Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 70 125
Rank change year-on-year -30 +55 +7
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 45 87 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.09% 3.70% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.02% 19.86% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 36 105 58
Reading median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,375 £37,500 £38,375
90th Percentile £53,125 £62,500 £64,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 449 438 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.83% 18.61% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 391 362 440
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.51% -5.13% +2.63%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,425 £67,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Reading

Selenium
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Reading

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Reading over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 42 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
5 15 (33.33%) QA
5 15 (33.33%) Scrum
5 15 (33.33%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) C#
6 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
6 14 (31.11%) BDD
7 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
8 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
9 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 10 (22.22%) Linux
9 10 (22.22%) Degree
10 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (20.00%) JMeter
10 9 (20.00%) SpecFlow
10 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 8 (17.78%) SDET
11 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
11 8 (17.78%) Web Services
12 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
12 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
12 7 (15.56%) PHP
12 7 (15.56%) OOP

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Boomi
4 1 (2.22%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) WebDriver
2 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.00%) JMeter
3 9 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 5 (11.11%) Subversion
5 4 (8.89%) Appium
5 4 (8.89%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.89%) PyCharm
5 4 (8.89%) Robot Framework
5 4 (8.89%) Sahi
5 4 (8.89%) Sikuli
5 4 (8.89%) UI Automator
5 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.67%) JIRA
7 2 (4.44%) Hudson
8 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Marketing
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
3 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) QA Automation Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) QA Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Tester
6 6 (13.33%) Automation Tester
6 6 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Developer in Test
8 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Junior
9 3 (6.67%) QA Leader
9 3 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (4.44%) Junior Test Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
2 7 (15.56%) SOAP
3 5 (11.11%) REST
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 4 (8.89%) React
5 2 (4.44%) CSS
5 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.22%) Ajax
6 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.22%) jQuery
6 1 (2.22%) LAMP
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) Taurus
6 1 (2.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (2.22%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (2.22%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Android
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (31.11%) BDD
4 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Exploratory Testing
6 8 (17.78%) SDET
7 7 (15.56%) OOP
7 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.56%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (13.33%) SDLC
8 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Open Source
9 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) C#
4 7 (15.56%) PHP
5 6 (13.33%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (8.89%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Docker
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
3 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) VMware
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Dell
4 1 (2.22%) Samsung