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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
South West / Somerset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 46 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 46 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.66% 4.83% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.78% 20.78% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 5
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 245 154 121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 35.46% 23.23% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 189 140 108
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,080 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Selenium as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -5 36 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Taunton - 4 £36,000 - 2
Yeovil - 1 £50,000 -
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 83 (87.37%) Test Automation
2 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.05%) .NET
4 37 (38.95%) C#
5 35 (36.84%) Cucumber
6 34 (35.79%) Scrum
7 33 (34.74%) Java
8 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
9 26 (27.37%) BDD
9 26 (27.37%) Test Strategy
10 25 (26.32%) SpecFlow
10 25 (26.32%) Software Testing
11 24 (25.26%) WebDriver
12 23 (24.21%) JUnit
13 22 (23.16%) Functional Testing
14 20 (21.05%) Windows
14 20 (21.05%) QA
14 20 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
15 19 (20.00%) Test Scripting
15 19 (20.00%) Manual Testing
16 18 (18.95%) Unit Testing
17 14 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (14.74%) OO
17 14 (14.74%) Xamarin
17 14 (14.74%) Exploratory Testing
18 13 (13.68%) QA Automation
18 13 (13.68%) MVC
18 13 (13.68%) Unix
18 13 (13.68%) Oracle
18 13 (13.68%) JBehave

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 (2.11%) CMS
1 2 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.05%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) ICMP
2 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) Big Data
3 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 35 (36.84%) Cucumber
2 25 (26.32%) SpecFlow
3 24 (25.26%) WebDriver
4 23 (24.21%) JUnit
5 14 (14.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (13.68%) JBehave
7 12 (12.63%) JIRA
8 11 (11.58%) HP UFT
9 9 (9.47%) Git (software)
9 9 (9.47%) Jenkins
10 8 (8.42%) Visual Studio
11 7 (7.37%) JMeter
12 6 (6.32%) SoapUI
13 5 (5.26%) Geb
13 5 (5.26%) LoadUI
13 5 (5.26%) NUnit
13 5 (5.26%) Spock
13 5 (5.26%) Travis CI
14 2 (2.11%) Zephyr
15 1 (1.05%) Gradle
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Banking
2 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
2 4 (4.21%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Analyst
1 29 (30.53%) Test Analyst
2 28 (29.47%) Test Engineer
3 21 (22.11%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (22.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 21 (22.11%) Tester
4 19 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 14 (14.74%) Developer
6 12 (12.63%) Automation Tester
7 8 (8.42%) .NET Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (8.42%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (8.42%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.26%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Web Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Lead .NET Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Trainee
10 4 (4.21%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.05%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) .NET Framework
2 12 (12.63%) Entity Framework
3 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (10.53%) Web Services
5 9 (9.47%) Gherkin
6 8 (8.42%) WPF
7 6 (6.32%) REST
8 4 (4.21%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.16%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.16%) CSS
9 3 (3.16%) HTML
10 2 (2.11%) Angular 2
10 2 (2.11%) HTML5
10 2 (2.11%) Java EE
10 2 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.11%) RESTful
11 1 (1.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.11%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) Unix
3 7 (7.37%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (87.37%) Test Automation
2 53 (55.79%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.79%) Scrum
4 26 (27.37%) BDD
4 26 (27.37%) Test Strategy
5 25 (26.32%) Software Testing
6 22 (23.16%) Functional Testing
7 20 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 19 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 19 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 18 (18.95%) Unit Testing
10 14 (14.74%) Exploratory Testing
10 14 (14.74%) OO
11 13 (13.68%) MVC
11 13 (13.68%) QA Automation
12 12 (12.63%) Regression Testing
12 12 (12.63%) Waterfall
13 9 (9.47%) Test Planning
14 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.95%) C#
2 33 (34.74%) Java
3 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.47%) Python
5 5 (5.26%) Groovy
6 4 (4.21%) SQL
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) ISEB
2 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Xamarin
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.05%) ATG
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