Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 44 82
Rank change year-on-year 0 +38 -22
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 78 75 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.73% 4.66% 2.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.35% 21.07% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 61 59 34
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +9.21% +8.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,826 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £48,900
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 349 356 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.15% 22.13% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 271 280 215
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% +4.83%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,725 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,750
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +2 70 £45,000 -2.70% 6
Neath Port Talbot 0 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Newport -13 1 - - 1
Selenium
Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 58 (74.36%) Test Automation
2 51 (65.38%) Java
3 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (39.74%) Cucumber
5 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
6 28 (35.90%) Maven
7 26 (33.33%) QA
7 26 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 25 (32.05%) Scrum
9 23 (29.49%) Regression Testing
9 23 (29.49%) SDLC
10 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
11 21 (26.92%) Azure
11 21 (26.92%) Test Scripting
12 20 (25.64%) C#
12 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
13 19 (24.36%) DevOps
14 18 (23.08%) JIRA
14 18 (23.08%) Test Management
15 17 (21.79%) Validation
16 16 (20.51%) SQL
16 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
16 16 (20.51%) Subversion
17 14 (17.95%) Banking
17 14 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
17 14 (17.95%) Process Improvement
18 13 (16.67%) Regression Analysis
18 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
18 13 (16.67%) Confluence
18 13 (16.67%) Degree

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 13 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.92%) Azure
2 7 (8.97%) AWS
3 5 (6.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (3.85%) IaaS
4 3 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.28%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (39.74%) Cucumber
2 28 (35.90%) Maven
3 26 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 20 (25.64%) Jenkins
5 18 (23.08%) JIRA
6 16 (20.51%) Subversion
6 16 (20.51%) WebDriver
7 9 (11.54%) Jasmine
7 9 (11.54%) Protractor
8 8 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (10.26%) Eclipse
8 8 (10.26%) IntelliJ
8 8 (10.26%) JUnit
8 8 (10.26%) Mocha
8 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
8 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio Code
9 7 (8.97%) Bitbucket
10 6 (7.69%) Postman
10 6 (7.69%) SpecFlow
10 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (17.95%) Banking
2 13 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.97%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (29.49%) Analyst
1 23 (29.49%) Test Engineer
2 22 (28.21%) Test Analyst
3 17 (21.79%) Tester
4 14 (17.95%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Senior Test Analyst
4 14 (17.95%) Test Automation Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Senior Tester
6 11 (14.10%) Automation Tester
6 11 (14.10%) Developer
7 9 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (11.54%) Senior Automation Tester
8 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (8.97%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) Test Manager
10 6 (7.69%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 6 (7.69%) Test Automation Manager
11 5 (6.41%) Test Leader
12 4 (5.13%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
1 8 (10.26%) REST
1 8 (10.26%) Spring
2 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 7 (8.97%) Web Services
3 6 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 6 (7.69%) JPA
3 6 (7.69%) JSON
3 6 (7.69%) SOAP
4 5 (6.41%) JDBC
4 5 (6.41%) jQuery
4 5 (6.41%) React
5 4 (5.13%) Java EE
5 4 (5.13%) Spring MVC
6 3 (3.85%) CSS
6 3 (3.85%) HTML
6 3 (3.85%) XML
7 2 (2.56%) Node.js
7 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) User Experience
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Android
1 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) Test Automation
2 47 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.05%) Scrum
4 23 (29.49%) Regression Testing
4 23 (29.49%) SDLC
5 22 (28.21%) Software Testing
6 21 (26.92%) Test Scripting
7 19 (24.36%) DevOps
8 18 (23.08%) Test Management
9 17 (21.79%) Validation
10 14 (17.95%) Process Improvement
11 13 (16.67%) Regression Analysis
12 12 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (15.38%) Test Strategy
12 12 (15.38%) Web Development
13 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (12.82%) BDD
14 10 (12.82%) Defect Tracking
14 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 51 (65.38%) Java
2 29 (37.18%) JavaScript
3 20 (25.64%) C#
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
5 11 (14.10%) Python
6 9 (11.54%) TypeScript
7 5 (6.41%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) VB
9 2 (2.56%) Java 8
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
10 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.28%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (15.38%) ISEB
2 12 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Guidewire
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) SAP
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (2.56%) Perforce
5 1 (1.28%) HP