Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 74 138
Rank change year-on-year -23 +64 +54
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 352 438 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.29% 4.31% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.32% 18.34% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 316 382 243
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 the South West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,642 2,388 2,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 24.69% 23.48% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,245 2,032 1,834
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Selenium in the South West.

Salary trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South West over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 May 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
Bristol +12 186 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Gloucestershire -8 48 £40,000 - 6
Dorset -8 42 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Wiltshire -46 36 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Somerset -30 25 £42,028 +5.07% 7
Cornwall -25 9 £20,500 -48.75%
Devon -2 4 £40,838 +8.90% 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 286 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (80.11%) Test Automation
3 196 (55.68%) Java
4 166 (47.16%) C#
5 145 (41.19%) JavaScript
6 133 (37.78%) SDLC
7 130 (36.93%) SQL
7 130 (36.93%) Scrum
8 129 (36.65%) Continuous Integration
9 123 (34.94%) HTML
10 121 (34.38%) .NET
10 121 (34.38%) JUnit
11 115 (32.67%) Cucumber
12 103 (29.26%) CSS
13 94 (26.70%) BDD
14 92 (26.14%) Jasmine
15 86 (24.43%) Protractor
16 77 (21.88%) TDD
17 73 (20.74%) QA
18 72 (20.45%) Jenkins
19 69 (19.60%) TestNG
20 63 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
21 62 (17.61%) Finance
22 60 (17.05%) Degree
22 60 (17.05%) JIRA
22 60 (17.05%) AngularJS
23 56 (15.91%) Oracle
24 55 (15.63%) Git (software)
25 52 (14.77%) Python
26 51 (14.49%) SoapUI

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 33 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 31 (8.81%) Apache
3 11 (3.13%) IIS
4 10 (2.84%) CMS
5 9 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 9 (2.56%) Confluence
6 8 (2.27%) JBoss
6 8 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.42%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.14%) Jetty
8 4 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.85%) Drupal
9 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.57%) WordPress
11 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.28%) Kentico
11 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.41%) SaaS
3 7 (1.99%) npm
3 7 (1.99%) NuGet
4 5 (1.42%) GitHub
5 4 (1.14%) Slack
5 4 (1.14%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.83%) HTTP
2 11 (3.13%) SSL
3 6 (1.70%) Firewall
3 6 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.85%) LAN
5 2 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.80%) Big Data
2 24 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.53%) Hadoop
4 20 (5.68%) Blockchain
5 19 (5.40%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.83%) SQL Server
7 14 (3.98%) MySQL
8 6 (1.70%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.42%) Apache Accumulo
10 4 (1.14%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.14%) Redis
10 4 (1.14%) Riak
11 3 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.57%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.28%) GIS
13 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 121 (34.38%) JUnit
2 115 (32.67%) Cucumber
3 92 (26.14%) Jasmine
4 86 (24.43%) Protractor
5 72 (20.45%) Jenkins
6 69 (19.60%) TestNG
7 60 (17.05%) JIRA
8 55 (15.63%) Git (software)
9 51 (14.49%) SoapUI
10 50 (14.20%) SpecFlow
11 48 (13.64%) JMeter
12 41 (11.65%) WebDriver
13 26 (7.39%) Maven
14 19 (5.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (5.40%) Visual Studio
15 18 (5.11%) Robot Framework
16 15 (4.26%) HP UFT
17 13 (3.69%) GitLab
18 12 (3.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 62 (17.61%) Finance
2 15 (4.26%) Retail
3 9 (2.56%) Back Office
3 9 (2.56%) Marketing
4 7 (1.99%) Electronics
4 7 (1.99%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.70%) Advertising
6 5 (1.42%) Legal
7 4 (1.14%) Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (24.43%) Developer
2 74 (21.02%) Test Engineer
3 71 (20.17%) Tester
4 60 (17.05%) Analyst
5 53 (15.06%) Test Analyst
6 50 (14.20%) Java Developer
6 50 (14.20%) Test Automation Engineer
7 38 (10.80%) Automation Tester
8 31 (8.81%) .NET Developer
9 30 (8.52%) Developer in Test
10 26 (7.39%) Senior Developer
11 25 (7.10%) C# Developer
12 24 (6.82%) Automation Test Lead
12 24 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (6.53%) Software Tester
14 22 (6.25%) Java Developer in Test
15 18 (5.11%) Automation Test Analyst
15 18 (5.11%) QA Engineer
16 17 (4.83%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (34.94%) HTML
2 121 (34.38%) .NET
3 103 (29.26%) CSS
4 60 (17.05%) AngularJS
5 41 (11.65%) SOAP
6 39 (11.08%) REST
7 37 (10.51%) Gherkin
8 24 (6.82%) Web Services
9 21 (5.97%) XML
10 20 (5.68%) ASP.NET
10 20 (5.68%) jQuery
11 18 (5.11%) .NET Framework
11 18 (5.11%) HTML5
12 13 (3.69%) JSON
13 12 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (3.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (3.13%) Node.js
15 10 (2.84%) Spring
16 9 (2.56%) LAMP
17 8 (2.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (7.39%) User Experience
3 20 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.13%) Fintech
5 10 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.28%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.20%) Linux
2 23 (6.53%) Windows
3 18 (5.11%) Unix
4 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.84%) Android
6 6 (1.70%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.42%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.85%) AIX
9 2 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (80.11%) Test Automation
3 133 (37.78%) SDLC
4 130 (36.93%) Scrum
5 129 (36.65%) Continuous Integration
6 94 (26.70%) BDD
7 77 (21.88%) TDD
8 50 (14.20%) DevOps
9 49 (13.92%) Open Source
10 48 (13.64%) Software Testing
11 43 (12.22%) Manual Testing
11 43 (12.22%) Test Scripting
12 41 (11.65%) Context-Driven Testing
12 41 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (10.51%) Unit Testing
14 32 (9.09%) SDET
15 30 (8.52%) Analytical Thinking
16 29 (8.24%) Software Engineering
17 26 (7.39%) Test Strategy
18 25 (7.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 196 (55.68%) Java
2 166 (47.16%) C#
3 145 (41.19%) JavaScript
4 130 (36.93%) SQL
5 52 (14.77%) Python
6 40 (11.36%) Ruby
7 24 (6.82%) C++
8 19 (5.40%) Bash Shell
9 16 (4.55%) C
10 15 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.41%) Groovy
12 11 (3.13%) PHP
12 11 (3.13%) VBScript
13 10 (2.84%) Perl
14 8 (2.27%) Jython
14 8 (2.27%) Objective-C
14 8 (2.27%) TypeScript
15 6 (1.70%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.42%) Pascal
16 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (17.05%) Degree
2 45 (12.78%) ISTQB
3 28 (7.95%) ISEB
4 27 (7.67%) Security Cleared
5 23 (6.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.84%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.42%) CCNA
8 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.42%) CISSP
8 5 (1.42%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (1.42%) GIAC
8 5 (1.42%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (1.42%) MCSE
8 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (1.42%) SANS
8 5 (1.42%) SSCP
9 4 (1.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (20.74%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) WCAG
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (7.10%) Docker
2 6 (1.70%) vSphere
3 5 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (5.40%) Puppet
2 9 (2.56%) Ansible
2 9 (2.56%) HP ALM
3 8 (2.27%) CA Service Virtualization
3 8 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.70%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.70%) Salt
5 4 (1.14%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.57%) Terraform
6 2 (0.57%) WMI
7 1 (0.28%) Graylog
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) Nagios
7 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (15.91%) Oracle
2 27 (7.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.41%) CA
4 11 (3.13%) SAP
5 10 (2.84%) Google
5 10 (2.84%) HP
6 9 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (2.27%) IBM
7 8 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.70%) Cadence
8 6 (1.70%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.14%) Micro Focus
10 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.57%) Adobe
11 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.57%) Xamarin