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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 63 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 65 45 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.55% 1.91% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.81% 12.36% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 56 35 17
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -5.55%  
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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 273 364 250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.91% 15.48% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 232 326 217
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Birmingham

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 94 (75.20%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (53.60%) QA
3 58 (46.40%) Java
4 51 (40.80%) Automation Testing
5 38 (30.40%) Test Scripting
6 37 (29.60%) Finance
7 34 (27.20%) BDD
8 33 (26.40%) Automated Testing
9 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
10 30 (24.00%) E-Commerce
10 30 (24.00%) WebDriver
11 29 (23.20%) JIRA
12 28 (22.40%) JMeter
13 27 (21.60%) Test Automation
14 26 (20.80%) Cucumber
14 26 (20.80%) ISTQB
14 26 (20.80%) Scrum
15 25 (20.00%) SQL
16 23 (18.40%) C#
16 23 (18.40%) C++
16 23 (18.40%) Python
17 22 (17.60%) Linux
18 21 (16.80%) Fintech
19 20 (16.00%) HTML
19 20 (16.00%) TDD
20 19 (15.20%) Software Testing
21 18 (14.40%) Unit Testing
22 17 (13.60%) Manual Testing
22 17 (13.60%) Test Strategy
22 17 (13.60%) AngularJS

Selenium
Top Related 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 12 (9.60%) Apache
1 12 (9.60%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
3 1 (0.80%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.60%) MS Office
1 2 (1.60%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) GitHub
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.40%) Big Data
2 12 (9.60%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.60%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.60%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.00%) WebDriver
2 29 (23.20%) JIRA
3 28 (22.40%) JMeter
4 26 (20.80%) Cucumber
5 15 (12.00%) HP UFT
6 10 (8.00%) SpecFlow
7 9 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio
8 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
8 7 (5.60%) Robot Framework
8 7 (5.60%) SoapUI
9 6 (4.80%) JUnit
10 5 (4.00%) LoadRunner
10 5 (4.00%) Subversion
11 4 (3.20%) eggPlant
11 4 (3.20%) FitNesse
11 4 (3.20%) JBehave
11 4 (3.20%) Ranorex
11 4 (3.20%) TestNG
11 4 (3.20%) WATIR
General
1 37 (29.60%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Games
5 1 (0.80%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Analyst
2 36 (28.80%) Test Analyst
3 35 (28.00%) Tester
4 24 (19.20%) Test Leader
5 16 (12.80%) Automation Tester
6 15 (12.00%) Test Manager
7 14 (11.20%) Automation Test Lead
7 14 (11.20%) Software Analyst
7 14 (11.20%) Software Test Analyst
8 13 (10.40%) Software Tester
9 12 (9.60%) QA Tester
10 11 (8.80%) QA Engineer
10 11 (8.80%) Test Engineer
11 10 (8.00%) QA Leader
11 10 (8.00%) Test Automation Manager
12 9 (7.20%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (6.40%) Developer
13 8 (6.40%) Senior Tester
14 7 (5.60%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 7 (5.60%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) HTML
2 17 (13.60%) AngularJS
3 14 (11.20%) SOAP
4 13 (10.40%) .NET
5 11 (8.80%) Gherkin
5 11 (8.80%) HTML5
5 11 (8.80%) Web Services
5 11 (8.80%) XML
6 10 (8.00%) JSON
7 9 (7.20%) J2EE
7 9 (7.20%) REST
8 5 (4.00%) RESTful
9 2 (1.60%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.60%) CSS
9 2 (1.60%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.60%) Node.js
10 1 (0.80%) jQuery
10 1 (0.80%) LAMP
10 1 (0.80%) LINQ
10 1 (0.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Fintech
2 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.60%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.60%) iPad
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.60%) Linux
2 7 (5.60%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.60%) Windows
3 5 (4.00%) Android
4 4 (3.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (75.20%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.80%) Automation Testing
3 38 (30.40%) Test Scripting
4 34 (27.20%) BDD
5 33 (26.40%) Automated Testing
6 30 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 27 (21.60%) Test Automation
8 26 (20.80%) Scrum
9 20 (16.00%) TDD
10 19 (15.20%) Software Testing
11 18 (14.40%) Unit Testing
12 17 (13.60%) Manual Testing
12 17 (13.60%) Test Strategy
13 15 (12.00%) Performance Testing
14 14 (11.20%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (9.60%) Open Source
15 12 (9.60%) SDLC
16 11 (8.80%) Functional Testing
16 11 (8.80%) Migration
16 11 (8.80%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.40%) Java
2 31 (24.80%) JavaScript
3 25 (20.00%) SQL
4 23 (18.40%) C#
4 23 (18.40%) C++
4 23 (18.40%) Python
5 9 (7.20%) C
6 8 (6.40%) Scala
6 8 (6.40%) VBScript
7 6 (4.80%) Perl
7 6 (4.80%) Ruby
7 6 (4.80%) VB
8 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.60%) XQuery
10 1 (0.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (20.80%) ISTQB
2 15 (12.00%) ISEB
3 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (53.60%) QA
2 11 (8.80%) SDET
Vendors
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle
2 4 (3.20%) Cognizant
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.80%) HP
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