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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 131 181 153
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -28
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 88 32 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.56% 0.60% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.03% 4.12% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 80 29 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
877 777 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.57% 14.48% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 791 678 569
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +37 40 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Coventry 0 14 £54,000 - 1
Staffordshire +7 10 £36,250 +9.84%
Warwickshire +7 9 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Shropshire - 8 £37,500 - 1
Solihull +11 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Worcestershire -4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Wolverhampton - 1 £30,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.88%) QA
3 55 (40.15%) Java
4 42 (30.66%) JavaScript
5 37 (27.01%) HTML
6 34 (24.82%) Finance
7 32 (23.36%) ISEB
8 31 (22.63%) PHP
8 31 (22.63%) JIRA
8 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
9 30 (21.90%) CSS
10 27 (19.71%) Automated Testing
11 26 (18.98%) SQL
12 24 (17.52%) SOA
13 23 (16.79%) .NET
13 23 (16.79%) C#
13 23 (16.79%) Windows
13 23 (16.79%) Web Development
14 22 (16.06%) ISTQB
14 22 (16.06%) WebSphere
14 22 (16.06%) CSS3
14 22 (16.06%) WebLogic
14 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
14 22 (16.06%) Ruby
15 21 (15.33%) Software Testing
15 21 (15.33%) Python
15 21 (15.33%) HTML5
16 20 (14.60%) Test Scripting
16 20 (14.60%) Degree
16 20 (14.60%) JBoss

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (16.06%) WebLogic
1 22 (16.06%) WebSphere
2 20 (14.60%) JBoss
3 14 (10.22%) IIS
4 6 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.19%) GlassFish
5 3 (2.19%) nginx
5 3 (2.19%) Confluence
6 2 (1.46%) Node.js
7 1 (0.73%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) Internet
2 3 (2.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) MySQL
2 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (22.63%) JIRA
1 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.14%) JUnit
3 17 (12.41%) Ant
4 16 (11.68%) HP UFT
4 16 (11.68%) NUnit
5 15 (10.95%) WebDriver
6 14 (10.22%) InstallShield
7 13 (9.49%) Jenkins
8 12 (8.76%) Cucumber
9 9 (6.57%) LoadRunner
10 8 (5.84%) TestDirector
11 6 (4.38%) AccuRev
11 6 (4.38%) TestComplete
12 5 (3.65%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (3.65%) SoapUI
13 4 (2.92%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.92%) Bugzilla
14 3 (2.19%) WATIR
14 3 (2.19%) FitNesse
General
1 34 (24.82%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Retail
3 1 (0.73%) Billing
3 1 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (24.82%) Analyst
2 33 (24.09%) Test Analyst
3 22 (16.06%) Developer
4 21 (15.33%) Test Manager
5 20 (14.60%) Tester
5 20 (14.60%) Software Engineer
6 18 (13.14%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (12.41%) Java Developer
8 16 (11.68%) Test Leader
9 15 (10.95%) Test Consultant
9 15 (10.95%) Consultant
10 12 (8.76%) Test Engineer
10 12 (8.76%) QA Analyst
11 11 (8.03%) Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (8.03%) Automation Analyst
11 11 (8.03%) QA Test Analyst
11 11 (8.03%) Development Manager
12 9 (6.57%) QA Engineer
13 8 (5.84%) Software Tester
14 5 (3.65%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.01%) HTML
2 30 (21.90%) CSS
3 23 (16.79%) .NET
4 22 (16.06%) CSS3
5 21 (15.33%) HTML5
6 18 (13.14%) XML
7 17 (12.41%) JSON
7 17 (12.41%) PhoneGap
7 17 (12.41%) jQuery
7 17 (12.41%) AngularJS
8 8 (5.84%) SOAP
9 5 (3.65%) J2EE
9 5 (3.65%) Velocity
9 5 (3.65%) LAMP
10 4 (2.92%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.19%) JAX-RS
11 3 (2.19%) RESTEasy
11 3 (2.19%) JMS
11 3 (2.19%) JPA
11 3 (2.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.65%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.92%) Linked Data
4 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.79%) Windows
2 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (4.38%) Linux
4 3 (2.19%) UNIX
5 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.73%) SUSE
5 1 (0.73%) Android
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.71%) Automated Testing
3 24 (17.52%) SOA
4 23 (16.79%) Web Development
5 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
6 21 (15.33%) Software Testing
7 20 (14.60%) Test Scripting
8 19 (13.87%) MVC
8 19 (13.87%) Open Source
9 17 (12.41%) Test Strategy
9 17 (12.41%) Mobile Development
9 17 (12.41%) OOP
10 16 (11.68%) Unit Testing
10 16 (11.68%) Test Automation
11 15 (10.95%) Automation Testing
11 15 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (10.22%) Scrum
12 14 (10.22%) Data Protection
12 14 (10.22%) Manual Testing
13 9 (6.57%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.15%) Java
2 42 (30.66%) JavaScript
3 31 (22.63%) PHP
4 26 (18.98%) SQL
5 23 (16.79%) C#
6 22 (16.06%) Ruby
7 21 (15.33%) Python
8 15 (10.95%) PL/SQL
9 14 (10.22%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.19%) C
11 2 (1.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) ISEB
2 22 (16.06%) ISTQB
3 20 (14.60%) Degree
4 11 (8.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (40.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.41%) Oracle
3 5 (3.65%) HP
4 2 (1.46%) Zend
5 1 (0.73%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.73%) Reuters
5 1 (0.73%) BT
5 1 (0.73%) Telerik
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £70-100k+
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago