Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 82 73
Rank change year-on-year +42 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 77 34 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.33% 2.22% 3.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.10% 11.37% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 64 32 66
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,850 £47,300 £48,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.90% +2.14% -6.67%

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 295 299 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.40% 19.56% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 247 266 335
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,077 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £49,750
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +30 73 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Torfaen - 2 £32,500 -
Newport +9 1 £58,000 +36.47% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £31,000 - 1
Selenium
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 72 (93.51%) Test Automation
2 48 (62.34%) Java
2 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (53.25%) Cucumber
4 36 (46.75%) BDD
5 35 (45.45%) QA
6 32 (41.56%) REST
7 31 (40.26%) TDD
8 28 (36.36%) WebDriver
9 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
11 24 (31.17%) C#
12 21 (27.27%) Protractor
13 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
13 18 (23.38%) Acceptance Criteria
14 17 (22.08%) Issue Tracking
14 17 (22.08%) JUnit
14 17 (22.08%) Scrum
15 15 (19.48%) Non-Functional Testing
16 14 (18.18%) Fintech
16 14 (18.18%) SDET
16 14 (18.18%) Web Services
16 14 (18.18%) Python
17 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
18 10 (12.99%) Go
18 10 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
18 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
18 10 (12.99%) Finance
19 9 (11.69%) JMeter
19 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing

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 5 (6.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) LAN
1 4 (5.19%) WAN
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.30%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 41 (53.25%) Cucumber
2 28 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 21 (27.27%) Protractor
4 17 (22.08%) JUnit
5 9 (11.69%) JMeter
5 9 (11.69%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.09%) JIRA
8 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.19%) Jasmine
9 4 (5.19%) Ranorex
10 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.60%) Gerrit
11 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.30%) MbUnit
12 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.30%) MSTest
12 1 (1.30%) NUnit
12 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Analyst
2 18 (23.38%) Tester
3 16 (20.78%) Test Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Developer
5 11 (14.29%) QA Engineer
6 9 (11.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Developer in Test
7 7 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) QA Leader
7 7 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Manager
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Test Manager
8 6 (7.79%) Test Leader
8 6 (7.79%) Test Manager
9 5 (6.49%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Automation Tester
9 5 (6.49%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Automation Test Lead
10 4 (5.19%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.56%) REST
2 14 (18.18%) Web Services
3 9 (11.69%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.49%) Swagger
5 4 (5.19%) .NET
5 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.19%) CSS
5 4 (5.19%) HTML
5 4 (5.19%) SOAP
5 4 (5.19%) Spring
5 4 (5.19%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.90%) CSS3
6 3 (3.90%) HTML5
6 3 (3.90%) Node.js
6 3 (3.90%) XML
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.60%) jQuery
7 2 (2.60%) LESS
7 2 (2.60%) RESTful
7 2 (2.60%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Fintech
2 10 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Android
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (93.51%) Test Automation
2 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (46.75%) BDD
4 31 (40.26%) TDD
5 26 (33.77%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.38%) Acceptance Criteria
6 18 (23.38%) Software Testing
7 17 (22.08%) Issue Tracking
7 17 (22.08%) Scrum
8 15 (19.48%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (18.18%) SDET
10 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
11 9 (11.69%) Microservices
11 9 (11.69%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.39%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.39%) QA Automation
12 8 (10.39%) Validation
13 7 (9.09%) Manual Testing
14 6 (7.79%) Line Management
14 6 (7.79%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (62.34%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.17%) C#
4 14 (18.18%) Python
5 10 (12.99%) Go
6 6 (7.79%) Ruby
6 6 (7.79%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) C
8 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) R
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
1 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.19%) ISEB
3 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) GCP
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (1.30%) Apple
1 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle
1 1 (1.30%) Perforce
1 1 (1.30%) TOWER Software