The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 26 36 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.51% 1.11% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 35.29% 11.76% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Median salary £37,500 £48,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.07% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17 17 32
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 12.78% 9.44% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 28
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Selenium as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Bedford

Selenium
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in Bedford.

Salary trend for Selenium in Bedford

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Appium
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) API Testing
6 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) NUnit
6 2 (18.18%) Information Management
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
6 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) WebDriver
2 2 (18.18%) Appium
2 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Testing
4 2 (18.18%) API Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin