Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 120 125
Rank change year-on-year +48 +5 +35
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 138 94 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.58% 1.98% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.55% 13.95% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 120 88 81
Birmingham median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £33,650 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,875 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +6.67%

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

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 706 674 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.33% 14.23% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 589 604 639
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £39,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% -0.63% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £27,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Birmingham

Selenium
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Birmingham

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 135 (97.83%) Test Automation
2 76 (55.07%) QA
3 74 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (53.62%) Java
4 67 (48.55%) Test Scripting
5 62 (44.93%) WebDriver
6 56 (40.58%) BDD
7 54 (39.13%) Cucumber
7 54 (39.13%) Software Testing
8 48 (34.78%) Scrum
9 45 (32.61%) C#
9 45 (32.61%) SQL
10 41 (29.71%) Jenkins
11 39 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (26.09%) JMeter
12 36 (26.09%) JIRA
13 33 (23.91%) Finance
13 33 (23.91%) Test Strategy
14 30 (21.74%) ISTQB
15 27 (19.57%) JUnit
16 26 (18.84%) ISEB
16 26 (18.84%) E-Commerce
16 26 (18.84%) SoapUI
17 25 (18.12%) TDD
18 24 (17.39%) SpecFlow
18 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing
19 22 (15.94%) Gherkin
20 21 (15.22%) XML
21 20 (14.49%) WATIR
21 20 (14.49%) Functional Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.07%) JBoss
3 3 (2.17%) Confluence
4 2 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.62%) Intranet
2 1 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) DB2
2 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.45%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (44.93%) WebDriver
2 54 (39.13%) Cucumber
3 41 (29.71%) Jenkins
4 36 (26.09%) JIRA
4 36 (26.09%) JMeter
5 27 (19.57%) JUnit
6 26 (18.84%) SoapUI
7 24 (17.39%) SpecFlow
8 20 (14.49%) WATIR
9 19 (13.77%) Protractor
10 17 (12.32%) HP UFT
11 16 (11.59%) JBehave
12 15 (10.87%) Appium
12 15 (10.87%) Ranorex
13 11 (7.97%) Calabash
14 10 (7.25%) NUnit
14 10 (7.25%) TestRail
14 10 (7.25%) Visual Studio
15 9 (6.52%) TeamCity
16 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (23.91%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Retail
4 8 (5.80%) Games
5 7 (5.07%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (43.48%) Tester
2 40 (28.99%) Analyst
2 40 (28.99%) Test Analyst
3 37 (26.81%) Automation Tester
4 22 (15.94%) Software Tester
5 21 (15.22%) Test Engineer
6 20 (14.49%) QA Engineer
7 18 (13.04%) QA Tester
8 16 (11.59%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (11.59%) Senior Test Analyst
8 16 (11.59%) Software Analyst
8 16 (11.59%) Software Test Analyst
9 14 (10.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (10.14%) Developer
10 13 (9.42%) QA Leader
11 11 (7.97%) QA Test Engineer
12 10 (7.25%) Senior Test Engineer
12 10 (7.25%) Senior Tester
13 9 (6.52%) Developer in Test
14 8 (5.80%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.94%) Gherkin
2 21 (15.22%) XML
3 19 (13.77%) .NET
4 11 (7.97%) SOAP
5 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.07%) REST
7 6 (4.35%) RESTful
8 5 (3.62%) Apache Flex
8 5 (3.62%) GWT
8 5 (3.62%) Node.js
8 5 (3.62%) Web Services
8 5 (3.62%) WPF
9 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.45%) JSON
10 1 (0.72%) Akka
10 1 (0.72%) Angular 2
10 1 (0.72%) Dropwizard
10 1 (0.72%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.72%) React
10 1 (0.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.07%) Fintech
4 5 (3.62%) iSeries
4 5 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Linux
2 5 (3.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (97.83%) Test Automation
2 74 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (48.55%) Test Scripting
4 56 (40.58%) BDD
5 54 (39.13%) Software Testing
6 48 (34.78%) Scrum
7 33 (23.91%) Test Strategy
8 26 (18.84%) E-Commerce
9 25 (18.12%) TDD
10 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing
11 20 (14.49%) Functional Testing
11 20 (14.49%) Open Source
12 18 (13.04%) Migration
13 15 (10.87%) Waterfall
14 13 (9.42%) Manual Testing
14 13 (9.42%) Mentoring
15 12 (8.70%) Defect Management
15 12 (8.70%) Regression Testing
15 12 (8.70%) Web Testing
16 10 (7.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (53.62%) Java
2 45 (32.61%) C#
2 45 (32.61%) SQL
3 16 (11.59%) Scala
4 14 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.42%) Groovy
5 13 (9.42%) Python
6 11 (7.97%) RPG
7 10 (7.25%) Ruby
8 7 (5.07%) Perl
9 5 (3.62%) Delphi
9 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.17%) PHP
11 2 (1.45%) C
11 2 (1.45%) C++
11 2 (1.45%) XQuery
12 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 26 (18.84%) ISEB
3 16 (11.59%) Degree
4 8 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (55.07%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (4.35%) CA Agile Central
1 6 (4.35%) IBM
2 5 (3.62%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.45%) HP
4 2 (1.45%) New Relic