Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Selenium
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 109 124
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Selenium 304 309 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.03% 3.01% 2.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.26% 12.68% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 270 285 255
South West median annual salary £45,250 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.47% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,400 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 2,132 2,436 2,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.26% 23.76% 18.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 2,034 1,726
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +13 145 £52,500 +23.53% 32
Gloucestershire +19 50 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Wiltshire -8 46 £32,000 -36.00% 12
Dorset 0 26 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Somerset +10 19 £37,750 -24.50% 10
Devon +3 14 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 251 (82.57%) Test Automation
2 208 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (52.63%) Java
4 151 (49.67%) C#
5 124 (40.79%) JavaScript
6 114 (37.50%) Cucumber
7 98 (32.24%) QA
8 92 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (30.26%) SQL
8 92 (30.26%) .NET
9 91 (29.93%) Scrum
10 73 (24.01%) BDD
11 68 (22.37%) JUnit
12 62 (20.39%) HTML
13 59 (19.41%) CSS
13 59 (19.41%) Finance
13 59 (19.41%) Git (software)
14 58 (19.08%) WebDriver
14 58 (19.08%) Jenkins
15 55 (18.09%) SOAP
15 55 (18.09%) REST
15 55 (18.09%) SDLC
16 54 (17.76%) Software Testing
17 52 (17.11%) Python
18 51 (16.78%) TDD
19 50 (16.45%) DevOps
20 45 (14.80%) Protractor
20 45 (14.80%) ISTQB
21 44 (14.47%) Microsoft
22 43 (14.14%) JIRA

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 19 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 18 (5.92%) Apache
3 12 (3.95%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.30%) Confluence
5 6 (1.97%) JBoss
6 5 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.32%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.99%) CMS
8 3 (0.99%) IIS
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.66%) WordPress
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.32%) npm
4 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (0.99%) BrowserStack
4 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.99%) NuGet
4 3 (0.99%) Serverless
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.66%) GitHub
5 2 (0.66%) Office 365
5 2 (0.66%) Runscope
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.24%) HTTP
2 16 (5.26%) SSL
3 14 (4.61%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.95%) Firewall
5 2 (0.66%) Internet
5 2 (0.66%) SMS
6 1 (0.33%) Broadband
6 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.16%) Big Data
2 31 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.88%) MySQL
4 23 (7.57%) Hadoop
5 16 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.61%) Apache Hive
7 11 (3.62%) Blockchain
7 11 (3.62%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.66%) GIS
10 2 (0.66%) Redis
10 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.33%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 114 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 68 (22.37%) JUnit
3 59 (19.41%) Git (software)
4 58 (19.08%) Jenkins
4 58 (19.08%) WebDriver
5 45 (14.80%) Protractor
6 43 (14.14%) JIRA
7 41 (13.49%) SpecFlow
8 37 (12.17%) Jasmine
9 36 (11.84%) SoapUI
10 34 (11.18%) Maven
11 31 (10.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (9.54%) TestNG
13 28 (9.21%) Visual Studio
14 24 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (7.24%) JMeter
16 18 (5.92%) Bitbucket
17 17 (5.59%) Robot Framework
18 14 (4.61%) CodeSonar
18 14 (4.61%) git-flow
General
1 59 (19.41%) Finance
2 21 (6.91%) Marketing
3 18 (5.92%) Electronics
3 18 (5.92%) Manufacturing
3 18 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.26%) Retail
5 8 (2.63%) Banking
6 6 (1.97%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (26.97%) Analyst
2 78 (25.66%) Test Analyst
3 77 (25.33%) Developer
4 58 (19.08%) Tester
5 44 (14.47%) Test Engineer
6 39 (12.83%) Automation Tester
7 30 (9.87%) Test Automation Engineer
8 25 (8.22%) Test Leader
9 24 (7.89%) Java Developer
10 21 (6.91%) Developer in Test
11 19 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
11 19 (6.25%) QA Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) Software Tester
13 16 (5.26%) Software Engineer
14 15 (4.93%) Junior
14 15 (4.93%) Test Manager
15 14 (4.61%) Lead Test Analyst
15 14 (4.61%) Software Developer
16 13 (4.28%) .NET Developer
16 13 (4.28%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (30.26%) .NET
2 62 (20.39%) HTML
3 59 (19.41%) CSS
4 55 (18.09%) REST
4 55 (18.09%) SOAP
5 26 (8.55%) Node.js
5 26 (8.55%) XML
6 25 (8.22%) Gherkin
7 24 (7.89%) AngularJS
8 22 (7.24%) Web Services
9 21 (6.91%) ASP.NET
10 19 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 18 (5.92%) JSON
11 18 (5.92%) RESTful
12 17 (5.59%) Django
13 16 (5.26%) LAMP
13 16 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (5.26%) Spring MVC
14 15 (4.93%) Java EE
15 14 (4.61%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.59%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.26%) User Experience
3 12 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.97%) Fintech
7 5 (1.64%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.33%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.33%) Cyberattack
11 1 (0.33%) iPad
11 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.49%) Linux
2 24 (7.89%) Windows
3 19 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 16 (5.26%) Android
5 14 (4.61%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.30%) Unix
7 4 (1.32%) CentOS
8 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (82.57%) Test Automation
2 208 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (29.93%) Scrum
5 73 (24.01%) BDD
6 55 (18.09%) SDLC
7 54 (17.76%) Software Testing
8 51 (16.78%) TDD
9 50 (16.45%) DevOps
10 41 (13.49%) Software Engineering
11 31 (10.20%) Test Strategy
12 30 (9.87%) User Stories
13 28 (9.21%) Manual Testing
14 26 (8.55%) Test Scripting
14 26 (8.55%) Unit Testing
15 25 (8.22%) Functional Testing
15 25 (8.22%) Performance Testing
16 22 (7.24%) Artificial Intelligence
16 22 (7.24%) Kanban
16 22 (7.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 160 (52.63%) Java
2 151 (49.67%) C#
3 124 (40.79%) JavaScript
4 92 (30.26%) SQL
5 52 (17.11%) Python
6 33 (10.86%) C++
7 28 (9.21%) Ruby
8 25 (8.22%) C
9 20 (6.58%) PHP
10 16 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 15 (4.93%) Objective-C
12 13 (4.28%) PowerShell
13 11 (3.62%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.97%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.64%) Scala
16 4 (1.32%) Perl
17 3 (0.99%) Java 8
17 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (14.80%) ISTQB
2 35 (11.51%) Security Cleared
3 28 (9.21%) DV Cleared
4 27 (8.88%) ISEB
5 26 (8.55%) Degree
6 12 (3.95%) CCNA
6 12 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.95%) CISSP
6 12 (3.95%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (3.95%) GIAC
6 12 (3.95%) Linux+ Certification
6 12 (3.95%) MCSE
6 12 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (3.95%) Network+ Certification
6 12 (3.95%) SANS
6 12 (3.95%) SSCP
7 9 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 7 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (32.24%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) GDPR
2 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (8.88%) Docker
2 14 (4.61%) vSphere
3 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (5.59%) Puppet
2 14 (4.61%) Salt
3 9 (2.96%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.64%) Ansible
5 4 (1.32%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.92%) SAP
3 17 (5.59%) Oracle
4 10 (3.29%) HP
5 6 (1.97%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.32%) CA
6 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.99%) Google
7 3 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.66%) RedGate
8 2 (0.66%) Twitter
9 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.33%) VMware