The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 46 75 82
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 24 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.74% 1.60% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.43% 12.15% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 1
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 107 146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 17.45% 13.21% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 91 78 98
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £44,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Selenium
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Luton +7 13 £50,000 -
Bedford +10 6 £37,500 -23.07%
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) C#
3 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
4 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
5 14 (31.82%) QA
6 12 (27.27%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 11 (25.00%) BDD
7 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 10 (22.73%) Test Planning
9 9 (20.45%) JIRA
10 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 8 (18.18%) Retail
10 8 (18.18%) ISEB
10 8 (18.18%) JMeter
10 8 (18.18%) Finance
10 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 8 (18.18%) SDLC
10 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
11 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
11 7 (15.91%) CSS
11 7 (15.91%) HTML
11 7 (15.91%) Degree
11 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
11 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Resource Management
12 6 (13.64%) Test Management
12 6 (13.64%) Software Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) WebDriver
2 9 (20.45%) JIRA
3 8 (18.18%) JMeter
4 6 (13.64%) Bugzilla
4 6 (13.64%) Testopia
5 5 (11.36%) Visual Studio
5 5 (11.36%) WebStorm
6 3 (6.82%) Robot Framework
6 3 (6.82%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.55%) Appium
7 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.55%) NUnit
7 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
1 8 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Tester
2 10 (22.73%) Automation Tester
2 10 (22.73%) Developer
2 10 (22.73%) Test Leader
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Angular Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Developer in Test
7 3 (6.82%) QA Leader
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Test Assurance Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
1 7 (15.91%) CSS
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) CSS3
2 5 (11.36%) HTML5
2 5 (11.36%) Node.js
2 5 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (11.36%) Visualforce
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (13.64%) Virtual Team
3 4 (9.09%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Test Strategy
3 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
4 12 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 11 (25.00%) BDD
6 10 (22.73%) Test Planning
7 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.18%) SDLC
7 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 7 (15.91%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Contract Management
9 6 (13.64%) Defect Management
9 6 (13.64%) DevOps
9 6 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Scorecard
9 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
9 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.36%) Java
4 5 (11.36%) Ruby
5 3 (6.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.18%) ISEB
3 7 (15.91%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) Xamarin