Period
to 19 October 2018

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

Selenium
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 61 46
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +15
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 20 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.31% 4.09% 5.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% 12.71% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 71
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,744 £53,750 £47,500
South West median annual salary £47,029 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.57% - +6.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 208 417 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.05% 32.15% 30.20%
Number of salaries quoted 171 347 351
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Somerset

Selenium
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Selenium in Somerset

Selenium
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in Somerset

Selenium
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Taunton +12 11 £46,015 +24.36% 2
Bath +2 5 £31,500 -25.88% 2
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) C#
4 13 (65.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
7 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
7 9 (45.00%) Big Data
7 9 (45.00%) Ruby
7 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
8 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
8 8 (40.00%) JMeter
8 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (30.00%) BDD
9 6 (30.00%) DevOps
10 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 5 (25.00%) Data Science
10 5 (25.00%) .NET
10 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
12 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
12 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (15.00%) PHP
12 3 (15.00%) Web Development
12 3 (15.00%) Degree
12 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 3 (15.00%) QA
12 3 (15.00%) Security Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (10.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Big Data
2 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (45.00%) SoapUI
3 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (40.00%) JMeter
4 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.00%) GitLab
5 2 (10.00%) Grunt
5 2 (10.00%) gulp
5 2 (10.00%) PhantomJS
5 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) CentOS
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) Data Science
6 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) API Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (10.00%) ERP
8 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 2 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) Java
3 9 (45.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin