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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 182 145 162
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +17
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 40 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 1.21% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.03% 10.23% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 36
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
796 645 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.21% 11.85% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 698 573 589
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -8 19 £32,500 -13.33%
Staffordshire -8 12 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Coventry -11 3 £52,500 +52.17% 1
Warwickshire -13 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Solihull -5 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) Java
3 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
4 26 (32.91%) QA
5 25 (31.65%) Oracle
6 22 (27.85%) Unit Testing
6 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
7 20 (25.32%) Test Scripting
7 20 (25.32%) WebDriver
7 20 (25.32%) Retail
8 19 (24.05%) TDD
8 19 (24.05%) SOAP
9 17 (21.52%) JBoss
9 17 (21.52%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (20.25%) MVC
10 16 (20.25%) OO
10 16 (20.25%) JMS
10 16 (20.25%) Automated Testing
10 16 (20.25%) FitNesse
10 16 (20.25%) Ajax
11 15 (18.99%) JIRA
11 15 (18.99%) Subversion
11 15 (18.99%) Spring
11 15 (18.99%) Maven
11 15 (18.99%) CSS
11 15 (18.99%) HTML
11 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
12 14 (17.72%) Cucumber
12 14 (17.72%) SQL
12 14 (17.72%) SQL Server

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.46%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) CMS
2 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
2 2 (2.53%) WordPress
2 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (16.46%) JasperReports
3 13 (16.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (15.19%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (8.86%) MySQL
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.32%) WebDriver
3 16 (20.25%) FitNesse
4 15 (18.99%) Subversion
4 15 (18.99%) Maven
4 15 (18.99%) JIRA
5 14 (17.72%) Eclipse
5 14 (17.72%) Cucumber
6 11 (13.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (11.39%) LoadRunner
7 9 (11.39%) NeoLoad
8 5 (6.33%) Hudson
8 5 (6.33%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.06%) JUnit
9 4 (5.06%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.80%) NUnit
10 3 (3.80%) QUnit
10 3 (3.80%) T4 Templates
11 2 (2.53%) Ranorex
General
1 20 (25.32%) Retail
2 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Games
3 11 (13.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (27.85%) Tester
2 17 (21.52%) Analyst
2 17 (21.52%) Test Analyst
3 14 (17.72%) Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Test Manager
5 11 (13.92%) QA Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) QA Tester
7 9 (11.39%) Performance Manager
7 9 (11.39%) Performance Test Manager
8 7 (8.86%) Automation Tester
8 7 (8.86%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (8.86%) Team Leader
8 7 (8.86%) Java Team Leader
8 7 (8.86%) Software Tester
8 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Agile Test Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) SOAP
2 16 (20.25%) JMS
2 16 (20.25%) Ajax
3 15 (18.99%) CSS
3 15 (18.99%) Spring
3 15 (18.99%) HTML
4 13 (16.46%) JMX
4 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
4 13 (16.46%) ActiveMQ
4 13 (16.46%) Spring MVC
5 12 (15.19%) J2EE
6 11 (13.92%) .NET
7 10 (12.66%) REST
8 5 (6.33%) Gherkin
8 5 (6.33%) jQuery
8 5 (6.33%) Web Services
9 4 (5.06%) HTML5
9 4 (5.06%) CSS3
10 3 (3.80%) Yii
10 3 (3.80%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
1 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.53%) User Experience
2 2 (2.53%) Open Source
3 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 3 (3.80%) Android
3 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.03%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Unit Testing
3 20 (25.32%) Test Scripting
4 19 (24.05%) TDD
5 16 (20.25%) Automated Testing
5 16 (20.25%) MVC
5 16 (20.25%) OO
6 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
7 14 (17.72%) Software Testing
8 13 (16.46%) E-Commerce
8 13 (16.46%) Multithreading
8 13 (16.46%) Test Automation
9 12 (15.19%) Test Strategy
10 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
11 10 (12.66%) BDD
12 9 (11.39%) Scrum
12 9 (11.39%) Business Development
13 7 (8.86%) Regression Testing
14 6 (7.59%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) Java
2 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) C#
5 10 (12.66%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) Python
6 3 (3.80%) Groovy
6 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) ISEB
3 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Oracle
2 17 (21.52%) JBoss
3 9 (11.39%) HP
3 9 (11.39%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.06%) Zend
6 2 (2.53%) Telerik
Stafford, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 13 days ago