Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 119 88
Rank change year-on-year +2 -31 +50
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 291 350 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.49% 2.51% 3.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.75% 14.52% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 240 296 474
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,973 2,410 2,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.87% 17.25% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,523 1,932 2,485
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the Midlands

Selenium
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Selenium in the Midlands

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the Midlands

Selenium
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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
East Midlands +4 155 £41,000 -2.38% 31
West Midlands +8 133 £38,500 -18.95% 21
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 227 (78.01%) Test Automation
2 199 (68.38%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (53.26%) C#
4 124 (42.61%) QA
5 101 (34.71%) SQL
6 94 (32.30%) Java
7 79 (27.15%) Scrum
7 79 (27.15%) Test Scripting
8 76 (26.12%) Cucumber
9 68 (23.37%) .NET
10 65 (22.34%) JIRA
11 63 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (20.62%) WebDriver
13 59 (20.27%) TDD
14 57 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
15 55 (18.90%) DevOps
16 53 (18.21%) JavaScript
16 53 (18.21%) Python
17 47 (16.15%) SoapUI
17 47 (16.15%) BDD
18 46 (15.81%) Microsoft
18 46 (15.81%) SQL Server
19 45 (15.46%) Git (software)
20 42 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
20 42 (14.43%) Node.js
21 41 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
22 37 (12.71%) OO
22 37 (12.71%) SDLC
22 37 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
23 35 (12.03%) Docker

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 11 (3.78%) Confluence
2 6 (2.06%) IIS
3 5 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.34%) Apache
5 1 (0.34%) Drupal
5 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (14.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.84%) Serverless
4 16 (5.50%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (5.15%) AWS IoT
5 15 (5.15%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (4.12%) GitHub
7 8 (2.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (2.41%) SaaS
9 5 (1.72%) BrowserStack
9 5 (1.72%) npm
10 2 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.34%) IaaS
11 1 (0.34%) PaaS
11 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.15%) FTP
1 15 (5.15%) HTTP
1 15 (5.15%) MQTT
1 15 (5.15%) SMTP
1 15 (5.15%) SSH
2 4 (1.37%) Ethernet
2 4 (1.37%) VLAN
3 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.90%) MySQL
3 21 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (6.19%) SQLite
5 15 (5.15%) Amazon Aurora
5 15 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (5.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 14 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.41%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.37%) DB2
11 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 76 (26.12%) Cucumber
2 65 (22.34%) JIRA
3 60 (20.62%) WebDriver
4 47 (16.15%) SoapUI
5 45 (15.46%) Git (software)
6 42 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 34 (11.68%) Jenkins
8 32 (11.00%) JMeter
9 30 (10.31%) SpecFlow
10 23 (7.90%) Visual Studio
11 18 (6.19%) Protractor
12 15 (5.15%) Ranorex
12 15 (5.15%) Subversion
13 12 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (3.44%) Bitbucket
14 10 (3.44%) Maven
15 9 (3.09%) HP UFT
15 9 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
16 8 (2.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 7 (2.41%) TestRail
General
1 29 (9.97%) Retail
2 27 (9.28%) Finance
3 8 (2.75%) Games
4 2 (0.69%) Banking
4 2 (0.69%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.34%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 74 (25.43%) Tester
2 61 (20.96%) Analyst
3 59 (20.27%) Test Analyst
4 53 (18.21%) Test Engineer
5 52 (17.87%) Automation Tester
6 36 (12.37%) Developer
7 34 (11.68%) Test Automation Engineer
8 32 (11.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 30 (10.31%) QA Engineer
10 17 (5.84%) QA Leader
10 17 (5.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 17 (5.84%) Selenium Tester
10 17 (5.84%) Software Test Engineer
11 16 (5.50%) .NET Developer
12 15 (5.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 15 (5.15%) Software Tester
13 14 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (4.81%) C# Developer
13 14 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (4.81%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.37%) .NET
2 42 (14.43%) Node.js
3 32 (11.00%) AngularJS
4 31 (10.65%) XML
5 30 (10.31%) Gherkin
6 29 (9.97%) ASP.NET
7 28 (9.62%) Web Services
8 21 (7.22%) Ajax
9 17 (5.84%) CSS
10 16 (5.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (5.15%) XMPP
12 14 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (4.81%) REST
13 13 (4.47%) SOAP
14 12 (4.12%) HTML
14 12 (4.12%) React
15 11 (3.78%) WCF
16 9 (3.09%) .NET Framework
16 9 (3.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (5.50%) Algorithms
2 16 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 15 (5.15%) Smart Home
4 10 (3.44%) User Experience
5 9 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.75%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.41%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.41%) Life Science
8 5 (1.72%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.69%) AS400
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.69%) EPoS
9 2 (0.69%) iSeries
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.34%) Online Games
10 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.31%) Windows
2 10 (3.44%) Linux
2 10 (3.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.06%) Unix
4 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.69%) Android
5 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (78.01%) Test Automation
2 199 (68.38%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.15%) Scrum
3 79 (27.15%) Test Scripting
4 63 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (20.27%) TDD
6 55 (18.90%) DevOps
7 47 (16.15%) BDD
8 37 (12.71%) OO
8 37 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
8 37 (12.71%) SDLC
9 32 (11.00%) Manual Testing
10 31 (10.65%) MVC
11 30 (10.31%) Test Management
12 28 (9.62%) Computer Science
12 28 (9.62%) Regression Testing
12 28 (9.62%) Unit Testing
13 27 (9.28%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (8.25%) Defect Management
14 24 (8.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 155 (53.26%) C#
2 101 (34.71%) SQL
3 94 (32.30%) Java
4 53 (18.21%) JavaScript
4 53 (18.21%) Python
5 30 (10.31%) C
6 15 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.44%) C++
8 9 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.75%) Ruby
10 6 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.06%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.72%) Go
11 5 (1.72%) PHP
12 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.34%) Groovy
13 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.34%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (10.31%) ISTQB
2 29 (9.97%) Degree
3 23 (7.90%) ISEB
4 18 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (3.44%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.09%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.72%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (42.61%) QA
2 14 (4.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (12.03%) Docker
2 7 (2.41%) Hyper-V
2 7 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.72%) vSphere
4 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (6.19%) Kubernetes
2 15 (5.15%) Puppet
3 12 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (3.78%) Ansible
5 9 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.75%) Terraform
7 6 (2.06%) HP ALM
7 6 (2.06%) SCOM
8 2 (0.69%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 46 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.47%) Oracle
3 12 (4.12%) HP
4 11 (3.78%) SAP
5 8 (2.75%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.41%) VMware
7 6 (2.06%) Dynatrace
8 5 (1.72%) AppDynamics
8 5 (1.72%) New Relic
8 5 (1.72%) Splunk
9 4 (1.37%) OutSystems
9 4 (1.37%) webMethods
10 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.03%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 2 (0.69%) Google
11 2 (0.69%) Spotify
11 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.34%) IBM
12 1 (0.34%) InterSystems
12 1 (0.34%) Sun