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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 145 143 149
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 62 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.25% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.92% 11.27% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 46
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
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
695 488 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.84% 11.06% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 631 394 537
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Warwickshire +8 18 £45,000 - 3
Staffordshire +13 14 £42,500 +77.08%
Birmingham -26 12 £32,500 -35.00%
Solihull +6 8 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Shropshire - 4 - -
Herefordshire -2 1 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -9 1 £39,000 +62.50%
Coventry -19 1 £41,500 +66.00%
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 72 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.53%) Java
3 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 43 (36.44%) WebDriver
5 37 (31.36%) QA
6 33 (27.97%) Test Scripting
7 28 (23.73%) Automation Testing
8 26 (22.03%) HTML
8 26 (22.03%) Software Testing
9 24 (20.34%) Apple iOS
9 24 (20.34%) Android
10 23 (19.49%) JIRA
10 23 (19.49%) CSS
10 23 (19.49%) Scrum
11 21 (17.80%) Groovy
12 19 (16.10%) JMeter
13 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
14 17 (14.41%) Linux
15 16 (13.56%) Windows
15 16 (13.56%) Finance
15 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
16 15 (12.71%) JUnit
17 14 (11.86%) SQL
17 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
17 14 (11.86%) ISEB
17 14 (11.86%) Automated Testing
17 14 (11.86%) ISTQB
18 12 (10.17%) jQuery
18 12 (10.17%) Google
18 12 (10.17%) MVC

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (10.17%) JBoss
2 8 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.78%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (5.08%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.69%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.69%) WordPress
6 1 (0.85%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.85%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) HTTP
1 3 (2.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.24%) MySQL
3 3 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.69%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (36.44%) WebDriver
2 23 (19.49%) JIRA
3 19 (16.10%) JMeter
4 15 (12.71%) JUnit
5 12 (10.17%) GoogleTest
6 11 (9.32%) Git (software)
7 10 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (8.47%) Jenkins
7 10 (8.47%) Ant
8 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.93%) SoapUI
9 7 (5.93%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 7 (5.93%) FitNesse
10 6 (5.08%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (4.24%) Subversion
12 3 (2.54%) Maven
12 3 (2.54%) WATIR
12 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.54%) NUnit
12 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (13.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Retail
3 6 (5.08%) Banking
4 4 (3.39%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.54%) Games
6 2 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Tester
2 28 (23.73%) Test Analyst
2 28 (23.73%) Analyst
3 27 (22.88%) Software Tester
4 21 (17.80%) Automation Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Automation Tester
6 15 (12.71%) Test Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) Developer
8 10 (8.47%) QA Tester
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Tester
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Software Tester
9 9 (7.63%) Senior Automation Tester
10 7 (5.93%) QA Leader
10 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (4.24%) Test Leader
12 4 (3.39%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (3.39%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.03%) HTML
2 23 (19.49%) CSS
3 12 (10.17%) jQuery
4 11 (9.32%) XML
5 10 (8.47%) CSS3
6 9 (7.63%) PhoneGap
6 9 (7.63%) HTML5
6 9 (7.63%) .NET
7 8 (6.78%) JSON
7 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.08%) Apache Camel
9 5 (4.24%) Web Services
9 5 (4.24%) Ajax
10 4 (3.39%) Spring
10 4 (3.39%) JMS
10 4 (3.39%) REST
11 3 (2.54%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.54%) Gherkin
12 2 (1.69%) JAX-RS
12 2 (1.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Open Source
2 5 (4.24%) User Experience
3 3 (2.54%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.34%) Android
1 24 (20.34%) Apple iOS
2 17 (14.41%) Linux
3 16 (13.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.97%) Test Scripting
3 28 (23.73%) Automation Testing
4 26 (22.03%) Software Testing
5 23 (19.49%) Scrum
6 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
8 14 (11.86%) Automated Testing
8 14 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.17%) MVC
10 10 (8.47%) SOA
10 10 (8.47%) Manual Testing
10 10 (8.47%) BDD
11 9 (7.63%) OOP
11 9 (7.63%) TDD
12 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.78%) Test Strategy
13 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.53%) Java
2 48 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 21 (17.80%) Groovy
4 14 (11.86%) SQL
5 8 (6.78%) C#
6 7 (5.93%) PHP
7 3 (2.54%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.69%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) ISEB
1 14 (11.86%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.08%) Degree
3 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (31.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Google
2 8 (6.78%) Oracle
3 6 (5.08%) Appcelerator
3 6 (5.08%) Talend
4 2 (1.69%) Zend
5 1 (0.85%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik
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