Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 126 99
Rank change year-on-year -2 -27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 202 311 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.13% 2.56% 3.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.49% 13.68% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 182 271 440
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £31,775 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,375 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 1,617 2,273 2,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.04% 18.69% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,634 2,160
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,850 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 -19 107 £42,500 +10.39% 13
East Midlands +11 92 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 168 (83.17%) Test Automation
2 115 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (40.10%) JavaScript
4 73 (36.14%) Java
5 71 (35.15%) C#
6 70 (34.65%) QA
7 69 (34.16%) Cucumber
8 50 (24.75%) Azure
9 48 (23.76%) JIRA
10 46 (22.77%) BDD
11 43 (21.29%) ISTQB
12 42 (20.79%) SQL
13 41 (20.30%) .NET
13 41 (20.30%) CSS
14 40 (19.80%) API Testing
15 39 (19.31%) DevOps
15 39 (19.31%) Scrum
16 37 (18.32%) jQuery
16 37 (18.32%) Test Scripting
17 35 (17.33%) TDD
18 34 (16.83%) Python
19 33 (16.34%) WebDriver
20 32 (15.84%) ISEB
21 31 (15.35%) Manual Testing
21 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
21 31 (15.35%) SDLC
22 30 (14.85%) SoapUI
22 30 (14.85%) SpecFlow
22 30 (14.85%) Jenkins
22 30 (14.85%) Microsoft

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 7 (3.47%) Confluence
2 5 (2.48%) Apache
2 5 (2.48%) PrestaShop
2 5 (2.48%) WordPress
3 1 (0.50%) CMS
3 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.50%) ThingWorx
3 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Magento
2 4 (1.98%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.50%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 50 (24.75%) Azure
2 17 (8.42%) AWS
3 13 (6.44%) GitHub
4 9 (4.46%) GCP
5 7 (3.47%) Heroku
6 4 (1.98%) BrowserStack
7 3 (1.49%) SaaS
8 2 (0.99%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) DSL
1 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server 2016
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.47%) MySQL
3 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.47%) Qlik Sense
4 6 (2.97%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.48%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.49%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (34.16%) Cucumber
2 48 (23.76%) JIRA
3 33 (16.34%) WebDriver
4 30 (14.85%) Jenkins
4 30 (14.85%) SoapUI
4 30 (14.85%) SpecFlow
5 28 (13.86%) JMeter
6 27 (13.37%) Postman
7 21 (10.40%) Cypress.io
7 21 (10.40%) Git (software)
8 17 (8.42%) JUnit
8 17 (8.42%) Visual Studio
9 10 (4.95%) LoadRunner
9 10 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (4.46%) Zephyr
11 8 (3.96%) Bitbucket
11 8 (3.96%) HP UFT
12 7 (3.47%) Appium
13 6 (2.97%) REST Assured
13 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (14.36%) Finance
2 13 (6.44%) Banking
3 7 (3.47%) Retail
4 5 (2.48%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.98%) Games
6 3 (1.49%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (21.78%) Tester
2 39 (19.31%) Test Engineer
3 37 (18.32%) Developer
4 28 (13.86%) Analyst
5 27 (13.37%) Automation Tester
6 25 (12.38%) Test Analyst
7 20 (9.90%) QA Engineer
8 19 (9.41%) Test Automation Engineer
9 15 (7.43%) Test Manager
10 13 (6.44%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (6.44%) Full Stack Developer
10 13 (6.44%) Senior Test Engineer
11 12 (5.94%) Applications Developer
12 11 (5.45%) Developer in Test
12 11 (5.45%) Software Test Engineer
13 9 (4.46%) Senior QA Engineer
13 9 (4.46%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.46%) Software Tester
14 8 (3.96%) Test Leader
15 7 (3.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.30%) .NET
1 41 (20.30%) CSS
2 37 (18.32%) jQuery
3 23 (11.39%) HTML
4 22 (10.89%) Gherkin
5 21 (10.40%) RESTful
6 20 (9.90%) Web Services
7 19 (9.41%) REST
8 18 (8.91%) Node.js
9 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET
9 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (6.93%) Middleware
10 14 (6.93%) XML
11 13 (6.44%) Ajax
11 13 (6.44%) Spring
11 13 (6.44%) WCF
12 10 (4.95%) SOAP
13 9 (4.46%) XHTML
14 6 (2.97%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (5.45%) User Experience
4 10 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.47%) Life Science
5 7 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.47%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.48%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.49%) Social Media
8 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.99%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Online Games
9 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.89%) Linux
2 13 (6.44%) Windows
3 4 (1.98%) Unix
4 2 (0.99%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (83.17%) Test Automation
2 115 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (22.77%) BDD
4 40 (19.80%) API Testing
5 39 (19.31%) DevOps
5 39 (19.31%) Scrum
6 37 (18.32%) Test Scripting
7 35 (17.33%) TDD
8 31 (15.35%) Manual Testing
8 31 (15.35%) SDLC
9 29 (14.36%) Software Testing
10 27 (13.37%) Regression Testing
11 25 (12.38%) Performance Testing
11 25 (12.38%) Test Strategy
12 24 (11.88%) Analytical Thinking
13 22 (10.89%) Fintech
14 20 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (7.92%) Mentoring
16 16 (7.92%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.10%) JavaScript
2 73 (36.14%) Java
3 71 (35.15%) C#
4 42 (20.79%) SQL
5 34 (16.83%) Python
6 10 (4.95%) Ruby
7 8 (3.96%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.97%) VBScript
10 5 (2.48%) C++
10 5 (2.48%) PHP
10 5 (2.48%) PHP 5
10 5 (2.48%) PHP 7
10 5 (2.48%) Scala
11 4 (1.98%) Go
11 4 (1.98%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.49%) Java 8
12 3 (1.49%) VB
13 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (21.29%) ISTQB
2 32 (15.84%) ISEB
3 17 (8.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.46%) Degree
5 5 (2.48%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.98%) HNC
6 4 (1.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (34.65%) QA
2 5 (2.48%) PMO
3 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 15022
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Docker
2 6 (2.97%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.48%) vSphere
4 2 (0.99%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (4.46%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.47%) Ansible
2 7 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.47%) Puppet
3 4 (1.98%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.47%) HP
2 7 (3.47%) Oracle
3 6 (2.97%) VMware
4 5 (2.48%) AppDynamics
4 5 (2.48%) New Relic
4 5 (2.48%) SAP
4 5 (2.48%) Splunk
5 4 (1.98%) Micro Focus
6 2 (0.99%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.99%) CA
6 2 (0.99%) Informatica
6 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.99%) UiPath
6 2 (0.99%) webMethods
6 2 (0.99%) WSO2
7 1 (0.50%) PTC
7 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin