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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 141 151 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 72 49 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.01% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% 9.32% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 67 45 36
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £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
710 526 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.26% 10.85% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 656 436 570
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 +16 23 £45,000 +2.85%
Staffordshire +17 19 £42,500 +41.66%
Birmingham -17 18 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Solihull -4 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Coventry -15 3 £41,500 +66.00%
Shropshire - 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton -8 1 £39,000 +62.50%
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 62 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (43.24%) Java
3 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
4 38 (34.23%) WebDriver
5 31 (27.93%) QA
6 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
7 26 (23.42%) Automation Testing
8 25 (22.52%) Software Testing
9 23 (20.72%) HTML
10 22 (19.82%) JIRA
11 20 (18.02%) Apple iOS
11 20 (18.02%) Android
11 20 (18.02%) CSS
12 18 (16.22%) Scrum
12 18 (16.22%) Groovy
13 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
14 15 (13.51%) JMeter
14 15 (13.51%) E-Commerce
14 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.61%) Automated Testing
16 13 (11.71%) JBoss
16 13 (11.71%) Linux
16 13 (11.71%) Finance
16 13 (11.71%) QuickTest Pro
16 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
17 12 (10.81%) ISEB
17 12 (10.81%) MVC
17 12 (10.81%) Windows
17 12 (10.81%) JUnit
17 12 (10.81%) ISTQB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 13 (11.71%) JBoss
2 6 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.41%) MQSeries
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.80%) WordPress
5 2 (1.80%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) HTTP
1 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (5.41%) MySQL
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.60%) JasperReports
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (34.23%) WebDriver
2 22 (19.82%) JIRA
3 15 (13.51%) JMeter
4 13 (11.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (11.71%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.81%) JUnit
6 9 (8.11%) FitNesse
6 9 (8.11%) Git (software)
6 9 (8.11%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.21%) Ant
7 8 (7.21%) GoogleTest
8 7 (6.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 7 (6.31%) Subversion
9 6 (5.41%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (4.50%) Maven
10 5 (4.50%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.70%) NUnit
11 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (2.70%) RSpec
11 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Retail
3 5 (4.50%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Back Office
5 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Tester
2 25 (22.52%) Test Analyst
2 25 (22.52%) Analyst
3 21 (18.92%) Software Tester
3 21 (18.92%) Automation Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Test Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Automation Tester
6 12 (10.81%) Developer
7 10 (9.01%) QA Tester
8 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.31%) QA Leader
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Software Tester
10 5 (4.50%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Automation Tester
11 4 (3.60%) Automation Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) HTML
2 20 (18.02%) CSS
3 10 (9.01%) jQuery
4 9 (8.11%) CSS3
4 9 (8.11%) XML
5 8 (7.21%) HTML5
6 7 (6.31%) PhoneGap
6 7 (6.31%) .NET
6 7 (6.31%) Ajax
7 6 (5.41%) JSON
7 6 (5.41%) JMS
7 6 (5.41%) Spring
7 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.41%) Apache Camel
8 4 (3.60%) REST
8 4 (3.60%) Spring MVC
8 4 (3.60%) JMX
8 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.60%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (3.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) User Experience
2 4 (3.60%) Open Source
3 3 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Android
1 20 (18.02%) Apple iOS
2 13 (11.71%) Linux
3 12 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
3 26 (23.42%) Automation Testing
4 25 (22.52%) Software Testing
5 18 (16.22%) Scrum
6 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 15 (13.51%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.61%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.81%) MVC
10 11 (9.91%) Unit Testing
11 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.11%) TDD
12 9 (8.11%) SOA
13 8 (7.21%) BDD
13 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.31%) Test Strategy
14 7 (6.31%) OOP
14 7 (6.31%) OO
14 7 (6.31%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.24%) Java
2 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.22%) Groovy
4 11 (9.91%) SQL
5 7 (6.31%) C#
6 6 (5.41%) PHP
7 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.90%) C
8 1 (0.90%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) ISEB
1 12 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (27.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle
2 8 (7.21%) Google
3 6 (5.41%) Appcelerator
3 6 (5.41%) Talend
4 3 (2.70%) Telerik
4 3 (2.70%) Zend
5 1 (0.90%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) SOASTA, Inc
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