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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 162 153 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 48 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.88% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.45% 8.10% 11.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 39 62
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £56,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
880 543 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.36% 10.89% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 783 439 551
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 £27,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 5 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 5 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 -12 21 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Coventry - 8 £55,841 -
Staffordshire +7 5 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Warwickshire -24 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Solihull - 3 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton +13 1 £30,000 +15.38%
Shropshire - 1 £39,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 68 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (39.81%) QA
2 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
3 39 (36.11%) Java
4 30 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 25 (23.15%) HTML
5 25 (23.15%) JIRA
6 24 (22.22%) WebDriver
6 24 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 23 (21.30%) Windows
7 23 (21.30%) Finance
8 22 (20.37%) ISEB
9 20 (18.52%) ISTQB
9 20 (18.52%) CSS
9 20 (18.52%) SQL
10 19 (17.59%) JUnit
10 19 (17.59%) SOA
10 19 (17.59%) Software Engineering
11 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 17 (15.74%) Open Source
12 17 (15.74%) XML
12 17 (15.74%) Linux
13 16 (14.81%) PHP
13 16 (14.81%) MVC
13 16 (14.81%) JMeter
13 16 (14.81%) Software Testing
13 16 (14.81%) Test Automation
13 16 (14.81%) Android
13 16 (14.81%) Groovy
13 16 (14.81%) Apple iOS

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 15 (13.89%) JBoss
2 13 (12.04%) WebSphere
2 13 (12.04%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) MySQL
3 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (23.15%) JIRA
2 24 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 19 (17.59%) JUnit
4 18 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 16 (14.81%) JMeter
6 14 (12.96%) Ant
7 11 (10.19%) GoogleTest
8 10 (9.26%) TestDirector
8 10 (9.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (8.33%) SoapUI
10 8 (7.41%) NUnit
11 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
12 6 (5.56%) Cucumber
12 6 (5.56%) FitNesse
13 5 (4.63%) InstallShield
13 5 (4.63%) Bugzilla
14 4 (3.70%) AccuRev
14 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
15 3 (2.78%) WATIR
15 3 (2.78%) TestComplete
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Retail
3 6 (5.56%) Banking
4 4 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Tester
2 31 (28.70%) Analyst
3 26 (24.07%) Test Analyst
4 22 (20.37%) Software Tester
5 16 (14.81%) Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Software Engineer
7 14 (12.96%) Java Developer
7 14 (12.96%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (9.26%) Automation Tester
8 10 (9.26%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Tester
9 9 (8.33%) QA Tester
9 9 (8.33%) Senior Software Tester
10 8 (7.41%) Senior Automation Tester
10 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) QA Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.63%) Web Tester
12 5 (4.63%) Test Leader
13 4 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.15%) HTML
2 20 (18.52%) CSS
3 17 (15.74%) XML
4 15 (13.89%) CSS3
5 14 (12.96%) HTML5
6 13 (12.04%) PhoneGap
6 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
6 13 (12.04%) JSON
6 13 (12.04%) jQuery
6 13 (12.04%) .NET
7 5 (4.63%) Web Services
8 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.78%) RESTful
9 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.85%) JPA
9 2 (1.85%) Yii
9 2 (1.85%) Backbone.js
9 2 (1.85%) REST
9 2 (1.85%) JAX-RS
9 2 (1.85%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Open Source
2 4 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.30%) Windows
2 17 (15.74%) Linux
3 16 (14.81%) Android
3 16 (14.81%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) UNIX
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 24 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 19 (17.59%) SOA
4 19 (17.59%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.81%) MVC
5 16 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 16 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.96%) OOP
6 14 (12.96%) Scrum
7 13 (12.04%) Manual Testing
7 13 (12.04%) Mobile Development
7 13 (12.04%) Web Development
8 12 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.56%) Test Strategy
10 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.56%) TDD
10 6 (5.56%) Performance Testing
10 6 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
2 39 (36.11%) Java
3 20 (18.52%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) PHP
4 16 (14.81%) Groovy
5 13 (12.04%) Ruby
5 13 (12.04%) Python
6 12 (11.11%) C#
7 5 (4.63%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (20.37%) ISEB
2 20 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.63%) Degree
5 4 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (39.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Google
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 5 (4.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) HP
5 2 (1.85%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.85%) Zend
5 2 (1.85%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 15 hours ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NEC Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago