Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +17 -8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 61 36 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.91% 2.67% 3.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.65% 13.95% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44 34 79
South Wales median annual salary £48,750 £38,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.45% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £32,725 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £49,850 £85,000
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57% -

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 327 258 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.95% 19.14% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 256 206 345
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £38,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.75% +1.43%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,875 £25,350
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +14 52 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Newport +8 4 £39,000 +2.63% 1
Caerphilly - 2 £31,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £35,000 -
Selenium
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 47 (77.05%) Test Automation
2 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (50.82%) Java
4 28 (45.90%) C#
5 27 (44.26%) TDD
6 25 (40.98%) Unit Testing
7 23 (37.70%) QA
8 21 (34.43%) Cucumber
9 20 (32.79%) BDD
10 19 (31.15%) Scrum
11 17 (27.87%) Web Services
11 17 (27.87%) Python
11 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
11 17 (27.87%) Fintech
12 16 (26.23%) REST
12 16 (26.23%) WebDriver
13 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
13 14 (22.95%) Finance
13 14 (22.95%) Non-Functional Testing
14 13 (21.31%) Go
14 13 (21.31%) SoapUI
14 13 (21.31%) JMeter
14 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
15 12 (19.67%) SDET
16 11 (18.03%) Microservices
16 11 (18.03%) SQL
16 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
17 10 (16.39%) JIRA

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 6 (9.84%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.28%) nginx
3 2 (3.28%) SAS
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) GitHub
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.28%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.28%) Redis
5 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Cucumber
2 16 (26.23%) WebDriver
3 13 (21.31%) JMeter
3 13 (21.31%) SoapUI
4 11 (18.03%) Git (software)
5 10 (16.39%) JIRA
6 7 (11.48%) Protractor
7 5 (8.20%) JUnit
7 5 (8.20%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.28%) MSTest
9 2 (3.28%) NUnit
9 2 (3.28%) Pylint
9 2 (3.28%) Redmine
9 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (3.28%) Xdebug
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) QA Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Test Leader
3 10 (16.39%) Java Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Python Developer
5 7 (11.48%) QA Leader
5 7 (11.48%) Tester
6 6 (9.84%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (9.84%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Principal Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Python Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) Web Services
2 16 (26.23%) REST
3 9 (14.75%) CSS
3 9 (14.75%) HTML
3 9 (14.75%) jQuery
4 7 (11.48%) Swagger
5 6 (9.84%) .NET
6 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (8.20%) CSS3
6 5 (8.20%) Django
6 5 (8.20%) HTML5
6 5 (8.20%) RESTful
6 5 (8.20%) Spring
6 5 (8.20%) Spring Boot
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.56%) JSON
8 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.92%) Laravel
8 3 (4.92%) WCF
8 3 (4.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Fintech
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Mindset
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.56%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Wiki
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (77.05%) Test Automation
2 45 (73.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) TDD
4 25 (40.98%) Unit Testing
5 20 (32.79%) BDD
6 19 (31.15%) Scrum
7 14 (22.95%) Non-Functional Testing
7 14 (22.95%) Test Scripting
8 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (19.67%) SDET
10 11 (18.03%) Microservices
11 10 (16.39%) QA Automation
11 10 (16.39%) SOLID
12 8 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (13.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (11.48%) OOD
13 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
14 6 (9.84%) Manual Testing
14 6 (9.84%) MVC
14 6 (9.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) C#
3 17 (27.87%) Python
4 13 (21.31%) Go
5 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (18.03%) SQL
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) C
8 2 (3.28%) PHP 5
8 2 (3.28%) R
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.92%) ISEB
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) HDFS
2 2 (3.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Kibana
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) SAP
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) HP