Period
to 23 October 2018

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

Selenium
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 77 71
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 88 29 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.55% 2.10% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.79% 12.78% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 70 28 72
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +12.14% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,625 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,250 £46,625 £51,225
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 355 227 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.40% 16.46% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 286 196 359
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,125 £55,000 £49,800
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in South Wales

Selenium
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Selenium in South Wales

Selenium
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in South Wales

Selenium
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
Cardiff +19 83 £40,000 +3.90% 7
Caerphilly - 2 £31,000 -
Newport +7 1 £58,000 +36.47% 1
Torfaen - 1 £32,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £35,000 -
Selenium
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 76 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (57.95%) Java
4 42 (47.73%) Cucumber
5 39 (44.32%) BDD
5 39 (44.32%) TDD
6 37 (42.05%) QA
6 37 (42.05%) REST
7 33 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 32 (36.36%) C#
9 29 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 23 (26.14%) Scrum
12 22 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 21 (23.86%) Protractor
13 21 (23.86%) Python
13 21 (23.86%) Unit Testing
13 21 (23.86%) Software Testing
14 20 (22.73%) Web Services
14 20 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
15 19 (21.59%) Issue Tracking
15 19 (21.59%) SDET
15 19 (21.59%) JUnit
16 17 (19.32%) Fintech
17 16 (18.18%) NoSQL
18 15 (17.05%) Test Scripting
19 14 (15.91%) JMeter
19 14 (15.91%) Go
20 13 (14.77%) Microservices
20 13 (14.77%) SoapUI

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.14%) nginx
3 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (1.14%) GitHub
4 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.14%) npm
4 1 (1.14%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) LAN
1 4 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 42 (47.73%) Cucumber
2 33 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 21 (23.86%) Protractor
4 19 (21.59%) JUnit
5 14 (15.91%) JMeter
6 13 (14.77%) SoapUI
7 12 (13.64%) JIRA
8 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.55%) Ranorex
11 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.27%) Pylint
12 2 (2.27%) Redmine
13 1 (1.14%) Babel
13 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
13 1 (1.14%) PhantomJS
13 1 (1.14%) webpack
13 1 (1.14%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.45%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) Tester
3 14 (15.91%) QA Engineer
4 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Test Analyst
5 12 (13.64%) Java Engineer
5 12 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 8 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Developer in Test
7 7 (7.95%) Python Developer
7 7 (7.95%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) QA Leader
8 6 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Automation Test Lead
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Test Manager
8 6 (6.82%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (42.05%) REST
2 20 (22.73%) Web Services
3 8 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 8 (9.09%) Swagger
4 7 (7.95%) jQuery
5 6 (6.82%) CSS
5 6 (6.82%) HTML
5 6 (6.82%) Spring
5 6 (6.82%) Spring Boot
6 5 (5.68%) Django
6 5 (5.68%) RESTful
7 4 (4.55%) .NET
7 4 (4.55%) JSON
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.41%) CSS3
8 3 (3.41%) HTML5
8 3 (3.41%) React
8 3 (3.41%) Redux
8 3 (3.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Fintech
2 7 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.55%) User Experience
4 3 (3.41%) Wiki
5 2 (2.27%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Android
1 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (44.32%) BDD
3 39 (44.32%) TDD
4 29 (32.95%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (26.14%) Scrum
6 22 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 21 (23.86%) Software Testing
7 21 (23.86%) Unit Testing
8 20 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
9 19 (21.59%) Issue Tracking
9 19 (21.59%) SDET
10 15 (17.05%) Test Scripting
11 13 (14.77%) Microservices
12 12 (13.64%) QA Automation
13 11 (12.50%) Performance Testing
14 9 (10.23%) Manual Testing
15 8 (9.09%) Validation
16 7 (7.95%) Test Strategy
17 6 (6.82%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 32 (36.36%) C#
3 24 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) Python
5 14 (15.91%) Go
6 10 (11.36%) SQL
7 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.27%) C
8 2 (2.27%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.14%) ES6
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.14%) R
9 1 (1.14%) Scala
9 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.55%) ISEB
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (42.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Docker
2 1 (1.14%) HDFS
2 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.14%) HP
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle
2 1 (1.14%) Perforce
2 1 (1.14%) SAP