Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 105 117
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 +48
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 330 469 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.72% 3.10% 2.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.19% 16.51% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 258 417 391
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 2,173 2,840 2,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.90% 18.77% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 2,315 2,381
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
West Midlands +29 207 £40,000 -5.88% 50
East Midlands -42 123 £41,500 +3.75% 25
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 258 (78.18%) Test Automation
2 252 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (53.03%) QA
4 156 (47.27%) Java
5 131 (39.70%) Cucumber
6 108 (32.73%) WebDriver
7 106 (32.12%) C#
8 95 (28.79%) JIRA
9 90 (27.27%) SoapUI
10 83 (25.15%) Scrum
11 78 (23.64%) JMeter
12 73 (22.12%) BDD
13 70 (21.21%) Web Services
14 66 (20.00%) SDLC
15 65 (19.70%) TDD
16 63 (19.09%) Test Management
17 62 (18.79%) Git (software)
18 61 (18.48%) JavaScript
19 58 (17.58%) OOP
20 55 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
21 52 (15.76%) API Testing
22 51 (15.45%) SQL
23 50 (15.15%) Jenkins
24 49 (14.85%) OO
24 49 (14.85%) ISTQB
25 47 (14.24%) Test Strategy
26 46 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
26 46 (13.94%) Software Engineering
27 45 (13.64%) Degree
28 44 (13.33%) Finance

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 14 (4.24%) Confluence
2 9 (2.73%) Apache
3 8 (2.42%) IIS
3 8 (2.42%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.82%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.82%) Drupal
5 4 (1.21%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.82%) Mingle
3 1 (0.30%) ArchiCAD
3 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.30%) Maya
3 1 (0.30%) MicroStation
3 1 (0.30%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) SAP FI-CA
1 5 (1.52%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.24%) Google Play
4 9 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.12%) BrowserStack
6 7 (2.12%) GitHub
7 6 (1.82%) iTunes
7 6 (1.82%) TestFlight
8 5 (1.52%) SaaS
9 4 (1.21%) npm
10 2 (0.61%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.61%) Serverless
11 1 (0.30%) Boomi
11 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.30%) IaaS
11 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.82%) Broadband
1 6 (1.82%) SSL
2 4 (1.21%) FTP
2 4 (1.21%) HTTP
2 4 (1.21%) HTTPS
2 4 (1.21%) SSH
3 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.94%) MySQL
3 13 (3.94%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.12%) DB2
5 7 (2.12%) Redis
6 6 (1.82%) Big Data
6 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.21%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 131 (39.70%) Cucumber
2 108 (32.73%) WebDriver
3 95 (28.79%) JIRA
4 90 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 78 (23.64%) JMeter
6 62 (18.79%) Git (software)
7 50 (15.15%) Jenkins
8 40 (12.12%) JUnit
9 34 (10.30%) SpecFlow
10 29 (8.79%) TestNG
10 29 (8.79%) Zephyr
11 28 (8.48%) Visual Studio
12 21 (6.36%) Subversion
13 20 (6.06%) NUnit
13 20 (6.06%) Protractor
14 19 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (5.15%) Maven
16 14 (4.24%) FitNesse
16 14 (4.24%) Sonatype Nexus
17 12 (3.64%) Moq
General
1 44 (13.33%) Finance
2 16 (4.85%) Retail
3 9 (2.73%) Law
4 8 (2.42%) Automotive
5 7 (2.12%) Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 70 (21.21%) QA Engineer
2 63 (19.09%) Analyst
3 57 (17.27%) Test Analyst
4 55 (16.67%) Tester
5 53 (16.06%) Test Engineer
6 42 (12.73%) Developer
7 39 (11.82%) Automation Tester
7 39 (11.82%) Senior QA Engineer
8 37 (11.21%) Test Automation Engineer
9 25 (7.58%) QA Automation Engineer
10 24 (7.27%) Java Engineer
11 19 (5.76%) Senior Java Engineer
12 18 (5.45%) Automation Engineer
12 18 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
13 17 (5.15%) Software Tester
14 14 (4.24%) .NET Developer
14 14 (4.24%) Automation Test Lead
15 13 (3.94%) Test Leader
16 12 (3.64%) QA Test Engineer
17 10 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (21.21%) Web Services
2 40 (12.12%) .NET
3 33 (10.00%) SOAP
4 30 (9.09%) HTML
4 30 (9.09%) REST
5 29 (8.79%) XML
6 27 (8.18%) CSS
7 26 (7.88%) Gherkin
8 23 (6.97%) AngularJS
9 22 (6.67%) Node.js
10 21 (6.36%) JSON
11 17 (5.15%) .NET Framework
12 13 (3.94%) HTML5
13 12 (3.64%) ASP.NET
13 12 (3.64%) jQuery
14 10 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (3.03%) CSS3
14 10 (3.03%) WCF
15 9 (2.73%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.55%) User Experience
3 11 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.82%) Fintech
4 6 (1.82%) NHS
5 5 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.64%) Android
1 12 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.33%) Linux
3 10 (3.03%) Unix
3 10 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (78.18%) Test Automation
2 252 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (25.15%) Scrum
4 73 (22.12%) BDD
5 66 (20.00%) SDLC
6 65 (19.70%) TDD
7 63 (19.09%) Test Management
8 58 (17.58%) OOP
9 55 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (15.76%) API Testing
11 49 (14.85%) OO
12 47 (14.24%) Test Strategy
13 46 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
13 46 (13.94%) Software Engineering
14 42 (12.73%) Waterfall
15 39 (11.82%) Defect Management
15 39 (11.82%) Software Testing
16 38 (11.52%) Continuous Delivery
17 36 (10.91%) Functional Testing
18 33 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 156 (47.27%) Java
2 106 (32.12%) C#
3 61 (18.48%) JavaScript
4 51 (15.45%) SQL
5 28 (8.48%) Python
6 20 (6.06%) PHP
7 16 (4.85%) Ruby
8 13 (3.94%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.12%) Groovy
11 6 (1.82%) XPath
12 5 (1.52%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.52%) VB
13 4 (1.21%) Java 8
14 3 (0.91%) Java 9
14 3 (0.91%) Jython
15 2 (0.61%) Scala
16 1 (0.30%) ES6
16 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (14.85%) ISTQB
2 45 (13.64%) Degree
3 33 (10.00%) ISEB
4 19 (5.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (3.94%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (53.03%) QA
System Software
1 21 (6.36%) Docker
2 8 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.82%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (3.03%) HP ALM
3 6 (1.82%) HockeyApp
4 4 (1.21%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.61%) Ansible
5 2 (0.61%) Terraform
6 1 (0.30%) Nmap
Vendors
1 37 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.97%) Oracle
3 20 (6.06%) Google
4 10 (3.03%) HP
4 10 (3.03%) SAP
5 8 (2.42%) MobileIron
5 8 (2.42%) VMware
6 6 (1.82%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.82%) Reuters
7 4 (1.21%) Apple
7 4 (1.21%) IBM
8 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.61%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.61%) Splunk
10 1 (0.30%) Dell
10 1 (0.30%) OutSystems
10 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.30%) Zend