 28 (23.14%) JIRA
9 27 (22.31%) Automation Testing
10 25 (20.66%) CSS
11 23 (19.01%) JUnit
11 23 (19.01%) SOA
11 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
11 23 (19.01%) Android
11 23 (19.01%) Apple iOS
12 22 (18.18%) Groovy
12 22 (18.18%) Windows
13 21 (17.36%) JMeter
14 20 (16.53%) XML
14 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
14 20 (16.53%) ISTQB
15 19 (15.70%) JBoss
15 19 (15.70%) SQL
15 19 (15.70%) Finance
15 19 (15.70%) MVC
15 19 (15.70%) ISEB
15 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
15 19 (15.70%) CSS3
16 18 (14.88%) Linux
17 17 (14.05%) Ant

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 19 (15.70%) JBoss
2 16 (13.22%) WebLogic
2 16 (13.22%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.96%) MQSeries
3 6 (4.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.48%) GlassFish
4 3 (2.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) HTTP
1 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) MySQL
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 28 (23.14%) JIRA
3 23 (19.01%) JUnit
4 21 (17.36%) JMeter
5 19 (15.70%) Git (software)
6 17 (14.05%) Ant
7 12 (9.92%) GoogleTest
8 10 (8.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (6.61%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.79%) Cucumber
10 7 (5.79%) TestDirector
11 6 (4.96%) NUnit
11 6 (4.96%) FitNesse
11 6 (4.96%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
11 6 (4.96%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (4.13%) Bugzilla
13 4 (3.31%) WATIR
14 3 (2.48%) LoadRunner
14 3 (2.48%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 6 (4.96%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (29.75%) Analyst
2 35 (28.93%) Tester
3 31 (25.62%) Test Analyst
4 25 (20.66%) Software Tester
5 17 (14.05%) Developer
5 17 (14.05%) Automation Engineer
6 15 (12.40%) Software Engineer
6 15 (12.40%) Java Developer
7 13 (10.74%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (8.26%) Automation Tester
9 9 (7.44%) Senior Software Tester
9 9 (7.44%) Senior Automation Tester
9 9 (7.44%) Senior Tester
9 9 (7.44%) QA Tester
10 7 (5.79%) QA Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.79%) QA Leader
11 6 (4.96%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.97%) HTML
2 25 (20.66%) CSS
3 20 (16.53%) XML
4 19 (15.70%) CSS3
5 16 (13.22%) PhoneGap
5 16 (13.22%) HTML5
5 16 (13.22%) AngularJS
5 16 (13.22%) JSON
5 16 (13.22%) jQuery
6 11 (9.09%) .NET
7 6 (4.96%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.31%) RESTful
9 3 (2.48%) JPA
9 3 (2.48%) Web Services
9 3 (2.48%) JMS
9 3 (2.48%) Spring
9 3 (2.48%) JAX-RS
9 3 (2.48%) RESTEasy
9 3 (2.48%) Yii
10 2 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Open Source
2 7 (5.79%) User Experience
3 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Android
1 23 (19.01%) Apple iOS
2 22 (18.18%) Windows
3 18 (14.88%) Linux
4 4 (3.31%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.10%) Test Scripting
3 27 (22.31%) Automation Testing
4 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
4 23 (19.01%) SOA
5 20 (16.53%) Software Testing
6 19 (15.70%) MVC
7 17 (14.05%) Scrum
7 17 (14.05%) OOP
8 16 (13.22%) Automated Testing
8 16 (13.22%) Mobile Development
9 15 (12.40%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.57%) Manual Testing
11 12 (9.92%) E-Commerce
12 11 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (8.26%) Web Development
14 8 (6.61%) TDD
15 7 (5.79%) Mentoring
16 6 (4.96%) Test Strategy
16 6 (4.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 47 (38.84%) Java
3 22 (18.18%) Groovy
4 19 (15.70%) SQL
5 14 (11.57%) PHP
6 10 (8.26%) C#
6 10 (8.26%) Python
6 10 (8.26%) Ruby
7 4 (3.31%) C
8 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) ISTQB
2 19 (15.70%) ISEB
3 11 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.96%) Degree
4 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (33.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Google
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle
3 6 (4.96%) Appcelerator
3 6 (4.96%) Talend
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) Zend
5 2 (1.65%) Telerik
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + ISEB training + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago