Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 56 70
Rank change year-on-year +7 +14 0
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 77 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.91% 3.22% 3.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.38% 15.95% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 55 36 40
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% +9.40% +9.56%
10th Percentile £32,600 £29,129 £26,700
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,875 £47,700
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% +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 344 301 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.94% 20.21% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 274 238 240
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,125 £28,750 £26,200
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 +6 63 £45,000 +8.43% 13
Newport -4 8 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Neath Port Talbot -2 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Selenium
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 57 (74.03%) Test Automation
2 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (49.35%) Java
4 33 (42.86%) Cucumber
5 28 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 24 (31.17%) Scrum
7 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
7 23 (29.87%) C#
8 22 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 22 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 18 (23.38%) Azure
11 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.08%) QA
11 17 (22.08%) ISEB
11 17 (22.08%) Finance
11 17 (22.08%) Regression Testing
12 16 (20.78%) Test Management
13 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
13 15 (19.48%) Test Strategy
14 14 (18.18%) JIRA
15 13 (16.88%) DevOps
16 12 (15.58%) BDD
16 12 (15.58%) SQL
17 11 (14.29%) Maven
17 11 (14.29%) User Experience
17 11 (14.29%) Postman
18 10 (12.99%) API Testing
18 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
18 10 (12.99%) HP Quality Center

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 7 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Azure
2 4 (5.19%) BrowserStack
2 4 (5.19%) SaaS
3 3 (3.90%) AWS
3 3 (3.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) LAN
1 4 (5.19%) VoIP
1 4 (5.19%) VPN
1 4 (5.19%) WAN
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2017
2 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.60%) Big Data
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 28 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 14 (18.18%) JIRA
5 11 (14.29%) Maven
5 11 (14.29%) Postman
6 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
7 8 (10.39%) JUnit
7 8 (10.39%) Protractor
7 8 (10.39%) SpecFlow
7 8 (10.39%) Subversion
8 7 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 6 (7.79%) JMeter
9 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
9 6 (7.79%) Zephyr
10 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
10 5 (6.49%) IntelliJ
10 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
10 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Games
6 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Analyst
2 33 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 17 (22.08%) Tester
4 16 (20.78%) Test Engineer
5 14 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
6 12 (15.58%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (12.99%) Automation Tester
8 9 (11.69%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (11.69%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (10.39%) Senior Tester
10 6 (7.79%) Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (7.79%) Senior Automation Tester
10 6 (7.79%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
11 5 (6.49%) QA Engineer
11 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (5.19%) Consultant
12 4 (5.19%) Technical Consultant
13 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) Spring
2 8 (10.39%) .NET
3 6 (7.79%) REST
4 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.19%) SOAP
4 4 (5.19%) Web Services
4 4 (5.19%) WebdriverIO
5 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.90%) Java EE
5 3 (3.90%) JDBC
5 3 (3.90%) JMS
5 3 (3.90%) JPA
5 3 (3.90%) JSON
5 3 (3.90%) React
5 3 (3.90%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.60%) Node.js
6 2 (2.60%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.30%) CSS
7 1 (1.30%) jQuery
7 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) User Experience
2 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.19%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (3.90%) Wiki
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Android
1 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (74.03%) Test Automation
2 47 (61.04%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.17%) Scrum
4 22 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (22.08%) Regression Testing
6 16 (20.78%) Test Management
7 15 (19.48%) Test Scripting
7 15 (19.48%) Test Strategy
8 13 (16.88%) DevOps
9 12 (15.58%) BDD
10 10 (12.99%) API Testing
11 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (10.39%) Fintech
11 8 (10.39%) Microservices
11 8 (10.39%) Validation
11 8 (10.39%) Web Development
12 7 (9.09%) Regression Analysis
13 6 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (7.79%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) Java
2 23 (29.87%) C#
2 23 (29.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.58%) SQL
4 7 (9.09%) Python
5 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.60%) Java 8
7 2 (2.60%) Perl
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 17 (22.08%) ISEB
3 9 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (10.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.49%) Ansible
3 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Guidewire
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.49%) Perforce
1 5 (6.49%) SAP
2 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.19%) Extreme Networks
2 4 (5.19%) F5
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
3 3 (3.90%) HP