Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 132 138
Rank change year-on-year -23 +6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 200 85 252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.87% 1.78% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.73% 9.50% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 66 225
10th Percentile £36,450 £26,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £32,563 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -8.05%
75th Percentile £63,250 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 1,705 895 1,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.95% 18.74% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 695 1,548
10th Percentile £32,550 £30,000 £29,425
25th Percentile £39,188 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,625 £67,500 £66,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.73% +3.18% +4.76%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the Midlands

Selenium
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Selenium in the Midlands

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

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 4 December 2021. 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
West Midlands -55 104 £50,000 +11.11% 19
East Midlands +7 95 £55,000 +37.50% 15
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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.

1 148 (74.00%) Test Automation
2 139 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (37.50%) DevOps
4 73 (36.50%) Java
5 65 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 60 (30.00%) C#
7 57 (28.50%) Azure
8 51 (25.50%) Software Testing
9 46 (23.00%) SQL
9 46 (23.00%) QA
9 46 (23.00%) Jenkins
10 43 (21.50%) AWS
11 42 (21.00%) Cucumber
12 41 (20.50%) Microservices
12 41 (20.50%) Postman
13 37 (18.50%) Social Skills
13 37 (18.50%) JIRA
14 34 (17.00%) Scrum
15 33 (16.50%) Python
16 32 (16.00%) REST
17 31 (15.50%) API Testing
18 29 (14.50%) SpecFlow
18 29 (14.50%) Functional Testing
18 29 (14.50%) .NET
18 29 (14.50%) HTML
18 29 (14.50%) Finance
19 27 (13.50%) Docker
20 26 (13.00%) AngularJS
20 26 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
20 26 (13.00%) CSS

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 16 (8.00%) Confluence
2 10 (5.00%) Apache
3 3 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) Documentum
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Maximo
1 1 (0.50%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (0.50%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 57 (28.50%) Azure
2 43 (21.50%) AWS
3 13 (6.50%) AWS Lambda
3 13 (6.50%) Serverless
4 9 (4.50%) Datadog
4 9 (4.50%) GCP
4 9 (4.50%) Tricentis Tosca
5 8 (4.00%) Azure Service Bus
5 8 (4.00%) Sauce Labs
6 7 (3.50%) GitHub
7 6 (3.00%) PaaS
8 4 (2.00%) CloudBees
9 3 (1.50%) BrowserStack
10 2 (1.00%) Azure Service Fabric
10 2 (1.00%) Route 53
11 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft 365
11 1 (0.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.50%) HTTP
2 4 (2.00%) VoIP
3 3 (1.50%) DHCP
3 3 (1.50%) DNS
3 3 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.50%) VLAN
4 2 (1.00%) Broadband
4 2 (1.00%) PBX
4 2 (1.00%) PSTN
4 2 (1.00%) TETRA
5 1 (0.50%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.00%) MySQL
2 9 (4.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (3.50%) Apache Ignite
3 7 (3.50%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.50%) Power BI
8 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (23.00%) Jenkins
2 42 (21.00%) Cucumber
3 41 (20.50%) Postman
4 37 (18.50%) JIRA
5 29 (14.50%) SpecFlow
6 23 (11.50%) Git (software)
6 23 (11.50%) JMeter
7 22 (11.00%) Appium
8 19 (9.50%) WebDriver
9 17 (8.50%) Visual Studio
10 15 (7.50%) TeamCity
11 14 (7.00%) Maven
11 14 (7.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (6.50%) Robot Framework
13 12 (6.00%) Katalon Studio
14 11 (5.50%) Cypress.io
14 11 (5.50%) GitLab
14 11 (5.50%) JUnit
14 11 (5.50%) SoapUI
15 10 (5.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 37 (18.50%) Social Skills
2 29 (14.50%) Finance
3 16 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.00%) Retail
5 10 (5.00%) Organisational Skills
6 8 (4.00%) Banking
6 8 (4.00%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.00%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.50%) Back Office
9 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.50%) Advertising
10 3 (1.50%) Marketing
11 2 (1.00%) Electronics
11 2 (1.00%) Law
12 1 (0.50%) Games
12 1 (0.50%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 49 (24.50%) Test Engineer
2 35 (17.50%) Developer
3 32 (16.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 25 (12.50%) Analyst
5 24 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 19 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 19 (9.50%) Senior Test Engineer
7 18 (9.00%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.50%) Tester
9 16 (8.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (7.00%) Test Leader
11 13 (6.50%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.50%) Software Tester
12 12 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (6.00%) Software Engineer
13 11 (5.50%) Site Engineer
13 11 (5.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 10 (5.00%) Java Developer
14 10 (5.00%) PHP Developer
15 9 (4.50%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.00%) REST
2 29 (14.50%) .NET
2 29 (14.50%) HTML
3 26 (13.00%) AngularJS
3 26 (13.00%) CSS
4 22 (11.00%) RESTful
4 22 (11.00%) Web Services
5 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (5.00%) Behat
5 10 (5.00%) Spring
5 10 (5.00%) Symfony
6 9 (4.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.50%) Middleware
6 9 (4.50%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.00%) Ajax
7 8 (4.00%) HTML5
7 8 (4.00%) Kafka
8 7 (3.50%) Doctrine
8 7 (3.50%) React
8 7 (3.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.50%) Analytical Mindset
2 7 (3.50%) Augmented Reality
2 7 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.00%) Blog
5 4 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.00%) User Experience
6 3 (1.50%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.50%) Replication
7 2 (1.00%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (1.00%) Legacy Code
7 2 (1.00%) Life Science
7 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.00%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.50%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.00%) Linux
2 10 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.50%) Android
3 9 (4.50%) Windows
4 7 (3.50%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (74.00%) Test Automation
2 139 (69.50%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (37.50%) DevOps
4 51 (25.50%) Software Testing
5 41 (20.50%) Microservices
6 34 (17.00%) Scrum
7 31 (15.50%) API Testing
8 29 (14.50%) Functional Testing
9 26 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 24 (12.00%) BDD
12 21 (10.50%) MVC
13 20 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
14 19 (9.50%) TDD
15 18 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (9.00%) Manual Testing
15 18 (9.00%) OO
16 16 (8.00%) OOP
16 16 (8.00%) SDLC
17 15 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.50%) Java
2 65 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 60 (30.00%) C#
4 46 (23.00%) SQL
5 33 (16.50%) Python
6 20 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 14 (7.00%) PHP
8 10 (5.00%) Groovy
9 9 (4.50%) Java 8
10 7 (3.50%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.00%) PHP 7
12 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.50%) Scala
14 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.50%) VBScript
15 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (7.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (6.50%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.50%) Sun Certification
4 8 (4.00%) Degree
5 7 (3.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.00%) ISEB
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.50%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.00%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.00%) PSD2
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (13.50%) Docker
2 6 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (7.50%) Kubernetes
1 15 (7.50%) Terraform
2 14 (7.00%) Istio
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle
3 17 (8.50%) Cognizant
4 11 (5.50%) New Relic
5 9 (4.50%) Google
6 6 (3.00%) VMware
7 5 (2.50%) Pega
8 4 (2.00%) BroadSoft
8 4 (2.00%) Cisco
8 4 (2.00%) Delphix
8 4 (2.00%) Parasoft
9 2 (1.00%) Agilent
9 2 (1.00%) CyberSource
9 2 (1.00%) Facebook
9 2 (1.00%) HP
9 2 (1.00%) PayPal
9 2 (1.00%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.50%) webMethods