The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 96 84
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 18 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.24% 1.05% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.18% 4.63% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 10
Median salary £32,500 £46,250 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.72% +74.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £50,500
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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 259 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 24.38% 22.74% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 159 220 195
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,001 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Selenium
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Kent

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Kent over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Kent

Selenium
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Malling +5 6 £28,000 -49.32%
Dover - 3 £52,500 -
Maidstone -11 2 - - 1
Dartford - 2 £52,500 -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 17 (51.52%) HP UFT
2 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 15 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 14 (42.42%) People Management
4 14 (42.42%) JIRA
4 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (42.42%) LoadRunner
4 14 (42.42%) HP
5 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (36.36%) Process Improvement
6 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Test Planning
7 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (30.30%) Test Management
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) C#
8 9 (27.27%) Project Management
8 9 (27.27%) Legal
8 9 (27.27%) QA
8 9 (27.27%) Supplier Management
8 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
9 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 8 (24.24%) Line Management
9 8 (24.24%) Quality Management
9 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.21%) .NET
11 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 6 (18.18%) SQL

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (6.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) HP UFT
2 14 (42.42%) JIRA
2 14 (42.42%) LoadRunner
3 9 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.03%) MSTest
6 1 (3.03%) NCover
6 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.03%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (27.27%) Legal
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Test Manager
2 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) QA Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Head of Test
6 2 (6.06%) Head of Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) ActiveX
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) CSLA.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
1 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 15 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 14 (42.42%) People Management
5 12 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (30.30%) Test Management
7 10 (30.30%) Test Planning
7 10 (30.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Project Management
8 9 (27.27%) Supplier Management
9 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
9 8 (24.24%) Line Management
9 8 (24.24%) Quality Management
10 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
10 6 (18.18%) User Stories
11 5 (15.15%) Load Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (6.06%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) HP
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle