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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 121 145 190
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +45
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 116 85 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.03% 1.50% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.98% 9.74% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 83 78 29
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
894 873 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.63% 15.36% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 752 785 699
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 53 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Warwickshire +28 30 £38,000 +16.92% 2
Staffordshire +2 13 £38,750 +6.89%
Coventry -4 9 £42,500 -21.29%
Worcestershire +17 5 £30,000 -25.00%
Shropshire -12 4 £43,750 +16.66%
Walsall - 1 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 155 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (40.74%) QA
3 98 (40.33%) Test Automation
4 94 (38.68%) SQL
5 87 (35.80%) Scrum
6 84 (34.57%) Java
7 74 (30.45%) Functional Testing
8 73 (30.04%) Jenkins
9 67 (27.57%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (25.93%) Finance
11 61 (25.10%) JIRA
12 58 (23.87%) Cucumber
12 58 (23.87%) HTML
13 52 (21.40%) BDD
14 51 (20.99%) Automation Testing
15 49 (20.16%) C#
16 47 (19.34%) Automated Testing
16 47 (19.34%) Software Engineering
16 47 (19.34%) WebDriver
17 45 (18.52%) JavaScript
18 44 (18.11%) SoapUI
18 44 (18.11%) Degree
18 44 (18.11%) Unit Testing
19 41 (16.87%) Wealth Management
19 41 (16.87%) XML
20 40 (16.46%) CSS
21 39 (16.05%) JUnit
21 39 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
22 38 (15.64%) Software Testing
23 36 (14.81%) Test Scripting

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (11.93%) JBoss
2 24 (9.88%) GlassFish
3 21 (8.64%) WildFly
4 5 (2.06%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.65%) Apache
5 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (4.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) SaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.35%) HTTP
2 10 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (11.93%) MySQL
3 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (2.47%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.82%) DB2
7 1 (0.41%) ActiveReports
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 73 (30.04%) Jenkins
2 61 (25.10%) JIRA
3 58 (23.87%) Cucumber
4 47 (19.34%) WebDriver
5 44 (18.11%) SoapUI
6 39 (16.05%) JUnit
7 36 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (13.17%) Hudson
8 32 (13.17%) TestDirector
9 29 (11.93%) RSpec
10 28 (11.52%) WATIR
11 25 (10.29%) JBehave
12 19 (7.82%) Git (software)
13 17 (7.00%) HP UFT
14 14 (5.76%) Visual Studio
15 12 (4.94%) SpecFlow
16 8 (3.29%) Appium
17 7 (2.88%) Ant
17 7 (2.88%) LoadRunner
17 7 (2.88%) NUnit
General
1 63 (25.93%) Finance
2 36 (14.81%) Back Office
3 24 (9.88%) Billing
4 8 (3.29%) Retail
5 5 (2.06%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (30.86%) Analyst
2 69 (28.40%) Tester
3 67 (27.57%) Test Analyst
4 50 (20.58%) Developer
5 44 (18.11%) Automation Tester
6 41 (16.87%) QA Tester
7 38 (15.64%) Selenium Tester
8 36 (14.81%) QA Automation Tester
9 32 (13.17%) XML Tester
10 31 (12.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 30 (12.35%) Java Developer
12 28 (11.52%) Automation Test Analyst
13 22 (9.05%) Senior Tester
14 21 (8.64%) Software Analyst
14 21 (8.64%) Software Tester
14 21 (8.64%) Test Engineer
15 19 (7.82%) Lead Developer
15 19 (7.82%) Lead Java Developer
16 18 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
17 17 (7.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (23.87%) HTML
2 41 (16.87%) XML
3 40 (16.46%) CSS
4 35 (14.40%) .NET
5 34 (13.99%) RESTful
6 28 (11.52%) Hibernate
7 26 (10.70%) Spring
8 24 (9.88%) Java EE
8 24 (9.88%) JAX-RS
8 24 (9.88%) JMS
8 24 (9.88%) jQuery
9 21 (8.64%) HornetQ
9 21 (8.64%) JPA
9 21 (8.64%) RESTEasy
10 18 (7.41%) HTML5
11 15 (6.17%) Web Services
12 14 (5.76%) ASP.NET
12 14 (5.76%) SOAP
13 13 (5.35%) Ajax
13 13 (5.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 24 (9.88%) Mathematics
3 23 (9.47%) Smart Meter
4 19 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.76%) User Experience
6 13 (5.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.23%) iPad
8 3 (1.23%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.41%) Online Games
9 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.94%) Linux
2 10 (4.12%) Windows
3 6 (2.47%) Unix
4 5 (2.06%) Android
4 5 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (40.33%) Test Automation
3 87 (35.80%) Scrum
4 74 (30.45%) Functional Testing
5 67 (27.57%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (21.40%) BDD
7 51 (20.99%) Automation Testing
8 47 (19.34%) Automated Testing
8 47 (19.34%) Software Engineering
9 44 (18.11%) Unit Testing
10 41 (16.87%) Wealth Management
11 39 (16.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 38 (15.64%) Software Testing
13 36 (14.81%) TDD
13 36 (14.81%) Test Scripting
14 32 (13.17%) Mentoring
15 26 (10.70%) SOA
16 25 (10.29%) Coaching
16 25 (10.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (9.88%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 94 (38.68%) SQL
2 84 (34.57%) Java
3 49 (20.16%) C#
4 45 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 32 (13.17%) Ruby
6 16 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.17%) Scala
8 10 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.70%) Python
10 7 (2.88%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.88%) Perl
11 6 (2.47%) C
12 5 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.65%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.23%) PHP
15 1 (0.41%) C++
15 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (18.11%) Degree
2 29 (11.93%) ISTQB
3 22 (9.05%) ISEB
4 20 (8.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CSQA
6 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (40.74%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (10.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (9.47%) Puppet
2 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (13.99%) Oracle
2 21 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.06%) HP
3 5 (2.06%) webMethods
4 1 (0.41%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.41%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.41%) Google
4 1 (0.41%) IBM
4 1 (0.41%) Intel
4 1 (0.41%) MKS
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