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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 90 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 11 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.09% 1.40% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.61% 7.65% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 17
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 196 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 19.43% 18.25% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 134 140 132
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £58,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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
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 3 months to 30 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
Chelmsford -10 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Essex region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
4 13 (41.94%) SpecFlow
4 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 13 (41.94%) C#
4 13 (41.94%) Web Services
5 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Test Strategy
6 10 (32.26%) BDD
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 9 (29.03%) Waterfall
7 9 (29.03%) QA
8 8 (25.81%) HTML
8 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
9 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
9 7 (22.58%) ISEB
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
9 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
9 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
9 7 (22.58%) Gherkin
10 6 (19.35%) HTML5 Canvas
10 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (19.35%) HTML5
10 6 (19.35%) Moq
10 6 (19.35%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) Moodle
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (16.13%) Geospatial Data
3 5 (16.13%) GIS
3 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (41.94%) SpecFlow
3 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
3 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
4 6 (19.35%) Moq
4 6 (19.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (19.35%) Zephyr
5 5 (16.13%) ClearQuest
5 5 (16.13%) CruiseControl
5 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
5 5 (16.13%) FishEye
5 5 (16.13%) Hudson
5 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) JUnit
5 5 (16.13%) TeamCity
6 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
6 4 (12.90%) Gradle
6 4 (12.90%) Maven
7 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.23%) Mocha
General
1 3 (9.68%) Automotive
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Tester
2 7 (22.58%) Software Tester
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.90%) QA Leader
5 4 (12.90%) QA Team Leader
5 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Web Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Manual Tester
7 2 (6.45%) QA Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Web Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
1 13 (41.94%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) Gherkin
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) HTML5
4 6 (19.35%) HTML5 Canvas
5 5 (16.13%) GWT
5 5 (16.13%) Middleware
5 5 (16.13%) REST
5 5 (16.13%) RESTful
5 5 (16.13%) SOAP
6 4 (12.90%) J2EE
7 1 (3.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Client/Server
2 6 (19.35%) Learning Management System
2 6 (19.35%) VLE
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Automated Testing
3 10 (32.26%) BDD
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
3 10 (32.26%) Test Strategy
4 9 (29.03%) Waterfall
5 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) DevOps
5 6 (19.35%) DSDM
5 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
5 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Deployment
6 5 (16.13%) Cyber Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Issue Tracking
6 5 (16.13%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) C
3 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ISEB
1 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Blackboard
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
1 6 (19.35%) Sitecore
2 5 (16.13%) Atlassian