Period
to 19 August 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 45 59
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 20 73 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.30% 5.52% 4.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.20% 15.77% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 72 55
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £32,904 £30,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £50,744 £46,250 £46,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 463 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.58% 35.00% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 169 372 303
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.76% +3.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £56,300 £55,000 £54,750
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 August 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 August 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 +11 13 £42,029 +20.08% 6
Bath -18 3 £38,000 -5.00%
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 16 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) Java
4 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
5 12 (60.00%) Ruby
5 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
7 10 (50.00%) Hadoop
7 10 (50.00%) JMeter
8 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (40.00%) DevOps
9 8 (40.00%) Big Data
9 8 (40.00%) BDD
9 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
11 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
12 5 (25.00%) Data Science
12 5 (25.00%) SQL
12 5 (25.00%) .NET
13 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
14 3 (15.00%) GitLab
14 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
14 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
14 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
14 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
14 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server

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%) Apache Pig
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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 13 (65.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (55.00%) SoapUI
4 10 (50.00%) JMeter
5 9 (45.00%) SpecFlow
6 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) GitLab
7 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (10.00%) Grunt
8 2 (10.00%) gulp
8 2 (10.00%) PhantomJS
8 2 (10.00%) PHPUnit
8 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Test Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 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
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) CentOS
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 8 (40.00%) DevOps
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Data Science
8 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
9 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (10.00%) API Testing
10 2 (10.00%) ERP
10 2 (10.00%) MVC
10 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Ruby
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
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