Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 124 128
Rank change year-on-year +35 +4 -23
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 20 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.44% 0.66% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.66% 4.29% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 19
Essex median annual salary £57,500 £46,924 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.54% +56.41% -22.08%
10th Percentile £47,500 £31,250 £23,150
90th Percentile £63,875 £50,000 £36,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +2.41%

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 261 326 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.76% 15.32% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 213 237 366
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £46,194 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% +15.48% -
10th Percentile £30,058 £31,250 £25,625
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,712 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.69% +9.91% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Essex

Selenium
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Essex

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Essex

Selenium
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 10 £55,000 - 1
Chelmsford -9 3 £50,000 +6.56%
Southend-on-Sea +16 2 £56,429 +22.16% 1
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Essex region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) QA
2 15 (75.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) C#
6 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) .NET
7 9 (45.00%) CSS
8 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (40.00%) BDD
9 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
9 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (30.00%) SpecFlow
10 6 (30.00%) HTML5
11 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
11 5 (25.00%) Scrum
11 5 (25.00%) Code Coverage
11 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
11 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (20.00%) User Stories
12 4 (20.00%) Android Development
12 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
12 4 (20.00%) WinForms
12 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (30.00%) SpecFlow
3 4 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (10.00%) Moq
5 2 (10.00%) MSTest
6 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) QA Leader
2 6 (30.00%) Tester
3 5 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Tester
5 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Head of Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) CSS
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) jQuery
3 4 (20.00%) WinForms
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) Django
4 2 (10.00%) React
5 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (25.00%) Code Coverage
7 5 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Android Development
8 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) User Stories
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.00%) OOP
10 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft