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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 38 44
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 0.82% 2.35% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.35% 11.63% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +36.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

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 23 43 43
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 18.85% 20.19% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 36
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) NUnit
7 1 (12.50%) Information Management
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) OO
7 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (12.50%) Appium
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery

Selenium
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 1 (12.50%) API Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin