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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 157 143 129
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 51 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.17% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.91% 12.37% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 32 59
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £54,500
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
738 388 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.44% 9.44% 11.80%
Number of salaries quoted 661 312 474
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £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 February 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 27 February 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 -20 14 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Warwickshire -8 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Staffordshire -1 8 £42,500 +77.08% 2
Solihull +3 7 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Shropshire - 4 - -
Herefordshire -8 1 £35,000 -
Coventry -32 1 £55,681 +122.72%
Wolverhampton - 1 £39,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (42.74%) JavaScript
3 48 (38.71%) Java
4 43 (34.68%) QA
5 40 (32.26%) WebDriver
6 38 (30.65%) Test Scripting
7 29 (23.39%) HTML
8 28 (22.58%) JIRA
9 27 (21.77%) Automation Testing
10 26 (20.97%) CSS
11 24 (19.35%) Android
11 24 (19.35%) Apple iOS
12 22 (17.74%) Groovy
12 22 (17.74%) Scrum
12 22 (17.74%) Software Testing
13 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
13 21 (16.94%) Windows
14 20 (16.13%) Linux
15 19 (15.32%) JUnit
15 19 (15.32%) JMeter
16 18 (14.52%) Finance
17 16 (12.90%) SQL
17 16 (12.90%) SOA
18 15 (12.10%) JBoss
18 15 (12.10%) XML
18 15 (12.10%) ISTQB
18 15 (12.10%) jQuery
18 15 (12.10%) CSS3
19 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
19 14 (11.29%) Test Automation

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (12.10%) JBoss
2 12 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 12 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.84%) MQSeries
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.42%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.61%) WordPress
5 2 (1.61%) CMS
5 2 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) HTTP
1 3 (2.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) MySQL
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (32.26%) WebDriver
2 28 (22.58%) JIRA
3 19 (15.32%) JUnit
3 19 (15.32%) JMeter
4 14 (11.29%) Ant
4 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
5 12 (9.68%) GoogleTest
6 9 (7.26%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (6.45%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.65%) FitNesse
9 6 (4.84%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (4.84%) NUnit
9 6 (4.84%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 5 (4.03%) Bugzilla
10 5 (4.03%) TestDirector
11 4 (3.23%) WATIR
12 3 (2.42%) T4 Templates
12 3 (2.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (14.52%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Banking
2 6 (4.84%) Retail
3 4 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (32.26%) Tester
2 32 (25.81%) Analyst
3 28 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 28 (22.58%) Software Tester
4 21 (16.94%) Automation Engineer
5 15 (12.10%) Test Engineer
5 15 (12.10%) Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Automation Tester
7 11 (8.87%) Software Engineer
7 11 (8.87%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.87%) QA Tester
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Tester
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Software Tester
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Automation Tester
9 7 (5.65%) QA Leader
9 7 (5.65%) QA Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.84%) Web Tester
11 5 (4.03%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.03%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) HTML
2 26 (20.97%) CSS
3 15 (12.10%) XML
3 15 (12.10%) jQuery
3 15 (12.10%) CSS3
4 12 (9.68%) PhoneGap
4 12 (9.68%) HTML5
4 12 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 12 (9.68%) JSON
5 11 (8.87%) .NET
6 6 (4.84%) Apache Camel
7 4 (3.23%) REST
7 4 (3.23%) RESTful
8 3 (2.42%) JPA
8 3 (2.42%) Web Services
8 3 (2.42%) JMS
8 3 (2.42%) Spring
8 3 (2.42%) Ajax
8 3 (2.42%) RESTEasy
8 3 (2.42%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.06%) Open Source
2 6 (4.84%) User Experience
3 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.42%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.35%) Android
1 24 (19.35%) Apple iOS
2 21 (16.94%) Windows
3 20 (16.13%) Linux
4 4 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.65%) Test Scripting
3 27 (21.77%) Automation Testing
4 22 (17.74%) Software Testing
4 22 (17.74%) Scrum
5 21 (16.94%) Software Engineering
6 16 (12.90%) SOA
7 14 (11.29%) MVC
7 14 (11.29%) Manual Testing
7 14 (11.29%) Test Automation
8 13 (10.48%) Automated Testing
8 13 (10.48%) E-Commerce
8 13 (10.48%) OOP
9 10 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.06%) BDD
10 9 (7.26%) TDD
11 8 (6.45%) Test Strategy
12 7 (5.65%) Web Development
12 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.74%) JavaScript
2 48 (38.71%) Java
3 22 (17.74%) Groovy
4 16 (12.90%) SQL
5 11 (8.87%) PHP
6 10 (8.06%) C#
7 6 (4.84%) Python
7 6 (4.84%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) C
8 3 (2.42%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (12.10%) ISTQB
2 14 (11.29%) ISEB
3 10 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.84%) Degree
4 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.23%) HND
6 2 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (34.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Google
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle
3 6 (4.84%) Appcelerator
3 6 (4.84%) Talend
4 3 (2.42%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.81%) Telerik
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + ISEB training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago