Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 64 71
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 +34
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 31 78 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.16% 3.57% 3.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.40% 18.27% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 31 81 67
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £85,000 £43,750
Wales median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 250 427 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 17.42% 19.54% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 212 376 386
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,025 £25,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% 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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -5 28 £37,250 +6.43% 2
Newport -4 4 £38,000 -52.50% 1
Selenium
Wales

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

1 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (54.84%) QA
4 12 (38.71%) Scrum
5 11 (35.48%) JMeter
6 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
7 8 (25.81%) Finance
7 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
8 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
8 7 (22.58%) TDD
8 7 (22.58%) C#
8 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
8 7 (22.58%) BDD
8 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
9 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
9 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) Subversion
9 6 (19.35%) SDLC
9 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
10 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (16.13%) Task Automation
10 5 (16.13%) TOWER Software
10 5 (16.13%) Games
10 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
10 5 (16.13%) ISTQB

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 2 (6.45%) CMS
1 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (3.23%) BrowserStack
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) JMeter
2 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (19.35%) Subversion
3 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
4 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
4 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
5 4 (12.90%) JIRA
5 4 (12.90%) SoapUI
5 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.68%) Zephyr
7 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
7 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.45%) NetBeans
7 2 (6.45%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (6.45%) Xdebug
8 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.23%) MSTest
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Games
3 3 (9.68%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Test Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Software Tester
3 5 (16.13%) QA Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (12.90%) QA Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.90%) Sass
2 4 (12.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) Laravel
3 2 (6.45%) LESS
3 2 (6.45%) NHibernate
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) DC/OS
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Test Automation
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) Functional Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
6 7 (22.58%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) Defect Management
7 6 (19.35%) SDLC
7 6 (19.35%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.13%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) Task Automation
8 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.90%) MVC
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) Python
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) PHP 5
5 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) TOWER Software
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Google
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.23%) Sencha