The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 172 164 151
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 31 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.94% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 7.85% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30 47 40
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
726 662 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.79% 11.92% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 630 590 631
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Selenium
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Birmingham +4 19 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Warwickshire +5 5 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -9 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Worcestershire -14 2 £35,000 -5.40%
Solihull -8 1 £32,500 -3.70%
Wolverhampton - 1 £26,000 - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 39 (50.65%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (45.45%) Oracle
4 31 (40.26%) Unit Testing
4 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
5 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
5 30 (38.96%) SOAP
5 30 (38.96%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (33.77%) Maven
7 24 (31.17%) TDD
7 24 (31.17%) PHP
8 23 (29.87%) Cucumber
9 21 (27.27%) JBoss
10 20 (25.97%) Automated Testing
10 20 (25.97%) REST
11 19 (24.68%) Linux
11 19 (24.68%) JMS
12 18 (23.38%) MVC
12 18 (23.38%) .NET
12 18 (23.38%) Retail
12 18 (23.38%) Spring
13 17 (22.08%) Hudson
14 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
14 16 (20.78%) J2EE
14 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
14 16 (20.78%) SQL
14 16 (20.78%) C#
15 15 (19.48%) MySQL
15 15 (19.48%) OO
15 15 (19.48%) Tomcat

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (19.48%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.19%) GlassFish
3 3 (3.90%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.96%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
3 15 (19.48%) MySQL
4 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (18.18%) JasperReports
4 14 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (40.26%) Jenkins
2 26 (33.77%) Maven
3 23 (29.87%) Cucumber
4 17 (22.08%) Hudson
5 14 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 14 (18.18%) Subversion
5 14 (18.18%) FitNesse
5 14 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 12 (15.58%) JBehave
7 9 (11.69%) NeoLoad
7 9 (11.69%) LoadRunner
8 7 (9.09%) JIRA
8 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.49%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (5.19%) Moq
10 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.19%) ReSharper
11 3 (3.90%) NUnit
11 3 (3.90%) JUnit
11 3 (3.90%) RSpec
General
1 18 (23.38%) Retail
2 14 (18.18%) Games
3 11 (14.29%) Finance
4 9 (11.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
1 22 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Test Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Tester
5 10 (12.99%) QA Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Agile Test Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Java Team Leader
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (11.69%) Team Leader
6 9 (11.69%) Performance Manager
6 9 (11.69%) Performance Test Manager
6 9 (11.69%) Test Manager
7 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior Test Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 6 (7.79%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (6.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 5 (6.49%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) SOAP
2 20 (25.97%) REST
3 19 (24.68%) JMS
4 18 (23.38%) .NET
4 18 (23.38%) Spring
5 16 (20.78%) J2EE
6 15 (19.48%) Hibernate
7 14 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 14 (18.18%) Ajax
7 14 (18.18%) Spring MVC
7 14 (18.18%) JMX
7 14 (18.18%) Web Services
8 13 (16.88%) CSS
8 13 (16.88%) HTML
9 6 (7.79%) CSS3
10 5 (6.49%) JPA
10 5 (6.49%) HTML5
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.19%) Yii
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) Unit Testing
3 24 (31.17%) TDD
4 20 (25.97%) Automated Testing
5 18 (23.38%) MVC
6 16 (20.78%) Test Automation
7 15 (19.48%) OO
7 15 (19.48%) Software Engineering
7 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 12 (15.58%) Performance Testing
9 12 (15.58%) System Testing
10 11 (14.29%) Business Development
11 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (11.69%) Test Scripting
12 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
13 7 (9.09%) SOA
13 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
14 6 (7.79%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.17%) PHP
4 16 (20.78%) SQL
4 16 (20.78%) C#
5 15 (19.48%) Python
6 14 (18.18%) Ruby
7 5 (6.49%) Groovy
8 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.39%) ISEB
4 6 (7.79%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Oracle
2 21 (27.27%) JBoss
3 9 (11.69%) SOASTA, Inc
3 9 (11.69%) HP
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.49%) Zend
6 2 (2.60%) Telerik
7 1 (1.30%) VMware
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: Competitive, Depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago